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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May/June 2017 Contents

This just in: backcountry recipes, heart-pumping trail runs, more.

FEATURES

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Run for the Hills

 Find out where to try the rocky, rooty splendor of trail running.

FEATURES

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 AMC’s Test Kitchen

Get cooking: trail meals worth climbing a mountain for.

CURRENTS

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Forecast: Wildfires?

Could climate change and drought mean a scary new trend?

GET OUT

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Rocks for Jocks

Look for nature’s telltale signs on these 8 geology hikes.

EQUIPPED

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A Backcountry Stroll

Read the latest on sporty child carriers, from strollers to saddles.

LEARN HOW

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Find Your Way

Step 1: Carry a map and compass. Step 2: Use them wisely.

GREAT KIDS, GREAT OUTDOORS

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Low Light, High Adventure

Get tips on taking your own nocturnal animals for a night hike.

WILD WISDOM

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Swatting Season

Hear us out: the case for black flies (and how to avoid them).

VOICES

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What Diversity Looks Like

 See what young AMC crew leaders have to say about identity.

REFLECTIONS

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The View from Up Here

Learn why a globetrotter started climbing up instead of around.

FLASHBACK

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 Picture Pages 

Flip back in time to the very first chapter of AMC books and maps.

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