Activities for the Forty Plus Committee

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Hike Willowdale State Forest

Sunday, February 26, 2017
1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Hike Willowdale State Forest, Ipswich MA. We'll hike about 4-5 miles along a section of Bay Circuit Trail and other woodland trials in this forest. With the warming weather we may observe signs of Spring. Willowdale is over 2400 acres with more than 40 miles of trails. We'll meet at 1:00pm in parking area on Linebrook Road. Leader: Richard Lombard 978 394 9619 (on day of hike) rllombard2@gmail.com From I-95 South take Exit 50 to Rte.

Trip details

Activity: 
Hiking
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Richard Lombard rllombard2@gmail.com (978-394-9619)

Forty Plus Intermediate Lake Placid NY Ski Trip

Thursday, March 2, 2017 12:00 AM to Sunday, March 5, 2017 12:00 AM

Forty Plus Intermediate Lake Placid NY Ski Trip. Thursday, March 2- Sunday, March 5, 2017. We will stay at the South Meadow Farm Lodge (http://www.southmeadow.com) and will have a number of options for cross-country skiing including the Olympic venue of Mt. Van Hoevenberg and the Cascade Cross-Country Center. For alpine skiers there is Whiteface Mountain. If the snow does not cooperate, there will be opportunities for easy hikes as well as snowshoeing.

Trip details

Activity: 
Skiing - Cross-Country (Nordic)
Trip state: 
NY
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Joan Blaustein blausteinjoan@gmail.com
Coleader: 
Angie Evans
Registrar: 
Joan Blaustein

Mt. Shaw, 52 with a View

Sunday, March 5, 2017 12:00 AM

RESCHEDULING TRIP FROM Feb. 12th.
Tired of the same old 4000 footers? Try 52 with a View. Mt. Shaw is 2990 ft with views of of the lakes, Ossipee, and northern mountains. 8.8 miles with 1700 ft elevation gain over a combination of forest trails and old carriage roads. Full winter gear and some experience required.

Trip details

Activity: 
Hiking
Trip state: 
NH
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
William Swanton Bill.Swanton@gartner.com

Bill is a four season leader with the Boston Chapter Forty Plus committee.

Teresa Pagliuca
Registrar: 
Bill Swanton bill.swanton@gartner.com

Mount Moosilauke Winter Hike

Saturday, March 11, 2017 12:00 AM

Come join us for a winter hike to Mount Moosilauke, a 4,802-foot-high mountain at the southwestern end of the White Mountains in the town of Benton, New Hampshire, United States. It is the tenth highest and most southwesterly of the 4,000 foot summits in the White Mountains. Full winter gear is rquired for this hike.

Trip details

Activity: 
Hiking
Trip state: 
NH
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Wait Listed
Leader: 
Steven Dennen stevedennen@gmail.com (781-799-9623; Anytime)
Teresa Pagliuca pagliuca.t@gmail.com
Registrar: 
Steven Dennen (781-799-9623; Anytime)

Earth Day at Cape Cod on Great Island, Wellfleet Hike

Saturday, April 22, 2017 12:00 AM

13th annual exploration of ocean, sand, forest and wildlife. 6.5 miles rt. Boots required. Apres hike lunch optional. Contact L, Barbara Fay. No dogs.

Trip details

Activity: 
Hiking
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Barbara Fay bfamc@verizon.net
Coleader: 
Sunny Steadman
Registrar: 
Barbara Fay bfamc@verizon.net

Scenic Block Island Biking/Hiking Memorial Day Weekend

Friday, May 26, 2017 12:00 AM to Monday, May 29, 2017 12:00 AM

Come with us to beautiful Block Island. Stay at an island inn/cottage with views of the old harbor and the ocean. Guided, combined biking/hiking daily tours on the island. $350 includes shared rooms plus 3 breakfasts. Dinners maybe prepared in available kitchen. There are a variety of restaurants on the island. Bikes in good order with fully inflated tires and tool kit recommended. Helmets required. Full payment required at time of registration. For further info contact.

Trip details

Activity: 
Bicycling
Trip state: 
RI
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Ken Samoylenko
Karen Deady karen.deady@alumni.tufts.edu (978-369-3409; Before 9 PM)
Coleader: 
Emily McPhillips emcp@me.com
Registrar: 
Karen Deady karen.deady@alumni.tufts.edu (978-369-3409; Before 9PM)

Lakes of Clouds Hut

Saturday, June 10, 2017 12:00 AM to Sunday, June 11, 2017 12:00 AM

Enjoy expansive views on the shoulder of Mt Washington staying at the Lakes of the Clouds Hut. We will hike up the Ammonoosuc Ravine Trail passing waterfalls fueled by the spring melt along the way. We hope to summit Mt Washington; Mt Monroe perhaps after dinner; and the next day Mt Eisenhower on our way out via the Edmands Path. Ours will be an above tree line experience and hopefully we'll witness an unforgettable sunset from Lakes of the Clouds. Total mileage 13 miles. Cost: $142.83 includes one night hut stay, dinner, and breakfast. Register with L.

Trip details

Activity: 
Hiking
Trip state: 
NH
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Ann Hargleroad ahargleroad@gmail.com
Ellen Stanley ellstan@comcast.net

Presidential Traverse Without the Peaks

Friday, June 16, 2017 12:00 AM to Sunday, June 18, 2017 12:00 AM

This is the classic Presidential Traverse (without the peaks, we will walk around the mountains) on the ridge line to Mt Madison Hut overnight for the first day. Then to Mt Adams to Mt Jefferson to Mt. Clay and Lake of the Clouds Hut (overnight), then to Mt Monroe, Mt Eisenhower , and finally to Mt Pierce. If you always wanted to walk the ridgeline, without the peaks, this is the trip.

Trip details

Activity: 
Hiking
Trip state: 
NH
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Steven Dennen stevedennen@gmail.com (781-799-9623; Anytime)
Teresa Pagliuca pagiluca.t@gmail.com
Registrar: 
Steven Dennen stevedennen@gmail.com (781-799-9623; Anytime)