A cloudy, rainy day in mid-July might not be the ideal day to hike into Tuckerman Ravine, but it’s certainly a great time to check out blooming wildflowers. This glacial cirque on the eastern side of Mount Washington is home to lots of unique and beautiful vegetation. Midway up the headwall, the violets and bluets…

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COVER PHOTO: RYAN SMITH AMC OUTDOORS MAGAZINE JULY/AUGUST 2016 TABLE OF CONTENTS FEATURES A Beautiful Friendship: AMC Salutes the National Park Service Centennial Weekend Warrior: Thru-Hiking the Maryland AT in 36 Hours Browse all features VIEW FROM AMC The Next 100 Years of Our National Park Service Browse all View from AMC CURRENTS Tracking Climate…

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COVER PHOTO: AIMEE SOUTHWORTH AMC OUTDOORS MAGAZINE MAY/JUNE 2016 TABLE OF CONTENTS FEATURES Best of the Bay Circuit Trail: 19 Hikes, Bikes & Scenic Views Urban Jungle: One NYC Ecologist Has Big Plans for Times Square Browse all features VIEW FROM AMC AMC’s White Mountain Huts: Our Mission in Action Browse all View from AMC…

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COVER PHOTO: MARGARET TOMAS AMC OUTDOORS MAGAZINE MARCH/APRIL 2016 TABLE OF CONTENTS FEATURES Little Victories: Are Your Kids Ready for the Backcountry? Keeping the World at Bay: Protecting Delaware’s Inland Bays for Paddlers & Wildlife Browse all features VIEW FROM AMC Life Lessons on AMC’s Teen Trail Crews Browse all View from AMC CURRENTS Preview…

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SUMMER/FALL 2009  IN THIS ISSUE: OUR CARBON FOOTPRINT Buy this issue Parks or Parking Lots? Hikers should vote with their feet. Robert Manning The White Mountains, by Train: Lower speeds, longer vacations. Andrew Riely Leaving the Car at Home: A Connecticut couple travels by rail and bus to hike in New Haven. Scott MacKinnon Early…

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SUMMER/FALL 2010 IN THIS ISSUE: HUT, TWO, THREE, FOUR This Counts as a School Day: Why are some kids free to explore the wild, and others aren’t? Catherine Buni Suckled by the Wolf: A mother ponders the nature of wilderness. Kristine Lane Everyone Who Starts Will Finish: Warren Doyle’s rules for long-distance group hikes. Christine…

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SUMMER/FALL 2011 IN THIS ISSUE: OFF THE TURNPIKE Buy this issue Wake Up: The most densely populated state has preserved one-fifth of it’s land. Ronald J. Dupont, Jr., with Paul E. Decoste Doing Time in New Jersey: A Thoreau scholar in Princeton finds comfort in the nascent Appalachians. Will Howarth Nowheres: The sheer physiographic intensity…

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SUMMER/FALL 2012 IN THIS ISSUE: THE LURE OF ALASKA Buy this issue North to Alaska: One erstwhile Northeasterner’s ongoing journey toward the Elysium of his dreams. Jeff Fair Loving and Leaving the 49th State: Balancing life, adventure, and family. Matt Heid Why Alaska? A sudden job offer changed a woman’s life. Debra McKinney A Wolf…

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SUMMER/FALL 2013 IN THIS ISSUE: THE COST OF ENERGY Buy this issue Skiing on Copper and Coal: With heavy hearts, five friends explore land scheduled for “fracking” and open-pit mining. John Gioia Transmission Repercussion: The price of transporting power through the Northeast. Ken Kimball and Mark Zakutansky Fishwalking in the Whites: Do large trees grow…

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SUMMER/FALL 2014 IN THIS ISSUE: MANY MILES Buy this issue You Can’t Run That: Trail-running hits the White Mountains. Doug Mayer Boys Come of Age: A century of Camp Pasquaney’s Long Walk. Andrew Riely Climbing into Flow: That state in which nothing else seems to matter. Christopher Johnson Four Quartets and Eight Legs: Rituals fortify…

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