Hiking

In support of the national effort to slow the spread of COVID-19, AMC has closed all lodging and food service operations until July 1. Dates for all in person activities and programs posted below remain subject to change based on the latest public health guidance and government directives. Cancelled programs are not displayed. We encourage you to join AMC's online socials, educational programs, and trainings.

AMC Boston Family Outings - NH Camping/Hiking Weekend w/Parents and Teens/Young Adults

Friday, July 24, 2020 3:00 PM to Sunday, July 26, 2020 1:00 PM

WELCOME!

Appalachian Mountain Club ("AMC") is pleased to be able to reopen some of its operations in accordance with state regulations. In connection with re-opening, AMC is requiring all volunteers and participants to read the following warning and sign the liability waiver in order to be present at AMC activities.

With that in mind, we would like you to join us Friday July 24th thru July 26th in the White Mountain National Forest in NH. Back to basics; Camping and Hiking

Trip details

Activity: 
Camping
Hiking
Trip state: 
NH
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Micheal V Wainer wainer18@hotmail.com (781-438-5680; Anytime after 6 PM)

Currently a Backcountry Leader for the Boston Chapter Family Outings Group. Avid 4 season hiker and have enjoyed AMC Adventure Travel trips to Dolomites, Patagonia, Ireland and Switzerland.

David Beck davebeckrph@comcast.net (781-321-8321; After 7 PM)

Presidential Traverse

Saturday, August 15, 2020 6:00 AM to 8:45 PM

One of the epic and most famous hikes in the White Mountains is the Presidential Traverse. Join us for this strenuous and amazing hike in which hikers climb all of the significant mountains in the Presidential Range, including eight 4000-footers, with 14 miles of above treeline hiking. This hike offers stellar, uninterrupted views for hours on end when the weather cooperates and the clouds are lifted.

Trip details

Activity: 
Hiking
Trip state: 
NH
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Mark Warren

The leader has about 50 years of hiking and backpacking experience and has been leading trips for the Boston Chapter since 2000.

Coleader: 
Kris Vander Plaat

HB Coleader since 2019.

LETS HIKE WARD RESERVATION/ANDOVER MA

Saturday, July 11, 2020 12:30 PM to 3:30 PM

We will hike Ward Reservation located in Andover MA. The hike starts at 12:30 pm from the main parking area in Andover MA on Proctor Rd. The hike will include a section of the Bay Circuit Trail and other reservation trails, and participants will learn about the conservation efforts for grassland birds. The fields are nesting habitat for bobolinks, tree swallows, bluebirds, and kestrels. Kestrels are close to fledging from their nest box in Taft Field. There will also be the chance to relax at the Solstice Stones with scenic views from Holt Hill, Essex County's highest point.

Trip details

Activity: 
Conservation
Hiking
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Richard Lombard rllombard2@gmail.com (978-394-9619)
Coleader: 
Richard lombard

52WAV x 2 - Sandwich Dome and Jennings Peak

Saturday, July 18, 2020 12:00 AM

Welcome back! Time to break out the backpack and hiking boots and get back in the saddle with an 8.7 mile (2,850 ft elevation gain) loop hike over Sandwich Dome and Jennings Peak - 2 mountains listed on NH 52WAV.

Trip details

Activity: 
Hiking
Trip state: 
NH
Trip country: 
United States
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Keith Watling kwatling@verizon.net
Judith Watson (617-840-1931)

AMC Interchapter Novice Family Hiking & Camping Workshop (Pet-Friendly), Clarence Fahnestock Memorial State Park, Carmel NY - CANCELED

Friday, July 31, 2020 12:00 AM to Sunday, August 2, 2020 12:00 AM

Family fun hiking and camping weekend July 31st 2020 (after 3 PM) to August 2nd (until 11 AM) at Clarence Fahnestock Memorial State Park in Carmel NY. Have fun, Improve your hiking and camping skills, and look forward to the option to backpack in the future. This program is at a walk-in (3 - 4 minutes) rustic group campsite next to the Appalachian Trail (AT). Rustic means tent camping, cooking outdoors and there are only portable toilets for bathroom facilities.

Trip details

Activity: 
Camping
Hiking
Instruction (Skills)
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Canceled
Leader: 
Denise Boucher denisegirish@gmail.com (978-470-0243)
Jackie Wah jwah2002@yahoo.com (339-368-1534)
Majid Ali appkhi@gmail.com (224-515-0417)
David Beck davidbeckrph@comcast.net (508-361-0508)
Coleader: 
Richard Breusch richge@optonline.net
Chandra Leela Velpula cvelpula@yahoo.com

AMC Gentle Hiking and Summer Theater Weekend

Friday, August 14, 2020 12:00 AM to Sunday, August 16, 2020 12:00 AM

Canceled due to COVID-19 playhouse closure. AMC Gentle Hiking and Summer Theater Weekend. We will offer easy hikes, under five miles, on both Saturday and Sunday. On Saturday night, we will go to Jean's Playhouse to see the Disney Musical "The Hunchback of Notre Dame".. Staying at a Mountain Fare Inn in Campton, NH. $250 covers 2 nights lodging, 2 breakfasts, Sat. dinner and theater ticket. Ls.

Trip details

Activity: 
Hiking
Music
Social Events
Trip state: 
NH
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Canceled
Leader: 
Kathy Didier kathydidiertravels@yahoo.com (603-726-3553; before 9:00 p.m.EST)
Marilyn Pomerantz mobilemarilyn0223@gmail.com (603-254-5826; Before 9:00 p.m.EST)
Registrar: 
Kathy Didier kathydidiertravels@yahoo.com (603-726-3553; Before 9:00 p.m.)

AMC Gentle Hiking and Summer Theater Weekend

Friday, July 17, 2020 3:00 PM to Sunday, July 19, 2020 12:00 PM

Canceled due to COVID-19 Playhouse closure. We will offer easy hikes, under five miles, on both Saturday and Sunday. On Saturday night, we will go to Jean's Playhouse to see the musical "Mama Mia".. Staying at a Mountain Fare Inn in Campton, NH. $250 covers 2 nights lodging, 2 breakfasts, Sat. dinner and theater ticket. Ls. Kathy Didier, kathydidiertravels@yahoo.com (603-726-3553) and Marilyn Pomerantz, mobilemarilyn0223@gmail.com (603-254-5826).

Trip details

Activity: 
Hiking
Music
Social Events
Trip state: 
NH
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Canceled
Leader: 
Kathy Didier kathydidiertravels@yahoo.com (603-726-3553; Before 9:00 p.m. EST)
Marilyn Pomerantz mobilemarilyn0223@gmail.com (603-254-5826; Before 9:00 p.m.EST)
Registrar: 
Kathy Didier kathydidiertravels@yahoo.com (603-726-3553; Before 9:00 p.m. EST)

Columbus Day Weekend Hiking in White Mountains

Friday, October 9, 2020 3:00 PM to Monday, October 12, 2020 12:00 PM

Experience the dazzling color and beauty of the White Mountains in Fall. Spend 3 nights at the lovely Mountain Fare Inn (Campton, NH) including 3 full breakfasts, 2 dinners & 2 happy hours (BYOB). There will be two led trips each day on Sat. and Sun. @ different levels. Shorter hike on Mon. Sponsored by AMC Boston INTRO Committee.

Trip details

Activity: 
Hiking
Walks
Trip state: 
NH
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Nancy DiMeo bndimeo@gmail.com (978-649-6255; before 9 PM)
Robert DiMeo bndimeo@charter.net
Sarah Adams sjadams@fas.harvard.edu
Coleader: 
Tod Leedberg tleedberg@comcast.net
Barbara Lightizer blightiz@yahoo.com (617-365-4233; before 9 PM)
Registrar: 
Nancy Dimeo bndimeo@gmail.com (978-649-6255; before 9:00 p.m.)

"TOUR DU MONT BLANC" TREK PRESENTATION #BEONLINEWITHAMC

Tuesday, May 19, 2020 7:30 PM to 8:45 PM

Imagine taking in the mountains France, Italy and Switzerland on foot while covering 105 miles and 32,808 feet of ascent... The Tour Du Mont Blanc is one of the world's greatest multi-day, offering trekkers a tough challenge with unforgettable scenery.

Come join us on a slide show of the Tour Du Mont Blanc. You'll see plenty of awesome photos and learn how the trip was planned, what preparations were made, and much more. We'll have time for some questions and answers at the end. Presented by AMC Boston 20's & 30's Local Leader Jesse Waites.

Trip details

Activity: 
Hiking
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
United States
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Jesse Waites

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