Family/HB Weekend Backpack to Ethan Pond

Trip dates:
Saturday, July 15, 2017 7:00 AM to Sunday, July 16, 2017 12:00 AM

This is a joint Family and Hiking.Backpacking trip. We will be backpacking 2.7 miles up a steady incline to the tentsites at Ethan Pond. The elevation gain will be 1420', 4". The campsite is located on the shore of a pristine mountain pond. Those ambtious enough may try to summit the nearby Mt. Wiley (4285) after making camp. On Sunday morning we make a three mile detour, roundtrip and without full packs, to view Ripley and Arethusa Falls. Registration URL:  http://regi.amcboston.org/1476

Trip details

Activity: 
Trip region: 
New Hampshire, White Mountains
Trip state: 
NH
Leader: 
Mark Warren markwarren@mmwarren.com (617-233-1520; Before 8:00 pm)

For all of this decade, I have led the annual Beginner Backpacking trip for Hiking/Backpacking's Spring Hiking Program, so I used to interacting with newcomers.

Trip location: 
Ethan Pond Campsite, Harts Location, NH
Status: 
Open
Trip country: 
USA
Trip difficulty: 
C3C

Audiences

Families
Run until filled: 
No

Registration

Registration required: 
Yes

Fees

$8.00
$8.00
$5.00
$8.00
$5.00
$5.00
Fee includes: 
Parking is $3/vehicle.The campsite will be about $5/person.

Special types

Happenings: 
No
X Happenings: 
No
Volunteer: 
No
Instruction: 
No
First timers: 
No
Conservation: 
No
New members: 
No
Advance notice: 
No
Special notice: 
No
Creation date: 
2017-02-17 14:34:24.0
Last updated: 
2017-02-18 12:29:53.82