Activities for the Forty Plus Committee
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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.
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
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
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,
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.
FORTY PLUS AT BAXTER STATE PARK ,August 20-26
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.
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.
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.
Waterfall Hike-Overnight Zealand Hut
September 29th and 30th, 2017 (Intermediate)
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.
(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.