Providing the most trusted information on outdoor adventures and experiences since 1889.
Our guidebooks, maps, and safety and instructional articles have been valuable resources for so many outdoor enthusiasts. Whether you’re looking to learn more about AMC’s history, plan a bucket list trip, purchase the latest White Mountain Guide, or peruse the stories in our digital magazine, you’ll be certain to find a wealth of information and guidance on the outdoors from experts and enthusiasts who are passionate about sharing their knowledge with you.
How to Leave No Trace
Whether you're summiting a mountain or taking a bike ride on your local trails, it's important to recognize how your presence affects the outdoors and how to mitigate any harmful impacts you might unknowingly create. AMC encourages the safe and responsible enjoyment of the outdoors by teaching Leave No Trace, a series of seven principles designed to limit the human impact of outdoor recreation on natural spaces. This handy guide provides more detail on how to lower your impact on the outdoors and leave these spaces in better condition than when you found them.View Here
AMC Outdoors is our digital magazine that inspires readers to get outside and get engaged through high-quality, compelling articles about outdoor recreation and education, safety and gear advice, conservation and climate issues, and more.See Articles
Books and Maps
AMC publications are a handy and reliable reference for Northeast and Mid-Atlantic adventurers, covering outdoor activities from coasts, mountains, and rivers, to local trails and urban landscapes. Since 1889, AMC has published the most trusted guidebooks and maps, written and field-checked by outdoor experts who love the outdoors and are committed to sharing their knowledge with readers of all skill levels.Learn More
Packed with poems and prose, book reviews, science, and exciting exploits from around the globe, Appalachia delivers inspired stories of adventure, redemption, and the outdoors.Learn More
Library & Archives
AMC Library & Archives have been an integral part of America’s oldest environmental conservation and outdoor recreation nonprofit since 1876 and hold more than 140 years of written and visual history—anchoring a remarkable landscape in which the past lies alongside the present and future.Learn More