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67398

Beginning Whitewater Kayak Instruction: Series B

Paddling Date: Tue June 25, 2013 - Sun June 30, 2013

Experience the excitement of whitewater kayaking in a fun and supportive environment with an outstanding group of paddlers. Students will learn basic kayak strokes, maneuvers, and water safety skills on a local pond in Concord, then travel to the river during a weekend trip for a two-day instructional trip on Class 1-2 whitewater. Beginner Instructionals are taught in accordance to American Canoe Association (ACA) standards for Whitewater Kayaking. Students must be comfortable on and in the water and able to transport their own gear. Dates: June 25, 27, 29-30 Tuition: $150/$170, Member/Non-Members. (-$60 with own gear) Camping/meals (~$50) not included. To apply, send your name, address, day and evening phone numbers, email, AMC membership number, height & weight (for boat assignment), and Series preference (A, B) to: Beginner Kayak Registrar, c/o Dan Bennis, 300 main st. Spencer ma 01562. Include a check payable to "AMC Paddlers Committee" for payment. If you do not have an email address, please include a self-addressed/stamped envelope for course mailings. For questions about the class, please e-mailAMCKayak@aol.com.

Activity Category: Instruction (Skills), Paddling, Paddling - Whitewater
Region: Massachusetts, Berkshires
State: MA
Country: USA
Status: Open
Registration Required: Yes
External Link: AMC Boston Paddlers
Leader: Dan Bennis (E-mail Dan Bennis) 207-653-1043
Registrar: Dan Bennis (E-mail Dan Bennis)
67481

Bike Camping on Nantucket

Bicycling Date: Fri June 28, 2013 - Sun June 30, 2013

Join us on Nantucket before the July crowds. Est $90 for camp fees and meals. Your own tent and camping gear required. Lovely rustic campground on bike path in center island. Bathhouse with inside and outside hot showers, sinks and toilets. Meals, cooking and hanging out under a pavillion shelter. Shared food shopping and meal prep. Easy riding around island on bike paths. Nearest beach only 3ish miles; furthest about 12 miles. Tour with a leader or on you own Sat and Sun. Call for more info.

Activity Category: Bicycling
Region: Massachusetts, Cape Cod
State: MA
Country: USA
Status: Open
Registration Required: Yes
Leader: Jeri Schefts schefts@bc.edu, Deb Duncombe ddunc@rcn.com
68579

3 Days on the Long Trail (A3B)

Hiking/Backpacking Date: Fri June 28, 2013 - Sun June 30, 2013

The days are long and hopefully all the black flies and mud will be gone! Time for a weekend in Vermont. We will be hiking a 3 day section of the Long Trail in the Green Mountains. Day 1: Appalachian Gap to Battelle Shelter: 10.5 miles Day 2: Battelle Shelter to Emily Proctor Shelter: 12.1 miles Day 3: Emily Proctor Shelter to Middlebury Gap: 6.7 miles We summit a 1/2 dozen peaks, 4000 footers are Mt Abraham, Cutts Peak, Mt Ellen. As we are a large group we will use shelters only if nobody else is there so we will be prepared to camp both nights. We recommend strongly driving up on Thursday night and we will organize a group camp site, possibly Camel's Hump State Forest. We can spot cars Thursday night time permitting, but more likely Friday morning. $25 includes 2 dinners, 2 breakfasts & Thursday night camping. Register at REGI link http://hbbostonamc.org/regi/464.

Activity Category: Backpacking
Region: Vermont, Green Mountains
State: VT
Country: USA
Status: Open
Registration Required: Yes
External Link: http://hbbostonamc.org/regi/464
Leader: Mark Chiurri (E-mail Mark Chiurri)
Co-Leader: Chuck Monjak chuckmonjak@yahoo.com
Registrar: Mark Chiurri mchiurri@yahoo.com
68844

Kilkenny Range Traverse Backpack (AA3B)

Hiking/Backpacking Date: Fri June 28, 2013 - Sun June 30, 2013

Kilkenny Ridge Backpack - 2.5 days/2 nights. Join leaders for a 24 mile hike of the Kilkenny Ridge. "The Kilkenny" is a wild and isolated part of the White Mountains, full of mystery and diverse wildlife and vegetation. Our route includes ascents of the two northernmost 4,000 footers, Mt Waumbek (4006') and Mt Cabot (4170'), in addition to The Bulge (3950'), The Horn (3905'), Mt Weeks (3901) and South Weeks (3885), all four on the NE 100 Highest list. Two night's backcountry camping starts at Rodgers Ledge (accessed from York Pond) with amazing views of the surrounding Kilkenny and Pilot ranges. Approximately 10 miles and 3200 ft for two days with a 4 mile, 1200 ft walk-in on Friday afternoon. Register at REGI link https://hbbostonamc.org/regi/480.

Activity Category: Backpacking, Hiking
Region: New Hampshire, White Mountains
State: NH
Country: USA
Status: Open
Registration Required: Yes
External Link: https://hbbostonamc.org/regi/480
Leader: Pam Wilmot phwilmot@gmail.com
Co-Leader: Carrie Pshedesky (E-mail Carrie Pshedesky)
Registrar: Carrie Pshedesky carriebryn@gmail.com
69220

Grape Island Family Camping

Family Date: Fri June 28, 2013 - Sun June 30, 2013

Grape is a wonderful small island. Kids love it. It's remote and primitive, yet so close! Ferry over to the island on Friday June 28th for 2 nights. We can spend the next days island hopping or exploring Grape itself. Cost is $32/pp, plus ferry tickets. Includes campsite, three dinners, three breakfasts, three lunches.

Activity Category: Family
Region: Massachusetts, Boston Area
State: MA
Country: USA
Status: Open
Registration Required: Yes
Leader: Kenneth Anderson (E-mail Kenneth Anderson), Paul Pichetti (E-mail Paul Pichetti)
Registrar: David Powell davidfreds@beld.net
69726

Unknown Pond BP (A3C)

Hiking/Backpacking Date: Fri June 28, 2013 - Sun June 30, 2013

Please join us for a mindfulness backpack to the Kilkenny Ridge and Unknown Pond Area from June 28 to 30. Hiking experience is required. We expect to hike 3-4 miles to the tent site, and another 4 plus miles to reach the views for, approximately, 10.6 miles, 2350 ft. elevation gain in total. We'll car camp Friday night and backpack on Saturday.

Activity Category: Hiking
Region: New Hampshire, North Country
State: NH
Country: USA
Status: Open
Registration Required: Yes
External Link: http://hbbostonamc.org/regi/518
Leader: Tracy Sweeney (E-mail Tracy Sweeney)
Co-Leader: Tom Grasso thomas.grasso@pw.utc.com
Registrar: tracy sweeney opensky2700@gmail.com
69828

Car Camp Osceola's Weekend with Steak Tip Dinner

Hiking/Backpacking Date: Fri June 28, 2013 - Sun June 30, 2013

Car camp weekend at a private campground to include camp site for 2 nights, 2 amazing breakfasts and one gourmet steak or veggie dinner. The campground has free hot showers. We will meet Friday night and camp out. Awake to a pancake breakfast Sat morning, and after breakfast we will hike North and South Osceola. Two NH 4000 footers. Sat night we will have a BBQ steak tip dinner or veggie chili over baked potato, along with a salad. We will also have a happy hour BYOB (absolutely no alcohol on the trail), and a camp fire. Sunday morning: French toast! After breakfast we will hike a 2-1/2 miles to a waterfall were you could carefully climb under the falls. We'll swim at the falls, and after lunch we'll return to the campground and break down camp. There will be beginner hikers on this hike from the Spring Hiking Program: we will split into two groups, as we plan to take a total of 20 participants at least 4-5 leaders. The cost of the trip is $38.00 payable to us at the campground when you sign the waiver. Hope you join us. Questions: email Paul Terenzi at Firemanpaul@comcast.net. Register at REGI link http:hbbostonamc.org/regi/418

Activity Category: Hiking
Region: New Hampshire, White Mountains
State: NH
Country: USA
Status: Open
Registration Required: Yes
External Link: http:hbbostonamc.org/regi/418
Leader: Paul Terenzi (E-mail Paul Terenzi), Kevin McAllister (E-mail Kevin McAllister)
Co-Leader: Sarah Waterbury supersarah67@hotmail.com, Elizabeth Ryan ryan.ej@comcast.net
Registrar: Paul Terenzi firemanpaul@comcast.net 781-391-4205 (before 10 pm)
68443

Zealand Falls by Night (B4C)

Hiking/Backpacking Date: Sat June 29, 2013 - Sun June 30, 2013

This night hike, starting in the late afternoon, will take us through the meadows and bogs of beautiful and rugged Zealand Valley with an AMC naturalist. We will stop along the way at important areas to learn about local history of the logging and railroads. We will learn about the beaver activity and their impact on the local area. Later, we will tour the Zealand Falls and Zealand Pond area before settling in to a DIY dinner in the vicinity of the AMC Zealand Falls Hut (2630'), to enjoy the end of the day by watching the setting sun. Once daylight is far behind us, we will descend the trail in darkness, absent of even the moon, to expand our skills by experiencing travelling in the forest at night. 5.8 mi RT and about 700' gain. We are strongly encouraging a comfortable ski lodge stay that evening, as we will not finish until around 11 pm. The cabin cost is $20 and is located about 45 mins from our trailhead. Headlamps are required! Register at REGI link: http://hbbostonamc.org/regi/461.

Activity Category: Hiking
Region: New Hampshire, White Mountains
State: NH
Country: USA
Status: Open
Registration Required: Yes
External Link: http://hbbostonamc.org/regi/461
Leader: Robert Freed (E-mail Robert Freed)
Co-Leader: Bill Moss (E-mail Bill Moss)
Registrar: Robert Freed w-r-freed@comcast.net 617-460-5213 (Before 10 pm)
69204

Galehead Hut Beginner/Intermediate Hut Trip (C3C)

Hiking/Backpacking Date: Sat June 29, 2013 - Sun June 30, 2013

Join the leaders on an beginner/intermediate level trip to the most remote hut in the White Mountains. Galehead Hut offers great views of the Pemigawasset Wilderness area. We will hike just over 4 miles to the hut and check in. If participants are interested, we can tag Galehead and South Twin. Both of these summits are NH 4000 footers. South Twin has 360 degree views. The stay at the hut includes dinner and breakfast. Register at REGI link https://hbbostonamc.org/regi/417

Activity Category: Hiking
Region: New Hampshire, White Mountains
State: NH
Country: USA
Status: Open
Registration Required: Yes
External Link: https://hbbostonamc.org/regi/417
Leader: Reji James jreji@yahoo.com 617-335-7416
Co-Leader: Joe Danaher jdanaher235@yahoo.com
Registrar: Reji James jreji@yahoo.com 617-335-7416
67722

Waterville Valley

Local Walks/Hikes Date: Sun June 30, 2013

Leisurely scenic hike. 9mi. w/shorter options. Some steep sections. Bring lunch, water, raingear, sturdy footwear. 7am carpool (Woburn). I-95/Rte. 128 Exit 35 (Woburn) to Rte. 38S for 0.1mi., then R (Middlesex Canal Drive) past Holiday Inn to SW corner of pkg. lot behind Woburn Cinemas. No dogs; non-AMC members $1.

Activity Category: Hiking
Region: New Hampshire, White Mountains
State: NH
Country: USA
Status: Open
Registration Required: No
Leader: Jerry Yos (E-mail Jerry Yos) 781-935-4647 (until 11:00)
68905

Mt. Whiteface Hike

Forty Plus Date: Sun June 30, 2013

Fairly strenuous 8+ mile hike with 2900 ft. of elevation gain rewarded by views.

Activity Category: Hiking
Region: New Hampshire, White Mountains
State: NH
Country: USA
Status: Open
Registration Required: Yes
Leader: Leslie Greer 617-233-6423 (After 6/10, Before 9PM)
Co-Leader: Marie Constantini, Janet Spriggs
69816

Waban to Chestnut Hill, Newton Parks and Conservation Lands

Local Walks/Hikes Date: Sun June 30, 2013

9:30am to 12:30pm. 6-mi hike featuring Aqueduct, Cold Spring Park, Webster Conservation Area, Hammond Pond Reservation and Houghton Garden. Lots of shade and flat terrain. Meet at Waban T parking lot on Riverside line. Ends at Chestnut Hill T station. Heavy rain cancels.

Activity Category: Hiking, Walks
Region: Massachusetts, Boston Area
State: MA
Country: USA
Status: Open
Registration Required: No
Leader: Bill McDonald fonebill3@icloud.com 508-942-3800