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.
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.
Michael Wainer firstname.lastname@example.org (781-438-5680; After 5 M)
This lovely loop over three small peaks in the Belknap range (Gunstock, Belkap, Piper) provides three chances for views: from the ski slopes of Gunstock, an observation tower on Belknap, and the open ledges of Piper. It also gets one a quarter of the way to a patch for hiking 12 peaks in the Belknap range. And it's under a two hour drive from Boston: hard to beat bang-for-the-buck here.
Trails are moderate, with a few short steep pitches and some rocky bits, but no exposure. We'll cover about 6 mi with 2000' of climb.
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.
Rachael White email@example.com
Rachael loves to hike and get outdoors, and is the Boston Chapter Chair of the Young Members Committee.
Leave the holiday frenzy behind! Join us on a scenic five-mile (1,500 elev. gain) round trip snowshoe to beautiful Mount Sunapee to the lodge (hot chocolate and 360 degree views). Medium pace.
On the trail at 10 and back in the Boston area in time for holiday activities and/or shopping.
Winter gear required.
Registrar:Kathy Blythe 617.922.7002 (best time to call: Before 9PM) firstname.lastname@example.org
Leader Teresa Pagliuca email@example.com
Enjoy a leisurely afternoon walk along wooded trails with scenic views of Foster Pond. If we have snow, we'll snowshoe! Meet at 1:30pm at the AVIS Goldsmith Reservation trailhead, 491 South Main Street (Rte. 28) just south of the intersection with Gould Road. Take I-93 to exit 41. Go north on Route 125, exit at Route 28N. Goldsmith Reservation is on the left before the first intersection. Heavy rain cancels.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
6 mi through woods and past residences with stop at Fawn Lake. The pretty flat trail is a mix of pavement, crushed stone and dirt. Weather-permitting, we might snowshoe, 1-4 PM. Details and directions to meeting point will be sent upon registration.
Friday, March 2, 2018 4:00 PM to Sunday, March 4, 2018 12:00 PM
Join us for this annual event. On Saturday, we snowshoe about 4-5 miles over a scenic, but easy terrain. On Sunday...a shorter hike ..about three miles. $220 covers lodging at Mountain Fare Inn, Campton,NH. includes 2 breakfasts, 1 dinner. Reg. with Kathy Didier, email@example.com 603-726-3553, Marilyn Pomerantz, firstname.lastname@example.org 603-254-5826, or Elaine Kerrigan, email@example.com
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.
Sunday, January 14, 2018 12:00 AM to Monday, January 15, 2018 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 elelvation. (Fee) (L) firstname.lastname@example.org, (L) email@example.com
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.
Valerie Paul firstname.lastname@example.org (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.
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).
Valerie Paul email@example.com (508-561-8097; Before 9pm)