New PATC President: Joe Lombardo was selected as the new PATC president on January 2. Read more about Joe
New Member Meetings: Meetings for new members are held at 7 p.m.
on the first Wednesday of every month. These are small, informal
discussions of the club and the opportunities it provides to members.
Since the meetings are held at headquarters
in Vienna, attendees can also buy a book or a map. No RSVP necessary. Next meeting: February 7.
PATC Discusses Hiker Food: What do you want to eat at the end of a long hike? Find out at the library.
Headquarters Building Overseer Needed: A great opportunity to fill an important role at club headquarters in Vienna. More information
It's that time of year! Skyline Drive in the Shenandoah National Park is frequently closed in poor weather. The Drive can go from open to closed and back quickly. Call before you go -- (540) 999-3500 (option 1, and option 1 again) for a recorded message that will tell you whether the Drive, or the section you are interested in, is open.
Welcome to the website of the Potomac
Appalachian Trail Club. The PATC has enhanced the mid-Atlantic outdoor
experience since 1927. We maintain trails, shelters, and cabins. We
make maps and guide books. We are volunteers. Join us in the