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AMC Boston Chapter Winter Hiking Program 2016-2017

Wednesday, November 2, 2016 12:00 AM to Wednesday, December 7, 2016 12:00 AM

The 2016-2017 Boston Chapter H/B Winter Hiking Program (WHP) teaches the best practices of winter hiking and backpacking in New England. Taught by AMC Boston Chapter Hiking/Backpacking Leaders, WHP students will have the opportunity to attend lectures, small group breakout sessions, and hands-on opportunities with winter hiking and backpacking gear.

Trip details

Activity: 
Backpacking
Camping
Hiking
Instruction (Skills)
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Anne Jarek
Fred Smith
Casey Ajalat

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.

Kjersten (KJ) Reich

KJ enjoys hiking in all seasons in the White Mountains. She is drawn to moderately paced day hikes of 10+ miles, with a growing curiosity about backpacking.

Mt. Washington Fall Foliage Weekend

Friday, October 7, 2016 12:00 AM to Sunday, October 9, 2016 12:00 AM

Hike Mt. Washington with us via Nelson Crag Trail. Rdtrp. dist. approx. 12 mi. with +/- 4000 ft. elev. gain. We will car camp for 2 nights at private campground with hot showers. The second day we will hike a smaller peak at approx. 6 mi rdtrp. Ltd. to 8 experienced hiker-campers. Register at: http://regi.amcboston.org/1374

Trip details

Activity: 
Camping
Hiking
Trip state: 
NH
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Jennifer Newland je_newland@yahoo.com (617-501-2829)
Coleader: 
Frank Hauschild

Columbus Day weekend backpack on the AT in Rangeley, ME

Friday, October 7, 2016 12:00 AM to Monday, October 10, 2016 12:00 AM

Are you section hiking the Appalachian Trail? Peak-bagging the New England 4,000-footers or hundred highest? Then this is the hike for you. We will hike about 35 miles over the course of four days, with three nights spent on the trail. If all goes according to plan we will hit six Maine 4,000-footers (and leader Liz will finish the NE67 list) including the elusive Redington via the bushwhack/herd path. Most of the 35 miles will be on the AT.

Trip details

Activity: 
Backpacking
Camping
Hiking
Trip state: 
ME
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Elisabeth (Liz) Westner ewestner@gmail.com
Bryan Jones

Lake Champlain Islands - Cycle, Paddle and Hike over Labor Day weekend (Vermont)

Friday, September 2, 2016 5:00 PM to Monday, September 5, 2016 3:00 PM

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.

Trip details

Activity: 
Bicycling - Touring
Camping
Trip state: 
VT
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Full
Leader: 
Carrie Pshedesky carriebryn@gmail.com
David Loutzenheiser dloutzen@gmail.com
Coleader: 
Molly Lunn
Kristiana Lachiusa

Mt. Washington Weekend

Friday, September 16, 2016 12:00 AM to Sunday, September 18, 2016 12:00 AM

Hike Mt. Washington with us via Nelson Crag Trail. Rdtrp. dist. approx. 12 mi. with +/- 4000 ft. elev. gain. We will car camp for 2 nights at private campground with hot showers. The second day we will hike a smaller peak at approx. 6 mi rdtrp. Ltd. to 10 experienced hiker-campers. Register at: http://regi.amcboston.org/1270

Trip details

Activity: 
Camping
Hiking
Trip state: 
NH
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Jennifer Newland je_newland@yahoo.com
Coleader: 
Frank Hauschild frankhauschild@rocketmail.com

Lake Elmore Labor Day Hiking Weekend in Vermont

Friday, September 2, 2016 12:00 AM to Monday, September 5, 2016 12:00 AM

Join us for a weekend of hiking in Vermont at lovely Lake Elmore. We will car camp at state park complete with modern amenities and hot showers, near Stowe, Vermont. The first day we will hike Mt. Mansfield (10-12 mi rdtrp.); the 2nd day we will do a shorter 7-8 mile hike. Expect rugged and steep terrain. Enjoy a roaring evening campfire, swimming in Lake Elmore, and picnic opportunities. Ltd. to 8 experienced hiker campers. Register at: https://regi.amcboston.org/1266

Trip details

Activity: 
Camping
Hiking
Trip state: 
VT
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Jennifer E Newland je_newland@yahoo.com
Coleader: 
Dilrukshi Vitharana vitharanad@hotmail.com

Lake Elmore Labor Day Hiking Weekend in Vermont

Friday, September 2, 2016 12:00 AM to Monday, September 5, 2016 12:00 AM

Join us for a weekend of hiking in Vermont at lovely Lake Elmore. We will car camp at state park complete with modern amenities and hot showers, near Stowe, Vermont. The first day we will hike Mt. Mansfield (10-12 mi rdtrp.); the 2nd day we will do a shorter 7-8 mile hike. Expect rugged and steep terrain. Enjoy a roaring evening campfire, swimming in Lake Elmore, and picnic opportunities. Ltd. to 8 experienced hiker campers. http://regi.amcboston.org/1266

Trip details

Activity: 
Camping
Trip state: 
VT
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Jennifer Newland je_newland@yahoo.com
Coleader: 
Dilrukshi Vitharana vitharand@hotmail.com

Mt. Washington Weekend

Friday, August 12, 2016 12:00 AM to Sunday, August 14, 2016 12:00 AM

Hike Mt. Washington with us via Nelson Crag Trail. Rdtrp. dist. approx. 12 mi. with +/- 4000 ft. elev. gain. We will car camp for 2 nights at private campground with hot showers. The second day we will hike a smaller peak at approx. 6 mi rdtrp. Ltd. to 10 experienced hiker-campers.

Trip details

Activity: 
Camping
Hiking
Trip state: 
NH
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Jennifer E Newland je_newland@yahoo.com
Coleader: 
Frank Hauschild frankhauschild@rocketmail.com
Chuck Monjak chuckmonjak@yahoo.com

Mt. Washington Weekend

Friday, August 12, 2016 12:00 AM to Sunday, August 14, 2016 12:00 AM

Hike Mt. Washington with us via Nelson Crag Trail. Round trip dist. approx. 12 mi. with +/- 4000 ft. elev. gain. We will car camp for 2 nights at private campground with modern amenities. The second day we will hike a smaller peak at approx. 6 mi rdtrp. Ltd. to 10 experienced hiker-campers.

Trip details

Activity: 
Camping
Hiking
Trip state: 
NH
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Jennifer Newland je_newland@yahoo.com
Coleader: 
Frank Hauschild frankhauschild@rocketmail.com
Chuck Monjak cmonjak@gmail.com

Barnes Field Camping Weekend

Friday, August 19, 2016 12:00 AM to Sunday, August 21, 2016 12:00 AM

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.

Trip details

Activity: 
Camping
Trip state: 
NH
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Sean Deshaies thatbostonamcguy@gmail.com
Registrar: 
Christopher Higgins

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