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AMC Berkshire Exchange Spring 2017

Monthly Naturalist Series 2017

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Date: 
Sunday, May 21, 2017 - 1:30pm

AMC Berkshire June Potluck

Meet fellow hikers, learn about the Berkshire Chapter of the Appalachian Mountain Club and how to join us on the trail, or on paddling or mountaineering outings. The speaker will be Bess Dillman, longtime hike leader and nature lover, who will give a presentation with photos on Berkshire County trails—the many options: variety of terrains, habitats, special features, lengths and difficulties.

Members, new members, and prospective members welcome! Bring a dish to share.

Date: 
Sunday, June 11, 2017 - 5:30pm

PAT FLETCHER MEMORIAL - NEW ENGLAND NATIONAL SCENIC TRAIL

Date and Time

Saturday, June 3, 2017, 10:00AM - 2:00PM

Location

Rising Corner Road, Southwick, MA,
Massachusetts, Pioneer Valley,
MA

Registration

Registration is not required for this activity. However, you may wish to contact the leader(s) if you have any questions.

Overview

Date: 
Saturday, June 3, 2017 - 10:00am to 2:00pm

DALTON JOINS GREAT BARRINGTON AND NORTH ADAMS AS DESIGNATED APPALACHIAN TRAIL COMMUNITY

Margaret Cahill and Andrea Lassor, Dalton AT Committee Co Chairs

Margaret Cahill and Andrea Lassor, Dalton AT Committee Co Chairs

Dalton, MA (May 3, 2017) – Dalton has been formally approved as an Appalachian Trail Community by the Appalachian Trail Conservancy (ATC), a nonprofit organization dedicated to the preservation and management of the Appalachian Trail (A.T.)

Appalachian Trail Presentation with Jim Pelletier

The Appalachian Trail in Massachusetts? Is it part of that famous trail from Georgia to Maine? You bet it is and it's right here in the Berkshires! Want to learn more about it: how it came to be; how it makes its way through the Berkshires; the people who maintain it; the people that hike it; and some of the interesting spots along the way? Then come join us for a fun evening with Jim Pelletier, Chair of the Massachusetts Appalachian Trail Management Committee. Jim will take us on a visual grand tour of the National Scenic Trail that's right in our own back yards.

Date: 
Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 7:00pm

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AT Committee Sets 2017 Schedule

The Chapter's AT Committee has put together this season's work party schedule: Link: https://goo.gl/SErKyi. The AT is managed and maintained by volunteers of all skill levels and interests--no prior experience is needed to participate. The Mass section of the Trail is highly regarded for the excellent condition of its treadway and facilities, as well as its iconic setting--your participation is key to continuing that high standard. Please contact the listed leader for any last minute changes or if you have questions about a specific project.

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