Walks

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Wompatuck State Park, Hingham

Saturday, January 18, 2020 9:30 AM to 2:00 PM

9.5 mile hike w/lunch at scenic pond, 9:30am-2:00 pm. Bring lunch/water/hiking shoes. Rte. 3 Exit 14 to Rte. 228N toward Hingham, 4 mi. to Wompatuck sign, then R on Free St. 1.3 mi. to visitor center pkg. lot Email if severe weather No dogs.

Trip details

Activity: 
Hiking
Walks
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Mike Tuohey breadcrumbs60@gmail.com

Reservoir Ramble in the Fells

Saturday, January 11, 2020 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

On the warmest day in a while we will explore the North and Middle Reservoir areas in the Middlesex Fells using a mix of market and unmarked trails. Moderate, fast pace. No dogs, please. Thurman Smith 781-729-3832 / cell day of hike 617-571-3740

Trip details

Activity: 
Hiking
Walks
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Thurman Smith thurman@efrllc.com (781-729-3832; d/e)

AMC leader since 1972, frequent Fells hiker. SOLO WFA 2019

Blue Hills, Canton

Saturday, January 11, 2020 9:45 AM to 2:00 PM

Fast-paced 7-mile scenic hike to lesser-traveled parts of the Central Blue Hills, including Old Route 128, Hawk Hill, Boyce Hill, and Hillside Pond, 9:45am-2:00pm. Bring lunch, water, hiking poles, & sturdy footwear. From Rte. 93/128 exit 3 (Houghtons/Ponkapoag), go N 0.5 mi. to stop sign, R on Hillside St. 0.2 mi. to Houghtons Pond lot on R. No dogs. Rain cancels. L Marc Hurwitz

Trip details

Activity: 
Hiking
Walks
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Marc Hurwitz

Historic Streets of Boston

Friday, January 10, 2020 6:30 PM to 9:15 PM

Leisurely 5-mi walk through some of the city's most charming areas, including Beacon Hill and other neighborhoods. 6:30-9:15pm. Meet outside Park St. T-stop at wall/fence abutting Park St. Rain cancels. No dogs. L Marc Hurwitz

Trip details

Activity: 
Walks
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Marc Hurwitz

Wompatuck State Park, Hingham

Saturday, January 4, 2020 9:30 AM to 2:00 PM

9.5 mile fast-paced hike w/lunch at scenic pond, 9:30am-2:00pm. Bring lunch/water/hiking shoes. Rte. 3 Exit 14 to Rte. 228N toward Hingham, 4 mi. to Wompatuck sign, then R on Free St. 1.3 mi. to visitor center pkg. lot. Email if severe weather. No dogs. Appropriate footwear required. L Mike Tuohey

Trip details

Activity: 
Hiking
Walks
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Canceled
Leader: 
Mike Tuohey breadcrumbs60@gmail.com

Cambridge Parks & Greenways

Sunday, January 5, 2020 10:30 AM to 2:00 PM

Approx. 6-7 mi. hike featuring Alewife wetlands, Fresh Pond, Mt. Auburn Cemetery, Charles River Greenway, Hell's Half Acre to Harvard, 10:30am-2:00pm (estimate). Easy return by T. Meet W side Alewife T station at passenger drop-off sign. Heavy rain cancels. No dogs. L Robert Winters

Trip details

Activity: 
Hiking
Walks
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Robert Winters

Horse Hill Nature Preserve, Merrimac, NH

Sunday, January 26, 2020 9:30 AM to 2:00 PM

A moderate 5 mi. forest loop hike at a comfortable pace on well maintained trails through scenic woodlands. Pond views, beaver lodges and dams.and historic sites. 9:30am-2:00pm. Lunch at unusual bench with brook views and footrest. This area is approx 14mi north of the NH/MA border. Head north on Rte. 3 toward Nashua, NH. and at the state line continue on the Everett Tpk. Take Exit 11, turn left onto Continental Blvd and then an immediate right at the first cross street onto Amherst Rd. Parking on left just under 3 mi. GPS address is 184 Amherst Rd, Merrimac, NH. L Mark Levine

Trip details

Activity: 
Hiking
Walks
Trip state: 
NH
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Mark Levine

Western Middlesex Fells, Medford

Saturday, December 28, 2019 9:45 AM to 2:00 PM

Fast-paced hilly 7-mi. hike mostly on Skyline Trail loop with great views throughout, 9:45am-2:00pm. Bring lunch, sturdy footgear, and hiking poles. Rte. 93 S to exit 35. At stop sign, go L under highway. At next stop sign go R. At first set of lights turn R onto Rte. 28. Turn R into Sheepfold entrance. Rte. 93 N to exit 33 (Rte. 28). Sheepfold entrance is 2 miles up on the L. (GPS Coordinates: 42.4533269,-71.1067986) Snow/Rain cancels. No dogs. L Marc Hurwitz.

Trip details

Activity: 
Hiking
Walks
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Marc Hurwitz

Burrage Pond, Hanson

Sunday, December 29, 2019 10:00 AM to 12:15 PM

5-mile fast-paced hike, 10:00am-12:15pm on abandoned cranberry bog, sandy trails featuring open water and marshland. From Rte. 27 in Hanson, Pleasant Street for 0.2 mi., take sharp right to Hawks Ave. across the tracks, left on dirt road at fence, past building to trailhead. Bring water and snack. Email if severe weather. No dogs. Appropriate footwear required. L Mike Tuohey

Trip details

Activity: 
Hiking
Walks
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Mike Tuohey breadcrumbs60@gmail.com

Family Morning Ring in the New Year Walden Pond Hike, Concord MA

Sunday, January 5, 2020 8:45 AM to 10:15 AM

Join Family Outings to explore Walden Pond in Concord, MA Sunday January 5. Meet on the porch of the Visitor Center at 8:45 am for a hike around the pond and to explore the trails. At 10 am when the Visitor's Center opens option for 10 minute Ranger talk on Thoreau and a 20 minute Ken Burns film.

Trip details

Activity: 
Hiking
Walks
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
United States
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Jeanne Blauner jablauner@comcast.net (978-202-5606)

Jeanne has led trips for 45+ years for summer camps, college outings, Sierra Club, and AMC, among others. Jeanne is Past Chair AMC Boston Family Outings and a YOP (Youth Opportunities Program) trained leader with Advanced Wilderness First Aid Training. Jeanne leads hiiking, backpacking, XC Ski, snowshoe, and canoe trips, among others. Jeanne also leads for AMC Adventure Travel and has led to Switzerland, Peru (Machu Picchu), Morocco, New Zealand, and Fiji/Tonga

Robin Swift Robinswiftsales@gmail.com (774-359-7740)

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