What we're about
The Potomac Chapter of the Appalachian Mountain Club (AMC) (www.amcpotomac.org (http://www.outdoors.org/chapters/potomac/index.cfm)) was established in 1984. It is the southernmost of 12 regional AMC chapters. Its 2,000 members live mainly in Maryland and northern Virginia, as well as in the District of Columbia. Members are encouraged to participate in and assist in the management of the chapter’s activities.
Chapter activities include day-hiking, backpacking, paddling, biking and social get-togethers. In addition, the chapter organizes various conservation initiatives and work-days, engages in non-partisan conservation activism, and offers education and leadership opportunities. Our chapter’s outings are open to the public. Almost all chapter outings do not require AMC membership, although it is encouraged.
Chapter members receive the award-winning “AMC Outdoors” magazine 10 times per year, a chapter newsletter, and other AMC benefits including discounts at AMC facilities and events. For more information about the AMC, go to http://www.outdoors.org ; click here (https://bushwhack.outdoors.org/secure/membership-register-dc-signup-form.shtml) to join.