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The Appalachian Mountain Club is America's oldest conservation and recreation organization. The AMC promotes the protection, enjoyment and stewardship of the mountains, forests, waters and trails of the Appalachian region. The mission of AMC Maine is to encourage people to enjoy and appreciate the natural world because we believe that successful conservation depends on this experience.

For more activities posted by our Maine leaders visit our Chapter Website http://www.amcmaine.org

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Upcoming events (3)

Maine AMC Chapter 2021 Annual Meeting: November 13, 2021. Sign up now!

Advanced registration is required (click here): https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_v5Y-pNNXTWmAsYDmQ317zA

Mark your calendar and register for the 2021 AMC Maine Chapter Annual Meeting on November 13, 2021 from 6 – 8 pm. This will be an online Zoom meeting due to COVID considerations. There is no cost to attend.

The evening will include a business meeting, election of officers for the coming year, awards and recognition of members, all to be followed by a featured speaker.

2021 AMC Maine Chapter Featured Presentation

Blazing through Maine
One of the unsung heroes of creating the Appalachian Trail in Maine was Walter Greene. A Broadway actor who would rather be at his camp on Sebec Lake than basking in the spotlight, it was his unlikely meeting with Myron Avery that made Maine’s contribution to the trail happen with both dedication and speed. Maine author and AT buff Jeffery Ryan will share how Green was Avery’s important wing man at the right time.

Jeff Ryan is an author, adventurer, photographer, and historian. He has written several books about his outdoor exploits, his fascination with hiking trails, and the people and places found just off the beaten path.
Books by Jeff Ryan include : Blazing Ahead: Benton MacKaye, Myron Avery and the Rivalry that Built the Appalachian Trail and Appalachian Odyssey: A 28-year hike on America’s trail.

Advanced registration is required: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_v5Y-pNNXTWmAsYDmQ317zA

Winter Hike/Snowshoe for Newbies

Bradbury Mountain State Park

To sign up you must go to the AMC Maine Chapter calendar page. https://amcmaine.org/calendar/#135321
Posted time is not accurate. Registration on Meetup is closed.

Cathance River Snowshoe for the over 55 crowd

Cathance River Trails

You must go to the AMC Maine Chapter calendar for details and to register.
https://amcmaine.org/calendar/#135322
Times posted are not accurate. Registration on Meetup is closed.

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