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This page lists trips sponsored by the Young Members Committee. To see all trips sponsored by the Boston Chapter, see our search page. To find trips sponsored by other chapters, use the club-wide trip search page.
Join the Young Members Google Group: Spontaneous Outings and Socials (SOS). SOS includes local hikes, walks, nature trips, socials, talks, workshops, etc., within the Boston area. The goal is to bring like-minded people together and encourage exploration, enjoyment, and appreciation of local open spaces and environmental issues. Trips and socials will be emailed 3-5 days in advance and will include meeting location, required equipment, skill level, and duration.
The AMC Boston Young Members (YM) Committee is dedicated to encouraging people in their 20s and 30s to get involved in the AMC and enjoy the outdoors. We are always looking for enthusiastic volunteers interested in becoming involved with the Committee. If you have been interested in exploring opportunities to contribute, please contact the committee at firstname.lastname@example.org or plan to attend an upcoming YM Steering Committee Meeting, normally held on the second Monday of the month.
Join leaders Carla and Zoe for this slow-moderate paced mid-spring hike up Mount Chocorua (3475),.
This hike will cover 7.6 miles and have over app. 2,500 feet of gradual elevation gain. This hike can be rocky and strenuous and include stream crossings, the reward is beautiful views of the Presidential Ranges. Lunch will be enjoyed on MT Chocoruas summit (3,475 ft.), which offers spectacular 360-degree views of the Sandwich and Presidential Ranges.
Option to go to dinner with group after hike.
Join us for an slow paced scenic hike on Sandwich Dome, a mountial who's claim to fame is being just 7 feet short of a 4000 footer (3993). We will ascend the Sandwich Mtn Trail and descend the Drake's Brook Trail, covering 7.9 miles and 2600' elevation gain. Book time is 6, though the group will likely be going slower than that. Leader Zoe is co-leading a hike to Mount Chocorua on Saturday if you want to make this a hiking weekend consider joining that hike too.
Hike the Crockers, Redington, Mt. Abraham and Spaulding over Memorial Day weekend
Come join us for a hike of some of the best 4000 footers in Maine! Although this hike is at the end of May, this will still be considered a winter hike due to the possibility of winter trail conditions. The goal of this trip is to do two separate, but long day hikes on Sunday and Monday of Memorial Day weekend.
Join us for a moderately paced day hike to the exposed summit of Mount Moosilauke, which offers great views of the White Mountains and the Connecticut Valley. We'll meet at the Moosilauke Ravine Lodge and take the Gorge Brook Trail to the summit, enjoying good views as we get above treeline along the way before we eat lunch at the top. If the group is up to it, we might take a different trail on the descent, adding to our total mileage. Mileage=7.4 miles round trip / Total Elevation Gain=2,400' / Trip rating=B3B
Casey leads trips year around for the hiking/backpacking committee of the AMC Boston Chapter. He often leads 3 Season and is heavily engaged in the H/B leadership and training programs such as Spring/Fall Leadership Training as well as our educational programs in the Spring and Winter Hiking Programs. Like other hiker that hike before sun up and after sun down and do 20+ miles, Casey likes to do the same only keep it under 10 miles :) He's experienced but not a speed daemon.
Join us to perform trail maintenance on a section of the Rock Circuit trail in the Fells. We will be picking up glass and other trash, and removing fallen or overhanging branches to keep the trail passable.
Join the Appalachian Mountain Club and the Boston Area Returned Peace Corps Volunteers for a guided tour of edible plants at the Alewife Reservation!
This is our LAST game night at Joy St., so join us for a night of board games and card games to remember! Bring your favorite board game or come to play something you haven't before. Game night will run from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm, come for whatever time frame works for you. Food will not be served, though you are welcome to bring in food or snacks. Sign up here: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1XfGLXPqOzvxCcNgZJSb0jFDHVrW1KUr56QuC...
Join YM for an urban walk to explore the Seaport District and Lawn on D!
Come celebrate the start of the summer with the LAST EVER ROOFTOP DECK PARTY AT JOY STREET! Come help us see off our old headquarters in style. Meet new and old friends, learn about great Young Members events & trips being offered this summer, and enjoy classic grill food. In case of rain, we will move into the auditorium. YM will provide burgers and other grill items as well as sides and alcoholic & non-alcoholic beverages. Vegetarian options will be provided, and please contact Samantha with any other food restrictions or allergies.
Join Morgane and Alex for some sailing on the Charles River followed by a snack potluck. Come see Boston and Cambridge from a different perspective with good company! You do not need any sailing experience for this trip. We will attempt to sail in a Sonar (a 23-foot boat).
Join us for a moderately-paced loop hike that will cover two of the 4,000 footers of New Hampshire: Hancock (4420) and South Hancock (4319). The ascent will be steep and rough, and participants should have recent experience hiking in the White Mountains or in comparable terrain. There will be several brook crossings along the route, and we will travel along an old logging road for part of the ascent. Total Mileage=9.8/Total Elevation Gain=2700'/Difficult Rating=A3B
Come join us to hike Mt. Jefferson, New Hampshire's third tallest mountain. If the weather cooperates we will have amazing 360 degree views including Mount Washington to the south. We will climb Mt. Jefferson via an out and back on Caps Ridge Trail. The total mileage will be 5 miles and the elevation gain will be 2,760 feet. Even though we will be taking the easiest route to the summit, the trail is steep, rough, and involves scrambles over ledges. This hike is not a good choice for beginners, hikers who feel uncomfortable on rock slabs, or anyone with a fear of heights.
Join AMC Boston Young Member's as we kick off the summer with a weekend of outdoor fun at AMC's Cold River Camp in North Chatham, NH. In true summer camp style, a variety of hiking and other activities will be offered each day as we explore Evans Notch region of the White Mountains. At least four hiking options will be provided each day.
Interested in learning about the inner workings of the AMC Boston Young Members (YM) Committee? The YM Steering Committee is generally scheduled to meet on the second Monday of every month from 7-9 pm - dinner is provided! Our meetings are open to all in AMC YM. If interested, contact Zoe K (email@example.com) for information on location and other details.
Join Bruce Porter and the Appalachian Mountain Club for a walk through Gray Reservation/Haynes Meadow Reservation/Water District protection zone to explore the many features formed by the glacier which blanketed New England 10,000 yrs. ago. Kettles pit the plane and kame terraces rise abruptly to create beautiful vistas of the wetlands below. Be able to identify eskers, erratics, kames, and more on your next hike. Our walk will take about 2 hours.
Join us for a single-day hike of scenic Monroe and Washington. Weather permitting, we will have fantastic views. Washington is the highest peak in the White Mountains at 6'288 feet. Both peaks will be over 4,000 feet for those who are looking to hike the 4,000 footers. This will be a loop hike and we will hike the Ammonoosuc and Jewell trails. This hike is not recommended for beginners as one of the sections is extremely steep and rough and can prove quite arduous to many hikers, particularly to those with limited trail-walking experience.
This trip is part of the 2017 Spring Hiking Program, and is open to program participants only. Registration for this trip will be open after the first day of class in April.
Join the leaders on an intermediate trip to Greenleaf hut, and from there to hike one of the most beautiful ridges in the White Mountains!
Enjoy a summer weekend in Acadia National Park hiking a variety of trails, some very challenging and rewarding. The hikes we're planning are short but do include some technical portions like ladders, steep ledges, etc., and may be challenging for those with a fear of heights. Join us to watch the sunrise from atop Cadillac Mountain and enjoy the beautiful ocean views! There may be some beach time and/or a brewery tour, too. Limited to 12 participants.
Join AMC Young Members (20s-30s) for a Labor Day weekend cycling and hiking the dunes of Nantucket! Enjoy three days of moderate cycling, beachfront lodging, cultural and culinary highlights, seaside hikes and great company. We will cycle approximately 20 miles a day (with breaks!), and depending on the group's interests. You do not need to be an experienced cycler for this trip, and there are bike rental options on the island.