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THE LATEST FROM AMC OUTDOORS

IN THIS ISSUE

AMC Outdoors November/December 2017

Nov/Dec 2017 Contents

Post-Paris, back pain, bobcats, yurts, marvelous Maine, and more.

FEATURES

Medawisla

A Maine for All Seasons

No matter the month, there’s a reason to visit AMC’s new Maine lodge.

FEATURES

Adaptive Athletes

By All Means

New Hampshire’s summits are no match for these adaptive athletes.

CURRENTS

Regional climate agreement

Au Revoir, Accord

Regional pushes aim to fill the Paris Climate Agreement gap.

FIELD NOTES

Tracking pipelines

Tracking Energy Projects Near You

Get the latest on pipelines and transmission lines in AMC’s region.

GET OUT

Yurts

Yurt So Good

Plan cross-country ski adventures from these shelters’ front doors.

CURRENTS

Killington

Big Slope on the Big Stage

World Cup skiers return to Vermont’s Killington for year 2.

EQUIPPED

Tent Repair

Fix 5 Common Gear Fails

Don’t trash your tent. Offset wear and tear with simple repairs.

LEARN HOW

Relieving back pain

Give Back Pain the Boot

Try six therapist-approved exercises to relieve and prevent pain.

GREAT KIDS, GREAT OUTDOORS

Winter Activities for Kids

Scavenging Like Squirrels

Avoid cabin fever with two activities that bring the outdoors in.

CURRENTS

Climate assessment

Climate Confidence

Better science means better data in a new national climate study.

WILD WISDOM

Bobcats

What About Bobcats?

Find out what’s next for a New England species back on its feet.

VOICES

Climate Change volunteers

AMC’s Next-Gen Researchers

A middle schooler picks up where a college senior leaves off.

REFLECTIONS

Lessons from Grey Beard

Lessons from the AT’s Oldest Hiker

A writer treks alongside Greybeard and gleans some trail magic.

FLASHBACK

AMC Library

A Room with a View of History

AMC’s HQ move prompts a look back at the library & archives.

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