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Due to the recent storm, some AMC lodges in New Hampshire are running on limited service. In certain locations, road and trail access also has been affected. Cardigan Lodge is not currently accessible due to local road damage. We hope to reopen the lodge on Friday, Nov. 3, pending road repairs. [11/1 UPDATE: The road…

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Join an upcoming presentation and book talk with Garry Harrington, author of Chasing Summits: In Pursuit of High Places and an Unconventional Life published by AMC. December 30: White Mountains, NH – AMC Highland Center at 7:30 p.m. (Free and open to the public.) December 31: White Mountains, NH – AMC Pinkham Notch Visitor Center…

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The Appalachian Mountain Club and colleague organizations on September 14, 2015, issued a request to the U.S. Department of Energy for a supplement to the Northern Pass Draft Environmental Impact Statement in light of a recent announcement by Eversource NH and Northern Pass of a new “Preferred Alternative” for the route of the electric transmission…

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AMC and the New Hampshire Division of Parks and Recreation are in discussion about a potential lease with the Division to construct, operate, and maintain a new hut to provide public recreation and information services in Crawford Notch State Park. Learn more about the new hut proposal here. Additional information is available in this Q&A.

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Attend a public information session to learn about the Silvio O. Conte U.S. Fish and Wildlife Refuge’s Comprehensive Conservation Plan. More information here.

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The US Forest Service in the process of dismantling Rocky Branch Shelter #2. It is no longer useable by the public, but other tenting options are available nearby. Once the shelter is removed there will be tent pads available in the vicinity of the shelter.

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Now is the time to book your winter gateway or summer adventure for 2016!  Check availability and request a reservation online, or call AMC Reservations, Monday through Saturday, 9:00AM – 5:00PM, at 603-466-2727.

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The Land and Water Conservation Fund has protected countless outdoor gems throughout the Northeast (and across the US) over the last 50 years. But without Congressional action, this vital program will expire on September 30, 2015. With 30 days until LWCF expires, the clock is ticking and your voice is needed! Tell Congress to reauthorize LWCF…

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The U.S. Forest Service has issued the following news release. GORHAM, N.H.–   The Moriah Brook Trail Bridge is closed as of Tuesday, September 1, 2015.  In consecutive storms in 2011 and 2012, Tropical Storm Irene and Hurricane Sandy delivered extensive flooding in the Wild River watershed, eroding much of the river banks, particularly under the…

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On August 18th Northern Pass announced modifications to the proposed route for its 187-mile long high voltage transmission line through New Hampshire. They now propose to bury an additional 52 miles of the line under roadways from Bethlehem to Bridgewater, reducing impacts to the White Mountain National Forest and Appalachian National Scenic Trail. While progress…

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