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BOSTON, Mass.—  The Appalachian Mountain Club (AMC) has named Jennifer Norris of Arlington its new Chief Development Officer. Working with supporters, volunteers, and a staff of 11, Norris oversees such development operations as major gifts, planned giving, corporate and foundation support, an annual fund, and capital and endowment campaigns. She also oversees AMC’s Leadership Giving…

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New guided programming offered for families, volunteers, and outdoor leadership Harriman State Park, NY – The Stephen & Betsy Corman AMC Harriman Outdoor Center, operated by the Appalachian Mountain Club (AMC), today welcomed back guests for its first full summer season with an expanded slate of guided programs. AMC’s newest outdoor destination, overlooking tranquil Breakneck Pond,…

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BRETTON WOODS, N.H.- – The Appalachian Mountain Club’s Highland Center at Crawford Notch is the setting for the June 23-Aug. 28 exhibition, Stories in Wood: White Mountain Art ,by artist Craig Altobello. An opening reception is set for Friday, June 23, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m with dinner available for purchase that evening. The…

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$19.95 (Print) • $9.99 (e-book) Paperback • 294 pp • 6″x 9″ 978-1-628420-42-5 (Print) 978-1-628420-43-2 (iBooks and Nook) 978-1-628420-44-9 (Kindle) Appalachian Mountain Club Books is pleased to announce the release of AMC’s Best Day Hikes Near Boston, Third Edition: Four-Season Guide to 60 of the Best Trails in Eastern Massachusetts. Available for the first time…

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AMC was dismayed by the President’s recent sweeping Executive Order aimed at stalling and undoing climate protections (see March 29 AMC Conservation blog). In rapid response, 30 Senators have introduced a bill, the Clean Air Healthy Kids Act, which would instruct federal agencies to block carrying out the order. We applaud the Senators efforts as…

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Written by Beth Homicz and Annie Eddy $18.95 (Print) • $9.99 (e-book) Paperback • 260 pp • 6″x 9″ 978-1-62842-037-1 (Print) 978-1-62842-038-8 (iBooks and Nook) 978-1-62842-039-5 (Kindle) Appalachian Mountain Club Books is pleased to announce the release of AMC’s Best Day Hikes Near Washington, D.C., Second Edition. Discover 50 of the best day hikes in…

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Written by Peter W. Kick $19.95 (Print) • $9.99 (e-book) Paperback • 336 pp • 6″x 9″ 978-1-628420-54-8 (Print) 978-1-628420-55-5 (iBooks and Nook) 978-1-628420-56-2 (Kindle) Appalachian Mountain Club Books is pleased to announce the release of AMC’s Best Day Hikes in the Catskills & Hudson Valley, Third Edition. Available for the first time in rich…

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PINKHAM NOTCH, N.H. – The Appalachian Mountain Club (AMC) has secured more than $300,000 in support of its ongoing initiative, “Sustained Educational Programming for Coos County Youth.”  Major support was provided by the Neil and Louise Tillotson Fund of the New Hampshire Charitable Trust, as well as Performance Foodservice – NorthCenter, which has pledged annual…

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  GREENVILLE, Maine – The Appalachian Mountain Club (AMC) was recently awarded a $2,500 grant from the Weyerhaeuser Giving Fund in support of the Maine Woods Community Youth and Environment Program (MWCYEP) in Piscataquis County, Maine. Through this multi-year program, AMC education staff work in-depth with youth agencies and schools throughout the county to increase…

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Written by Christian Bisson and Jamie Hannon $21.95 (Print) • $9.99 (e-book) Paperback • 320 pp • 6″x 9″ 978-1-62842-025-8 (Print) 978-1-62842-026-5 (iBooks and Nook) 978-1-62842-027-2 (Kindle) Appalachian Mountain Club Books is pleased to announce the release of AMC’s Mountain Skills Manual: The Essential Hiking and Backpacking Guide. This comprehensive guide, from the nation’s oldest…

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