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Join American Hiking Society today and help build and maintain hiking trails, conserve America’s natural landscapes, and ensure that tomorrow’s hiking experience is even better than today’s. Your membership will help us to protect the places you love to hike.

You can give a one-time membership gift or join our Summit Club and donate monthly by clicking on the button below, small affordable donations add big muscle to American Hiking Society.

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Membership Benefits

Hiker Level

When you join American Hiking Society at the Hiker Level -$40 – in honor of American Hiking’s 40th Anniversary, you become a member of the national hiking community and receive the following benefits:

  • The satisfaction that you’re helping protect the places you love to hike
  • American Hiker, our quarterly newsletter
  • Backpacker magazine (If already a subscriber, subscription will be extended by a year)
  • Discounted registration fees on Volunteer Vacations
  • 30% off at Superfeet
  • 25% off Backpacker’s Backcountry Navigation online course
  • $10 credit to Huckberry.com

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Pathfinder Level

When you join American Hiking Society at the Pathfinder Level -$50, you become a member of the national hiking community and receive the following benefits:

  • The satisfaction that you’re helping protect the places you love to hike
  • American Hiker, our quarterly newsletter
  • Backpacker magazine (If already a subscriber, subscription will be extended by a year)
  • Discounted registration fees on Volunteer Vacations
  • 30% off at Superfeet
  • 25% off Backpacker’s Backcountry Navigation online course
  • $10 credit to Huckberry.com
  • PLUS 15% off year-round AHS Hiker Store discount

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Family Level

When you join American Hiking Society at the Family Level -$85, you become a member of the national hiking community and receive the following benefits:

  • The satisfaction that you’re helping protect the places you love to hike
  • American Hiker, our quarterly newsletter
  • Backpacker magazine (If already a subscriber, subscription will be extended by a year)
  • Discounted registration fees on Volunteer Vacations
  • $10 credit to Huckberry.com
  • 30% off at Superfeet
  • 25% off Backpacker’s Backcountry Navigation online course
  • 15% off year-round AHS store discount
  • PLUS Falcon Guide’s “Best Easy Day Hikes” (logo-ed with AHS’ Families on Foot initiative) of your choice *LIMITED SUPPLY OF EACH REGION – get yours before we run out!

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Trail Leader Level

When you join American Hiking Society at the Trail Leader Level -$100, you become a member of the national hiking community and receive the following benefits:

  • The satisfaction that you’re helping to protect the places you love to hike
  • American Hiker, our quarterly newsletter
  • Backpacker magazine (If already a subscriber, subscription will be extended by a year)
  • Discounted registration fees on Volunteer Vacations
  • 30% off at Superfeet
  • 30% off one purchase at Therm-a-Rest
  • 25% off Backpacker’s Backcountry Navigation online course
  • $10 credit to Huckberry.com
  • 15% off year-round AHS store discount

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Explorer Level

When you join American Hiking Society at the Explorer Level -$250, you become a member of the national hiking community and receive the following benefits:

  • The satisfaction that you’re helping protect the places you love to hike
  • American Hiker, our quarterly newsletter
  • Backpacker magazine (If already a subscriber, subscription will be extended by a year)
  • Discounted registration fees on Volunteer Vacations
  • 30% off at Superfeet
  • 30% off one purchase at Therm-a-Rest
  • 25% off Backpacker’s Backcountry Navigation online course
  • $10 credit to Huckberry.com
  • 15% off year-round AHS store discount

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President's Council

When you join American Hiking Society at the President’s Council Level -$500, you become a member of the national hiking community and receive the following benefits:

  • The satisfaction that you’re helping protect the places you love to hike
  • American Hiker, our quarterly newsletter
  • Backpacker magazine (If already a subscriber, subscription will be extended by a year)
  • Discounted registration fees on Volunteer Vacations
  • 30% off at Superfeet
  • 30% off one purchase at Therm-a-Rest
  • 25% off Backpacker’s Backcountry Navigation online course
  • $10 credit to Huckberry.com
  • 15% off year-round AHS store discount
  • PLUS Recognition in printed Annual Report
  • PLUS Bi-Annual Presidential Progress Report

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Life Member

When you join American Hiking Society at the Life Member Level -$1000 ($1,500 for couples), you become a member of the national hiking community and receive the following benefits:

  • The satisfaction that you’re helping protect the places you love to hike
  • American Hiker, our quarterly newsletter
  • Backpacker magazine (If already a subscriber, subscription will be extended by a year)
  • Discounted registration fees on Volunteer Vacations
  • 30% off at Superfeet
  • 30% off one purchase at Therm-a-Rest
  • 25% off Backpacker’s Backcountry Navigation online course
  • $10 credit to Huckberry.com
  • 15% off year-round AHS store discount
  • Recognition in printed Annual Report
  • Bi-Annual Presidential Progress Report
  • PLUS One pair of Leki Trekking Poles

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