Hiking

Invitation to Join Young Member's Google Group

Friday, October 19, 2018 1:21 PM to Wednesday, November 21, 2018 12:00 AM

Join the Young Members Google Group: Spontaneous Outings and Socials (SOS). SOS includes local hikes, walks, nature trips, socials, talks, workshops, etc., within the Boston area. The goal is to bring like-minded people together and encourage exploration, enjoyment, and appreciation of local open spaces and environmental issues. Trips and socials will be emailed 3-5 days in advance and will include meeting location, required equipment, skill level, and duration.

Trip details

Activity: 
Hiking
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Michele Grzenda mgrzenda@aol.com

Family West Rattlesnake Mountain Hike, Holderness, NH

Saturday, November 10, 2018 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM

This hike offers the "Best hike/views for least effort", dare we say anywhere? Lots of "bang for your buck" so to speak. We will meet at noon. We will hike approximately 2 miles with 450' elevation gain round trip to the summit of West Rattlesnake Mountain (1260') and back. We expect the hike will take 2 hours including time to enjoy the summit with its rocky outcrops and expansive views of Squam Lake with its many islands as well as the Belknap Range in the distance.

Trip details

Activity: 
Hiking
Trip state: 
NH
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Jeanne Blauner jablauner@comcast.net (978-202-5606)

Jeanne has led trips for 45+ years for summer camps, college outings, Sierra Club, and AMC. Currently Jeanne heads up AMC Boston Family Outings and loves getting families and kids outdoors. Jeanne also leads for AMC Adventure Travel, having led to Switzerland, Peru (Machu Picchu), and Morocco..

Family Snowshoe Overnight to Windblown East Glade Shelter (w/Woodburning Stove), New Ipswich, NH

Saturday, February 23, 2019 12:00 AM to Sunday, February 24, 2019 12:00 AM

We will snowshoe the Windblown XC center trails approximately one mile from our cars to the Windblown East Glade shelter. The shelter is a 3-sided Adirondack shelter, but with the welcoming addition of a woodburning stove, a well-kept outhouse, and a firepit as well as breath-taking views to the east. After arriving we will make group dinner and enjoy evening smores around the fire pit before hunkering down for a cold winter night. We'll do breakfast in the morning and then enjoy a leisurely walk back out.

Trip details

Activity: 
Backpacking
Hiking
Snowshoeing
Trip state: 
NH
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Rick Gershberg rgershberg@verizon.net (617-694-1060)
Brian s Witkov user369128@aol.com (978-807-4901)

Brian is a seasoned hiker and backpacker. His interests are fitness and nature, with a strong fondness for urban parks and anything involving the Olmsteads..thats right ..it was a family business. Brian enjoys leading urban walking trips as well as 4 season trips for families in Boston and new Hampshire. Both backpacks as well as hikes are interesting and fun for children and their families. Within the last year, he has been involved with shelter, hut and all season experiences in the whites.

Mt. Sunapee Hike

Sunday, December 16, 2018 12:00 AM

Leave the holiday frenzy behind! Join us on a scenic five-mile (1,500 elev. gain) round trip snowshoe to beautiful Mount Sunapee to the lodge (hot chocolate and 360 degree views). Medium pace.
On the trail at 10 and back in the Boston area in time for holiday activities and/or shopping.
L-Teresa Pagliuca, L- Kathy Blythe

Trip details

Activity: 
Hiking
Snowshoeing
Trip state: 
NH
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Teresa Pagliuca pagliuca.t@gmail.com
Kathy Blythe katherineblythe@comcast.net

Mt. Lafayette

Saturday, October 27, 2018 12:00 AM

Hike up Mt. Lafayette in late fall after the crowds have gone. Rdtrp. dist. 8.5 mi with elev. gain of approx. 3200 ft. This will be an out-and-back hike along Old Bridle Path. Ltd. to 8 experienced hikers.

Trip details

Activity: 
Hiking
Trip state: 
NH
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Jennifer E Newland je_newland@yahoo.com
Coleader: 
Jennifer Newland

Family President's Day Weekend at AMC Noble View Outdoor Center, Russell, MA

Friday, February 15, 2019 12:00 AM to Sunday, February 17, 2019 12:00 AM

Family President's Day Weekend at AMC's Noble View Outdoor Center in the Pioneer Valley, about 1-1/2 hours west of Boston. Activities include hiking, snow shoeing, x-c skiing, and family 'snow fun' like sledding or making snow people! The accommodations are rustic, but comfortable and cozy, heated by wood stoves. The twin beds have mattresses, but we bring pillows, sheets, and blankets or sleeping bags. We need to be flexible regarding sleeping arrangements which may be co-ed to keep families together and some kids will be in sleeping bags on the floor.

Trip details

Activity: 
Conservation
Hiking
Skiing
Skiing - Cross-Country (Nordic)
Sledding
Snowshoeing
Walks
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Doris Tennant dtennant@tllawgroup.com (617-306-0084)
Registrar: 
Doris Tennant dtennant@tllawgroup.com (617-306-0084)

Garfield Ridge Trail Fall Adventure

Saturday, October 20, 2018 12:00 AM

Join us for a fall hike along the northern edge of the Pemi Loop. We'll hike in and out through the Gale River and Garfield Trails joined by the Garfield Ridge Trail, with a short road walk back to our cars - for about thirteen miles and 3200 feet in elevation gain. Along the way, we will summit both Garfield and Galehead and hopefully get a little time to enjoy the view from the porch of the Galehead Hut. Will there be foliage left? Snow? Maybe both - join us and see.

Trip details

Activity: 
Hiking
Trip state: 
NH
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
John Lee johnleery@hotmail.com
Coleader: 
Eric DuPont edup127@hotmail.com

AMC Medewisla Lodge and Cabins School Vacation Week, Greenville, ME

Monday, February 18, 2019 12:00 AM to Thursday, February 21, 2019 12:00 AM

Join a small group of families at AMC's newest Medewisla Lodge and Cabins in Greenville, ME Monday thru Thursday of School Vacation Week. Enjoy private lakefront cabins w/shared bathhouse (w/shower) and toasty warm woodstove. Small group of families. Drive in location. Cross Country Ski and Snowshoe extensive trail network just steps away from our cabins. Group cooking and full service combo.

Trip details

Activity: 
Hiking
Skiing - Cross-Country (Nordic)
Snowshoeing
Trip state: 
ME
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Jeanne Blauner jablauner@comcast.net (978-202-5606)

Jeanne has led trips for 45+ years for summer camps, college outings, Sierra Club, and AMC. Currently Jeanne heads up AMC Boston Family Outings and loves getting families and kids outdoors. Jeanne also leads for AMC Adventure Travel, having led to Switzerland, Peru (Machu Picchu), and Morocco..

No Misery at Mt. Misery. Family Walk in Lincoln, MA

Saturday, November 17, 2018 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM

On this 1.5 mile family walk at Mt. Misery in Lincoln, MA we will explore the beautiful forests near the Sudbury River that are part of this mis-named conservation land. The walk is Saturday November 17 from 1:30 - 3 pm and is suitable for four years old and older. Come prepared for fun with lots of roots on the path and beautiful hemlock forests.

Please dress appropriately. The trails may be wet so boots or waterproof shoes are suggested. Bring water and snacks as appropriate for your kids (and your) needs.

Trip details

Activity: 
Hiking
Walks
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Joanna Jung hello.joanna.jung@gmail.com (617-549-2812)
Coleader: 
Elaine Yang

Family Hike Mount Morgan & Percival Loop, Holderness, NH

Saturday, November 10, 2018 9:30 AM to 3:00 PM

Please join us on this popular loop hike over Mount Morgan and Mount Percival overlooking Squam Lake in southern New Hampshire on the southern border of the White Mountain National Forest. These two small mountains make a popular loop hike, great for kids, with good scrambles and expansive views ....... lots of "bang for your buck". The hike is roughly 5.1 miles and includes 1,550 ft. elevation gain. Appropriate for ages 8 and up. Previous hiking experience strongly recommended.

Trip details

Activity: 
Hiking
Trip state: 
NH
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
David Beck davidbeckrph@comcast.net (508-361-0508; 9am to 9pm)
Marsha Fox mrsha.fox@gmail.com (617-596-7989)

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