AMC’s Appalachia Journal to be hosted on Dartmouth Library’s Digital Commons Past issues of the Appalachian Mountain Club’s historic publication Appalachia will be accessible free online through the Dartmouth Digital Commons website. Boston, MA  and Hanover, NH March 16, 2021– The Winter/Spring 2021 issue of Appalachia Journal is now available in PDF form on the…

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Despite their meaningful contributions to outdoor recreation and environmental movements, women are often less celebrated than their historical male counterparts. These nine adventurers and conservationists are just a few examples of women who have paved the way for a more equitable and inclusive outdoors. Arlene Blum Arlene Blum is a renowned alpinist and chemist. In…

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  Many outdoor enthusiasts have long known that time outside makes you feel good. In fact, spending 120 minutes a week in green spaces boosts your well-being, according to a 2019 study published in the journal Nature. Whether you decide to walk around your neighborhood for 20 minutes a day, take up birdwatching in a…

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Hiking in the winter demands more. More preparedness and more planning. More outdoor experience and ability, and—perhaps most easily overlooked—more time. The cold months require better decision-making and a more cautious mindset. The same trail you hiked in summer six months ago is a different world now. Just as a wind chill intensifies the cold,…

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  Colder weather and shorter winter days draw mixed reactions from those who love the outdoors. For some, the snow and ice are a welcome change, kickstarting the winter sports season, while for others, it means time spent cozied up indoors by the fire. Whether you fall into one category or the other, or are…

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As voters, we make the future together. Join us by being a voter for the outdoors in the 2020 election. This guide will help you register to vote in your state, make a voting plan, and research the candidates who will be on your ballot this November. Step 1: Make Sure You’re Registered to Vote…

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This year marks the 100th anniversary of AMC’s Pinkham Notch Visitor Center! Show us how you’ve experienced and enjoyed our facility and its surrounding landscape – share your photos/videos for a chance to win our grand prize. To Enter on Twitter or Instagram Post your photo/video with the hashtags #AMCOutdoors and #Pinkham100. Give a brief…

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Historic Victory as U.S. House of Representatives Votes to Fully, Permanently Fund LWCF and Restore Our Public Lands WASHINGTON – The United States House of Representatives voted to pass legislation to fully and permanently fund the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) and invest in critical repairs within national parks, national forests, and other public…

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With the exceptions noted below, AMC has reopened facilities to day visitors and overnight guests as of July 1, 2020. Operations at all of our locations are bound by strict public health and safety guidelines that vary by state and continue to evolve. Updated information can be found on our COVID-19 policies page, and guests…

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Spending time at home during the covid-19 crisis can be difficult for anyone. For outdoor enthusiasts, everything from thru-hikes to weekend bouldering trips have been postponed. But don’t despair! Below you’ll find Appalachian Mountain Club staff picks of podcasts to listen to and stay connected with the outdoors. “The Wild has taken me on a…

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