Massachusetts, Central

AMC offers COVID conscious opportunities to enjoy the outdoors locally, visit many of our lodges and campgrounds, and join virtual events and activities. Participants of all in-person events should bring and wear face coverings, expect social distancing, and changes to our usual practices. To support contact tracing and hands-free signing of the AMC liability waiver, online registration is required for all in person AMC events.

Hike to Mt Wachusett

Saturday, February 13, 2016 12:00 AM

Mt. Wachusett Hike/Snowshoe Saturday, February 13th Starting time: 9 AM. We will start at the Audubon Wachusett Meadow Sanctuary. Chapman trail, Dickens trail, Harrington trail to the summit. Lunch on the summit. The total hike will be approximately 4-5 miles. (R) pagliuca.t@gmail.com

Trip details

Activity region: 
Massachusetts, Central
Activity: 
Hiking
Snowshoeing
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Teresa Pagliuca pagliuca.t@gmail.com
Coleader: 
Po Tang-Oney

Go and Show ski at Great Brook Farm, Carlisle

Wednesday, January 20, 2016 10:00 AM to 1:30 PM

Go and Show every Wed. at Great Brook Ski Touring Center in Carlisle. Take Lowell Road out of Concord Center about 12 miles. Look for State park sign at roundabout in Carlisle. Meet at 10am with lunch, water and light backpack. Trail fee. Hiking an option if no snow. Groomed trails.

Trip details

Activity region: 
Massachusetts, Central
Activity: 
Skiing - Cross-Country (Nordic)
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Barbara Fay bfamc@verizon.net (617-694-5612)

Go and Show Wed. ski

Wednesday, January 13, 2016 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Wed. skiing at Great Brook Ski Touring Center in Carlisle, MA. Go and Show starting Jan.13 to March 9 when conditions permit. Alternate venues will be posted online when Great Brook is closed. Trail fee: $13, $10 for seniors. Rentals available. 1018 Lowell St. 01741. Check website: www.greatbrookski.com. Call leader with questions: Barbara Fay, 617-694-5612. Hiking may be offered when skiing is not available.

Trip details

Activity region: 
Massachusetts, Central
Activity: 
Skiing - Cross-Country (Nordic)
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Barbara Fay (617-694-5612)

Wachusett Winter Hike

Saturday, December 5, 2015 12:00 AM

Come and join us for an early winter hike to Mt. Wachusett! This is a perfect time of the year to enjoy the outdoors before the blizzards of January and February and exercise away the Thanksgiving dinner.

For more information and to register, click here: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1TGZfz6m4KdKvN6-_gj-w2d29BrwjjZSO6Wfo...

Trip details

Activity region: 
Massachusetts, Central
Activity: 
Hiking
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Lauren Miller

Noanet Woods

Sunday, December 6, 2015 12:00 AM

For this moderately paced loop hike in 625 acre Noanet Woodlands . This hike has about a 400 ft elevation gain and areas of uneven terrain. The hike will be about five miles. Along the way Co leader Gary Bosse will give a brief history of the land. We will stop at Noanet Peak, a rock outcropping with a view of the Boston skyline and again at the Dover Union Iron Works Mill site which employed an innovative solution to maximize water power in the early 1800's This event is limited to 10 hikers.

Trip details

Activity region: 
Massachusetts, Central
Activity: 
Hiking
Walks
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Christopher Gambino (631-617-1998)
Coleader: 
Gary Bosse

Annual Ayer & Groton Hills Walk

Friday, November 27, 2015 12:00 AM

Come join the longest continually running hike in the AMC. We'll explore the natural areas between the Nashua River and the Snake Hills. Exact route determined on the fly. Some bushwhacking possible. Around 7 mi, 5 hours. Bring warm clothes and lunch. Meet at 10:00am in NW corner of parking lot behind Nashoba Hospital on Groton Road in Ayer, 42.57878N 71.57399W.

Trip details

Activity region: 
Massachusetts, Central
Activity: 
Walks
Hiking
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Olin Lathrop olin@embedinc.com

Hiking and Hawk Watching - Mt. Wachusett (Princeton)

Sunday, September 20, 2015 12:00 AM

Mid-September is the peak time for migrating hawks and at times the numbers can be astounding. Wachusett Mountain averaged over 12,000 hawks a season over 24 years, and that total represents primarily September counts. Join YM Leader, Michele Grzenda on a 6-mile loop hike with a mid-morning stop at the summit for views of hawks migrating south for the winter. After the hike, optional late lunch stop at a local pub (with sticky buns! and a TV to watch the patriots game!)

Trip details

Activity region: 
Massachusetts, Central
Activity: 
Hiking
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Michele Grzenda michelehikes@gmail.com

Novice/Intermediate Telemark Ski Clinic

Saturday, January 9, 2016 12:00 AM

Learn to telemark or improve your turns at Wachusett Mountain Ski Area! Prior experience with alpine or XC can learnl telemark on easy grades, while intermediate freeheelers will attempt steeper terrain. Metal-edged telemark skis and stiff boots required. Small group instruction based on ability and equipment. Ski area is just 1 hour and 10 minutes from Boston and offers 1000' vertical. $55/members, $65/non-members includes lift ticket and instruction (price estimated, may change closer to event date).

Trip details

Activity region: 
Massachusetts, Central
Activity: 
Skiing - Telemark
Skiing
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Aldo Ghirin
Coleader: 
Mustafa Varoglu amc.tele.clinic@gmail.com
Registrar: 
Registration Email Address amc.tele.clinic@gmail.com

Mt. Wachusetts

Sunday, November 1, 2015 12:00 AM

Sun. Nov 1. Mt. Wachusett, Princeton MA. 8 mi. moderately paced hike. 10 am-3pm. Bring lunch, H2O, snacks. Cancel if rain

Trip details

Activity region: 
Massachusetts, Central
Activity: 
Hiking
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Nelson Caraballo Nelsonnec1@aol.com (617-548-8579 x)
Registrar: 
Nelson Caraballo Nelsonnec1@aol.com (617-548-8579)

Family Mt. Wachusett Hike, Princeton, MA

Saturday, October 10, 2015 9:45 AM to 2:00 PM

Please join our family hike up the less known and arguably most beautiful south side of Mt. Wachusett, the highest mountain in central MA at 2006 ft with views on a clear day to Mt. Monadnock, the Berkshires and the Boston skyline. The hike will be roughly 3 miles and include 800 ft in elevation gain with the goal to eat lunch on the summit. Well behaved dogs are welcome, but should be on leash. Registration required. Contact Heather Hodgson; unpackingsolutions@comcast.net; (508) 785-1965 (h)

Trip details

Activity region: 
Massachusetts, Central
Activity: 
Family
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Jeanne Blauner jablauner@comcast.net (978-202-5606)
Brian Witkov
Coleader: 
Heather Hodgson unpackingsolutions@comcast.net (508-785-1965)
Steve DePaola
Registrar: 
Heather Hodgson unpackingsolutions@comcast.net (508-785-1965)

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