Skiing

Family Winter Weekend at Sub Sig Cabin, Crawford Notch, NH

Friday, April 6, 2018 12:00 AM to Sunday, April 8, 2018 12:00 AM

Join us for a Winter weekend at Sub Sig Cabin in Hart's location in Crawford Notch down the road from AMC Highland Center. This is a half century old hidden jewel … in fact it is called Hart's location and the cabin ( Sub Sig) is rustic yet clean and functional with an outhouse ( yeah) and hauled in water. We will plan a hike/ cross country skiing choice both Saturday and Sunday as well as group breakfasts and a supper prepared by us all on Saturday evening. Trip is recommended for families with kids ages 7+. Group size is limited to 15 lucky souls.

Trip details

Activity: 
Hiking
Skiing
Skiing - Cross-Country (Nordic)
Sledding
Snowshoeing
Trip state: 
NH
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Brian Witkov user369128@aol.com (978-807-4901)
Rick Gershberg rgershberg@verizon.net
Denise Boucher denisegirish@yahoo.com (508-265-3093)
Registrar: 
Brian Witkov user369128@aol.com (978-807-4901)

Novice/Intermediate Telemark Ski Clinic

Sunday, January 7, 2018 12:00 AM

Learn to telemark or improve your turns at Wachusett Mountain Ski Area in central Massachusetts! Those whose only prior experience is with alpine or XC can learn telemark on easy grades, while intermediate freeheelers will attempt steeper terrain. Metal-edged telemark skis and stiff boots required (rentals available). Small group instruction based on ability and equipment. Ski area is just 1 hour and 10 minutes from Boston and offers 1000' vertical. $60/members, $70/non-members includes lift ticket and instruction (price estimated, may change closer to event date).

Trip details

Activity: 
Skiing
Skiing - Telemark
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
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, now just helping out.

Coleader: 
Mustafa Varoglu amc.tele.clinic@gmail.com

A crossover from alpine, I enjoy freeing my mind with free-heel skiing.

Backcountry Ski Touring in the Whites

Friday, February 2, 2018 12:00 AM to Sunday, February 4, 2018 12:00 AM

Join us for a weekend of day trips - novice (easier) to intermediate backcountry ski tours - in the White Mountain National Forest between the Kancamagus Highway and Waterville Valley. Hilly, gently rolling, to flat terrain to be encountered. Must have intermediate cross country ski skills with downhill control/strong snowplow. Trails such as Greeley Ponds, Kancamagus Brook, Livermore Road, and Tripoli Road are likely destinations; leaders reserve the right to make changes pending actual trail, weather, and snow conditions. Lodging in Town Square Condos at Waterville Valley.

Trip details

Activity: 
Skiing
Skiing - Cross-Country (Nordic)
Trip state: 
NH
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
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.

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.

Registrar: 
Aldo Ghirin

Stowe Vermont Downhill/Snowboarding Weekend

Friday, March 16, 2018 12:00 AM to Sunday, March 18, 2018 12:00 AM

Join us for a weekend skiing at Stowe Mountain Resort. We will be staying at the Town and Country at Stowe. The cost of the trip per person:
$408 single room, $315 double room
Price includes 2 nights lodging, 2 breakfasts and 1 dinner, tax and gratuity, 2 day lift ticket
Bring your friends; they do not have to be AMC members.

Trip details

Activity: 
Skiing
Skiing - Downhill (Alpine)
Skiing - Telemark
Trip state: 
VT
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Barbara Amoroso barbaraamoroso@yahoo.com (781-321-1620)
Coleader: 
Jeri Schefts schefts@bc.edu (781-893-0467)
Registrar: 
Barbara Amoroso barbaraamoroso@yahoo.com (781-321-1620)

December Ski Social - Aeronaut Brewing

Monday, December 11, 2017 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Join the AMC Ski Committee at Aeronaut Brewery in Somerville to jump start your winter season! From 7pm to 10pm on Monday, December 11th, enjoy local beer and snacks in the company of ski enthusiasts who XC, Alpine Tour & Telemark throughout New England and beyond. This should be a great way to meet local, like-minded skiers. We would love to hear about your plans for the upcoming season!

Aeronaut brews their own beer onsite. Entry is provided on a first come, first serve basis with the general public.

Trip details

Activity: 
Skiing
Social Events
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Michael Bratina mbratina@gmail.com
Registrar: 
Cheryl Hacker cheryl.hacker@gmail.com

Backcountry Ski Workshop

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

Come ski the backcountry!

The Backcountry Ski Workshop offers a chance for backcountry skiers of all disciplines and levels to tour in the backcountry and learn new skills. Whether you are a novice who wants to learn the fundamentals, or an expert looking to refine your skills, this weekend will have something to offer you. There will be groups for Nordic backcountry, telemark and alpine touring, offering basic instruction as well as more advanced groups focused on a full day of touring.

Trip details

Activity: 
Instruction (Skills)
Skiing
Trip state: 
NH
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Michael Bratina mbratina@gmail.com
Registrar: 
Cheryl Hacker cheryl.hacker@gmail.com

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

Friday, February 16, 2018 12:00 AM to Sunday, February 18, 2018 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: 
Mildred Mugica millie.mugica@gmail.com (603-891-5726)
Coleader: 
Doris Tenant dtennant@tllawgroup.com
Yerina Mugica yerina_mugica@yahoo.com
Registrar: 
Millie Mugica millie.mugica@gmail.com (603-891-5726)

November Ski Committee Meeting

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 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: 
Skiing
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Michael Bratina mbratina@gmail.com
Registrar: 
Michael Bratina mbratina@gmail.com

Early Snowbird Skiing

Saturday, December 16, 2017 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Time to dust off your skis, dig out your boots, and exercise your quads for the upcoming season. We plan to skin up Pat's Peak (near Concord, NH) and ski down open trails. Not much vertical here, so plan on 3-5 laps until we achieve "burning legs of fire". AT and Telemark skiers of all abilities welcome. No registration needed - contact me for meeting place (TBD).

Trip details

Activity: 
Skiing
Trip state: 
NH
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Jeff Barrell JBarrell@yahoo.com

Jeff has led resort and backcountry ski trips for many years including Mt Washington. He teaches telemarking for AMC workshops and actively supports Boston ski committee.

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