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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Hires 20 recent graduates for Environmental Leadership Training Program, a one-year, full time, paid position which provides classroom training, hands-on campaigning experience and job placement in leading environmental groups; recent corps members now work for the American Land Alliance, Ozone Action and the Appalachian Mountain Club. 29 Temple Place, Boston, MA 02111/(617)426-8506/
The ADK owes its odd acronym to the fact that the more likely AMC had already been claimed by the Appalachian Mountain Club, founded in 1876.
Senate Majority Leader Jeb Bradley, R-Wolfeboro, a mountain climber (he's a member of the Appalachian Mountain Club's Four Thousand Footer Club) and former 1st District congressman (he served two terms, from 2003 to 2007), took a break to sit down with NH Business Review the day before the NH Senate passed its version of the budget on May 31.
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Earlier in his career, David spent a number of years overseeing the White Mountain Hut System for the Appalachian Mountain Club, and also worked in product development at Freeport's own LL Bean.
The Appalachian Mountain Club grants a natural study guide for the region that includes an encyclopedia of plants and animals of the region.
In 1876 concerned New Englanders, many from the Boston area, founded the Appalachian Mountain Club. Like AFA, the new organization decried both the waste of forest resources and the loss of natural beauty.
In 2015, the Appalachian Mountain Club, which operates eight huts in the White Mountains, proposed building a new one in Crawford Notch.
The family suggests honoring his memory with a donation to The Appalachian Mountain Club, 5 Joy Street, Boston, MA 02108 or via their website
Admission is free, except for Tin Mountain Conservation Center and Appalachian Mountain Club (AMC) summit tour dates that require a trip on the Wildcat Express scenic gondola.
No one knows this better than the Appalachian Mountain Club. For over a century, the AMC has used its hut system in the Presidentials - a dorm and hiking center in the valley of Pinkham Notch and eight Alps-style overnight huts near and above the treeline - to offer guidance to hikers and shelter from meteorological ambushes.
The Appalachian Mountain Club is familiar with such controversies.

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