Dave Field

Dave Field has been volunteering with the Appalachian Trail in Maine since 1954 and was the maintainer of the AT on Saddleback Mountain from 1956-2016. He has served as the president of the Maine Appalachian Trail Club (MATC), on the ATC’s Board of Managers, and is a member of the Appalachian Trail Museum’s Hall of Fame. He is also a historian of the trail, working to transcribe and digitize Myron Avery’s correspondence and the papers of the MATC.


Nov. 17, 2021

Explore the story of three changemakers who combined led, and continue to lead, the trail through its 100 years of history.