Cabins Volunteer -
The beautiful Jones Mountain Cabin - PATC's most "inaccessible"
structure. Constructed entirely of chestnut logs in the early
1800s by Harvey Nicholson's father, this cabin was discovered
in the 1970s by PATC and completely restored to its original
A PATC cabin overseer works on the roof of the Meadows
cabin located just outside the Shenandoah National Park boundary
in the Central district.
Large cabin projects are often undertaken by the PATC Cabins Committee. Trips are announced in the Potomac Appalachian, the club's newsletter, on the Forecast page, and also on the weekly phone recording. If you would be interested in joining in on a PATC cabin work trip, just call the Activities Information Line at 703-242-0965, and sooner or later a trip will occur.
Infrequently, opportunities may become available to work as a PATC Cabin Overseer responsible for maintaining a PATC cabin in good condition. If you'd be interested in becoming a cabin overseer e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 703-242-0693, then press #17 for Pat Fankhauser. She will add you to our list of prospective overseers.
Current opportunities are as follows:
CABIN WORK CREWS