In support of the national effort to slow the spread of COVID-19 and to minimize the risks to the most vulnerable among us, AMC will immediately begin the process of temporarily closing all lodging and foodservice facilities and suspending all in-person staff and volunteer led programming through April 30.
Friday, February 26, 2021 2:00 PM to Sunday, February 28, 2021 2:00 PM
Up to 100 + Kms of groomed XC ski trails. Optional snowshoeing, ice-skating, and apres-ski sauna, all in good company of intermediate skiers. Approximately $235.00 (depending on group size, there is usually a refund) includes three days of trail passes, two nights lodging, towels, sheets, blankets, and six sumptuous, healthy meals (Friday/Saturday dinner, Saturday/Sunday breakfast and lunch, and a potluck social hour on Saturday. Two per room with shared bath. Register before Jan 26, 2021 with L. Trip fills fast!
. Boston AMC INTRO Committee sponsored activity.
Friday, March 13, 2020 6:00 PM to Sunday, March 15, 2020 1:00 PM
Family ski weekend based at the comfortable but rustic Pinestead Farm Lodge in Franconia, NH. We have several simple "suites" of rooms with shared bath and kitchen facilities. Breakfast and dinner are group events at the lodge. Lunch materials are provided. Pinestead is 10 minutes from Cannon Mountain and 5 minutes from the XC ski trails at the Franconia Inn. Bretton Woods Alpine and XC areas are about 45 minutes away.
Valerie Paul email@example.com (508-561-8097; before 9pm)
I'm an "alumni leader" for the Family Outings group. I led ski, camping and hiking trips for many years until my son "aged out" but I still love hanging out with kids and sharing my joy in all things outdoorsy with kids and parents alike. I also love to cook for groups and get folks together over the prep table.
Eddy Luttmer (617-413-1815; before 9pm)
I was the long time chair of the family outings committee and led dozens of trips over the years before my kids "aged out". I love to play outside - especially on XC skis, in a solo whitewater canoe or on my sailboat and I thoroughly enjoy teaching kids (and adults).
Friday, February 28, 2020 12:00 AM to Sunday, March 1, 2020 12:00 AM
We will celebrate 2020's extra day with two full-day trips in the Sandwich Range Wilderness and the valley to the south. We will choose from a variety of tours using old roads, hiking trails, multi-use trails, and groomed ski trails. Expect moderate pace with several short snack/water stops -- sit-down lunch is unlikely unless temps are super balmy. Limited to six (6) experienced skiers -- comfortable skiing on ungroomed trails and dealing with obstacles like streams and fallen logs, undaunted by the occasional steep hill or possible bushwack, and in good shape.
Ben has lead hiking, biking and xc ski ski trips with the Boston chapter. He enjoys skiing at xc centers and in the backcountry.
Cindy is a lifelong skier who transitioned from downhill to cross-country as a teenager. She now prefers off-track skiing using techniques learned on many family adventures led by her dad. She also enjoys the occasional ski marathon - Canada 2021 is up next. Favorite spots include local woods west of Boston, Sandwich/Tamworth, NH, and the High Peaks/Lake Placid. She has been a leader and instructor (novice and BC nordic) with the Boston Ski Committee for many years.
Friday, February 14, 2020 12:00 AM to Monday, February 17, 2020 12:00 AM
Join AMC friends for Cross Country - Back Country Skiing at moderate level, moderate pace including snowshoeing from novice to experienced. Ski Touring Center available to all levels. Downhill skiing at Waterville Valley nearby. Stay at comfortable Mountain Fare Inn, Campton, NH. $365 covers lodging, 3 breakfasts, 2 dinners, 2 happy hours. Sponsored by Boston AMC INTRO Committee
Friday, February 7, 2020 12:00 AM to Sunday, February 9, 2020 12:00 AM
Join snow lovers of all types and abilities to explore the diverse backcountry terrain of Mount Cardigan! Skiers, snowboarders, and XC, AT, and telemark skiers are all welcome! Optional backcountry ski instruction in small groups based on interest and ability, from novice to advanced, then head into the backcountry. General & intermediate knowledge of skiing is required.
Friday, March 13, 2020 12:00 AM to Sunday, March 15, 2020 12:00 AM
Join us for the March edition of the classic Stowe ski weekend in Vermont. Ski the groomed trails at Von Trapp's Family Lodge and Stowe Mountain Resort. Stay at a cozy inn complete with jacuzzis and a roaring fireplace. Trip cost of $200 includes 2 nights' lodging, 2 breakfasts, and happy hour. Downhill skiers welcome.
Friday, February 14, 2020 12:00 AM to Sunday, February 16, 2020 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 and downhill 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.
Meet up for an afternoon of intermediate cross-country skiing at Windblown Touring Center in New Ipswich, New Hampshire on February 16, 2020 starting with lunch at 12:30 P.M. We ski the afternoon on a half-day ticket that you purchase yourself (cash or check only).
Carla Schwartz has a strong appreciation for the outdoors, and is an avid XC skier, cyclist, and long-distance swimmer. She has been leading XC ski and bicycling trips for the AMC Boston Chapter since 2004. She enjoys showing people places she loves and her trips have a strong following.
Debbie Smith firstname.lastname@example.org
Debbie has been leading nordic trips for the AMC for more than 20 years.
Join us for an intermediate cross country ski day trip on scenic groomed trails at Waterville Valley of 15-25 km at a 4-6 km/hr moving pace. The leaders may split the group per skiers relative speeds. Beginner/novice skiers are also welcome, but should self-take a Waterville Valley ski school group lesson in the morning and then ski with the group after lunch. Limited to 10 experienced x-c skiers.
Mike Barry is a reformed alpine skier who leads multi day XC Ski tours in Maine, Quebec, Norway and the Whites with the Boston Chapter & Adventure Travel Committees. His favorite places to ski are Norway for BC touring (though Maine is close!) and downhill in the French Alps (now on Telemark skis). Mike has been involved in the Club as a Boston Chapter Chair, Club Board of Directors and is currently on the Adventure Travel Committee, and is an active chapter bike and ski leader.
Friday, February 7, 2020 4:30 AM to Sunday, February 9, 2020 12:00 PM
Ski where the snow is! Join us for cross country skiing in Stowe Vt, home to the finest network of groomed cross country trails in New England. Cost of $160 pp includes 2 hot breakfasts & 2 nights lodging (double rooms) at a comfortable inn with hot tub & pool. Single room option for additional fee. There will be guided intermediate level cross country outings; location dependent upon conditions. Downhill skiing on own with other interested participants.