Meetup LogoUpdated Meetup Group: The club's Meetup group has been updated to focus on work trips and trail maintenance-related training. This is the place to find a work trip to join. Spend a day in the woods and have the satisfaction of improving the trails.  If you are a PATC work crew leader, list your activity here. For more information, contact the club's social media team

Shelter Maintenance Help Needed: There are several shelters in need of repair. It's a big job, but you can help. More information

Big Meadows Wayside May Open Late: The popular trail stop for food and supplies is undergoing renovations that are behind schedule. The wayside is located at milepost 51 of Skyline Drive and about a mile east of the  AT. If this wayside  is in your plans, check with the concessionaire that runs it for the latest information.

Photo of Fred and Ruth BlackburnThe Club's  Earliest History: The Blackburn family makes another contribution to the PATC by sending the club's first account book.  Read the story by Archivist  Tom Johnson

PATC Cabin Profile: 
Author Wendy Mitman Clarke recounted her recent experience at the Robert Humphrey cabin in an excellent article in the Bay Journal, a publication that focuses on the Chesapeake Bay.  Clarke gives an excellent description of a PATC cabin visit. Read the article

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

AT - Temporary Relocation:  The Appalachian Trail will be relocated until about May 2019 near the Calf Mountain shelter in the south district of the Shenandoah National Park.  For information and a map, go to the SNP website.



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