How To Join

You can join the Carolina Mountain Club either online or using a hardcopy by clicking on one of the links below.  You are invited to participate in a hike or a day of trail maintenance before joining CMC, but please contact the leader ahead of time.

After you join you will begin receiving our quarterly newsletter Let’s Go and our monthly online eNews.  You will receive access to our restricted member services and be able to participate fully in Western North Carolina’s oldest and largest hiking trail club.  For 2012 you will also receive a $10/membership voucher to Diamond Brand Outdoors.      

You have a choice of joining and paying online, with your credit card, or downloading an application and mailing it in with your check:

               Join CMC online             CMC application form (pdf)       


Membership fees

  • Individual $20
  • Family $30

Once you join CMC you will be able to log on to the members area of the website where you can modify your personal information and find other members.                         

CMC is a non-profit organization.  Contributions above the $20 and $30 member levels are tax deductible and also may qualify for 501(c)3 corporate matching funds.  Your dues and contributions support CMC programs to promote hiking and to build, maintain, and protect trails in Western North Carolina.  Please consider joining and/or making a contribution.

Refund Policy:

Carolina Mountain Club does not refund payments for membership dues.

Membership Customer Service Contacts:

Carolina Mountain Club, P.O. Box 68, Asheville, NC 28802

Privacy Policy:
Carolina Mountain Club does not share individual member information with third parties.