Hiking

Walden Pond, Concord

Saturday, August 18, 2018 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM

[The Leader of this hike/walk is Brian Connolly. The listing will be updated soon to reflect this.] Easy pace 5 mile walk, across grassy meadows and through hemlock forest, to scenic Walden Pond. Visit a cove inhabited by Henry Thoreau, during the mid-1800's. We will walk upon the woodland footpaths, where the transcendentalist contemplated life, on his early morning wanderings. Walk followed by dinner/social hour at China Ruby Restaurant, in nearby Maynard, at around 2:00pm. Meet 11:00am, at Lincoln Train Station commuter parking lot. From Route 2, take Route 126 South for 2 miles.

Trip details

Activity: 
Hiking
Walks
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Robert Winters Robert@rwinters.com

Mount Garfield in a day

Saturday, September 29, 2018 12:00 AM

Come along for a fall day hike to Mount Garfield (4,500 ft; NH48)! This 10-mile trip offers amazing panoramic views of the surrounding Franconia Ridge and Franconia and Lincoln Brooks valleys. Starting on the Garfield Trail, we will ascend gradually 4.8 miles to the Garfield Ridge Trail for the final 0.2-mile steep and rocky pitch to the summit. After taking in the scenery, we will descend via the same trails. The elevation gain for this hike is approximately 3,000 ft.

Trip details

Activity: 
Hiking
Trip state: 
NH
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Barbara Amoroso barbaraamoroso@yahoo.com (781-321-1620)
Coleader: 
Joy Danaher joykaufmanster@gmail.com

Lake Elmore Labor Day Hiking Weekend in VT

Friday, August 31, 2018 12:00 AM to Monday, September 3, 2018 12:00 AM

Join us for a weekend of hiking in Vermont at lovely Lake Elmore. Car camp at state park complete with modern amenities and hot showers, near Stowe, Vermont. The first day we will hike Mt. Mansfield or similar (10-12 miles round trip.); 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, picnic opportunities, and woodsy campsites next to a babbling brook. Limited to 6 experienced hiker campers.

Trip details

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

Lake Elmore Labor Day Hiking Weekend in VT

Friday, August 31, 2018 12:00 AM to Monday, September 3, 2018 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 or similar (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, picnic opportunities, and woodsy campsites next to a babbling brook. Ltd. to 6 experienced hiker campers.

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@gmail.com

Mt. Adams

Saturday, August 25, 2018 12:00 AM

Join us on our ascent of Mt. Adams via the rugged Star Lake Trail. Expect steep and challenging conditions on Star Lake Trail. This hike will focus on the unhurried exploration of the above treeline terrain and krummholz. Ltd. to 10 experienced hikers.

Trip details

Activity: 
Hiking
Trip state: 
NH
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Jennifer E Newland je_newland@yahoo.com
Coleader: 
Sarah Perez de Heredia sarinski@gmail.com

Mt. Adams

Saturday, August 25, 2018 12:00 AM

Join us on our ascent of Mt. Adams (5,774') via the rugged Star Lake Trail. Expect steep and challenging conditions on Star Lake Trail. This hike will focus on the unhurried exploration of the above treeline terrain and krummholz and will be limited to 10 experienced hikers.

Trip details

Activity: 
Hiking
Trip state: 
NH
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Jennifer Newland
Coleader: 
Sarah Perez de Heredia sarinski@gmail.com
Frank Hauschild frankhauschild@rocketmail.com

North and South Baldface Mountain loop (A3B) (52 WAV)

Sunday, August 19, 2018 12:00 AM

Come join us for a hike of North and South Baldface Mountains (3610 ft and 3570 ft), a loop hike that is one of the most attractive trips in the White Mountains with about 4 miles of open and semi-open ledge providing long stretches of unobstructed views (and the blueberries should be in season!). As an intermediate day hike with 3600 feet of elevation gain and covering 9.8 miles, this hike is aimed at experienced hikers. You should have completed at least one hike of 5+mi and 2000+ft climb recently.

Trip details

Activity: 
Hiking
Trip state: 
NH
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Wait Listed
Leader: 
Anne Drolet droletam@yahoo.com (857-272-0756)
Coleader: 
Robert Nortrup robertnortrup@gmail.com (908-462-4657; Evenings, before 8pm)

Wompatuck State Park, Hingham

Saturday, August 18, 2018 9:30 AM to 2:00 PM

Re-scheduled from August 11 - 9.5 mile hike w/lunch at scenic pond, 9:30am-2:00pm. Bring lunch/water/hiking shoes. Rte. 3 Exit 14 to Rte. 228N toward Hingham, 4 mi. to Wompatuck sign, then R on Free St. 1.3 mi. to visitor center pkg. lot. Email if severe weather. No dogs; non-AMC members $1.

Trip details

Activity: 
Hiking
Walks
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Mike Tuohey breadcrumbs60@gmail.com

Blue Hills Ponkapoag Pond, Canton

Tuesday, December 25, 2018 10:00 AM to 12:15 PM

Moderate pace 4-mi. hike/snowshoe around pond, 10:00am-12:15pm. Bring snack & water. From Rte. 93/128 exit 2A, take Rte. 138 S 0.7 mi. to Ponkapoag Golf Course lot on L. No dogs; non-AMC members $1. If no snow, bring traction device for boots. Storm cancels.

Trip details

Activity: 
Hiking
Snowshoeing
Walks
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Beth Mosias (781-335-5034)

Castle Island

Saturday, November 3, 2018 10:00 AM to 1:30 PM

Fast-paced seven-mile scenic walk along ocean to Castle Island, 10:00am-1:30pm. Bring lunch and water. Meet inside JFK/UMass Red Line T station, upper level gates (no nearby parking). Storm cancels. No dogs; non-AMC members $1.

Trip details

Activity: 
Hiking
Walks
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Beth Mosias (781-335-5034; 7-9pm)

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