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COVID-19 activities status as of July 24

we are underway. Activities are beginning. Here is our plan: Click here.

DSo far we have run hikes, paddling and an overnight hiking stay at Harriman.

August Camp 2020 has been canceled. The 2020 chapter picnic is canceled.


Open Executive Committee Positions for 2021

Vice Chair

Hiking Chair

Membership Chair

Social Chair

20s & 30s Chair

If you are interested in one of these positions, please contact Nomination Committee Chair Adrian Noble at

Nominate a COVID Hero

We are on a quest to find AMC COVID heroes! People who have been doing extraordinary things to help their community, help the environment, or help AMC during the COVID pause.

If you know anyone like that, an essential worker, a volunteer, an environmental champion, please nominate them by contacting Lennie Steinmetz at and include the person’s name, email address or phone number, if available. Give the reason for the nomination.

Nominees should be DV Chapter members and nominations should be submitted by July 31.  We will showcase the winners in August on our DV chapter media (website, Facebook, Weekly Bulletin).

Reed Goosen,  bike, hike, and paddling leader, Volunteer of the Month

Reed is an active AMC bike, hike, and paddling leader. Reed is also an member of the Central Bucks Bicycling Club. He has experience working as a bicycle mechanic and is often called upon for quick bike fixes on the trail. Reed is considerate and is always aware of how others are progressing on a ride

He’s assisted with tabling at events like The Great American Campout at Temple University. He has also co-led a number of activities including the Monday Morning Meanders at Tyler Park last year.

Reed is an active XC skier, wood worker, bee keeper. He has also just taken over as president of the President of the Bennington Section of the Green Mountain Club.

Congratulations Reed, and thank you for all you do for AMC!

If you know someone who deserves to be named Volunteer of the Month, send an e-mail to

Click here for a list of past Volunteers of the Month.

Upper Bucks Rail Trail will fill missing link

Construction underway on project to connect hundreds of miles of paths ... story.

More ATVs trails on state forest land?

New, more ATV trails may be on the agenda for Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources.  Read the story here. To send a letter or email with your comments to DCNR on the new draft policy, click here.

Take the Kittatinny Ridge Recognition and Identification Survey

The Kittatinny Ridge (the Ridge) is Pennsylvania’s longest contiguous forested ridge. This long mountain range is familiar to many. It is the large forested expanse that one can view to the left when you travel north on Interstate 81 from the Maryland border and continue east on Interstate 78. It’s where many go to play, relax, enjoy nature, and get away from it all. Click here for more information and to take the survey.

Click here for the Appalachian Mountain Club main website.

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