1:00pm. Come see this large wild area featuring pretty woods, varied terrain, beaver ponds, and the highest concentration of vernal pools in the area. About 2 hours, moderate pace. Meet by the open field on the SW side of McLains Woods Rd, 42.6396N 71.5582W.
Massachusetts, Boston Area
In support of the national effort to slow the spread of COVID-19, AMC has closed all lodging and food service operations until July 1. Dates for all in person activities and programs posted below remain subject to change based on the latest public health guidance and government directives. Cancelled programs are not displayed. We encourage you to join AMC's online socials, educational programs, and trainings.
This program is for AMC members who are interested in organizing and leading Boston Chapter trips and activities. Participation in the program qualifies you to co-lead trips and activities for Hiking/Backpacking, Bike, Ski, Young Members, Forty Plus, Family Outings, Paddling and other Boston committees.
Hike through dunes and along the beach and look for signs of spring. Bring water, lunch, sunglasses and sun screen. Layered clothing and sturdy footwear are advised.
This Wednesday's social will be held at the Union Church of Waban starting at 7PM, featuring the Local Walks committee. Their group offers local walks and hikes in the Boston area. Whatever your ability, they have trips you'll enjoy-from challenging to relaxed. All members are welcome especially new members who would like to know more about the Boston chapter and the activities available. Please bring a dish of your choice to share. Please RSVP: email@example.com
This program is for AMC members who are interested in organizing and leading Boston Chapter trips and activities. Participation in the program qualifies you to co-lead trips and activities for Hiking/Backpacking, Bike, Ski, Young Members, Forty Plus, Family Outings, Paddling and other Boston committees. The program consists of lectures, small group exercises and role-play scenarios spread over two evening sessions and one weekend session, with a follow-on session to organize actual trips. Topics include trip planning and trip organization, safety, leadership styles, and group dynamics.
The AMC Boston Young Members (YM) Steering Committee is generally scheduled to meet on the second Monday of every month from 7PM - 9PM Our meetings are open to all YM-ers. If interested in attending, please contact me for details.
Come learn to roll your whitewater kayak or C1, or practice on your own in the warmth of a local pool! Sessions meet Sundays (Feb 21, 28, Mar 6, 13, 20) from 5-7 pm at the Arlington Boys and Girls ClubFees: Students (instruction and pool time): $110 AMC members/$130 non-members, Recreation (pool time only): $60 AMC members/$80 non-members.
Are you an experienced AMC hiker and curious about how volunteer-led AMC hiking and backpacking activities are governed? The Boston Chapter's Hiking/Backpacking Committee meets monthly, and interested guests are welcome to sit in. For the particulars, contact Alex Nedzel, the chairperson, at firstname.lastname@example.org
Up in the mountains on almost a weekly basis, Alex leads outings in all seasons. While best known for fast-paced single day mega-hikes and gnarly back country bushwhacks in all seasons, he'll enjoy sharing his excitement for the mountains on almost any trip, with hikers at all ability levels.
Fast-paced 7-mi walk along Wollaston Beach, Marina Bay, 9:00am-noon. Bring snack/water. From SE Expwy, exit 8(Quincy), take Furnace Brook Pkwy. 2.8mi, L onto Quincy Shore Dr. L at first light into lot. Storm cancels. No dogs; non-AMC members $1.
Fast-paced seven-mile scenic walk along ocean to Castle Island, 10:00am-1:30pm. Bring lunch and water. Meet inside JFK/UMass Red Line T station, upper level gates (no nearby parking). Storm cancels. No e-mail after 4/3. No dogs. Non-AMC members $1.