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December Ski Social - Aeronaut Brewing

Monday, December 11, 2017 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Join the AMC Ski Committee at Aeronaut Brewery in Somerville to jump start your winter season! From 7pm to 10pm on Monday, December 11th, enjoy local beer and snacks in the company of ski enthusiasts who XC, Alpine Tour & Telemark throughout New England and beyond. This should be a great way to meet local, like-minded skiers. We would love to hear about your plans for the upcoming season!

Aeronaut brews their own beer onsite. Entry is provided on a first come, first serve basis with the general public.

Trip details

Activity: 
Skiing
Social Events
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Michael Bratina mbratina@gmail.com
Registrar: 
Cheryl Hacker cheryl.hacker@gmail.com

Early Snowbird Skiing

Saturday, December 16, 2017 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Time to dust off your skis, dig out your boots, and exercise your quads for the upcoming season. We plan to skin up Pat's Peak (near Concord, NH) and ski down open trails. Not much vertical here, so plan on 3-5 laps until we achieve "burning legs of fire". AT and Telemark skiers of all abilities welcome. No registration needed - contact me for meeting place (TBD).

Trip details

Activity: 
Skiing
Trip state: 
NH
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Jeff Barrell JBarrell@yahoo.com

Jeff has led resort and backcountry ski trips for many years including Mt Washington. He teaches telemarking for AMC workshops and actively supports Boston ski committee.

Ski In / Ski Out at Sunday River, Maine Ski Resort

Friday, January 5, 2018 12:00 AM to Sunday, January 7, 2018 12:00 AM

Join us for a fun weekend of skiing, dining, and socializing with fellow skiers. Two days of skiing/telemark/snowboarding at Sunday River Ski Resort. Trip includes 2 nights B&B lodging at the on-mountain Grand Summit Hotel, double occupancy rooms, private bath, two full buffet breakfasts, 2-day lift ticket. Bring your friends; they do not have to be AMC members. Price $335 PPDO ($305 Senior), $492 single, $197 for seasons pass or maxpass holders.

Trip details

Activity: 
Skiing
Skiing - Downhill (Alpine)
Trip state: 
ME
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Barbara Amoroso barbaraamoroso@yahoo.com (781-321-1620)
Jeri Schefts schefts@bc.edu (781-893-0467)

Novice/Intermediate Telemark Ski Clinic

Saturday, January 6, 2018 12:00 AM

Learn to telemark or improve your turns at Wachusett Mountain Ski Area in central Massachusetts! Those whose only prior experience is with alpine or XC can learn telemark on easy grades, while intermediate freeheelers will attempt steeper terrain. Metal-edged telemark skis and stiff boots required (rentals available). Small group instruction based on ability and equipment. Ski area is just 1 hour and 10 minutes from Boston and offers 1000' vertical. $60/members, $70/non-members includes lift ticket and instruction (price estimated, may change closer to event date).

Trip details

Activity: 
Skiing
Skiing - Telemark
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Aldo Ghirin

Aldo has been a free heel skier since the mid-1970s. He enjoys cross country skiing at xc ski areas and backcountry locations, and downhill skiing with telemark gear. He also enjoys snowshoeing, cycling, canoeing, and kayaking. He has volunteered for several years with the AMC Boston Chapter Ski Committee, first as Trip Coordinator, then as the Committee Chair, now just helping out.

Coleader: 
Mustafa Varoglu amc.tele.clinic@gmail.com

A crossover from alpine, I enjoy freeing my mind with free-heel skiing.

Registrar: 
Registration Email Address amc.tele.clinic@gmail.com

Stowe VT Cross Country & Downhill Weekend Ski Trip

Friday, January 26, 2018 12:00 AM to Sunday, January 28, 2018 12:00 AM

Join us for a fun-filled ski weekend in snowy Stowe, Vermont. Choose either downhill or cross country skiing (or do one day of each!). Experience in skiing is required or you can take lessons at the resort (at additional cost). We will be skiing at an easy to moderate pace on Advanced-Beginner to Difficult terrain at Stowe, and for cross country skiing we'll be at one of Stowe's outstanding cross-country ski centers (Von Trapp or Stowe Ski Resort). We will share rooms in a local hotel, with pool and hot tub, and go out to dinner on Saturday night.

Trip details

Activity: 
Skiing
Skiing - Cross-Country (Nordic)
Skiing - Downhill (Alpine)
Skiing - Telemark
Trip state: 
VT
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Aldo Ghirin

Aldo has been a free heel skier since the mid-1970s. He enjoys cross country skiing at xc ski areas and backcountry locations, and downhill skiing with telemark gear. He also enjoys snowshoeing, cycling, canoeing, and kayaking. He has volunteered for several years with the AMC Boston Chapter Ski Committee, first as Trip Coordinator, then as the Committee Chair. He has led ski trips for several years.

Marcella MacKenzie marcelmacnz@gmail.com

Marcella has been skiing since the early 1960's. She splits her snow time between downhill and cross country skiing. She enjoys any time she gets to spend in the mountains of New England.

Telemark Casual Clinic

Saturday, January 27, 2018 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Day skiing at Ragged Mtn (NH). Mostly skiing with volunteer instructors offering hints and suggestions as a follow-up to Jan 6 telemark clinic at Wachusetts. You can learn a lot skiing with advanced skiers who challenge you and ski runs you may normally avoid. All abilities are welcome (not suitable for first-timers). Cost is approx $50 for lift pass. Ragged Mtn is small, family owned resort about 2 hours drive from Boston. There are a variety of trails from easy to advanced with some ungroomed trails and glades.

Trip details

Activity: 
Skiing - Telemark
Trip state: 
NH
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Jeff Barrell jbarrell2@gmail.com

Jeff has been telemarking a while and find turns anywhere - local golf course, lift serve resort, XC resort, Mt Washington, and Utah backcountry.

Backcountry Ski Touring in the Whites

Friday, February 2, 2018 12:00 AM to Sunday, February 4, 2018 12:00 AM

Join us for a weekend of day trips - novice (easier) to intermediate backcountry ski tours - in the White Mountain National Forest between the Kancamagus Highway and Waterville Valley. Hilly, gently rolling, to flat terrain to be encountered. Must have intermediate cross country ski skills with downhill control/strong snowplow. Trails such as Greeley Ponds, Kancamagus Brook, Livermore Road, and Tripoli Road are likely destinations; leaders reserve the right to make changes pending actual trail, weather, and snow conditions. Lodging TBD.

Trip details

Activity: 
Skiing
Skiing - Cross-Country (Nordic)
Trip state: 
NH
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Aldo Ghirin

Aldo has been a free heel skier since the mid-1970s. He enjoys cross country skiing at xc ski areas and backcountry locations, and downhill skiing with telemark gear. He also enjoys snowshoeing, cycling, canoeing, and kayaking. He has volunteered for several years with the AMC Boston Chapter Ski Committee, first as Trip Coordinator, then as the Committee Chair. He has led ski trips for several years.

Mike Barry

Mike Barry is a reformed alpine skier who leads multi day XC Ski tours in Maine, Quebec, Norway and the Whites with the Boston Chapter & Adventure Travel Committees. His favorite places to ski are Norway for BC touring (though Maine is close!) and downhill in the French Alps (now on Telemark skis). Mike has been involved in the Club as a Boston Chapter Chair, Club Board of Directors and is currently on the Adventure Travel Committee, and is an active chapter bike and ski leader.

Registrar: 
Aldo Ghirin

Ski Committee Show and Go Sunday XC ski series

Sunday, February 4, 2018 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Meet at the Waterville Valley touring center at 10 am for a few hours of moderate paced, machine cut track kick and glide skiing.

Novice to advanced skiers welcome, we will ski a few hours, return to the lodge for lunch, then ski a few hours in the afternoon. Group will likely break into a faster and more moderate paced group; extremely fast (and skaters) or slower skiers are welcome to self-guide.

Trip details

Activity: 
Skiing - Cross-Country (Nordic)
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Carla Tishler carlatishler@gmail.com

Maine Woods BC Ski Touring Adventure

Thursday, February 8, 2018 12:00 PM to Sunday, February 11, 2018 2:00 PM

Discover the remote Maine woods on true ski adventure. We'll be based at West Branch Pond Camps within the AMC's 70,000 acre reserve east of Greenville, Maine. We will BC ski on unbroken trails, winding up the White Cap Mtn ridge and through hills and woods on a trails ranging from wide roads and open ponds to narrow trails and some bushwacking. The terrain will vary from well graded dirt roads to some steeper stuff. Some of the trails will be unbroken and we will cut the tracks, but some will be packed out and some trails near the camp may be tracked.

Trip details

Activity: 
Skiing - Cross-Country (Nordic)
Trip state: 
ME
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Mike Barry mikebarry657@mac.com (617-257-2251)

Mike Barry is a reformed alpine skier who leads multi day XC Ski tours in Maine, Quebec, Norway and the Whites with the Boston Chapter & Adventure Travel Committees. His favorite places to ski are Norway for BC touring (though Maine is close!) and downhill in the French Alps (now on Telemark skis). Mike has been involved in the Club as a Boston Chapter Chair, Club Board of Directors and is currently on the Adventure Travel Committee, and is an active chapter bike and ski leader.

Coleader: 
Roger Scholl

Roger Scholl has been an AMC ski leader for many years. He has led innumerable ski, snowshoe, winter hiking and ice climbing trips throughout New England and the US and Canadian Rockies. Before becoming AMCs Director of Volunteer Relations for over 10 years he was a NH Chapter Chair and was a Regional Director for 6 years. Roger is also a Registered Maine Guide.

Registrar: 
Mike Barry mikebarry657@mac.com (617-257-2251)

Backcountry Ski Workshop

Friday, February 9, 2018 12:00 AM to Sunday, February 11, 2018 12:00 AM

Come ski the backcountry!

The Backcountry Ski Workshop offers a chance for backcountry skiers of all disciplines and levels to tour in the backcountry and learn new skills. Whether you are a novice who wants to learn the fundamentals, or an expert looking to refine your skills, this weekend will have something to offer you. There will be groups for Nordic backcountry, telemark and alpine touring, offering basic instruction as well as more advanced groups focused on a full day of touring.

Trip details

Activity: 
Instruction (Skills)
Skiing
Trip state: 
NH
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Michael Bratina mbratina@gmail.com
Registrar: 
Cheryl Hacker cheryl.hacker@gmail.com

Ski in Snow-filled Stowe

Friday, February 9, 2018 12:00 AM to Sunday, February 11, 2018 12:00 AM

Ski where the snow is! Join us for cross country skiing in Stowe Vt, home to the finest network of groomed cross country trails in New England. Cost of $160 pp includes 2 hot breakfasts & 2 nights lodging (double rooms) at a comfortable inn with hot tub & pool. Single room option for additional fee. There will be guided intermediate level cross country outings; location dependent upon conditions. Downhill skiing on own with other interested participants.

Trip details

Activity: 
Skiing - Cross-Country (Nordic)
Trip state: 
VT
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Karen Brody kbrodybel@gmail.com (617-448-5097; before 9 pm)

Ski Committee Show and Go Sunday XC ski series

Sunday, February 11, 2018 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Meet at the Waterville Valley touring center at 10 am for a few hours of moderate paced, machine cut track kick and glide skiing.

Novice to advanced skiers welcome, we will ski a few hours, return to the lodge for lunch, then ski a few hours in the afternoon. Group will likely break into a faster and more moderate paced group; extremely fast (and skaters) or slower skiers are welcome to self-guide.

Trip details

Activity: 
Skiing - Cross-Country (Nordic)
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Carla Tishler carlatishler@gmail.com

Winter Weekend in the Berkshires

Friday, February 16, 2018 12:00 AM to Monday, February 19, 2018 12:00 AM

Join us to explore the trails in western MA, southern VT, and eastern upstate NY on the three-day President's Day weekend. We will visit cross-country (XC) skiing areas and backcountry (BC) ski locations. Intermediate XC abilities needed (including downhill control on touring equipment). If sufficient snow is not available, we will hike various scenic trails in the area. Our lodging is at a relaxing country home with private and semi-private accommodations available. Enjoy beautiful scenery, the company of fellow skiers/hikers, and hearty meals fit for a foodie!

Trip details

Activity: 
Skiing
Skiing - Cross-Country (Nordic)
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Aldo Ghirin

I have skied since the late 1970s, and have led skiing, bicycling, and hiking trips for the AMC since 2008. I am the most recent past chair of the Ski Committee for the Boston Chapter. I enjoy all types of free-heel skiing -- cross-country/nordic, downhill/telemark, and backcountry. Got snow? Let's go!

Coleader: 
Glenn Barnes

I love cycling, paddling, and xc skiing. I have been a past chair of the NY-North Jersey AMC Chapter's bicycling committee.

Registrar: 
Aldo Ghirin

Annual Ski & Games Trip to Bretton Woods

Friday, February 16, 2018 8:00 PM to Sunday, February 18, 2018 11:00 AM

Annual Ski & Games Nordic Skiing with downhill option at Bretton Woods. Feb 16-18. Stay at the Highland Center at Crawford Notch, just minutes away from Bretton Woods Nordic Center. Bring board or other games to play in the evening. Intermediate level trip.$195-$289, depending on the room type: 2 persons per room with private bath, 4 or so per room with shared bath. Fees include Sat/Sun breakfasts, Sat dinner, 2 nights' lodging and linens/towels, shared or private bath. Cross-listed with Intro and Ski committees. Bring games to play, trail ticket money, and lunch food.

Trip details

Activity: 
Skiing
Skiing - Cross-Country (Nordic)
Skiing - Downhill (Alpine)
Skiing - Telemark
Trip state: 
NH
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Debbie Smith lawdeb@aol.com
Coleader: 
Carla Schwartz

Carla has been leading XC and cycling trips for the AMC since 2004. She is an avid outdoor enthusiast and enjoys sharing her favorite spots with others.

27th ANNUAL QUEBEC DH & XC SKI TRIP

Tuesday, March 6, 2018 6:00 PM to Sunday, March 11, 2018 6:00 PM

CHARTERED BUS TRIP

We'll meet in Concord, NH on Tuesday evening & stay there the first night. Then travel by
chartered luxury bus north to enjoy some of the best, most reliable, scenic and
extensive skiing in the east, plus the European charm, style and great restaurants of
Quebec City.

Trip details

Activity: 
Skiing
Trip country: 
Quebec, Canada
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Mike Barry

Mike Barry is a reformed alpine skier who leads multi day XC Ski tours in Maine, Quebec, Norway and the Whites with the Boston Chapter & Adventure Travel Committees. His favorite places to ski are Norway for BC touring (though Maine is close!) and downhill in the French Alps (now on Telemark skis). Mike has been involved in the Club as a Boston Chapter Chair, Club Board of Directors and is currently on the Adventure Travel Committee, and is an active chapter bike and ski leader.

Arnold Nadler ardnadler@aol.com (978-745-9591)
Coleader: 
Deb Taylor
Registrar: 
Arnold Nadler (978-745-9591)

Ski Committee Show and Go Sunday XC ski series

Sunday, March 11, 2018 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Meet at the Waterville Valley touring center at 10 am for a few hours of moderate paced, machine cut track kick and glide skiing.

Novice to advanced skiers welcome, we will ski a few hours, return to the lodge for lunch, then ski a few hours in the afternoon. Group will likely break into a faster and more moderate paced group; extremely fast (and skaters) or slower skiers are welcome to self-guide.

Trip details

Activity: 
Skiing - Cross-Country (Nordic)
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Carla Tishler carlatishler@gmail.com

Stowe Vermont Downhill/Snowboarding Weekend

Friday, March 16, 2018 12:00 AM to Sunday, March 18, 2018 12:00 AM

Join us for a weekend skiing at Stowe Mountain Resort. We will be staying at the Town and Country at Stowe. The cost of the trip per person:
$408 single room, $315 double room
Price includes 2 nights lodging, 2 breakfasts and 1 dinner, tax and gratuity, 2 day lift ticket
Bring your friends; they do not have to be AMC members.

Trip details

Activity: 
Skiing
Skiing - Downhill (Alpine)
Skiing - Telemark
Trip state: 
VT
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Barbara Amoroso barbaraamoroso@yahoo.com (781-321-1620)
Coleader: 
Jeri Schefts schefts@bc.edu (781-893-0467)
Registrar: 
Barbara Amoroso barbaraamoroso@yahoo.com (781-321-1620)