Category: RATC History

Founding of the Roanoke Appalachian Trail Club in 1932

  Our RATC family was deeply saddened by the loss of Mervin Brower on February 20, 2016. To allow better travel conditions for his Canadian family members, Merv’s memorial service will be held Wednesday, April 20th, 2016 beginning at 11 …

Merv Brower memorial 11 am, April 20th in Salem, VA Read More »

The crest of Wyoming’s Wind River Mountains follows the Continental Divide and includes more than 40 peaks over 13,000 feet high, with lakes above 11,000 feet high full of trout. Join Dan Phlegar of RATC as he shares photos and stories from over …

Holiday Potluck ~ December 5 ~ Wyoming’s Wind River Mountains Read More »

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“A Walk in the Woods,” Bill Bryson’s tale of walking about 800 miles on the Appalachian Trail, will premiere in Roanoke at the Grandin Theater on September 2, with Robert Redford playing Bryson and Nick Nolte looking about right for …

“A Walk in the Woods” coming to Grandin Theater for premiere and AT fund raiser! Read More »

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