Activities for the Forty Plus Committee

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Mt Cube Beginners and Newcomers Hike

Sunday, July 23, 2017 12:00 AM

Please join us for a leisurely 6.6 mile hike to the summit of Mt. Cube, that will introduce participants new to hiking to a variety of conditions. Magnificent views along the Cross-Rivendell Trail. Climb by numerous switchbacks through nice hardwoods, and beautiful open spruce forest. This hike is for new hikers and those who want to return to hiking.

Trip details

Activity: 
Hiking
Trip state: 
NH
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Steven Dennen stevedennen@gmail.com (781-799-9623; Anytime)
Coleader: 
Jackie Wah jwah2002@yahoo.com (339-368-1534; after 6 p.m.)
Registrar: 
Jackie Wah jwah2002@yahoo.com (339-368-1534; After 6 p.m.)

Mt. Waumbek

Saturday, July 29, 2017 12:00 AM

Mt. Waumbek (4006) Elev. Gain 2759. Via Starr King Trail 6.5 mi. round trip. Please join us for the great views at the summit of the Northern Presidentials. Must Register.
Lat / Lon 44.43260N/71.4177W. Cancel if extreme heat warning or Heavy rain. L. Nelson Caraballo, 617-548-8579, Nelsonhikes@gmail.com

Trip details

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

Hike Mount Waumbek

Saturday, July 29, 2017 12:00 AM

Mt. Waumbek (4006) Elev. Gain 2759. Via Starr King Trail 6.5 mi. round trip. Please join us for the great views at the summit of the Northern Presidentials

Trip details

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

Mt. Garfield 40+ Hike

Saturday, July 29, 2017 12:00 AM

Hike a mostly medium grade to fine views of the Pemi. Wilderness. 10 miles with 3000ft. of elevation gain. This will be a moderate paced hike,

Trip details

Activity: 
Hiking
Trip state: 
NH
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Steven Dennen stevedennen@gmail.com (781-799-9623; Anytime)
Teresa Pagliuca pagliuca.t@gmail.com
Registrar: 
Steven Dennen stevedennen@gmail.com (781-799-9623; Anytime)

East Bay Bike Path

Tuesday, August 1, 2017 12:00 AM

East Providence to Bristol RI and back. Picturesque Bristol is home to one of America's oldest Fourth of July celebrations in the U.S and is located on the eastern shore of Narragansett Bay. Leisurely 30-35 mile ride at an average pace of 10-12 mph on a paved rail trail. Enjoy stunning views of the Ocean State shoreline. Lunch stop at one of Bristol's superb seafood restaurants followed by side trips to Colt State Park, the Riverside Carousel, and the Audubon boardwalk depending on time and interest.

Trip details

Activity: 
Bicycling - Road
Trip state: 
RI
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Ann Hargleroad ahargleroad@gmail.com
Coleader: 
Kathy Blythe KatherineBlythe@comcast.net
Registrar: 
Kathy Blythe Katherineblythe@comcast.net

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

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: 
Open
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)

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)