Activities for the Forty Plus Committee

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Breakfast on the trail

Saturday, August 26, 2017
9:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Breakfast on the Trail. Lawrence Woods/Middlesex Fells. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Come hungry, but bring your favorite cup of Joe and water. $5 fee as leader will provide breakfast items. Ltd. to 12. Information about meeting point and other details will be emailed after registration.

Trip details

Activity: 
Hiking
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Uschi Kullman ukullamc@yahoo.com
Coleader: 
TBA

Greenleaf Hut and Lafayette via Skookumchuck Trail

Saturday, September 9, 2017 12:00 AM to Sunday, September 10, 2017 12:00 AM

Try a different route up Lafayette and stay overnight at Greenleaf Hut. The Skoocumchuck trail is a pleasant and less steep way up to Garfield Ridge and Lafayette starting on Rt. 3 at the northern end of the notch. . After summiting, we will descend to the hut and stay overnight (full service). The next morning we'll descend via Greenleaf Trail to spotted cars. Limited to 10 people. Contact registrar for information on booking the hut from our group reservation - you are not on the trip until you have booked and paid through AMC reservations.

Trip details

Activity: 
Backpacking
Trip state: 
NH
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Canceled
Leader: 
William Swanton Bill.Swanton@gartner.com
Ellen Stanley
Registrar: 
Bill Swanton bill.swanton@gartner.com

South County Bike Ride 40+

Wednesday, September 13, 2017
10:30 AM to 2:30 PM

Discover Little Rhody's picturesque coastal South County. West Kingstown to Narrangansett and back. Leisurely 30 mile ride at an average pace of 10-12 mph, half of which is on a paved rail trail and the remaining ride on side streets. Meet at 10:15 for a 10:30 start. The ride begins at the historic Kingston Train Station, skirting the Great Swamp and passing through historic Wakefield before reaching scenic Ocean Drive and two of the Ocean State's most beautiful beaches - Narragansett and Scarborough. Lunch stop and a dip at Scarborough beach. Ice Cream stop on the way back.

Trip details

Activity: 
Bicycling
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
United States
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Emily McPhillips emcp@me.com
Coleader: 
Kathy Blythe katherineblythe@comcast.net
Registrar: 
Kathy Blythe katherineblythe@comcast.net

FORTY PLUS SCENIC FALL WEEKEND IN THE WHITE MOUNTAINS SEPTEMBER 15-17

Friday, September 15, 2017 5:00 PM to Sunday, September 17, 2017 3:00 PM

Fun-filled and friendly fall weekend in Bartlett NH with choices of hiking, biking, and kayaking. Moderate pace to enjoy the scenery. Stay at a comfy lodge close to the picturesque Saco River and spectacular White Mountains National Forest roads and trails. $140 members and $150 non-members. Cost includes two nights lodging, Saturday and Sunday breakfast and lunch, and a memorable Saturday happy hour and dinner.

Trip details

Activity: 
Hiking
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Wait Listed
Leader: 
Steven Dennen stevedennen@gmail.com (781-799-9623; Anytime)
Teresa Pagliuca pagliuca.t@gmail.com
Coleader: 
Kathy Blythe katherineblythe@comcast.net
Registrar: 
Steve Dennen stevedennen@gmail.com (781-799-9623; Anytime)

Mt Cabot

Saturday, September 23, 2017 12:00 AM

Mt. Cabot. Saturday, Sept. 23. Berlin, NH. Elevation ?: ?4,170 ft, Elev. Gain 2661 ft. It's a little under a 10 mi. hike.
REGISTER EARLY. THIS HIKE WILL FILL QUICKLY. We will be traveling at about 1.5 mi. hr.
Please join us for what we hope to be a great weather weekend and a nice ending to a great summer.
We know what time we start but don't know what time we will be ending. Just as long as we are out before 4:30, GATES CLOSE AT THAT TIME.

Trip details

Activity: 
Hiking
Trip state: 
NH
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Nelson Caraballo Nelsonhikes@gmail.com (617-548-8579)

Leader, Registrar

Coleader: 
Don Provenche xdap@aol.com

Waterfall Hike

Friday, September 29, 2017 12:00 AM to Saturday, September 30, 2017 12:00 AM

Waterfall Hike-Overnight Zealand Hut
September 29th and 30th, 2017 (Intermediate)

Trip details

Activity: 
Hiking
Trip state: 
NH
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Teresa Pagliuca pagliuca.t@gmail.com
Coleader: 
Julie Meehan meehanworden@verizon.net

High Cabin - Mt Cardigan Weekend

Saturday, December 2, 2017 12:00 AM to Sunday, December 3, 2017 12:00 AM

Join us on this intermediate hike to the rustic High Cabin close to the summit of Mt Cardigan (3155 ft). We will have High Cabin to ourselves in a beautiful wooded setting close to a stream which is our water source. With a full kitchen we will cook dinner and breakfast. A cozy wood stove is our source of heat and candles for lighting.
After dropping our packs at High Cabin we will summit Mt Cardigan's Bald summit which boasts 360 views.

Trip details

Activity: 
Hiking
Trip state: 
NH
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Ann Hargleroad ahargleroad@gmail.com
Ellen Stanley ellstan@comcast.net
Coleader: 
Patty Watson pwatson@mbwit.com
Registrar: 
Patty Watson pwatson@mbwit.com

X-C SKI AND SNOWSHOE WEEK, VAL DAVID QUEBEC

Sunday, January 7, 2018 12:00 AM to Friday, January 12, 2018 12:00 AM

(Forty Plus) 21st Annual X-C Ski and Snowshoe trip to Auberge du VieuxFoyer, Val David, Quebec. Accommodations include a double room with a private bath, five nights lodging, five full breakfasts, five gourmet dinners. Includes free access to over 100 km of groomed trails for all abilities, including those at Far Hills. Indoor Sauna and large outdoor hot tub on premises.

Trip details

Activity: 
Skiing - Cross-Country (Nordic)
Trip country: 
Canada
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Marjorie Jordan magjor@verizon.net
Registrar: 
Marjorie Jordan magjor@verizon.net (617-969-6863; 7pm - 9pm)