Activities for the Forty Plus Committee
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This page lists trips sponsored by the Forty Plus Committee. To see all trips sponsored by the Boston Chapter, see our search page. To find trips sponsored by other chapters, use the club-wide trip search page.
Join us for mid-week ramble through the woods of Lincoln and Concord. We will start with a walk up Mt. Misery (sorry, no views) and make our way through the woods to Walden pond. Thereafter, we ascend Pine Hill, (the highest point in Concord) and descend back towards Mt. Misery and the parking lot.
Total milage approx 6miles, mostly flat. No registration is required however you may wish to email the leader if you have questions.
Meet at 9:45am for a 10:00am start at the Mt. Misery Parking Lot
Lincoln, MA. Hike should take about 3 hours.
This is a 6.3 mile, 1,400 feet elevation gain point-to-point hike/snowshoe across Ragged Mountain to its West Peak where the Ragged Mountain Ski Area is located. There is some ridge walking with nice views of Newfound Lake, Mount Cardigan, and Mount Moosilauke. Full winter gear is required for this hike.
Please join us on Monday January 14 at 7:00 at the Night Shift Brewery in Everett, MA (www.nightshiftbrewing.com) for our first Stand Up Paddle Board (SUP) social! If you have ever wanted to go paddle boarding but don't know anything about it, this is the chance to meet others who are interested in getting up on a SUP. Come to our social to socialize and meet people, discover new beers generated by Night Shift, find out about our summer SUP plans, and make new and lasting friendships within the AMC.
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
Winter Weekend - Joe Dodge Lodge Jan. 25-27 2019. Start the year off enjoying Hiking and/or xcountry skiing 2-nights at Joe Dodge Lodge, NH includes 2-Breakfast- 2-Dinners and Happy Hours.
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more info and registration forms.
Room cost per night per person from $86.00 (depending on room selection) -Currently there are no female bunks available!
Additional AMC administrative fee-$25.00 - Payable with registration form.
Senior soiree at Cardigan Lodge. Snowshoe, cross country ski, rest, read and socialize. Meet new people and eat good food prepared by leaders. Cost is $52.50 ($48.00 plus tax) per night plus meals TBD. Limited to 15. Register with L. BARBARA FAY, 617-694-5612, Bfamc@Verizon.net. CL's, Ellen Stanley and Uschi Kuhlmann.
Spend three days, two nights exploring Mt Washington's Alpine zone as spring arrives. We will hike up to AMC's Lakes of the Clouds Hut on the shoulder of Mt Washington. We will enjoy this uniquely situated hut while exploring the summit, the alpine garden, and surrounding peaks.
We hope to leave plenty of time to savor the expansive views of this beautifully harsh environment and explore the historic buildings of Mt Washington's summit.
We will climb Mt Monroe nearby and on the last day hike the ridge line out, summiting Mt Eisenhower before we descend.
Join us on this fall foliage hike to view Zealand Falls, Thoreau Falls, Ripley falls, and Aresthusa Falls. We will hike to AMC's rustic Zealand Hut by Zealand Falls enjoying a family style dinner (and breakfast the following day) cooked by the hut's "croo".
If we choose, we can hike up to Zeacliff for expansive views. The next day we tour the remaining cascades hiking approximately 11 miles out.