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New Chapter for American Pilgrims on the Camino for NY/Penn

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A new chapter is starting for people who share an interest in walking or cycling and the love of the camino. If you live in the Southern Tier of New York or the Northern Tier of Pennsylvania and would like to meet and share with others the adventures of exploring new places, you are welcome to join.


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peregrina2000

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This is great, lucky for you. Why are there no pilgrims in east central Illinois? I have tried repeatedly to form an APOC group, but no luck. Wishing you much success in your endeavor, buen camino, Laurie
 
Camino(s) past & future
Camino Francis September/October 2015
Camino Portuguese Lisbon to Santiago March/April 2019
This is great, lucky for you. Why are there no pilgrims in east central Illinois? I have tried repeatedly to form an APOC group, but no luck. Wishing you much success in your endeavor, buen camino, Laurie
Thank you peregrina2000 I know that there are pilgrims here and I hope they join.
 

trecile

Camino Addict
Camino(s) past & future
SJPDP-Finisterre X 2 - 2016 & 2017, El Norte - Irun to Vilalba 2018
This is great, lucky for you. Why are there no pilgrims in east central Illinois? I have tried repeatedly to form an APOC group, but no luck. Wishing you much success in your endeavor, buen camino, Laurie
Do you have an REI store in your area? @intrepidtraveler and I started a chapter in Southern Oregon, and our biggest turn outs have always been when we do a presentation at REI. That's also where we did our very first presentation, and the REI employee who is in charge of these things was blown away by the turnout. The great thing is that REI advertises the events on their website.
 
Camino(s) past & future
Camino Francis September/October 2015
Camino Portuguese Lisbon to Santiago March/April 2019
Do you have an REI store in your area? @intrepidtraveler and I started a chapter in Southern Oregon, and our biggest turn outs have always been when we do a presentation at REI. That's also where we did our very first presentation, and the REI employee who is in charge of these things was blown away by the turnout. The great thing is that REI advertises the events on their website.
Hi Trecile I live in a rural area and there is no REI store in my area. Most of my group will be people who have done a camino or are researching on-line. There are several hiking groups that I hope to draw from.
 
Camino(s) past & future
Spring 2016: Camino Frances, Finisterre and Muxia
April 2019: Frances, Salvador, Primitivo
I'm newly in Erie PA. Where are you located exactly? There's a long border between PA and NY.
 
Camino(s) past & future
Camino Francis September/October 2015
Camino Portuguese Lisbon to Santiago March/April 2019
I'm newly in Erie PA. Where are you located exactly? There's a long border between PA and NY.
Hi Priscilla NC I am in Bradford County, PA which is considered the Northern Tier of PA. The Southern Tier of NY is the Finger Lakes area.
 
Camino(s) past & future
Spring 2016: Camino Frances, Finisterre and Muxia
April 2019: Frances, Salvador, Primitivo
Thanks, that's a ways off, I'm in NW PA very close to the NY border but further west.

Good luck getting your chapter off the ground. I attended this year's APOC gathering, it was awesome.
 

austinpilgrim

Austinpilgrim
Camino(s) past & future
Camino Frances (2014), Portuguese (2015), Primitivo (2016), Lucca to Rome (2017), VDLP (2019)
Good luck. I grew up in the Southern Tier of NY, in Allegany County. You have a nearby interesting possibility for a long distance walk mostly on trail, with lodging, from the headwaters of the Genesee River to Lake Ontario.
 

K Turner

One step at a time
Camino(s) past & future
14 August 2019 (SJPdP 16 August)
Congrats on the new chapter! My husband and I went to a potluck last week with around two dozen people from our local chapter. We had never met them before since we only recently learned about the group. We had a great time!
 
Camino(s) past & future
Camino Francis September/October 2015
Camino Portuguese Lisbon to Santiago March/April 2019
Good luck. I grew up in the Southern Tier of NY, in Allegany County. You have a nearby interesting possibility for a long distance walk mostly on trail, with lodging, from the headwaters of the Genesee River to Lake Ontario.
austinpilgrim I will look into that trail. I have friends who have hiked several trails in upstate New York.
 

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