Hiking

Blue Hills, Ponkapoag Pond

Saturday, March 30, 2019 9:30 AM to 1:45 PM

Moderate 6-mi. hike to pond, campsite, duck pool, hidden boardwalk through bog, and more, 9:30am-1:45pm. Bring lunch, water, and poles. From Rte. 93/128 exit 2A, take Rte. 138 S 0.7 mi. to Ponkapoag Golf Course lot on L. Rain cancels. No dogs; non-AMC members $1. L Marc Hurwitz.

Trip details

Activity: 
Hiking
Walks
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Marc Hurwitz

Early Spring Hike to Mt. Pierce

Saturday, April 20, 2019 12:00 AM

Moderately paced hike up Crawford Path (one of the Nation's oldest at almost 200 years) to the beautiful Mt. Pierce. 6.4 miles round trip in Winter conditions (winter day hike gear required). Might stop by the closed Mizpah hut on the way which adds 0.2 miles to the total trip length.

Trip details

Activity: 
Hiking
Trip state: 
NH
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Canceled
Leader: 
Darren MacCaughey hikeAMC@hotmail.com
Paul Terenzi

Spy Pond Trails Project

Saturday, May 11, 2019 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM

The Spy Pond trail project for 2019 will continue the work along the south end of the Pond that was started in 2005. The work planned for this year includes brushing out of the walkway and hardened shoreline access paths, brushing in side paths, and clearing any winter blow downs off the path. The Boston Chapter Conservation Committee will also be planting native species to stabilize the shoreline soil and provide wildlife habitat.

Trip details

Activity: 
Conservation
Hiking
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Mal Crawford K1MC-Mal@earthlink.net (781-862-3285; NCA 9 PM)
Coleader: 
Denny Nackoney

Hale Reservation, Westwood

Sunday, April 14, 2019 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Level woodland walk, past two lakes, then a short scramble up Powisett Peak and return. Meet at Cat Rock Parking Lot, Hale Reservation, Westwood., 1:00-3:00pm. From Rte. 95/128 exit 16B, take Rte. 109 W 1.2 mi., R on Dover Rd. 0.3 mi., R on Carby St. 0.6 mi. to Cat Rock pkg. lot. Rain cancels. Leader: Jean Veigas

Trip details

Activity: 
Hiking
Walks
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Jean Veigas (781-449-4324)

SHP PARTICIPANTS ONLY: Mid-week Middlesex Fells Conditioning Hike #3

Wednesday, May 8, 2019 12:00 AM

This trip is ONLY available to participants of the Spring Hiking Program. Join us in the middle of the week after work for a conditioning hike in the Middlesex Fells (Fells). Show up for one or all three hikes in the series. Your choice! There is no screening for this hike. Everyone is welcome to join, but you must sign up on REGI. The main goals of this hike are to get your heart pumping, figure out your fitness level, and start (or continue) getting fit so that you can enjoy the later hikes in the SHP even more!

Trip details

Activity: 
Hiking
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Morgane Treanton

Morgane is a 4-season leader and has been leading trips with the AMC since 2016. She usually does day hikes and hikes at a moderate pace. She is currently working on her NH 4000 footers. She speaks fluent French if you ever want to get some practice on the trail!

Casey Ajalat

Casey leads trips year around for the hiking/backpacking committee of the AMC Boston Chapter. He 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 hikers 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

SHP PARTICIPANTS ONLY: Mid-week Middlesex Fells Conditioning Hike #2

Wednesday, May 1, 2019 12:00 AM

This trip is ONLY available to participants of the Spring Hiking Program. join us in the middle of the week after work for a conditioning hike in the Middlesex Fells (Fells). Show up for one or all three hikes in the series. Your choice! There is no screening for this hike. Everyone is welcome to join, but you must sign up on REGI. The main goals of this hike are to get your heart pumping, figure out your fitness level, and start (or continue) getting fit so that you can enjoy the later hikes in the SHP even more!

Trip details

Activity: 
Hiking
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Morgane Treanton

Morgane is a 4-season leader and has been leading trips with the AMC since 2016. She usually does day hikes and hikes at a moderate pace. She is currently working on her NH 4000 footers. She speaks fluent French if you ever want to get some practice on the trail!

Casey Ajalat

Casey leads trips year around for the hiking/backpacking committee of the AMC Boston Chapter. He 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 hikers 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

SHP PARTICIPANTS ONLY: Welch Dickey Loop

Sunday, May 5, 2019 12:00 AM

This trip is ONLY available to participants of the Spring Hiking Program. This hike is open to all participants in the Spring Hiking and Backpacking program. This loop trail affords excellent views for a modest effort, with nearly 2 miles of partly open walking at relatively low elevations. On the south ledges of Welch Mountain it runs through the southernmost of one of the few stands of jack pine (Pinus banksiana) that occur in New Hampshire.

Trip details

Activity: 
Hiking
Trip state: 
NH
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Morgane Treanton

Morgane is a 4-season leader and has been leading trips with the AMC since 2016. She usually does day hikes and hikes at a moderate pace. She is currently working on her NH 4000 footers. She speaks fluent French if you ever want to get some practice on the trail!

Casey Ajalat

Casey leads trips year around for the hiking/backpacking committee of the AMC Boston Chapter. He 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 hikers 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

SHP PARTICIPANTS ONLY: Mt. Watatic

Saturday, May 4, 2019 12:00 AM

This trip is ONLY available to participants of the Spring Hiking Program. Mt. Watatic Hike: 1 hike, 2 states, and even more fun. Located in Ashburnham, MA in northern Worcester County, the loop trail gives great views of at least 3 states, with a mix of woods walking through old farmland, old survey markers, and open rocky areas near the summit. There are great views of many peaks in the region, as well as Boston's downtown. No scrambling. A short detour will allow us to set foot in New Hampshire as well. Mt.

Trip details

Activity: 
Hiking
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Morgane Treanton

Morgane is a 4-season leader and has been leading trips with the AMC since 2016. She usually does day hikes and hikes at a moderate pace. She is currently working on her NH 4000 footers. She speaks fluent French if you ever want to get some practice on the trail!

Casey Ajalat

Casey leads trips year around for the hiking/backpacking committee of the AMC Boston Chapter. He 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 hikers 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

SHP PARTICIPANTS ONLY: Mount Sunapee

Saturday, April 27, 2019 12:00 AM

This trip is ONLY available to participants of the Spring Hiking Program. Come join us to hike Mt. Sunapee. While this mountain is known for snowboarding and skiing in the winter months, it offers some great hiking and is closer to Boston than many of the other hikes that we offer in the SHP. We'll be hiking via the Summit trail. The hike is 4.8 miles and 1,300 feet of elevation gain. If the weather cooperates there are great views from the summit, which is at 2,700 feet.

Trip details

Activity: 
Hiking
Trip state: 
NH
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Morgane Treanton

Morgane is a 4-season leader and has been leading trips with the AMC since 2016. She usually does day hikes and hikes at a moderate pace. She is currently working on her NH 4000 footers. She speaks fluent French if you ever want to get some practice on the trail!

Casey Ajalat

Casey leads trips year around for the hiking/backpacking committee of the AMC Boston Chapter. He 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 hikers 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

SHP PARTICIPANTS ONLY: Mid-week Middlesex Fells Conditioning Hike #1

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 12:00 AM

This trip is ONLY available to participants of the Spring Hiking Program. Join us in the middle of the week after work for a conditioning hike in the Middlesex Fells (Fells). Show up for one or all three hikes in the series. Your choice! There is no screening for this hike. Everyone is welcome to join, but you must sign up on REGI. The main goals of this hike are to get your heart pumping, figure out your fitness level, and start (or continue) getting fit so that you can enjoy the later hikes in the SHP even more!

Trip details

Activity: 
Hiking
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Morgane Treanton

Morgane is a 4-season leader and has been leading trips with the AMC since 2016. She usually does day hikes and hikes at a moderate pace. She is currently working on her NH 4000 footers. She speaks fluent French if you ever want to get some practice on the trail!

Casey Ajalat

Casey leads trips year around for the hiking/backpacking committee of the AMC Boston Chapter. He 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 hikers 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

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