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Wed– Sep 23– NaN Invitation to Join Young Member's Google Group
Sat Jul 30 Mt. Isolation - Young Members (20s & 30s) Full
Sat Jul 30 Franconia Ridge Traverse New
Sat Jul 30 YOUNG MEMBERS: FRANCONIA RIDGE TRAVERSE - THE LESS TRAVELED ROUTE (AA2B) New
Sun Jul 31 Come sail on the Charles Waitlist
Tue Aug 2 Summer Hiking in the Fells Updated
Fri–Sun Aug 5–7 Cardigan Weekend with Boston Young Members (20s & 30s)
Sat Aug 6 Run up Carrigain
Sun Aug 7 North and Middle Tripyramids Full
Tue Aug 9 Summer Hiking in the Fells Updated
Fri–Sun Aug 12–14 Rural Vermont Cycling, Camping, and Water Sports Weekend
Tue Aug 16 Summer Hiking in the Fells Updated
Fri–Sun Aug 19–21 Barnes Field Camping Weekend New
Sat Aug 20 Aug. 20th Osceolas Hike New
Tue Aug 23 Summer Hiking in the Fells Updated
Tue Aug 30 Summer Hiking in the Fells Updated
Tue Aug 30 Game Night at Joy St New
Fri–Mon Sep 2–5 Lake Champlain Islands - Cycle, Paddle and Hike over Labor Day weekend (Vermont)
Fri–Mon Sep 2–5 Nantucket Biking and Beaches Weekend!
Sat–Sun Sep 10–11 Bonds and Zealand Backpack Waitlist
Fri–Sun Sep 16–18 Young Members (20s & 30s) Leadership Training Updated
Sat Sep 17 Tripyramids from the Kanc with Young Members (20s & 30s) Waitlist
Fri–Sun Sep 23–25 Young Members Fall Getaway Weekend
Sat–Mon Oct 8–10 Fall Hiking and Photography Weekend at Pinkham Notch
Backpacking
Sat–Sun Sep 10–11 Bonds and Zealand Backpack Waitlist
Bicycling - Road
Fri–Mon Sep 2–5 Nantucket Biking and Beaches Weekend!
Bicycling - Touring
Fri–Sun Aug 12–14 Rural Vermont Cycling, Camping, and Water Sports Weekend
Bicycling - Touring|Camping
Fri–Mon Sep 2–5 Lake Champlain Islands - Cycle, Paddle and Hike over Labor Day weekend (Vermont)
Camping
Fri–Sun Aug 19–21 Barnes Field Camping Weekend New
Hiking
Wed– Sep 23– NaN Invitation to Join Young Member's Google Group
Sat Jul 30 Mt. Isolation - Young Members (20s & 30s) Full
Sat Jul 30 Franconia Ridge Traverse New
Sat Jul 30 YOUNG MEMBERS: FRANCONIA RIDGE TRAVERSE - THE LESS TRAVELED ROUTE (AA2B) New
Tue Aug 2 Summer Hiking in the Fells Updated
Fri–Sun Aug 5–7 Cardigan Weekend with Boston Young Members (20s & 30s)
Sun Aug 7 North and Middle Tripyramids Full
Tue Aug 9 Summer Hiking in the Fells Updated
Tue Aug 16 Summer Hiking in the Fells Updated
Sat Aug 20 Aug. 20th Osceolas Hike New
Tue Aug 23 Summer Hiking in the Fells Updated
Tue Aug 30 Summer Hiking in the Fells Updated
Sat Sep 17 Tripyramids from the Kanc with Young Members (20s & 30s) Waitlist
Hiking|Running
Sat Aug 6 Run up Carrigain
Instruction (Skills)|Leadership Training
Fri–Sun Sep 16–18 Young Members (20s & 30s) Leadership Training Updated
Paddling
Fri–Sun Sep 23–25 Young Members Fall Getaway Weekend
Photography
Sat–Mon Oct 8–10 Fall Hiking and Photography Weekend at Pinkham Notch
Sailing
Sun Jul 31 Come sail on the Charles Waitlist
Social Events
Tue Aug 30 Game Night at Joy St New
Hiking / Backpacking Rating System
First: Mileage   Middle: Pace*   Last: Terrain
AA = 13+ miles
A = 9–13 miles
B = 5–9 miles
C = under 5 miles
  1 = very fast 2.5+ mph
2 = fast 2–2.5 mph
3 = moderate 1.5–2 mph
4 = leisurely 1.5 mph
  A = very strenuous
B = strenuous
C = average
D = easy
* Pace is the leader’s hiking pace on “average” terrain, such as the hilly trails in the Blue Hills.
Example: B2C means 5–9 miles, fast 2–2.5 mph pace, average terrain.
Wed– Sep 23 NaN Invitation to Join Young Member's Google Group
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. See To join this Google Group: https://groups.google.com/group/amc-sos or click on the 'Register Now' button.
Reg. at Registration. L Michele Grzenda.
Sat Jul 30 Mt. Isolation - Young Members (20s & 30s) Full
Join Boston Young Members (20s & 30s) for a moderately paced hike up to the summit of one of the shortest and most remote 4000 footers in the White Mountains, Mt. Isolation (4003 feet). The hike will be 12 miles with 5050 feet in elevation gain. We will take the Glen Boulder Trail (past the famous Glen Boulder!) to the Davis Path to get us to the summit. The Glen Boulder Trail gains elevation very quickly, so please be prepared for a steep climb (with beautiful views).
Reg. at Register here. L Shannon MacKenzie m.REMOVE.NEXT.WORD.poodleailto:tuscola16 at remove6XJ29.this.textgmail.com. CL Sabrina Larkin m.REMOVE.NEXT.WORD.poodleailto:smlarkin92 at remove6XJ29.this.textgmail.com 845-325-0802.
Sat Jul 30 Franconia Ridge Traverse New
Seize another opportunity to hike the classic Franconia loop up Mts. Lincoln and Lafayette. We will ascend the Falling Waters trail and descend on the Old Bridle Path. Enjoy majestic views. Expect a very steep climb up. The hard work will pay off. Approx. 9 mi. rdtrp, elev gain around 3800 ft. Ltd. to 8 experienced hikers. Register at: https://regi.amcboston.org/1259
Reg. at Registration. L Jennifer E Newland m.REMOVE.NEXT.WORD.poodleailto:je_newland at remove6XJ29.this.textyahoo.com.
Sat Jul 30 YOUNG MEMBERS: FRANCONIA RIDGE TRAVERSE - THE LESS TRAVELED ROUTE (AA2B) New
Hike at total of 14-15 miles on advanced terrain. Ascend the Skookumchuck trail to Laffayette and cross the ridge over Lincoln, Little Haystack, Liberty and Flume, descend the Osseo trail. Great views from 5 summits and an open ridge. We will be above treeline for a long time covering challenging terrain. Previous experience hiking long distances in the mountains required. This event is co-listed CT Young Members Committee (20s-30s) and Outings.
Reg. with Alison Terjek m.REMOVE.NEXT.WORD.poodleailto:alisonterjek at remove6XJ29.this.textgmail.com. L Sean Deshaies m.REMOVE.NEXT.WORD.poodleailto:thatbostonamcguy at remove6XJ29.this.textgmail.com.
Sun Jul 31 Come sail on the Charles Waitlist
Join Morgane 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).
Reg. at Registration. L Morgane Treanton m.REMOVE.NEXT.WORD.poodleailto:morgane.treanton at remove6XJ29.this.textgmail.com.
Tue Aug 2 Summer Hiking in the Fells Updated
Join AMC Young Members (20s and 30s) for an after work hike in the Middlesex Fells. We will meet every Tuesday between July 12th and August 30th to hike this beautiful reservation. We will have a 6:30 start time to allow for commuters to meet us after work and will hike for approximately one and a half hours (until dusk) at a moderate pace. Meeting spots will vary and will be emailed out to participants. Sign up for one or many Tuesday hikes here: http://goo.gl/forms/os07a8zzQNkyp4me2 L: Shannon MacKenzie CL: Caitlin Hall Questions? ceh5169@gmail.com
Reg. at Registration. L Shannon MacKenzie. CL Caitlin Hall m.REMOVE.NEXT.WORD.poodleailto:ceh5169 at remove6XJ29.this.textgmail.com.
Fri–Sun Aug 57 Cardigan Weekend with Boston Young Members (20s & 30s)
Join Boston Young Members (20s & 30s) for a summer hiking getaway, with camping nestled at the base of Mount Cardigan. Arrive at the campsite on Friday evening to enjoy two weekend day hikes. Participants will select either a moderate or fast-paced group, as two sets of leaders will be running this trip. The moderately-paced group will a hike across approximately 7 miles/1850 elevation gain on Saturday and 6 miles/1750 elevation gain on Sunday. The fast past paced group will hike approximately 15 miles/2000 on Saturday and 11 miles/2500 on Sunday. Highlights include hiking Mt. Cardigan, a New England classic, offering excellent 360-degree views from its exposed, rocky summit. The two groups of participants will camp together at the base of Mount Cardigan. Spend the afternoon swimming in a nearby pond and the evening relaxing next to the campfire. Participants will be responsible for bringing and preparing their own food (a potable water source is nearby). Gear, such as tents, will also be the responsibility of each participant, although the leaders will facilitate tent sharing prior to the trip. Campsites are within a half mile from the parking lot, which allows for easy access to the campsite. Cost: $22.00 Members/ $27 Non-Members
Reg. at Registration. L Shannon MacKenzie, Lopa Subramanian. CL Jim Hanloniv, Caitlin Hall.
Sat Aug 6 Run up Carrigain
Some of the best views in the Whites can be had from the observation platform on Mt. Carrigain, and the Signal Ridge Trail provides a steady, largely runnable line up. We'll get an early start and keep up a steady but moderate running pace. 10mi/3250' climb, pace approx. 12min/mi on the flat and 20min/mi uphill. This trip is cross-listed in H/B and Young Members.
Reg. at Registration. L Jonathan Niehof. CL David Phillips.
Sun Aug 7 North and Middle Tripyramids Full
Join us for a moderately paced hike to the summit of two of New Hampshire 4000 footers, Mt. Tripyramid (4140 feet) and Middle Tripyramid (4110 feet). The hike, best known for its exposed rock slabs and great views from the Middle Tripyramid, will be 12.1 miles with about 3300 feet of elevation gain. After a mostly flat walk from the Livermore Trail, most of the elevation comes from an ascent up the South Slide of the Mt. Tripyramid Trail. We'll bypass the North Slide via a descent down the Pine Bend and Scaur Ridge trails. Since we will be going through the Sandwich Range Wilderness, the group size will be limited to 10 people. This trip is cross-posted in H/B and Young Members.
Reg. at Registration. L Morgane Treanton m.REMOVE.NEXT.WORD.poodleailto:morgane.treanton at remove6XJ29.this.textgmail.com. CL Sabrina Larkin m.REMOVE.NEXT.WORD.poodleailto:smlarkin92 at remove6XJ29.this.textgmail.com, Max Tirey.
Tue Aug 9 Summer Hiking in the Fells Updated
Join AMC Young Members (20s and 30s) for an after work hike in the Middlesex Fells. We will meet every Tuesday between July 12th and August 30th to hike this beautiful reservation. We will have a 6:30 start time to allow for commuters to meet us after work and will hike for approximately one and a half hours (until dusk) at a moderate pace. Meeting spots will vary and will be emailed out to participants. Sign up for one or many Tuesday hikes here: http://goo.gl/forms/os07a8zzQNkyp4me2 L: Shannon MacKenzie CL: Caitlin Hall Questions? ceh5169@gmail.com
Reg. at Registration. L Shannon MacKenzie. CL Caitlin Hall m.REMOVE.NEXT.WORD.poodleailto:ceh5169 at remove6XJ29.this.textgmail.com.
Fri–Sun Aug 1214 Rural Vermont Cycling, Camping, and Water Sports Weekend
Enjoy a weekend of biking around the rural backroads of Vermont. A full 2 days and 2 nights of adventuring with camping accommodations along the edge of lake St Catherine. Each day will be filled with approximately 6 hours of biking with some opportunities for hiking and swimming in the lake. The bike rides will include occasional stops to explore interesting spots along the way. Based on the conditions of Vermont roads be prepared to ride on dirt/gravel- so proper tires are necessary. There will be some challenging uphill's, but with rewarding scenery. Additionally, as we will be riding on roads for parts of the day, you will need to be comfortable riding with traffic. We will end each day with a swim in the lake and a delicious organic dinner bought from local farms. Register with CL Kristiana Lachiusa. Joint listed with Young Members and Bicycling committees.
Reg. with Kristiana Lachiusa. L David Loutzenheiser. CL Kristiana Lachiusa m.REMOVE.NEXT.WORD.poodleailto:klachiusa at remove6XJ29.this.textgmail.com.
Tue Aug 16 Summer Hiking in the Fells Updated
Join AMC Young Members (20s and 30s) for an after work hike in the Middlesex Fells. We will meet every Tuesday between July 12th and August 30th to hike this beautiful reservation. We will have a 6:30 start time to allow for commuters to meet us after work and will hike for approximately one and a half hours (until dusk) at a moderate pace. Meeting spots will vary and will be emailed out to participants. Sign up for one or many Tuesday hikes here: http://goo.gl/forms/os07a8zzQNkyp4me2 L: Shannon MacKenzie CL: Caitlin Hall Questions? ceh5169@gmail.com
Reg. at Registration. L Shannon MacKenzie. CL Caitlin Hall m.REMOVE.NEXT.WORD.poodleailto:ceh5169 at remove6XJ29.this.textgmail.com.
Fri–Sun Aug 1921 Barnes Field Camping Weekend New
Join the Young Members for our annual Barnes Field Camping Weekend. Whether you want to join one of our group hikes or pursue something on your own, this is an excellent location in the Whites to do just that. It is located next to Dolly Copp Campground in Pinkham Notch, in the shadows of the Presidentials. There is also the neighboring Wildcat-Carter Range right across the street from the campground. Price is $15 for members and $20 for non-members for 1 night or 2. This is a car camping event, so no need to throw all of your gear in a single backpack, but feel free to do so if you like. We'll have a potluck dinner on Saturday night and the NH Young Members will be providing burgers, hot dogs, and veggie burgers. We have a 40 person limit, so RSVP before all the spots are gone. Payment is being done via PayPal and all payments are final.
Reg. with Christopher Higgins. L Sean Deshaies m.REMOVE.NEXT.WORD.poodleailto:thatbostonamcguy at remove6XJ29.this.textgmail.com.
Sat Aug 20 Aug. 20th Osceolas Hike New
This day hike will summit both Osceolas via Mount Osceola trail, and go through the Greenly Pond Scenic Area. We'll trek 9.86 miles, climbing 2,652ft. of elevation gain at a moderate pace. Weather permitting, hikers can expect photogenic views of vistas from the Osceola Peaks. Fair warning, this hike intentionally includes steep, rocky ascents and descents where hikers may need to utilize hands and feet.
Reg. at Registration. L Shannon MacKenzie.
Tue Aug 23 Summer Hiking in the Fells Updated
Join AMC Young Members (20s and 30s) for an after work hike in the Middlesex Fells. We will meet every Tuesday between July 12th and August 30th to hike this beautiful reservation. We will have a 6:30 start time to allow for commuters to meet us after work and will hike for approximately one and a half hours (until dusk) at a moderate pace. Meeting spots will vary and will be emailed out to participants. Sign up for one or many Tuesday hikes here: http://goo.gl/forms/os07a8zzQNkyp4me2 L: Shannon MacKenzie CL: Caitlin Hall Questions? ceh5169@gmail.com
Reg. at Registration. L Shannon MacKenzie. CL Caitlin Hall m.REMOVE.NEXT.WORD.poodleailto:ceh5169 at remove6XJ29.this.textgmail.com.
Tue Aug 30 Summer Hiking in the Fells Updated
Join AMC Young Members (20s and 30s) for an after work hike in the Middlesex Fells. We will meet every Tuesday between July 12th and August 30th to hike this beautiful reservation. We will have a 6:30 start time to allow for commuters to meet us after work and will hike for approximately one and a half hours (until dusk) at a moderate pace. Meeting spots will vary and will be emailed out to participants. Sign up for one or many Tuesday hikes here: http://goo.gl/forms/os07a8zzQNkyp4me2 L: Shannon MacKenzie CL: Caitlin Hall Questions? ceh5169@gmail.com
Reg. at Registration. L Shannon MacKenzie. CL Caitlin Hall m.REMOVE.NEXT.WORD.poodleailto:ceh5169 at remove6XJ29.this.textgmail.com.
Tue Aug 30 Game Night at Joy St New
Join us for a night of board games and card games at Joy Street! Bring your favorite board game or come to play something you haven't before. Game night will run from 6:30 pm to 9 pm, come for whatever time frame works for you. Food will not be served, though you are welcome to bring in food or snacks.
Reg. at Registration. L Shannon MacKenzie m.REMOVE.NEXT.WORD.poodleailto:tuscola16 at remove6XJ29.this.textgmail.com 603-219-1397.
Fri–Mon Sep 25 Lake Champlain Islands - Cycle, Paddle and Hike over Labor Day weekend (Vermont)
Explore the majestic islands of Lake Champlain by bicycle with options for boating, swimming and hiking. Nestled between the Adirondacks in New York and the Green Mountains in Vermont, Lake Champlain is the sixth largest lake in the US and boasts 71 islands. We'll tour a few islands from our home base just outside of Burlington, Vermont, spending 3 nights camping in Grand Isle State Park in the middle of the lake. We'll experience the beauty of the islands by bike, traveling over rolling terrain as we pass farms, vineyards and mom-and-pop shops. We'll stop along the way to sample some local offerings including the famous maple creemee (ice cream with maple syrup!). Routes will consist of a mix of bicycle ferries, trails and roads with options for varied length routes. On Labor Day, we'll end the trip with an optional hike up Camel's Hump on the mainland (a Vermont 4k footer), where we should be treated to sweeping views of the lake and islands. Tent camping with full facilities including showers. 3 breakfasts and 2 dinners will be provided. Cost for the trip is $90. Please plan to bring extra funds for optional boat rentals, bike ferry, lunch and treats. Joint listed with Young Members (20s and 30s) and Bicycling committees.
Reg. at Registration Form. L Carrie Pshedesky m.REMOVE.NEXT.WORD.poodleailto:carriebryn at remove6XJ29.this.textgmail.com, David Loutzenheiser m.REMOVE.NEXT.WORD.poodleailto:dloutzen at remove6XJ29.this.textgmail.com. CL Molly Lunn, Kristiana Lachiusa.
Fri–Mon Sep 25 Nantucket Biking and Beaches Weekend!
Join AMC Young Members for a Labor Day weekend cycling and hiking the dunes of Nantucket! Enjoy three days of moderate cycling, beachfront lodging, cultural highlights, seaside hikes and great company. We will cycle approximately 20 miles each day, depending on group interests. Registration fee of $180 (members)/$200 (non-members) includes 3 nights lodging at a beachfront hostel, 3 breakfasts and 2 dinners. Please plan to bring additional funds for round-trip ferry and parking, lunches, and cycling snacks. Weekend expenses should not exceed $300 including the above fees - compare to the cost of one night lodging elsewhere on the island! Plan to arrive Friday by ferry at your leisure and make your way to the hostel, with dinner on your own. Advance registration and payment due by July 25, 2016. Once payment has been received, additional details and logistics will be sent out to the group prior to the trip. See you by the sea!
Reg. at Registration. L Zoe Rath. CL Rachael White, Kizette V..
Sat–Sun Sep 1011 Bonds and Zealand Backpack Waitlist
Join the leaders for a spectacular early fall Bonds traverse. Leaving from Lincoln Woods, we will traverse the three summits (Bondcliff, Bond, and West Bond) counted by many as their very favorite peaks in the White Mountains. If conditions and timing allows, we may take in a spectacular sunset from the summit of West Bond. Our overnight stop will be at the Guyot tentsite, before continuing our hike across Mt. Guyot and Zealand Mtn, returning to Lincoln Woods via car spot. Day 1: 12.2 miles, 3030 ft elevation gain Day 2: 7.9 miles, 420 ft elevation gain
Reg. at Registration. L Ian Jessen. CL Samantha Mandel.
Fri–Sun Sep 1618 Young Members (20s & 30s) Leadership Training Updated
For Boston Chapter Young Members interested in Leadership training, but unable to attend the Boston Chapter Fall Leadership Training (scheduled for: Oct 13, 20 nights at Joy Street and Oct 28-30 Weekend on Cape Cod), there is now a another option. An equivalent Leadership Training class exclusively for AMC Young Members (20s &30s) is now being offered Sep 16-18 at AMC Harriman Outdoor Center, New York, Highlands Region, NY At this Leadership Training designed specifically for 20s & 30s, participants will have a chance to network with other AMC Young Members (YM) from across the region and learn important leadership skills that will set them on the path to leadership in their local AMC Chapters and YM Committees. Topics include: optional Map & Compass, group dynamics, leaders' responsibilities, trip planning/management, weather emergencies, incident/accident scene management, and decision-making. Call AMC Reservations to register. Registration open August 31 or until filled. AMC Reservations 603-466-2727 (best time to call: 9a-5p, Mon-Sat) amclodging@outdoors.org For more info, contact Susannah Hatch, Volunteer Relations Coordinator. Susannah Hatch 617-391-6603 (best time to call: 9am - 5pm, Monday - Friday) shatch@outdoors.org
Reg. with AMC Reservations m.REMOVE.NEXT.WORD.poodleailto:amclodging at remove6XJ29.this.textoutdoors.org 603-466-2727 9a-5p, Mon-Sat. L John Schmidt. CL Susannah Hatch m.REMOVE.NEXT.WORD.poodleailto:shatch at remove6XJ29.this.textoutdoors.org 617-391-6603 9am - 5pm, Monday - Friday.
Sat Sep 17 Tripyramids from the Kanc with Young Members (20s & 30s) Waitlist
Join Boston Young Members (20s & 30s) for the OTHER Tripyramids trip. Grab 2 iconic 4000 footers on this 10 mile, 3200 ft. elevation gain hike going up the north side of Middle Tripyramid, over to North Tripyramid, and back down. Be prepared for interesting stream crossings, and watch out for steep rock slabs as we climb up the last half mile (and 1500 feet) of Middle Tripyramid. The views of the southern presidentials will be lovely, and the summits will be rewarding. Finish the summer hiking season off strong with this under-traveled trail. Register here: http://goo.gl/forms/FuoYLQfO98KNLlKr1
Reg. at Register Here. L Shannon MacKenzie. CL Aaron Ladd.
Fri–Sun Sep 2325 Young Members Fall Getaway Weekend
Young Members Fall Getaway Weekend Three Mile Island, Lake Winnipesaukee, NH September 23-25 Cost: Members: $168; Non-members: $188 To Register: www.tinyurl.com/YMFallWeekend2016 Join 50 AMC Young Members for a weekend getaway to Three Mile Island Camp (TMIC), Lake Winnipesaukee, NH. Situated on an island of 43 rocky woodland acres, TMIC offers a delightful recreational experience in the heart of New Hampshire's lake district. Participants will enjoy a weekend of canoeing, kayaking, sitting by their cabin or camp fire, playing games, and having a grand ole time! A couple of 'led' activities will be offered but mostly this will be an unstructured weekend to socialize, exercise, and relax! lodging consists of quaint 2-person cabins each equipped with a little dock right on the water's edge. Wake up to the sounds of loons and beautiful sunrises! Delicious meals will be provided and are served family style in a warm, social atmosphere. Trip requires participants to arrive at loading dock on Friday for either the 5:00 p.m. or 8:30 p.m. (or Sat. @9am) for a short boat trip to the island. No exceptions! ** Cost includes: Boat ride to and from the island, 2 nights lodging in 2-person cabins, all meals Saturday, breakfast & lunch on Sunday; unlimited use of canoes, kayaks, and lots of games. Registration questions can be directed to the trip Registrar: Samantha Mandel: samantha.a.mandel@gmail.com. General questions about the trip can be directed to Michele Grzenda: Michelehikes@gmail.com.
Reg. at Registration. L Michele Grzenda m.REMOVE.NEXT.WORD.poodleailto:michelehikes at remove6XJ29.this.textgmail.com. CL Samantha Mandel m.REMOVE.NEXT.WORD.poodleailto:samantha.a.mandel at remove6XJ29.this.textgmail.com.
Sat–Mon Oct 810 Fall Hiking and Photography Weekend at Pinkham Notch
Join us this Columbus Day weekend for intermediate day hikes in and around Pinkham Notch. We will stay in the heated, comfortable, Joe Dodge Lodge at Pinkham Notch, which has small bunk rooms that each accommodate 4 people. We plan to do any of a number of hikes (including 4000 footers) in the area. Daily Hikes will be from 8-12 miles round trip with elevation gains of 3000-4000 feet at a moderate pace (2 miles/hour). Participants should have recent experience hiking similar mileage and elevation. The hikes will be chosen by the leaders to suit the conditions and participants with a leaning toward scenic beauty and time to take photos and discuss photography (you don't have to be a photographer to come just willing to take longer stops during the photo breaks). Although not a workshop, one of the leaders is a 3 time AMC photo contest first prize winner and will offer Saturday and Sunday evening optional photo sharing and informal discussions if the group is interested, as well as sunrise walks to get the best light. (Cross-posted with the Hiking and Backpacking committee)
Reg. at Registration. L Michele Grzenda m.REMOVE.NEXT.WORD.poodleailto:michelehikes at remove6XJ29.this.textgmail.com 781-697-1410.