Annual Meeting and Awards Banquet: The club's annual meeting celebrated its first 90 years on November 29 at Meadowlark Gardens.  President Jim Tomlin pointed out that Myron Avery wanted to create a "permanent" club. He succeeded! Read about the event, Jim's remarks, and the list of award winners at the  90th Dinner Report.

Leave No Trace Classes Announced:  Classes for those wishing to become Leave No Trace (LNT) trainers will again be presented by the PATC Trail Patrol in 2018. Schedule of classes and registration information  Classes fill early, so don't delay in registering.

Remember the PATC in the Giving Season: 
“Giving Tuesday” was the start of a season of charity. Your gift to the PATC will help ensure our ability to maintain trails and promote outdoor opportunities in our region going forward – just as we have been doing since 1927.  Give now

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.



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