AMC Outdoors

The magazine of the Appalachian Mountain Club

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THE LATEST FROM AMC OUTDOORS

IN THIS ISSUE

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Nov/Dec 2016 Contents

Climate change’s big picture: ski slopes, carbon credits, Mountain Watch.

FEATURES

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Ski Katahdin

A hardy group tackles Maine’s highest mountain and shares their tips.

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Change Is Coming

A graphic artist paints a striking picture of what’s next for the Northeast.

CURRENTS

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A Decade of Clearing the Air

Stricter standards are likely for RGGI’s next 10 years. Here’s what to expect.

FIELD NOTES

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Giving Credit

Did you know AMC earns carbon credits in Maine? Find out how—and why.

GET OUT

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Seize the Freeze

Snow or no, these eight early winter hikes deliver exhilarating views.

EQUIPPED

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Glove Love

Choose the right fit, fabric, and features to keep fingers toasty all winter.

LEARN HOW

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Give the Landfill the Boot

Find tips on reusing and recycling old outdoor gear, from boots to rope.

REFLECTIONS

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The End of the Trail

Her body has limits. Her passion doesn’t. A lifelong hiker comes to terms.

GREAT KIDS, GREAT OUTDOORS

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Bundles of Joy

Dressing kids for winter means keeping them warm and mobile. Here’s how.

WILD WISDOM

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A Long Winter’s Nap

How does bear hibernation work? Get the scoop on this metabolic process.

FLASHBACK

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Mad Men of the Mountains

Browse a slideshow of vintage ads revealing the evolution of outdoor gear.

ABOUT AMC OUTDOORS

AMC Outdoors, the magazine of the Appalachian Mountain Club, inspires readers to get outside and get engaged by providing high-quality, compelling coverage of outdoor recreation, education, and conservation throughout the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic.

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Features

Long-form narratives and inspiring adventures

Web Exclusives

Interactive videos, photos, and more

View from AMC

Thoughts from AMC's president, John Judge

Currents

News and trends in conservation and recreation

Field Notes

The latest news from across AMC

Get Out

Trip ideas by activity in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic

Equipped

Tips and advice from our trusted gear guru

Learn How

Skills for the great outdoors

Great Kids, Great Outdoors

On raising the next generation of outdoor enthusiasts

Wild Wisdom

Your field guide to the natural world

Voices

Profiles of AMC members, volunteers, and staff

Reflections

Personal essays on the outdoors

Flashback

A behind-the-scenes peek into the AMC archives