Hiking

AMC offers COVID conscious opportunities to enjoy the outdoors locally, visit many of our lodges and campgrounds, and join virtual events and activities. Participants of all in-person events should bring and wear face coverings, expect social distancing, and changes to our usual practices. To support contact tracing and hands-free signing of the AMC liability waiver, online registration is required for all in person AMC events.

20S & 30S Winter Hike in the Blue Hills Beginner

Sunday, January 17, 2021 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Join us for a beautiful hike at the Blue Hills Reservation. Be prepared to hike about 4 hours. Bring a backpack with water, extra layers, snacks, lunch, mask, hand sanitizer.

All participants must sign-up and be screened ahead of time. In order to adhere to AMC guidance, the total number of participants including leaders will be capped at 10. After you register, the hike leader will send you detailed information on meeting location and planned trails. We will wear masks and abide by social/physical distancing for the duration of the event.

Trip details

Activity: 
Hiking
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
US
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Chaoran Xie chaoranxie@gmail.com (617-237-0880)

Chao is a local leader with the 20s and 30s committee. He really enjoys taking people on local hikes. He also enjoys software projects related to hiking so do reach out to him if you are interested in working together.

20s & 30s Fresh Pond Walk

Friday, January 15, 2021 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Join me for a scenic 2.5 mile beginner-friendly walk around Fresh Pond in Cambridge. Bring a backpack with water, a snack, warm layers, mask, and hand sanitizer. Let me know if there's anything you're missing and I might be able to accommodate!

Trip details

Activity: 
Hiking
Walks
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Chao Xie chaoranxie@gmail.com

Chao is a local leader with the 20s and 30s committee. He really enjoys taking people on local hikes. He also enjoys software projects related to hiking so do reach out to him if you are interested in working together.

20s & 30s Sunrise Western Greenway Walk

Thursday, January 14, 2021 6:30 AM to 8:00 AM

Join me for a scenic 2.5 mile beginner-friendly sunrise walk through a section of the Western Greenway Trail in Belmont. Bring a backpack with water, a snack, warm layers, mask, and hand sanitizer. Let me know if there's anything you're missing and I might be able to accommodate!

Trip details

Activity: 
Hiking
Walks
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Michael Hanley mjh92794@gmail.com

Michael Hanley is a local leader with the AMC Young Member's committee. In addition to hiking he enjoys exploring Massachusetts on his bike, open water swimming, and playing piano.

Mt Tom Day Hike - Holyoke, MA

Monday, February 15, 2021 12:00 AM

Join us for a day hike to Mt Tom located in Mt Tom State Park in the Holyoke Range in Western Massachusetts. We will hike to Mt Tom via the New England Trail and return via the New England Trail to the D.O.C Trail to Whiting Peak and down the Quarry Trail. We will also hike to Goat Peak via a loop going up the New England Trail and down the Beau Bridge Trail. The hike is 7.5+ miles with 1,371' of elevation gain and we will hike at a moderate pace. The trails are steep and depending on conditions you may need full crampons.

Trip details

Activity: 
Hiking
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
June Mackenzie junebug147@gmail.com (781-932-1071; Before 8pm)
Coleader: 
Barbara Amoroso barbaraamoroso@yahoo.com (781-321-1620)

20s & 30s Winter Hike in the Blue Hills

Sunday, January 10, 2021 10:00 AM to 2:30 PM

Join us for a beautiful hike at the Blue Hills Reservation. Be prepared for about a 4.5-hour moderate hike through some rugged, hilly terrain. Bring a backpack with water, warm layering (no cotton, we'll give an update based on the forecast), snacks, lunch, mask, hand sanitizer.

Trip details

Activity: 
Hiking
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Michael Hanley mjh92794@gmail.com (508-463-7725)

Michael Hanley is a 3-season local leader with the AMC Young Member's committee. In addition to hiking year-round he enjoys bike touring, open water swimming, and playing piano.

Chao Xie

Chao is a local leader with the 20s and 30s committee. He really enjoys taking people on local hikes. He also enjoys software projects related to hiking so do reach out to him if you are interested in working together.

20S & 30S Winter Hike in the Blue Hills Beginner

Saturday, January 9, 2021 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Join us for a beautiful hike at the Blue Hills Reservation. Be prepared to hike about 4 hours. Bring a backpack with water, extra layers, snacks, lunch, mask, hand sanitizer.

All participants must sign-up and be screened ahead of time. In order to adhere to AMC guidance, the total number of participants including leaders will be capped at 10. After you register, the hike leader will send you detailed information on meeting location and planned trails. We will wear masks and abide by social/physical distancing for the duration of the event.

Trip details

Activity: 
Hiking
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
US
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Chaoran Xie chaoranxie@gmail.com (617-237-0880)

Chao is a local leader with the 20s and 30s committee. He really enjoys taking people on local hikes. He also enjoys software projects related to hiking so do reach out to him if you are interested in working together.

Michael Hanley

Michael Hanley is a local leader with the AMC Young Member's committee. In addition to hiking he enjoys exploring Massachusetts on his bike, open water swimming, and playing piano.

WHP Participants ONLY: Mount Watatic (II)

Saturday, February 6, 2021 12:00 AM

This trip is part of the Boston Chapter Winter Hiking Program (WHP) and is only open to registered participants of that program. If you would like more information about the WHP, please email us at whp20@hb.amcboston.org or follow the link below.

Trip details

Activity: 
Hiking
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Pat Grimm pagrimm@comcast.net

Pat is a 4 season hiking and backpacking leader. She has thru-hiked the AT, completed the NH48 in winter, the NE 76, the Trailwrights 72, and is within a few spring peaks of completing the NH seasonal grid.

Cezanne Cartier

WHP Participants Only - Mt Clark and Mt Todd

Saturday, January 23, 2021 12:00 AM

Venture into the Mohawk Trail State Forest for a 7.4-mile loop hike in some of the most beautiful terrain Massachusetts has to offer, summiting 2 peaks and gaining 2,100 ft of elevation. One goal of this WHP hike is to prepare for the White Mountains in winter, so we plan to move at a moderate pace.

Trip details

Activity: 
Hiking
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
United States
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Elizabeth Ryan ryan.ej03@gmail.com

Elizabeth Ryan is a four-season hiking and backpacking leader with the AMC's Boston Chapter and Adventure Travel. She has completed the New Hampshire 4000 footers, hiked in the Baxter park area and explored some of the glaciated North-west peaks. International trips include hiking in the Scottish Highlands, Newfoundland, Iceland and New Zealand.

Coleader: 
Eric Ashwell ericashwell@gmail.com

Eric has found the trail after 30 years as a marine navigator and uses the peak-bagging lists as destination guides. He is working on the NE67 and NH highest but enjoys all trails high and low, and tries to get the most out of nature by backpacking the peaks when able.

20s & 30s Sunrise Fresh Pond Walk

Thursday, January 7, 2021 6:00 AM to 7:30 AM

Join me for a scenic 2.5 mile beginner-friendly sunrise walk around Fresh Pond in Cambridge. Bring a backpack with water, a snack, warm layers, mask, and hand sanitizer. Let me know if there's anything you're missing and I might be able to accommodate!

Trip details

Activity: 
Hiking
Walks
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Michael Hanley mjh92794@gmail.com

Michael Hanley is a local leader with the AMC Young Member's committee. In addition to hiking he enjoys exploring Massachusetts on his bike, open water swimming, and playing piano.

20s & 30s Sunrise Western Greenway Walk

Wednesday, January 6, 2021 6:30 AM to 8:00 AM

Join me for a scenic 2.5 mile beginner-friendly sunrise walk through a section of the Western Greenway Trail in Belmont. Bring a backpack with water, a snack, warm layers, mask, and hand sanitizer. Let me know if there's anything you're missing and I might be able to accommodate!

Trip details

Activity: 
Hiking
Walks
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Michael Hanley mjh92794@gmail.com

Michael Hanley is a local leader with the AMC Young Member's committee. In addition to hiking he enjoys exploring Massachusetts on his bike, open water swimming, and playing piano.

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