Chris Thayer of the Appalachian Mountain Club (AMC) helps you get started with hiking.  Uncharted Podcast host Joe Burkhead and guest Chris Thayer, Director of North Country Programs and Outreach at AMC discuss the benefits of hiking and how it helps you explore the uncharted.  They also talk about important things for beginners to know about hiking and offer helpful advice for getting started.  Chris shares insight into some of the great programs and activities that the Appalachian Mountain Club (AMC) offers to the public and its members. 

Show notes: Appalachian Mountain Club (AMC)  Gear Up:  AMC’s list of 10 Essentials for Hiking:  Sound: Sounds from a short hike in Joe’s backyard forest. Explorer Voice: Uncharted’s Alan Murray hikes across Delaware!   Uncharted News: Website feedback, suggestions, how to get in touch, and how to share your tips, activities, sounds, etc. Adapting to a New Culture episode coming soon!  Uncharted website: Contact me and/or interact with the audience via: E-mail:

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XPLR006 – Beginning Hiking and the Appalachian Mountain Club

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