Skiing

Cross- Country Skiiing in Craftsbury, VT - January 18 - 21, 2019 MLK weekend

Friday, January 18, 2019 12:00 AM to Monday, January 21, 2019 12:00 AM

Come join us at the Craftsbury Outdoor Center (COC) over the MLK weekend where we will ski right out the door and over the lovely rolling hills of VT. Skiing at a moderate level, easy pace. Stay at comfortable lodge at the COC in Craftsbury VT. $365 covers 3 nights lodging, 9 delicious and hardy meals and 4 days of skiing.

Trip details

Activity: 
Skiing
Skiing - Cross-Country (Nordic)
Trip state: 
VT
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Nancy DiMeo bndimeo@gmail.com (978-649-6255; before 9:00 p.m.)

Experienced Hiking and X-C ski leader

Robert DiMeo bndimeo@charter.net (978-649-6255; before 9:00 p.m.)
Coleader: 
TBA
Registrar: 
Nancy Dimeo bndimeo@gmail.com (978-649-6255; before 9:00 p.m.)

XC Ski Out the Door at Craftsbury VT (Intermediate)

Friday, March 1, 2019 2:00 PM to Sunday, March 3, 2019 2:00 PM

Up to 85K 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, linens, 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 2/1 with L. Trip fills fast!

Trip details

Activity: 
Skiing
Skiing - Cross-Country (Nordic)
Snowshoeing
Trip state: 
VT
Trip country: 
United States
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Carla Schwartz (508-626-7455; Before 9:00 p.m. EST)

I have been leading XC ski and cycle trips for the AMC for many years. I am an avid outdoors person, and have fun introducing the outdoors to others.

Registrar: 
Carla Schwartz (508-626-7455; Before 9:00 p.m. EST)

Mount Moosilauke Backcountry Ski Trip

Sunday, March 18, 2018 12:00 AM

This backcountry ski trip will ascend and descend the Carriage Road on Mount Moosilauke in a one day outing. The trail is about 10.2 miles round trip with about 3000' of elevation gain and is a difficult outing. Strong physical conditioning is needed for the ascent and participants must be expert skiers/riders for the descent. The upper portion of this trail is above tree line and is exposed to strong winds and weather. Alpine touring, telemark, or splitboard equipment is required for this trip, nordic BC skis will not suffice for this terrain.

Trip details

Activity: 
Skiing
Trip state: 
NH
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Michael Bratina mbratina@gmail.com
Coleader: 
Sean Sevey
Registrar: 
Mike Bratina mbratina@gmail.com

27th ANNUAL QUEBEC DH & XC SKI TRIP

Tuesday, March 6, 2018 6:00 PM to Sunday, March 11, 2018 6:00 PM

CHARTERED BUS TRIP

We'll meet in Concord, NH on Tuesday evening & stay there the first night. Then travel by
chartered luxury bus north to enjoy some of the best, most reliable, scenic and
extensive skiing in the east, plus the European charm, style and great restaurants of
Quebec City.

Trip details

Activity: 
Skiing
Trip country: 
Quebec, Canada
Status: 
Wait Listed
Leader: 
Mike Barry

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.

Arnold Nadler ardnadler@aol.com (978-745-9591)
Coleader: 
Deb Taylor
Registrar: 
Arnold Nadler (978-745-9591)

Winter Weekend in the Berkshires

Friday, February 16, 2018 12:00 AM to Monday, February 19, 2018 12:00 AM

Join us to explore the trails in western MA, southern VT, and eastern upstate NY on the three-day President's Day weekend. We will visit cross-country (XC) skiing areas and backcountry (BC) ski locations. Intermediate XC abilities needed (including downhill control on touring equipment). If sufficient snow is not available, we will hike various scenic trails in the area. Our lodging is at a relaxing country home with private and semi-private accommodations available. Enjoy beautiful scenery, the company of fellow skiers/hikers, and hearty meals fit for a foodie!

Trip details

Activity: 
Skiing
Skiing - Cross-Country (Nordic)
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Wait Listed
Leader: 
Aldo Ghirin

I have skied since the late 1970s, and have led skiing, bicycling, and hiking trips for the AMC since 2008. I am the most recent past chair of the Ski Committee for the Boston Chapter. I enjoy all types of free-heel skiing -- cross-country/nordic, downhill/telemark, and backcountry. Got snow? Let's go!

Coleader: 
Glenn Barnes

I love cycling, paddling, and xc skiing. I have been a past chair of the NY-North Jersey AMC Chapter's bicycling committee.

Registrar: 
Aldo Ghirin

SKI IN SNOW-FILLED STOWE

Friday, February 9, 2018 12:00 AM to Sunday, February 11, 2018 12:00 AM

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: $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 snow conditions. Downhill skiing is on your own with other interested participants.

Trip details

Activity: 
Skiing
Skiing - Cross-Country (Nordic)
Trip state: 
VT
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Wait Listed
Leader: 
Karen Brody kbrodybel@gmail.com (617-448-5097; Before 9:00 pm)
Registrar: 
Karen Brody kbrodybel@gmail.com (617-448-5097; Before 9:00 pm)

Ski Social

Wednesday, January 24, 2018 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM

Meet at Hopsters in Newton Corner for pizza and beer, and of course to talk about ... gliding on snow: downhill, cross country,skate skiing, snowboarding, telemark, backcountry, frontcountry, sidecountry, splitboarding, skijoring ... you get the picture. Come network with a very cool ski crowd, whether you are a wooly bully in your knickers or a techno flash in your racing outfit, we're not judgy and welcome all sliders. "Think snow" socializing!

Trip details

Activity: 
Skiing
Skiing - Cross-Country (Nordic)
Skiing - Downhill (Alpine)
Skiing - Telemark
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Aldo Ghirin aggamc2016@gmail.com (617-393-0111; before 9 PM; leave message if necessary)

Aldo has been a free heel skier since the mid-1970s. He enjoys cross country skiing at xc ski areas and backcountry locations, and downhill skiing with telemark gear. He also enjoys snowshoeing, cycling, canoeing, and kayaking. He has volunteered for several years with the AMC Boston Chapter Ski Committee, first as Trip Coordinator, then as the Committee Chair. He has led ski trips for several years.

Jeff Barrell

Nobody cares if you telemark.

Stowe VT Cross Country & Downhill Weekend Ski Trip

Friday, January 26, 2018 12:00 AM to Sunday, January 28, 2018 12:00 AM

Join us for a fun-filled ski weekend in snowy Stowe, Vermont. Choose either downhill or cross country skiing (or do one day of each!). Experience in skiing is required or you can take lessons at the resort (at additional cost). We will be skiing at an easy to moderate pace on Advanced-Beginner to Difficult terrain at Stowe, and for cross country skiing we'll be at one of Stowe's outstanding cross-country ski centers (Von Trapp or Stowe Ski Resort). We will share rooms in a local hotel, with pool and hot tub, and go out to dinner on Saturday night.

Trip details

Activity: 
Skiing
Skiing - Cross-Country (Nordic)
Skiing - Downhill (Alpine)
Skiing - Telemark
Trip state: 
VT
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Full
Leader: 
Aldo Ghirin

Aldo has been a free heel skier since the mid-1970s. He enjoys cross country skiing at xc ski areas and backcountry locations, and downhill skiing with telemark gear. He also enjoys snowshoeing, cycling, canoeing, and kayaking. He has volunteered for several years with the AMC Boston Chapter Ski Committee, first as Trip Coordinator, then as the Committee Chair. He has led ski trips for several years.

Marcella MacKenzie marcelmacnz@gmail.com

Marcella has been skiing since the early 1960's. She splits her snow time between downhill and cross country skiing. She enjoys any time she gets to spend in the mountains of New England.

Presidents Weekend Winter Fun for Families in Vermont

Friday, February 16, 2018 12:00 AM to Monday, February 19, 2018 12:00 AM

Winter fun in the heart of the snow belt in the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont! Cross country and downhill skiing nearby at Burke and Jay Peak. Other xc options a short drive away. Also Ice skating, sledding, sleigh rides, snow men, etc. Stay at large ski house. Group meals, great company. $180pp for the 3 day weekend, includes 2 dinners, 3 breakfasts and snacks. Please register online at: http://tinyurl.com/PrezWknd2018. For questions please email Naomi at: tonaomirose@gmail.com.

Trip details

Activity: 
Skiing
Skiing - Cross-Country (Nordic)
Skiing - Downhill (Alpine)
Sledding
Trip state: 
VT
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Naomi Ribner tonaomirose@gmail.com

April Ski Committee Meeting

Wednesday, April 11, 2018 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Come ski with us!
If you are a skier or snowboarder of any type, and would like to get engaged with leading trips and helping to organize ski related events this is the meeting to be at.
While the discussions are predominantly around coordinating trips and events, this is a great opportunity to get in contact with other skiers, see what we have to offer, and to find a place to help develop ski and snow related outings and events.
Please contact Mike Bratina at skiing@amcboston.org for the meeting details.

Trip details

Activity: 
Meetings
Skiing
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Michael Bratina skiing@amcboston.org
Registrar: 
Mike Bratina skiing@amcboston.org

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