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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Jul/Aug 2016 Contents

Find your park! Dig into our issue devoted to the National Parks’ centennial.

FEATURES

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A Beautiful Friendship

Browse stunning photos of the National Parks’ long alliance with AMC.

FEATURES

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Weekend AT Warrior

A Marylander thru-hikes his state’s Appalachian Trail in 36 hours.

CURRENTS

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Change Agents

How the public is tracking climate-change data on the AT.

GET OUT

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At Your Service: 8 NPS Hikes

Find top National Park Service trails throughout the Northeast.

EQUIPPED

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Time to Dump the Pump?

The latest on water treatment, from pumps to tablets.

LEARN HOW

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DIY Dehydrating

Get the dish on dehydrating your own backpacking meals.

GREAT KIDS, GREAT OUTDOORS

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You Are Here

AMC experts share tips on introducing kids to map skills.

WILD WISDOM

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Coming Clean

The scoop on bird feathers: molting, preening, and more.

 

VOICES

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Blazers of Glory

Meet AMC’s Connecticut Chapter Appalachian Trail crew.

FLASHBACK

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Echoes of Yesteryear

Revisit AMC’s 100-plus years at Acadia National Park.

REFLECTIONS

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Worth the Weight

A teen gains strength working outdoors

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.

Archives by department

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