Hiking

Rocky Woods Reservation Hike

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 9:45 AM to 1:00 PM

Join the Wednesday Wramblers for a 5 mile hike through the Rocky Woods Reservation in Medfield MA. This 491 acre property is owned by the Trustees of Reservations (TTOR) and features ponds with evidence of beaver activity, wetlands, logging roads and woods. We will be treated to views of the surrounding area from the top of Cedar Hill. This hike has only 564 feet of elevation gain and although the woods are rocky the trails are not.

Trip details

Activity: 
Hiking
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Joan Blaustein blausteinjoan@gmail.com (617-669-3528; Before 9:30 PM)
Coleader: 
Angie Evans evans.afz@gmail.com (617-365-1790; Before 9:00 PM)

Blue Hills Moderate Paced Sunrise Hike

Friday, January 31, 2020 12:00 AM

Join us for a moderate paced sunrise hike in the Blue Hills. We will follow the yellow triangles as we enjoy the sights, smells, and sounds of nature. There will be one tower climb up the rugged skyline trail, at a moderate pace, to catch a glimpse of the harbor, Boston skyline, and surrounding towns. Plan to hike approximately 5 miles. Bring at least 1 liter of water, snack or lunch, headlamp, rain gear, winter hiking boots, hiking poles/walking sticks if you have them. There will be snow and ice on the trails. MICROSPIKES are required!

Trip details

Activity: 
Hiking
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
United States
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Mary Anargirou

Mary loves to hike, bike, and paddle

AMC Boston HB 2020 Spring Hiking Program

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 12:00 AM to Tuesday, May 5, 2020 12:00 AM

Ever wanted to try hiking or backpacking and didn't know where to get started? Are you rusty and want to brush up on your knowledge and skills? Do you want to get involved with our organized hikes and meet other hikers? Then the 3-Season Spring Hiking Program (SHP) is for you! This interactive course consists of 5 instructional sessions to introduce the basics of spring, summer and fall day hiking and backpacking in New England.

Trip details

Activity: 
Backpacking
Camping
Hiking
Instruction (Skills)
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
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

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!

Coleader: 
Chao Xie
Sarah Frisken

Winter Hike to Mt Flume and Mt Liberty

Saturday, February 8, 2020 12:00 AM

Join us for a winter hike to the summits of Mt Flume and Mt Liberty! This is a long (12+) mile hike to two of the most scenic summits in the White Mountains, offering 360 degree views of the Pemigewasset wilderness, Cannon, and the Kinsmans. This trip is for experienced winter hikers, and prior above treeline experience is required. Daylight is in short supply at this time of year, so you should plan on an early start. There is a good chance we will make our way out of the woods in the light of our headlamps

Trip details

Activity: 
Hiking
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
United States
Status: 
Full
Leader: 
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

Coleader: 
Bob Mackin

Bob is a long time outdoorsman and recently-trained AMC leader. He's an avid hiker, runner, camper, paddler, cross country skier, and cyclist. He completed the Boston Chapter's Winter Hiking Program last year, extending his hiking year by a whole season. He enjoys experiencing the outdoors with people at all levels.

Karen Mackin

Karen has been hiking and backpacking since she was a young girl. If she's not hiking, you can probably find her on her mountain bike or cross-country skis.

POND MEADOW, BRAINTREE/WEYMOUTH

Sunday, February 2, 2020 9:45 AM to 12:00 PM

Easy 4-mi. walk/snowshoe. 9:45am-12:00pm. Bring snack/water/sturdy footwear. Meet at Braintree lot. Rte 3 S (past Braintree split) exit 17 to traffic circle, 3rd R (Union Street) east 0.7mi., R (Middle St) 0.7 mi., L (Liberty St), immediate R into lot. Rain/snow cancels. No dogs; No registration.

Trip details

Activity: 
Hiking
Walks
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Marc Hurwitz hiddenboston@yahoo.com

Tripyramids Day Hike (North & Middle)

Sunday, March 8, 2020 12:00 AM

We will be hiking to the summits of North Tripyramid (4,180 ft) and Middle Tripyramid (4,140 ft) in the northern-most region of the White Mountains. Participants should be prepared for a strenuous hike in full winter conditions. We will hike the 8.5 mil round trips at a moderate winter pace with a total elevation gain of 3,100 ft. Participants should pack all the gear required for a winter day hike in the White Mountains.

Trip details

Activity: 
Hiking
Trip state: 
NH
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Wait Listed
Leader: 
Bob Knudsen

Bob Knudsen leads trips year round and has taught Map & Compass for the Hiking/Backpacking Committee of the AMC Boston Chapter. He was leader/co-leader on two Adventure Travel backpacking trips to the Canadian Rockies and one to Newfoundland. Bob has hiked the White Mountains for the past 12 years, and has completed the 48 NH four thousand foot peaks including 33 in the Winter.

Coleader: 
Varma Saripalli

Varma Is a 4 season hiker. Hikes mostly in the New England area. He has completed 1/2 of the NH 4k footers. he is a AMC co-leader and WFA certified.

WHP: Cannon Mt Day Hike (level 2)

Sunday, March 1, 2020 12:00 AM

This instructional trip is intended primarily for participants in the Boston Chapter Winter Hiking Program (WHP), with a few spots available for other members of the community. We will hike up Cannon Mountain from Franconia Notch at a moderate pace, on a crisp, winter day. On a direct route to the summit, we will hike 4.2 miles round trip, with 2200' of elevation gain over varied terrain. Portions of the route are relatively steep, and others will afford us the opportunity to experience above-tree line exposure.

Trip details

Activity: 
Hiking
Trip state: 
NH
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Stephen Duly whp19@hb.amcboston.org

WHP Trip Coordinator

Pat Grimm whp19@hb.amcboston.org

WHP Trip Coordinator

Jessica Halvorsen whp19@hb.amcboston.org

WHP Program Director

The General Field and Surrenden Farms, Groton, MA

Sunday, January 26, 2020 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Come see this unusual conservation area with large open-field habitat and great views to the south and west. We'll also duck into woods for a bit and stroll along the beautiful Nashua River with conservation land on both sides. Moderate pace. Meet at the parking area at the top of the General Field. 421-431 Farmers Row, Groton, MA 01450

Trip details

Activity: 
Hiking
Walks
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Olin Lathrop olin@embedinc.com (978-742-9014)

HORN POND, WOBURN

Saturday, January 25, 2020 11:45 AM to 2:45 PM

Challenging 5-mile hike including deep woods, water views, and a "mountain" with sweeping vistas, 11:45 a.m. - 2:45 p.m. Bring lunch, water, trekking poles, sturdy boots/traction devices. From Rte. 95/128 exit 33A, take Rte. 3 S 3 mi., L on Pond St. 1 mi. PAST MAIN PARKING LOT then L on Arlington Road, L on Sturgis St. at northern end of Horn Pond, drive 2 blocks and park along Sturgis. Meet at Water St. intersection (coordinates 42.47366, -71.15943). Rain/Snow cancels. No dogs. L Marc Hurwitz

Trip details

Activity: 
Hiking
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Marc Hurwitz hiddenboston@yahoo.com

Mount Chocorua Winter Hike

Sunday, February 9, 2020 12:00 AM

Join us for a Winter Hike to the summit of Mt Chocorua. Mt Chocorua is purported to be one of the most photographed in the world, for good reason. Its iconic rocky summit offers excellent views in all directions. This trip is for experienced winter hikers, and prior above treeline experience is required.

Trip details

Activity: 
Hiking
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
United States
Status: 
Wait Listed
Leader: 
Robert Asch
Coleader: 
Robert Mackin

Bob is a long-time hiker and backpacker who fell in love with winter hiking after taking part in the Boston Chapter Winter Hiking Program. He enjoys hiking with people at all levels.

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