Election Committee -- Candidate Statements Now Available: Statements by the candidates and absentee ballot information | Nomination Process Background
PATC Council Reform: The Council decided at its August meeting to clarify its membership. Who is on Council? That question can now be answered! For more information, read the explanation of the reform. Council members are here.
Trail Maintenance Workshop: Learn about "rolling dips" at a workshop close to D.C. Join Robert Fina on the Bull Run-Occoquan Trail on October 7. More information or contact Robert Fina.
Jones Mt Cabin Renovations Lead to Trail Closures: The National Park Service is renovating the Jones Mountain Cabin. During the renovation, the cabin and trails around it will be closed. If you intend to hike in the eastern portion of the Park's central section or if you are interested in renting this historic cabin, be sure to read the closure information.
PATC Annual Dinner--Reserve your place now! The PATC's annual dinner will be held on November 28. This great event brings members together to socialize and, this year, elect club officers. Consider joining the Banquet Brigade to support your club. More information and to register
AT Maryland Trailhead Parking Issues: If you are hiking on the AT in Maryland this summer, review the important information about trailhead parking on Route 40.
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Appalachian Trail Club. The PATC has enhanced the mid-Atlantic outdoor
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