SHP PARTICIPANTS ONLY: The Beginner Backpack - Your Best Weekend Experience

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Trip dates: Friday, May 31, 2019 12:00 AM to Sunday, June 2, 2019 12:00 AM

This trip is ONLY available to participants of the Spring Hiking Program. The Beginner Backpacking Experience will give participants an introductory backpacking experience through an overnight trip of moderate length to a backcountry destination. Backcountry groups will have approximately five to eight participants with a leader and at least two co-leaders. The backcountry destinations offered may include: Ethan Pond, Liberty Spring, Kinsman Pond, Hancocks and Tripyramids.

Trip details

Trip region: 
New Hampshire, White Mountains
Trip state: 
Morgane Treanton

Morgane is a 4-season leader and has been leading trips with the AMC since 2016. She usually does day hikes and hikes at a moderate pace. She is currently working on her NH 4000 footers. She speaks fluent French if you ever want to get some practice on the trail!

Casey Ajalat

Casey leads trips year around for the hiking/backpacking committee of the AMC Boston Chapter. He is heavily engaged in the H/B leadership and training programs such as Spring/Fall Leadership Training as well as our educational programs in the Spring and Winter Hiking Programs. Like other hikers that hike before sun up and after sun down and do 20+ miles, Casey likes to do the same only keep it under 10 miles :) He's experienced but not a speed daemon

Trip location: 
white mountains
Trip country: 


Adults (18+)



Creation date: 
2019-03-27 06:50:25.0
Last updated: 
2019-05-13 20:17:06.52