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Tanner Pelletier spent this summer working as an intern for AMC, helping to share the beauty of New Hampshire’s White Mountains with the rest of the world. A recent graduate of Plymouth State University, Tanner was AMC’s Trail Reporter, hitting the region’s hiking trails with his camera and tripod in tow. Along the way he…

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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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Bay Circuit Trail Map & Guide  Appalachian Mountain Club Books is pleased to announce the release of the Bay Circuit Trail Map & Guide, the first large-format, waterproof map and guide to the entire Bay Circuit Trail & Greenway that encircles Boston. Extending 230 miles through 34 towns, this “outer Emerald Necklace” stretches from Plum Island…

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AMC Director of Research Kenneth Kimball was among the guests on New Hampshire Public Radio’s “The Exchange” program August 20, weighing in on the latest developments of the proposed Northern Pass electric transmission project. Listen here 

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In late August 2015, Eversource officials announced an amended plan for the proposed Northern Pass project that would include burial of 52 additional miles of the controversial 187-mile long transmission line. Read more 

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This week, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed the first-ever methane specific pollution standards for new and modified oil and gas facilities.  AMC has long supported stronger safeguards on air quality, including methane, ozone and other pollutants. When adopted, the new standards will mark significant progress in reducing the expected growth of methane and smog-forming…

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Subscribe to Appalachia now to get this and other issues of America’s longest-running journal of mountaineering and conservation, published twice per year. Commitment Coming in the Winter/Spring issue of Appalachia journal, available December 1: Too Cold: The death of Kate Matrosova. A New York city resident and BNP Paribas trader froze to death near Star Lake…

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Vote for the Bay Circuit Trail and Greenway in REI’s ‪”Every Trail Connects”‬ campaign to help raise funds for important projects along the 230-mile trail. Vote today, and every day, through September 24th! The Bay Circuit Trail and Greenway (BCT) is a permanent recreation trail and greenway corridor extending through 37 towns in Eastern Massachusetts and…

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Congrats to mighty Mt. Lafayette – winner of AMC’s ‪#‎HiketheWhites bracket with The Boston Globe! Grab your free hiking itinerary to experience this classic as part of the Franconia Ridge loop. Of course our bracket champ’s popularity comes with a lot of responsibility. Ever wonder why it’s such a big deal to add rocks to…

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AMC and local partners will be celebrating the official opening of the Number 4 Mountain Trail near Greenville following more than a year of cooperative trail work. The public is invited to join in the grand opening ceremony, which includes a guided hike.  Learn more in this news release.

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