AMC Mohawk Hudson

Welcome to the Mohawk Hudson Chapter of the AMC

Welcome to the AMC Mohawk Hudson Chapter, this site is dedicated to bringing you the latest from around your local AMC chapter. Here you’ll find news and information related to the chapter’s region and activities, resources to connect you with our chapter, and information on getting involved.

What’s new at Mohawk Hudson?

Important Changes to the Chapter
After careful consultation with the volunteer leadership of the Mohawk Hudson Chapter, AMC is preparing to dissolve the chapter as a separate volunteer managed entity and merge its volunteers and activities with neighboring chapters: New York North Jersey, and Western Massachusetts. The decision did not come lightly. For several years our chapter has struggled to find volunteers to run the chapter at an administrative level as well as recruit new activity leaders. With key positions …
Strawberry Fields Nature Preserve in Cranes Hollow 8-11-21
On what turned out to be an extremely hot and humid morning, 9 of us met at the Strawberry Fields Nature Preserve in Cranes Hollow, near Amsterdam. We relished all the shade we could find and traversed the whole loop trail, a little over two miles. This time of year, the fringed gentian flowers Strawberry Fields is famous for are not in evidence, but there a lot of other wildflowers. We enjoyed seeing the sinkhole, …
MoHud Chapter Picnic
Join us on September 25th for a morning hike around one of the lakes at Grafton Lakes State Park. We will then meet at the Amphitheater Pavilion for a BYO picnic lunch. This will be a nice time to see old friends and meet new members. Get an update on what is happening with the Chapter in a brief business meeting then relax and enjoy a presentation by one of the park staff. Afterwards, stay …
Seeking Candidates for Chapter Leadership
Are you interested in making new friends in your local outdoor community? How about making a big difference introducing people to outdoor conservation and recreation? Consider becoming a Chapter Chair for the Appalachian Mountain Club! Connect a large network of volunteers and chapter members with the broader organization and region served by the chapter.  Chapter Chairs play an active role in the AMC by participating in AMC’s Board of Directors Chapters Committee. They keep the …
Our Condolences to the Family of Kevin Cox, Mohawk Hudson Chapter Chair
We are sorry to report that Kevin Cox, Chair of the Mohawk Hudson Chapter, has passed away. Kevin has been leading the Chapter for many years and stepped into the Chair position in 2017. Kevin was an active trip leader and was certainly the most prolific leader throughout the pandemic leading 50% of all events offered by the chapter. His hikes ranged from Easy to Vigorous from the Hudson River Skyway to Gore Mountain. Kevin …