Snowshoeing

In support of the national effort to slow the spread of COVID-19, AMC has closed all lodging and food service operations until July 1. Dates for all in person activities and programs posted below remain subject to change based on the latest public health guidance and government directives. Cancelled programs are not displayed. We encourage you to join AMC's online socials, educational programs, and trainings.

Zealand Hut in the Winter

Saturday, January 11, 2020 12:00 AM to Sunday, January 12, 2020 12:00 AM

Zealand hut in the Winter..
Experience the self-service hut in the winter.. Cooking our own meals ..wood stove for heat in the kitchen area, cozy unheated bunk rooms. We will hike up Zealand Road 3.8 miles to Zealand Trail, follow the river, for a total of 6.6 miles one way,.. 1,100 feet of elevation. (Fee) (L)

Trip details

Activity: 
Snowshoeing
Trip state: 
NH
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Full
Leader: 
Steven Dennen stevedennen@gmail.com (781-799-9623; Before 9:00pm)
Teresa Pagliuca pagliuca.t@gmail.com
Registrar: 
Steven Dennen stevedennen@gmail.com (781-799-9623; Before 9:00 pm)

Blown away on Cardigan and Firescrew

Saturday, December 14, 2019 12:00 AM

Join us for a traverse of Mt. Cardigan and Firescrew! We will focus on handling the weather on exposed sections of the hike rather than solely on summiting. Our route will climb about 1,900' in elevation gain, around 5.7mi in distance and will take us about 4.5 hours. This is a great chance to work on above treeline (ATL) hiking skills and help decide if bigger ATL trips are for you or not. As such, we will go even in marginal conditions, breaking trail as needed. Participants must have some prior winter hiking experience.

Trip details

Activity: 
Hiking
Snowshoeing
Trip state: 
NH
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Canceled
Leader: 
Jonathan Niehof

Jon finished a round of the New England Hundred Highest just before heading off to the Southwest for four years. He's thrilled to be back in New England and working seriously on the winter 4000-footers. Other fun had in the meantime includes the Pikes Peak Marathon and a rim-to-rim-to-rim run of the Grand Canyon. Goal-oriented but interested in keeping things safe and fun.

Coleader: 
Mikhail Nitko
Jim Hutchinson

20s and 30s Mt Orford Winter Weekend

Friday, February 14, 2020 12:00 AM to Monday, February 17, 2020 12:00 AM

Spend Presidents Day weekend with the young members (20s and 30s) group! Join us in the winter wonderland of southern Quebec at Mt Orford National Park. Activities include your choice of cross country and downhill skiing, ice skating, snowshoeing, fatbiking, local sightseeing tour, or a visit to the spa. Limited to 60 participants.

Trip details

Activity: 
Ice Skating
Skiing - Cross-Country (Nordic)
Skiing - Downhill (Alpine)
Sledding
Snowshoeing
Social Events
Trip country: 
Canada
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Shannon MacKenzie tuscola16@gmail.com (603-219-1397)

Shannon is a 3-season leader with Young Members. She's happy to lead hikes, backpacks, and nordic ski trips in the whites or locally. She'll also recite a poem if you request it.

Caitlin Hall
Coleader: 
Christina Castedo
Eliza Mitchell

Blue Hills Ponkapoag Pond, Canton

Wednesday, December 25, 2019 10:00 AM to 12:15 PM

Moderate pace 5-mi. hike/snowshoe around pond, 10:00am-12:15pm. Bring snack & water. From Rte. 93/128 exit 2A, take Rte. 138 S 0.7 mi. to Ponkapoag Golf Course lot on L. No dogs. If no snow, bring traction device for boots. Storm cancels. L Beth Mosias

Trip details

Activity: 
Hiking
Snowshoeing
Walks
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Beth Mosias

Winter Weekend-January 24-26 2020

Friday, January 24, 2020 12:00 AM to Sunday, January 26, 2020 12:00 AM

Winter Weekend Jan. 24-26 2020
Start the year off enjoying Hiking, snowshoeing and/or xcountry skiing 2-nights at the Highland Center, NH
Contact Pagliuca.t@gmail.com for more info and registration form. Additional AMC administrative fee-$40.00-Payable separate with registration form.

Trip details

Activity: 
Hiking
Skiing - Cross-Country (Nordic)
Snowshoeing
Trip state: 
NH
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Full
Leader: 
Teresa Pagliuca pagliuca.t@gmail.com
Steven Dennen stevedennen@gmail.com

AMC New Year's Celebration in White Mountains

Sunday, December 29, 2019 12:00 PM to Wednesday, January 1, 2020 12:00 PM

Join us as we celebrate the new year with X-C skiing at moderate levels and a relaxed pace. Snow shoeing is also available from novice to experienced. Ski touring center is nearby for all levels of X-C and downhill.alpine skiing. Stay at lovely Mountain Fare Inn, Campton, NH. $375 covers lodging, 3 breakfasts, 2 happy hours & 2 dinners. Please register with L: Anna Panszczyk, Annatp12@gmail.com 781-648-2492 before 9:00 PM, CLs: Nancy & Bob DiMeo, bndimeo@gmail.com

Trip details

Activity: 
Skiing
Skiing - Cross-Country (Nordic)
Snowshoeing
Trip state: 
NH
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Wait Listed
Leader: 
Anna Panszczyk Annatp12@gmail.com (781-648-2492; Before 9:00 PM)
Nancy DiMeo bndimeo@gmail.com (978-649-6255; Before 9:00 PM)
Robert DiMeo bndimeo@gmail.com (978-649-6255; Before 9:00 PM)
Coleader: 
Barbara Lightizer
Registrar: 
Anna Panszczyk Annatp12@gmail.com (781-648-2492; before 9 PM)

XC Ski Out the Door at Craftsbury VT (Intermediate)

Friday, February 28, 2020 2:00 PM to Sunday, March 1, 2020 2:00 PM

Up to 99K 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 Jan 26, 2020 with L. Trip fills fast!
. Boston AMC INTRO Committee sponsored

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 carlalist@gmail.com (508-626-7455; Before 9:00 p.m. EST)

Foss Farms, Great Meadows National Wildlife Refuge and Greenough Land, Carlisle

Wednesday, December 25, 2019 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Easy approx. 4-5 mi. wander through a good birding area with river and pond views, pine forest and red maple swamp. Snowshoe if sufficient snow cover. Meet 10am. Foss Farms parking lot, about 1/3 mi west of Concord River off Rte. 225. From Rte. 128 Exit 31B follow Rtes. 4/225 through Bedford, continuing on Rte. 225 toward Carlisle. Storm cancels. If weather uncertain contact Leader. No dogs. L Mark Levine

Trip details

Activity: 
Hiking
Snowshoeing
Walks
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Mark Levine trailmark@verizon.net

AMC Family Outings 7th Annual New Years Celebration & Equipment Sale

Sunday, January 5, 2020 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM

AMC Family Outings 7th Annual New Years Celebration and Equipment Sale Sunday January 5th at the Thoreau Outing Center at Camp Thoreau in Concord, MA. Come anytime from 10 am to 3 pm. We'll celebrate the New Years with coffee/donuts in the morning and lunch included at 11:30 am with our welcome in the New Year Celebratory cake. Options for snowshoe and XC Ski clinics, walks and hikes throughout the day as well as crafts for the kids, sledding, and, of course, lots of great equipment at prices you cannot beat. Activities and fun for all ages and abilities.

Trip details

Activity: 
Hiking
Skiing
Skiing - Cross-Country (Nordic)
Sledding
Snowshoeing
Social Events
Walks
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
David Powell davidfreds@beld.net (781-858-5546; NCA 9.00)
Paul Terenzi Firemanpaul@comcast.net (781-389-8115)
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, Peru (Machu Picchu), and Morocco..

Jackie Wah jwah2002@yahoo.com (781-641-2085)
Coleader: 
Michael Wainer wainer18@hotmail.com (617-549-2731)
Julia Khorana jkhorana1@icloud.com (617-872-7985)

AMC Boston Chapter Winter Hiking Program 2019-2020

Wednesday, October 30, 2019 7:00 PM to Thursday, December 5, 2019 9:00 PM

Want to get outside more this winter? Please join us for the AMC Boston Chapter Winter Hiking Program 2019-2020, as follows: Oct 30 (Wed), Nov 6 (Wed), Nov 13 (Wed), Nov 20 (Wed), Dec 5 (Thu). The 2019-2020 Boston Chapter H/B Winter Hiking Program (WHP) teaches the best practices of winter hiking and backpacking in New England. Taught by AMC Boston Chapter Hiking/Backpacking Leaders, WHP students will have the opportunity to attend lectures, small group breakout sessions, and hands-on opportunities with winter hiking and backpacking gear.

Trip details

Activity: 
Hiking
Instruction (Skills)
Snowshoeing
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
United States
Status: 
Full
Leader: 
Jessica Halvorsen

Jessica Halvorsen is a 4-season leader with Boston's Hiking and Backpacking Committee. She has led or co-led more than 50 trips with AMC, and has completed the New England 67 4ks. She enjoys and leads a wide range of trips: from local walks to strenuous hikes and backpacks.

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