Hiking

Family Camping at Tully Lake, Royalston, MA

Friday, July 21, 2017 12:00 AM to Sunday, July 23, 2017 12:00 AM

Join AMC families at this tent-only family friendly campground set on the shore of a 200 acre lake less than two hrs northwest of Boston. Enjoy roaring waterfalls a short walk away, Explore miles of hiking including the Tully Trail and Tully Mountain, great biking and paddling up the picturesque Tully River or explore the lake's islands and inlets. Or just lounge and relax beneath the towering pine trees. Cost $50 pp ($25 kids four & under) includes campsite, most meals, and s'mores. Communal cooking, chores and fun!

Trip details

Activity: 
Camping
Hiking
Paddling - Canoeing
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Jennifer Sullivan Sulewski jensandsteves@gmail.com (857-231-6154)
Coleader: 
Laurene Poland
Registrar: 
Jen Sulewski jensandsteves@gmail.com (857-231-6154)

Mt. Monadnock

Saturday, May 6, 2017 12:00 AM

Join us for an early spring hike up Mt. Monadnock. This will be an out-and-back hike along the less crowded Pumpelly Trail. Roundtrip dist. is 9 mi. Elev. gain approx. 2300 ft. Microspikes required in case of remaining ice. http://regi.amcboston.org/1526

Trip details

Activity: 
Hiking
Trip state: 
NH
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Jennifer E Newland je_newland@yahoo.com
Coleader: 
Dilrukshi Vitharana

The Osceolas

Saturday, June 24, 2017 12:00 AM

Join us for a good company and a moderately paced hike to two New Hampshire 4000 footers in Waterville Valley, Osceola (4340 ft) and East Osceola (4156 ft). The main peak is an open summit, a former fire tower site with excellent views. On a very clear day, you can see 41 of the other 47 New Hampshire 4000 footers. Total distance 8.4 miles, out and back with 2050 feet of elevation gain.

Trip details

Activity: 
Hiking
Trip state: 
NH
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Barbara Amoroso
Coleader: 
Zeynep Ozyuksel
Michael Oliverio

Welch Dickey Early Season Hike

Saturday, April 29, 2017 12:00 AM

Join us for one of the best known, most scenic hikes in the White Mountains. We will take the 4.5 mile Welch-Dickey Loop which includes a modest 1800 feet of elevation gain, featuring panoramic views, and open ledges. We plan a moderate paced, half day hike and is appropriate for beginners, those who want a good warm up, anyone who is working on the 52 WAV list, or anyone who just wants a good half day on the trail. Dogs welcome.

MicroSpikes and appropriate footwear will be required for this hike in addition to layers, 2 liters of water, and the normal 3 season gear.

Trip details

Activity: 
Hiking
Trip state: 
NH
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Full
Leader: 
Kyle Vietze (617-483-0334; Before 8:00 p.m.)

After leaving the Corporate world about 3 years ago, I have focused my time on helping people enjoy the outdoors through hiking, camping, back packing, and my work in the outdoor retail industry.

Coleader: 
Jeff Isen isen3624@gmail.com (508-846-5993; Before 9:00 p.m.)

Newly minted co-lead, retired surgeon who enjoys 4 season hiking, cooking, traveling, yoga, and conversation.

Nicsa Dagger-Cain (781-420-9146; Before 9:00 p.m.)

Finished my co-leading training in 2016. I love hiking in all seasons, traveling when I can and cooking at home.

Family Memorial Day Mountain Laurel Weekend at AMC Noble View, Russell, MA

Friday, May 26, 2017 4:00 PM to Monday, May 29, 2017 12:00 PM

There's a trail called Laurel Lane and, no wonder... Mountain Laurels are abundant this time of year! Noble View is a wonderful place for hiking easier trails with your family members, and taking in the picturesque beauty of the Pioneer Valley. Come explore the great outdoors at Noble View!

Trip details

Activity: 
Hiking
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Margo CHapski machapski37@gmail.com
Coleader: 
Robin Swift RSwift@republicservices.com (978-577-8754)
Registrar: 
Margo Chapski familyprograms@amcberkshire.org

Family Outdoor Cooking Workshop, Harold Parker State Forest, Andover, MA

Wednesday, August 23, 2017
4:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Always wanted to learn to cook outdoors? Become a backcountry chef! Learn new cooking techniques, involve kids in meal planning and preparation, enjoy the food we/you cook, and leave with practical (and fun!) recipes to dazzle on your next adventure. We'll fire up our stoves and dine on our creations. Workshop fee $15 for adults; Kids free. Workshop run by AMC YOP (Youth Opportunities Program). Register with Lindsay Watkins at lwatkins@outdoors.org or 617-391-6637.

Trip details

Activity: 
Camping
Hiking
Instruction (Skills)
Leadership Training
Social Events
Walks
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Jeanne Blauner jablauner@comcast.net (978-202-5606)
Coleader: 
Lindsay Watkins lwatkins@outdoors.org (617-391-6637)
Registrar: 
Lindsay Watkins lwatkins@outdoors.org (617-391-6637)

Family Overnight Backpack to AMC Zealand Falls Hut, White Mtns, NH

Saturday, May 20, 2017 12:00 AM to Sunday, May 21, 2017 12:00 AM

Join us for a night at Zealand Hut, one of AMC's easiest huts to access. The hut, with co-ed bunkrooms, is spectacularly situated on the side of Zealand Valley near Zealand Falls at the northern end of the Pemigewasset wilderness. We will hike in via the Zealand trail (2.8 miles, 650 ft. gain) with additional optional explorations including a 4K peak. Carry your sleeping bag, lunches and snacks, water and gear. The group will carry in supplies for dinner and breakfast and prepare it together in the hut kitchen.

Trip details

Activity: 
Hiking
Walks
Trip state: 
NH
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Full
Leader: 
Mildred Mugica millie.mugica@gmail.com
Carrie McMillen carriemcmillen@gmail.com
Coleader: 
Susan Koechner littlehouse37@hotmail.com (617-460-2093)

A 2002 AT thru-hiker, Susan is enthusiastic about all things outdoors. An AMC leader pre- and post-kids, she loves to explore the backcountry with bold people young and old.

Registrar: 
Susan Koechner littlehouse37@hotmail.com (617-460-2093)

Wapack Trail, Mid Section

Saturday, May 20, 2017
11:00 AM to 3:00 PM

We will hike from Rt 123 (Turnpike Road) across from Windblown ski area to Route 101 at the bottom of Temple Mountain. Great views of Monadnock area from Temple Mt. ridge. 7.1 miles, moderate/fast pace. No dogs, please. Call L to discuss possible vehicle use in the car spot. Cell phone day of hike 617-571-3740.

Trip details

Activity: 
Hiking
Trip state: 
NH
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Thurman Smith thurman@efrllc.com (781-729-3832; D/E)

Hiking and back-country ski trip leader.

Registrar: 
Thurman Smith thurman@efrllc.com (781-729-3832; Before 9:00 p.m.)

Welch-Dickey Loop Hike

Sunday, May 14, 2017
8:45 AM to 3:00 PM

Join us on this spring loop hike over the Welch-Dickey range at the southern end of NH's White Mountains, near Waterville Valley. The Welch-Dickey loop gives excellent views including Mt.Tripyramid and the Sandwich Range, and is a rewarding and moderate hike. A stop at a local watering hole afterwards is optional. Trip Rating=C3B/Total mileage=4.4 miles/Total Elevation Gain=1800 ft

Trip details

Activity: 
Hiking
Trip state: 
NH
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Wait Listed
Leader: 
Zoe Rath
Coleader: 
Rachael White

Breakheart Reservation, Saugus

Saturday, April 29, 2017
9:30 AM to 1:00 PM

Fast-paced, challenging 6-mile hike with lots of views, 9:30am-1:00pm. Bring lunch, water, and hiking boots. From Rte. 1 in Saugus take Lynn Fells Pkwy West 0.3 mi., right onto Forrest Street. Park at end. Meet at Visitors Center. Rain cancels. Non-AMC members $1.

Trip details

Activity: 
Hiking
Walks
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Marc Hurwitz

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