Election Committee -- Candidate Statements Now Available:  Statements by the candidates and absentee ballot information  | Nomination Process Background

PATC 2018:  The club’s annual fundraising drive, PATC 2018, is particularly important this year in light of the expenses we face to repair the damages caused by extraordinary weather.  More information and to make your contribution

Bob Proudman: Bob, the former director of Conservation Operations for the Appalachian Trail Conservancy, died in October. His family has invited his friends and colleagues to celebrate his life at a memorial service on December 8 at 3 p.m., at Shepherdstown Presbyterian Church (West Virginia) followed by a reception. Robert Proudman obituary

Tucarora Trail SignJoin the Team that is Making the Tuscarora Trail Better!  Help install new trail signs.  More information

Whiteoak Canyon Parking Problems: The Shenandoah National Park is warning people that the parking at the bottom of Whiteoak Canyon is significantly limited because storms have washed out a bridge.  If you will be hiking in that area of the park, be sure to consult the SNP's statement.

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

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