Leisurely 4-mile walk along historic streets around Harvard and Porter Squares, and Huron Village. From 6:30-8:30pm. Bring snack. Meet outside Brattle Theatre (lower level). From Harvard Square T, go 1 block west on Eliot Street and take a right on Brattle Street (the theatre is on the left). Storm cancels. No dogs. Non-AMC members, $1. Wear appropriate footwear for conditions.
Moderate-to-strenuous 5-mile hike to open summit with good views. Bring lunch, water, sturdy boots, and warm clothing. Some winter gear may be required. Meet at 9:00am for carpool at Lincoln RR Station. I-95/Route 128 Exit 28 to Trapelo Road west for 2.5 miles, to the end. Left onto Lincoln Road, and travel 1.3 miles to the RR station parking on the right before the tracks. Storm cancels. No dogs. Non-AMC members, $1.
Slow-paced nature walk through forest and field, focusing on plant ID and fun natural history. From 9:00am-12:00pm. Route 2 Exit 59, head west on Route 60/Pleasant Street for 0.6 miles, then turn right on Clifton Street. Take the first left on Fletcher Road and bear left at the fork. Take the next left on Juniper Road and travel 0.2 miles to the sanctuary (10 Juniper). Steady rain or heavy snow cancels. No dogs. Non-AMC members, $1.
Walk, or moderate cross-country ski, depending on conditions. Bring boots, water, and lunch. Meet at Wedgemere Station, 10:00am. Route 3, take Church Street east for 0.3 miles, then turn right on Bacon Street. Travel 0.4 miles to the parking lot on Mystic Valley Parkway. I-93 Exit 33 in Medford, take South Border Road west for 2.2 miles, then Mystic Valley Parkway for 0.9 miles. Turn right on Bacon Street and pass under the tracks to the parking lot on the left. Storm cancels. No dogs. Non-AMC members, $1.
6-mile walk, from 10:00am-2:00pm. Winter hiking shoes and snowshoes advised. Bring water, lunch, and something warm to drink. I-95 Exit 57 in Newburyport to Route 113W for 0.7 miles, then right on Hoyt's/Gypsy Lane to parking lot on the right at the end. $2 parking fee. No dogs. Non-AMC members, $1.
Guided walk by Arboretum volunteer, off-path and up hills. 10:00-11:30am. Park on the Arborway, or take the train to Forest Hills. Meet at Arboretum Visitors Center. Hot drinks in Jamaica Plain afterward. Call L only if ice or rain. No dogs. Non-AMC members, $1.
5 miles, L's Choice. 9:00am-2:00pm. Bring lunch, H2O, and snacks. Dress for the elements. Staibilicer/Yak Track suggested for ice/snow. I-95/Route 128 to Walnut Street exit, 4 miles. From Route 1, Walnut Street exit, 2 miles. Turn left on Pennybrook Road to Western Gate parking lot.
Easy walk through mostly woods, across a dam, and through a meadow, from 1:00-3:00pm. I-95/Route 128 Exit 16B to Route 109W for 1.2 miles, then right on Dover Road. Travel 0.3 miles and turn right on Carby Street. Continue 0.6 miles to Cat Rock parking lot. Rain cancels. No dogs. Non-AMC members, $1. Wear traction devices on boots if conditions warrant.
L's Choice. 5 miles, from 9:00am-2:00pm. Bring lunch, water, and snacks. Dress for the elements. STABILicers/Yaktrax suggested for ice/snow. I-95/Route 128. 4 miles from Route 1, take Walnut Street exit and go 2 miles. Left on Pennybrook Road to Western Gate parking lot. No dogs. Non-AMC members, $1.
Scenic, moderate 5-mile walk/snowshoe with several stops to view plants and trees. 10:00am-1:00pm. Bring lunch. Meet at the Admin Building. Park on Arborway or take the T to Forest Hills and walk 0.6 miles. Storm cancels. No dogs. Non-AMC members, $1.