Climbing/Mountaineering

AMC offers COVID conscious opportunities to enjoy the outdoors locally, visit many of our lodges and campgrounds, and join virtual events and activities. Participants of all in-person events should bring and wear face coverings, expect social distancing, and changes to our usual practices. To support contact tracing and hands-free signing of the AMC liability waiver, online registration is required for all in person AMC events.

SendHERS post-work cragging

Thursday, April 8, 2021 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Are you a female or non-binary climber who misses community or just wants to get outside on a weeknight? Come join SendHers for a post-work climbing session at Waitts Mountain Park in Malden. Must know how to toprope belay. Bring your own harness and helmet.

http://www.amcbostonclimbers.com/sendhers

Trip details

Activity: 
Climbing/Mountaineering
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
United States
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Amber Carr Amber.l.carr@gmail.com

Amber is a trained Ecologist specializing in the restoration of degraded habitats. She enjoys spending as much time as possible outside and can be found birding, hiking, paddling, climbing, and practicing yoga. She enjoys exploring with new and seasoned adventurers alike and looks forward to seeing you outside soon.

Coleader: 
Alexa Rosenbloom
Cailigh MacDonald

AMC BOSTON CHAPTER CLIMBING COMMUNITY: CLIMBERS' NIGHT #BEONLINEWITHAMC

Thursday, February 25, 2021 8:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Grab your virtual climbing shoes and join the AMC Boston Chapter Climbing Community for a night of conversation and networking with your peers.

Cost for the session is FREE! Simply register for the event and we'll send you the connection information on the day of the session.

NOTE: If you have registered for a previous Climbers' Night you are already "on the list" and do not need to register again! You'll receive the connection information when we send it out to everyone on the day of the event.

Trip details

Activity: 
Climbing/Mountaineering
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Matthew Drayer

Matt is the current Vice-Chair of the AMC Boston Chapter Mountaineering Committee, as well as the Director of the AMC Boston Ice Program.

AMC Boston Chapter Climbing Community: Climbers' Night #BEONLINEWITHAMC

Thursday, January 28, 2021 8:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Grab your virtual climbing shoes and join the AMC Boston Chapter Climbing Community for a night of conversation and networking with your peers.

Cost for the session is FREE! Simply register for the event and we'll send you the connection information on the day of the session.

Trip details

Activity: 
Climbing/Mountaineering
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Matthew Drayer

BCMC Speaker Series: Todd Swain #BeOnlineWithAMC

Monday, December 21, 2020 8:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Join your cold-weather climbing friends in the AMC Boston Chapter Mountaineering Community as we listen to Todd Swain tell the story of developing his amazing new book, "An Ice Climber's Guide to Southern New England and Eastern New York".

Trip details

Activity: 
Climbing/Mountaineering
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Matthew Drayer

Matt Drayer is the current director of the AMC Boston Ice Program.

#BeOnlineWithAMC - Ty Gagne and The Last Traverse

Wednesday, January 6, 2021 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Join us for a presentation from Ty Gagne on his latest book 'The Last Traverse: Tragedy and Resilience in the Winter Whites' - an epic account of two hikers who get caught in a winter storm atop New Hampshire's Franconia Ridge and the bravery and selflessness of the volunteers and professionals who willingly put themselves in harm's way to try and save them. This is a cautionary tale for anyone who hikes the White Mountains in winter.
The presentation will begin at 7:00 PM and will last approximately 1 hour.

Trip details

Activity: 
Backpacking
Camping
Climbing/Mountaineering
Hiking
Instruction (Skills)
Social Events
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Elizabeth Ryan

Elizabeth Ryan is a four-season hiking and backpacking leader with the AMC's Boston Chapter and Adventure Travel. She has completed the New Hampshire 4000 footers, hiked in the Baxter park area and explored some of the glaciated North-west peaks. International trips include hiking in the Scottish Highlands, Newfoundland, Iceland and New Zealand.

Keith J Watling

Keith is an experienced 4-season leader with the Hiking/Backpacking section of the AMC's Boston Chapter. He has completed over 500 summits of the 48 New Hampshire Four Thousand Footers, including over 100 in winter.

'Reel Rock 15' Watch Party #BeOnlineWithAMC

Friday, December 11, 2020 9:00 PM to 11:15 PM

Join AMC Boston 20's & 30's for a watch party of four short climbing films, otherwise known as Reel Rock 15! We will all rent the film from home and watch it at the same time (December 11th at 9pm EST), while chatting about the film in our private chatroom.

Trip details

Activity: 
Climbing/Mountaineering
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Jesse Waites

Chair of the AMC Boston 20's & 30's Steering Committee, Local Leader, currently working on my NH48 list.

SendHers Crag Day at Hanging Mountain

Sunday, October 18, 2020 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Come get a sneak peak of Hanging Mountain, a new crag opening soon. We will spend the day building community by climbing together and exploring this exciting new crag.

This is event is for people who identify as women or non-binary.

Required gear: Harness, helmet, belay device (Grigri or assisted braking device strongly encouraged)

Required skills: Climbers of all abilities are welcome but participants must know be competent in top rope belaying.

Trip details

Activity: 
Climbing/Mountaineering
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
United States
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Constance Wauthier

Volunteer Trail Work Day at Hanging Mountain

Saturday, October 17, 2020 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM

The trail work will range from building stairs to leveling out the parking lot. Physical activity will include: Hauling rocks, dirt, leaves, building retaining walls, removing/pruning vegetation, leveling trails, marking trails.

Those working on the trail may climb after trail work clean up but only on the day they are scheduled to perform volunteer work. Please note: the Hanging Mountain is currently closed to the public. Participants should not expect access to climbing at any other time (until the area is opened to the public).

Trip details

Activity: 
Climbing/Mountaineering
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Constance Wauthier

Volunteer Trail Work Day at Hanging Mountain

Saturday, October 17, 2020 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM

The trail work will range from building stairs to leveling out the parking lot.  Physical activity will include:  Hauling rocks, dirt, leaves, building retaining walls, removing/pruning vegetation, leveling trails, marking trails.  

Those working on the trail may climb after trail work clean up but only on the day they are scheduled to perform volunteer work. Please note: the Hanging Mountain is closed to the public.  Participants should not expect access to climbing at any other time (until the area is opened to the public).

Trip details

Activity: 
Climbing/Mountaineering
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
United States
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Constance Wauthier

Trekking Italy's Alta Via 1 - #BeOnlinewithAMC

Thursday, August 27, 2020 7:30 PM to 8:45 PM

Spend a virtual evening with AMC local leader Jesse Waites on Thursday August 27th at 7:30pm as he takes you through his trek of Italy's Alta Via 1, a 75 mile long walking trail through the Italian Dolomites. You will see photos of the trailside wildlife, "refugios" deep within the mountains World War 1 battlefields, and along the way will learn to book your own Alta Via 1 excursion. Sign up by adding your name and email to the Google Doc below.

Trip details

Activity: 
Backpacking
Camping
Climbing/Mountaineering
Hiking
Photography
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
United States
Status: 
Canceled
Leader: 
Jesse Waites

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