because No Good Tread goes Unpunished

Stewardship
Each year, hundreds of PATC members volunteer thousands of hours of their time to maintain sections of hiking trails varying in length from 0.2 to 2.0 miles.
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Crew
There’s a story behind the name, one that involves much, much more than simple arrogance. And, that story unfolds here.
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Safety
You’ll find that we constantly emphasize the safe, informed use of tools and awareness of safe working conditions. These are important to you, personally, and to friends or family members who accompany you on a project of ours.
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Blog
The Crew Leader sometimes writes about the Crew and our work. Most times, he claims to be busy with other things.
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History
Six people met and organized the Potomac Appalachian Trail Club in 1927 in Washington, D.C. Without PATC, the Appalachian Trail and, arguably, the Appalachian Trail Conference would not exist as they do today.
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PATC
Benton MacKaye, whose mind and word gave birth to the trail, said that there would be no Appalachian Trail but for the Potomac Appalachian Trail Club.
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