Trails Committee Chair and FMI: Phil Coyne

Trail Work Schedules

We’re in the planning stages to organize trail work at Pleasant Mountain, Cutler Mountain, Campbell Island (near Brooklin), three trips at the Maine Lodges and other areas as well. Please refer to the Outings Committee Event Calendar for the latest work trip postings.

Peter Roderick Trail Work Award 2019

AMC Maine, is again offering the Peter Roderick Trail Work Award, which offers free food and lodging in exchange for some trail work at one of the beautiful Maine Wilderness lodges. The three volunteer trips are May 24-27, July 8-11 and October 11-14. Deadline for the application has past.

Join the Trails Team!

We are searching for people to join the Trails Committee team and looking for folks to assist leading trail work trips. These people will be responsible for leading a small group of volunteers out to do general trail work during the weekend a few times a year. This work will keep our trails safe and enjoyable for all. Everyone has fun and it’s for a good cause! For more information please send an email to Phil Coyne click here

Volunteer Trail Resources

AMC resources for trail work click here


While hiking in spring you come across a spruce tree that has fallen across the trail. What is your reaction?

  • A. Blowdowns are a part of the hiking experience. I go around them.
  • B. Grumble that someone should do their job.
  • C. I contact the person responsible for the trail.
  • D. I remove the blowdown.

Find out the answer!

Trail Work -Gorman Chairback Lodge and Cabins-July 8-11, 2018

Date: Monday, July 8 - Thursday, July 11

Trail workTrail work trip to the Maine Woods Initiative/100 mile Wilderness area. Lodging at Gorman Chairback Lodge and Cabins. Under the direction of Walker Ellis, Trails Supervisor and his staff, we will pull a couple of slips out of the AMC job jar and go to work. Gorman Chairback Lodge and Cabins is located on beautiful Long Pond and near to the Appalachian Trail, The Hermitage and Gulf Hagas. When we are not working we can visit all three and more in this northern Maine woods paradise. Come work, hike, paddle, swim or just relax after a day of trail work in support of the AMC mission. Did I mention the delicious meals and beautiful lodge? Contact leader for further information.

Activity Categories: Conservation
Adult Member Fee: $122
Adult Non-Member Fee: $122
Location: Township 7 Range 9
Region: Maine, Inland
Leader: David McCarthy 207-363-2791 (Before 9PM)
Registration is required for this activity.
Registrar: Dave McCarthy 207-363- x2791 (Before 9PM)
Trip Difficulty: Moderate-Strenuous