In this video, Brian Swisher discusses the history of the Blue Mountain Eagle Climbing Club and their role in maintaining the Appalachian Trail today. Brian is a long time supporter of Schuylkill River Greenways. He has been a Schuylkill River Trail Ambassador for over 6 years and a member of the Blue Mountain Eagle Climbing Club for almost 10 years.
Links Related to the Video
- Rhododendron Ride Self-Guided Tour
- Blue Mountain Eagle Climbing Club
- The Appalachian Trail
- Schuylkill River Trail Page
- Trail Projects Page
- Schuylkill River Greenways Volunteer Page
- Schuylkill River Greenways Membership Page
About the Rhododendron Ride
Take a 12-mile heritage tour on the Schuylkill River Trail between Hamburg and Auburn. This section of the trail includes gorgeous views from the mountain ridge, an intersection with the Appalachian Trail, and great views of the river. Start the self-guided tour from the Kernsville Trailhead, then head west on the trail toward Auburn. Explore 4 tour stops along the way, with the final one at the Auburn Bridge where the trail ends. Click Here to Learn More About the Ride.