Sledding

Get Info, Get Inspired, Get Your Family Out, Lancaster Thayer Memorial Library, MA

Monday, April 9, 2018 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM

Come meet and learn about AMC Family Outings. Get info, get inspired, get your family out! Bring the kids for slides and fun. AMC Boston Family Outings is an active group of familes, parents, and grandparents who like to get outdoors with their kids. Come learn about our activities including hiking, camping, swimming, canoeing, fishing, and biking in summer, and snowshoeing, skiing, skating, and sledding in colder months.

Trip details

Activity: 
Hiking
Ice Skating
Meetings
Paddling - Canoeing
Paddling - Flatwater
Skiing - Cross-Country (Nordic)
Sledding
Snowshoeing
Social Events
Walks
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Jeanne Blauner jablauner@comcast.net (978-202-5606)

Family Ski Weekend at Pinestead Farm Lodge in Franconia, NH

Friday, February 2, 2018 7:00 PM to Sunday, February 4, 2018 12:00 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.

Trip details

Activity: 
Skiing - Cross-Country (Nordic)
Skiing - Downhill (Alpine)
Sledding
Snowshoeing
Trip state: 
NH
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Valerie Paul valerie.paul@gmail.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

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).

Registrar: 
Valerie Paul valerie.paul@gmail.com (508-561-8097; before 9pm)

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

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)

FAMILY "SHORTER" HIKE/SNOWSHOE A VOLCANO = PAWTUCKAWAY STATE PARK, NOTTINGHAM, NH

Saturday, December 30, 2017 9:30 AM to 4:00 PM

This shorter hike/snowshoe option at Pawtuckaway State Park is intended for somewhat shorter younger legs (eg. younger kids and their families). The Pawtuckaway Mountains are a classic example of an eroded volcanic crater. This hike will take the Round Pond trail, then the Boulder Trail, and looping around Round Pond and back to the parking lot via the Round Pond trail. Loop distance about 3 miles with 200 ft. elevation gain. Conditions likely frozen ground, cold temperatures, possible snow and ice. Snowshoes and light traction (micro-spikes - we have some to lend) required.

Trip details

Activity: 
Hiking
Sledding
Snowshoeing
Trip state: 
NH
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Micheal Wainer wainer18@hotmail.com (617-549-2731; after 5PM)

Avid adult life hiker, snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, road biking. Enjoy AMC Adventure Travel trips, and branching into Family Outdoor Group events with grandkids.

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 and Peru/Machu Picchu.

Registrar: 
Michael Wainer wainer18@hotmail.com (617-438-5680; after 5PM)

Family Skiing in Mad River Valley - Warren, VT

Thursday, February 22, 2018 12:00 AM to Sunday, February 25, 2018 12:00 AM

Join AMC families in Mad River Valley for a fun-filled Vermont ski weekend. Mad River Valley offers two premier downhill ski resorts, several cross country ski areas in addition to opportunities for sledding, ice skating and dining out options. Choose your own snowy adventure each day and spend the evening hanging out with other families at a clean and well-run hostel. Cost $165 pp, includes 3 nights lodging with continental breakfasts, appetizers and snacks, and one dinner. Leader/ Registrar: Carrie McMillen carriemcmillen@gmail.com.

Trip details

Activity: 
Skiing - Cross-Country (Nordic)
Skiing - Downhill (Alpine)
Sledding
Snowshoeing
Trip state: 
VT
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Carrie McMillen carriemcmillen@gmail.com
Amy Kelliher amycbean@yahoo.com (978-250-3316)
Registrar: 
Carrie McMillen carriemcmillen@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)

Family Ski weekend at Pinestead Lodge in Franconia, NH

Friday, March 9, 2018 7:00 PM to Sunday, March 11, 2018 12:00 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.

Trip details

Activity: 
Skiing - Cross-Country (Nordic)
Skiing - Downhill (Alpine)
Sledding
Snowshoeing
Trip state: 
NH
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Valerie Paul valerie.paul@gmail.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

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).

Registrar: 
Valerie Paul valerie.paul@gmail.com (508-561-8097; Before 9pm)

New Years Family Ski Weekend, Vermont

Friday, December 29, 2017 12:00 AM to Monday, January 1, 2018 12:00 AM

Ring in the New Year with Family Outings! Join us for our annual New Years trip at a beautiful Ski House in Burke, Vermont minutes from downhill and cross-country skiing. This is a weekend of winter fun: skiing (xc & downhill), sledding, good food, good company and more! Cost $180/person Includes lodging for 3 nights, 3 breakfasts, 2 dinners, (appetizers available the first night). Please register at: http://tinyurl.com/NewYearsinVT018. For questions, please email tonaomirose@gmail.com.

Trip details

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

Family Feb. Vacation 3-Day Getaway, Noble View, Russell, MA

Thursday, February 22, 2018 12:00 AM to Sunday, February 25, 2018 12:00 AM

Enjoy winter hiking, snow shoeing & sledding, then warm up next to the wood burning stove with home cooked meals, friendly smiles and other families enjoying snacks, games or crafts. If you have x-c ski's...bring them! Typically, others do, too!

Trip details

Activity: 
Hiking
Sledding
Snowshoeing
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Margo CHapski familyprograms@amcberkshire.org
Coleader: 
Susan Cournoyer suecour@gmail.com (617-794-8658)
Registrar: 
Margo Chapski familyprograms@amcberkshire.org

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