Appalachian Mountain Club

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Appalachian Mountain Club (AMC)

Address:5 Joy St
Boston, MA 02108

Established: 1876. Description:Dedicated to protecting the natural resources of the northeast by conducting research on mountain ecology and backcountry use, developing policies for land management, and guiding environmental legislation. Maintains more than 1,500 miles of trails throughout the Northeast, including nearly 350 miles of the Appalachian Trail in five states. Provides overnight shelters to hikers. Maintains 12 regional chapters. Members: 90,000. Dues: $40/year.
Publications: AMC Outdoors (10x/year); free to members. Appalachia Journal (biannually); $15 for a one-year subscription.

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