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SOUTH WISSAHICKON HIKE by Rich Kranz

SOUTH WISSAHICKON VALLEY HIKE. 5 or 7 miles, moderate pace. Come explore historic Rittenhousetown and the Hermits Cave and say hi to ‘Billy Penn’. Rugged terrain. Sturdy shoes required. Wimp out at 5 miles. Lunch at Lovers Leap. Bring lunch, beverage. No Pets. Meet at 10:00 a.m. Crate & Barrel Cherry Hill Mall, or by 10:45 a.m. at Henry Avenue and Walnut Lane parking area. Leader: Rich Kranz, 8 5 6 [masked] kranzdnr @ verizon.net.

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  • Liz R.

    Rich, if you don't come back in the Fall I will miss you Mr. Wissahickon.

    1 · May 7, 2014

    • Rich K.

      I will forward yourcomment to my boss so he wont stick me with being"on call" on Sundays. LOL. Thanks Liz!

      1 · May 10, 2014

  • Cheryl O.

    A beautiful day and hike...as always. Thank you Rich for sharing your knowledge and giving so much of your time to lead these incredible hikes! I, and I believe everyone appreciates all you do. Thank you sir, and happy trails to you and all of you nice hikers!

    4 · May 4, 2014

    • Mae B

      Great pictures. ..Cheryl. I have to share them on my page....giving you credit...of course. I notice you really get all over the place....good job.

      2 · May 5, 2014

    • Cheryl O.

      Thanks Mae! I like to share. See you on the full moon paddle :-)

      1 · May 5, 2014

  • Michelle

    It was great meeting everyone. I loved all the pics!

    1 · May 4, 2014

  • Ginger

    Fantastic hike with great hike leader and fun group!

    3 · May 4, 2014

  • Rich K.

    You all were a great group today as usual and did a great job calling out the bike warnings... and there were many! Sorry to see the season end. Will miss you all. Hope you have a great summer!

    6 · May 4, 2014

  • Evelyn

    Say 8 miles, that sounds good! Thanks Rich for a fantastic hike!

    5 · May 4, 2014

  • Mae B

    Fantastic hike ....great weather & a lot of good people.

    4 · May 4, 2014

  • Bob

    Great hike, Rich. Keep the fire burning!

    2 · May 4, 2014

  • Mae B

    Great hike! How many miles? I have to keep track.

    1 · May 4, 2014

  • Patty

    Excellent!!

    1 · May 4, 2014

  • Ginger

    fyi Park Safety Alert
    Forbidden Drive has suffered a major collapse at the Gorgas Lane Bridge crossing. Police, Parks and Recreation and PWD have closed the Drive at that location. FOW will post updates as more information becomes available.

    May 4, 2014

    • Donnap

      Will this affect where we are walking or parking?

      May 4, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Sorry could not make this, will surely try to make the next one!

    May 3, 2014

  • Jo Anne K

    Wish I could join you, but this is the last day my grand children will be here from England. Must entertain them. Have fun.

    April 30, 2014

  • Rich K.

    Directions to Henry and Walnut Parking
    Ben Franklin Bridge to I-676 West to I-76 West towards Valley Forge.... or Walt Whitman bridge to I-76 west STAY IN MIDDLE LANE! Proceed to Exit 340A (“Kelly Drive – Lincoln Drive”) Crossover short bridge – stay in right lane Take “Ridge Ave. – North” Exit. Proceed to 1st light, turn left onto Ridge Ave. Go 2 lights, Ridge Ave. bears right. Go 2 more lights and it bears left. Proceed to next light and turn right at Getty & Sunoco (Shurs/Walnut Lane). Proceed 2 lights and turn left onto Magdalena Street and make an immediate left into parking lot.

    2 · February 26, 2014

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