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101231

Invitation to Join Young Member's Google Group

Young Members Date: Wed January 9, 2019 - Fri February 15, 2019

Join the Young Members Google Group: Spontaneous Outings and Socials (SOS). SOS includes local hikes, walks, nature trips, socials, talks, workshops, etc., within the Boston area. The goal is to bring like-minded people together and encourage exploration, enjoyment, and appreciation of local open spaces and environmental issues. Trips and socials will be emailed 3-5 days in advance and will include meeting location, required equipment, skill level, and duration. See To join this Google Group: https://groups.google.com/group/amc-sos or click on the 'register here' button.

Activity Category: Hiking
Region: Massachusetts, Boston Area
State: MA
Country: USA
Status: Open
Registration Required: Yes
External Link: Register here
Leader: Zoe Rath zrphoto@gmail.com
110346

Canceled: Hale Reservation four-ponds loop

Forty Plus Date: Wed January 23, 2019

Join the Wednesday Wramblers for a hike at Hale Reservation. The reservation encompasses 1,137 acres and more than 20 miles of woodland trails and straddles the towns of Westwood and Dover. Bring microspikes (in case they are needed). meeting time is 10:00 am

Activity Category: Hiking
Region: Massachusetts, Boston Area
State: MA
Country: United States
Status: Canceled
Registration Required: Yes
Leader: Maria Costantini mgccare@comcast.net
Co-Leader: Judy Wester
107922

Winter Weekend Joe Dodge Lodge 2019

Forty Plus Date: Fri January 25, 2019 - Sun January 27, 2019

Winter Weekend - Joe Dodge Lodge Jan. 25-27 2019. Start the year off enjoying Hiking and/or xcountry skiing 2-nights at Joe Dodge Lodge, NH includes 2-Breakfast- 2-Dinners and Happy Hours.
Contact pagliuca.t@gmail.com for more info and registration forms.
Room cost per night per person from $86.00 (depending on room selection) -Currently there are no female bunks available!
Additional AMC administrative fee-$25.00 - Payable with registration form.

Activity Category: Hiking, Skiing - Cross-Country (Nordic), Snowshoeing
Region: New Hampshire, White Mountains
State: NH
Country: USA
Status: Wait Listed
Registration Required: Yes
Leader: Teresa Pagliuca pagliuca.t@gmail.com
110573

YM Winter Blue Hills Hike

Young Members Date: Sat January 26, 2019

Join us for a beautiful winter hike at the Blue Hills Reservation.

Be prepared for a 4.5 hours hike at a moderate pace through some rugged, hilly terrain. Weather may be chilly so bring lots of warm layers.

Dogs are welcomed on this hike, but do let me know if you will bring one.

Activity Category: Hiking
Region: Massachusetts, Boston Area
State: MA
Country: USA
Status: Open
Registration Required: Yes
External Link: Register Here
Leader: Chaoran Xie chaoranxie@gmail.com 617-237-0880, Samantha Mandel
110584

Middlesex Fells, Malden

Local Walks/Hikes Date: Sat January 26, 2019

6-mile, fast-paced hike, some rocky steep hills to cliff views including waterfall w/lunch at pond. Moderate-rated hike, not for beginners. 10:00am-2:30pm. Bring lunch/water/hiking shoes. Meet on Washington St. side of Oak Grove T sta. From Rte. 93 exit 32 in Medford take Rte. 60 E 1.2 mi., L on Highland Ave. 0.5 mi., R on Glenwood St. 0.6 mi., L on Wash. St. 0.1 mi., Park on street. Email if severe weather. Bring traction spikes and hiking poles. No dogs; non-AMC members $1.

Activity Category: Hiking, Walks
Region: Massachusetts, Boston Area
State: MA
Country: USA
Status: Open
Registration Required: No
Leader: Mike Tuohey breadcrumbs60@gmail.com
110574

YM Winter Blue Hills Hike Beginner

Young Members Date: Sun January 27, 2019

Join us for a beautiful winter hike at the Blue Hills Reservation.

Be prepared for a 3-4 hours hike at a moderate pace through some rugged, hilly terrain. Weather may be chilly so bring lots of warm layers.

Dogs are welcomed on this hike, but do let me know if you will bring one.

Activity Category: Hiking
Region: Massachusetts, Boston Area
State: MA
Country: USA
Status: Open
Registration Required: Yes
External Link: Register Here
Leader: Chaoran Xie chaoranxie@gmail.com 617-237-0880, Kelleigh Welch
Co-Leader: Peter Lee
110543

Duck Pond and Groton Woods, Groton

Local Walks/Hikes Date: Sun January 27, 2019

1:00pm. We'll walk along the shore of a pretty pond and thru typical New England woods in several conservation areas. About 2 hours, moderate pace. Meet at the Duck Pond and Skinner Forest trailheads on Lost Lake Drive, 42.5958N 71.5150W.

Activity Category: Hiking, Walks
Region: Massachusetts, Boston Area
State: MA
Country: USA
Status: Open
Registration Required: No
Leader: Olin Lathrop olin@embedinc.com 978-742-9014
107279

Family Calumet Junior (kids 8 & under) Winter Weekend in West Ossipee, NH

Family Date: Fri February 1, 2019 - Sun February 3, 2019

Join AMC Family Outings for a fun relaxed Winter Weekend roughly 2 ½ hours north of Boston at Calumet lodge & cabins. This trip is targeted to families with younger children, 8 & under, but kids all ages are welcome AMC members and non-members alike. On the edge of Lake Ossipee, Calumet offers hiking, snowshoeing, tubing, ice skating, and x-c skiing at our doorstep, and optional DH skiing nearby. Adults relax while kids build snowmen and snow angels and play outdoor basketball and broom ball at the covered pavillion. This weekend includes accommodations, all meals, activities, & down time for kids & adults. Saturday evening, there is a campfire w/singing & stories on the beach.

Accommodations are rustic comfortable. The lodge has a lounge, kitchen, bathrooms with showers on the first floor which is where the group shares our meals and down time. The 2nd floor sleeps up to 22 (three bedrooms for 2, 8, and 12) in bunk-style firm beds. The sleeping areas are co-ed, so families can stay together. Bring your sleeping bags or sheets and blankets, pillow and towels. The cabins are insulated and heated and sleep up to ten (four bunk beds and two single beds). Those staying in the cabins have their choice of the bathrooms in the lodge or separate heated bathrooms. Group meals are simple, hearty, and delicious. Everyone helps cook, prep and clean-up.

$115 for adults in the Retreat lodge or $95 in cabins. Kids 7 - 21 years enjoy a reduced "kid" rate of $85. Kids six and under enjoy a reduced "kid" rate of $45 including all meals Friday evening to Sunday lunch. To Register contact: Laurene Poland, ljpoland@msn.com, 508-728-1373.

Activity Category: Hiking, Ice Skating, Skiing, Skiing - Cross-Country (Nordic), Skiing - Downhill (Alpine), Sledding, Snowshoeing, Walks
Region: New Hampshire, Lakes Region
State: NH
Country: USA
Status: Open
Registration Required: Yes
External Link: Calumet
Leader: Laurene Poland ljpoland@msn.com 508-728-1373, Joanna Jung jjinbox@verizon.net 617-549-2812
Registrar: Laurene Poland ljpoland@msn.com 508-728-1373
109672

Winter Waumbek Hike, overnight stay in Gorham with hot tub!

Hiking/Backpacking Date: Sat February 2, 2019 - Sun February 3, 2019

Build or maintain winter hiking skills and experience (or work on your winter 48 summits or grid) with a moderately-paced winter hike to Mt. Waumbek. On the way, we'll tag Starr King (52 with a view). Aimed at previous or current Winter Hiking Program participants, this 7.2 miles, 2900-foot elevation gain hike will offer an opportunity to summit a 4,000 footer in winter with little above-treeline exposure. Previous winter hiking experience, good fitness level, and full winter gear required. Includes option to stay at a local hotel (with a hot tub!) before/after the hike and a post-hike group dinner, both at participant's cost.

Activity Category: Hiking
Region: New Hampshire, White Mountains
State: MA
Country: United States
Status: Open
Registration Required: Yes
External Link: Register here
Leader: Paul Terenzi (E-mail Paul Terenzi)
Co-Leader: Chris Malinowski (E-mail Chris Malinowski)
109347

Winter Osceolas - B3A

Hiking/Backpacking Date: Sat February 9, 2019

We plan to hike Mt Osceola (4,340 ft) and East Osceola (4,156 ft) from the Kancamagus Highway, a 7.6-mile out-and-back hike. Although this will be a strenuous hike that will require winter hiking expertise and recent hiking experience, the Osceolas offer stunning views of the Pemigewasset Wilderness and the Sandwich Range.

Activity Category: Hiking
Region: New Hampshire, White Mountains
State: NH
Country: USA
Status: Full
Registration Required: Yes
External Link: Register here
Leader: Robert Zoletti (E-mail Robert Zoletti)
Co-Leader: Peter Monnes
109440

Lincoln and Lafayette in Winter

Hiking/Backpacking Date: Sat February 9, 2019

Join us for the classic Franconia Ridge loop over Little Haystack Mtn (4,780 ft), Mt Lincoln (5,089 ft) and Mt Lafayette (5,260 ft) - a distance of 8.9 miles and an elevation gain of 3,900'. The plan will be to take the Falling Waters Trail up to the Franconia Ridge Trail. After traversing the Ridge and summiting our 3 peaks, we will descend via the Green Leaf Trail and Old Bridle Path. This hike is a serious undertaking in winter with extensive potential exposure to wind, storms, whiteouts and a possible mix of snow, ice and rock on the exposed summits. In addition to possessing full winter gear, including winter boots, crampons, ice axe, snowshoes, microspikes, full face protection and multiple layers, participants should be experienced winter hikers with previous above treeline experience.

Activity Category: Hiking
Region: New Hampshire, White Mountains
State: NH
Country: USA
Status: Open
Registration Required: Yes
External Link: Register here:
Leader: Keith Watling (E-mail Keith Watling) 508-397-1243
Co-Leader: Steve Duly (E-mail Steve Duly)
110363

North and South Kinsman in Winter

Hiking/Backpacking Date: Sat February 9, 2019

Join us for a winter day hike with the goal to stand on the summits of North (4,293') and South (4,358') Kinsman mountains. Following the eastern approach past Lonesome Lake Hut and then the Fishin' Jimmy and Kinsman Ridge trails, we'll hike 10 miles out and back with 3,550 feet of elevation gain. Weather permitting, we'll enjoy beautiful views along the way.

This trail is rough and exposed in places, and we can anticipate full winter conditions, so previous winter mountaineering experience is required to participate. Expect an early start and steady pace with brief breaks. If the weather is not suitable for this hike, the leaders may select an alternative hike in the area.

Activity Category: Hiking
Region: New Hampshire, White Mountains
State: NH
Country: USA
Status: Open
Registration Required: Yes
External Link: Register here:
Leader: Philip Werner (E-mail Philip Werner)
Co-Leader: Eliot Levine (E-mail Eliot Levine)
110259

Mt. Madison in Winter

Hiking/Backpacking Date: Sun February 10, 2019

Join us for a winter hike up Mt. Madison (5,367'). From the Appalachia trailhead, we'll hike up Valley Way, then take the Osgood Trail to the summit, for an 8.6 mile out-and-back with 4,100 feet of elevation gain. Weather permitting, we will enjoy fantastic views from the summit. This trail is steep and goes above treeline, and we can anticipate full winter conditions, so previous winter mountaineering experience is required in order to participate. Expect an early start and steady pace with brief breaks. If the weather is not suitable for this hike, the leaders will select an alternative hike in the area.

Activity Category: Hiking
Region: New Hampshire, White Mountains
State: NH
Country: United States
Status: Wait Listed
Registration Required: Yes
External Link: Register here:
Leader: Alex Nedzel (E-mail Alex Nedzel)
Co-Leader: Eliot Levine (E-mail Eliot Levine)
109447

Bedford, Burlington, Lexington Municipal Lands

Local Walks/Hikes Date: Sun February 10, 2019

Very hilly 6-mi. wander through various conservation & municipal lands. 9:45am-2:30pm. Meet at the new Wilson Mill Park, Old Burlington Rd., Bedford, MA. From Rte. 128 exit 32 merge on Rte. 3N for 1.5 mi. to exit 26, turn L on Burlington Rd (Rte. 62) toward Bedford for 0.6 mi., turn sharp L on Old Burlington Rd. Pkg. lot is 0.3 mi. at dead end. Rain cancels. No dogs; non-AMC members $1. Conditions may require traction devices/snowshoes.

Activity Category: Hiking, Walks
Region: Massachusetts, Boston Area
State: MA
Country: USA
Status: Open
Registration Required: No
Leader: Mark Levine trailmark@verizon.net
109516

Cardigan Lodge Soiree

Forty Plus Date: Mon February 11, 2019 - Wed February 13, 2019

Senior soiree at Cardigan Lodge. Snowshoe, cross country ski, rest, read and socialize. Meet new people and eat good food prepared by leaders. Cost is $52.50 ($48.00 plus tax) per night plus meals TBD. Limited to 15. Register with L. BARBARA FAY, 617-694-5612, Bfamc@Verizon.net. CL's, Ellen Stanley and Uschi Kuhlmann.

Activity Category: Hiking, Skiing - Cross-Country (Nordic), Snowshoeing, Social Events
Region: New Hampshire, Lakes Region
State: NH
Country: USA
Status: Full
Registration Required: Yes
Leader: Barbara Fay Bfamc@Verizon.net 617-694-5612, Ellen Stanley ellstan@comcast.net, Uschi Kullman
Registrar: Barbara Fay Bfamc@Verizon.net 617-694-5612
107274

Family President's Day Calumet Winter Weekend, West Ossipee, NH

Family Date: Fri February 15, 2019 - Sun February 17, 2019

Join AMC Family Outings for a fun relaxed Winter Weekend roughly 2 ½ hours north of Boston at Calumet lodge & cabins. On the edge of Lake Ossipee, Calumet offers hiking, snowshoeing, tubing, ice skating, x-c skiing at our doorstep, and optional DH skiing nearby. Adults relax while kids build snowmen and snow angels and play outdoor basketball and broom ball at the covered pavilion. This weekend includes accommodations, all meals, activities, & down time for kids & adults. Saturday evening, there is a campfire w/singing & stories on the beach.

Accommodations are rustic comfortable. The lodge has a lounge, kitchen, bathrooms with showers on the first floor which is where the group shares our meals and down time. The 2nd floor sleeps up to 22 (three bedrooms for 2, 8, and 12) in bunk-style firm beds. The sleeping areas are co-ed, so families can stay together. Bring your sleeping bags or sheets and blankets, pillow and towels. The cabins are insulated and heated and sleep up to ten (four bunk beds and two single beds). Those staying in the cabins have their choice of the bathrooms in the lodge or separate heated bathrooms. Meals are simple, hearty, and delicious. Everyone helps cook, prep and clean-up.

$115 for adults in the Retreat lodge or $95 in cabins. Kids 7 - 21 years enjoy a reduced "kid" rate of $85. Kids six and under enjoy a reduced "kid" rate of $45 including all meals Friday evening to Sunday lunch. To Register click the "Register button" or copy and paste this URL into your browser: https://regi.amcboston.org/event/2111. For questions contact: Kate Atanasova,ekaterina_atanasova_bg@yahoo.com, 774-232-6846.

Activity Category: Hiking, Ice Skating, Skiing, Skiing - Cross-Country (Nordic), Skiing - Downhill (Alpine), Sledding, Snowshoeing, Walks
Region: New Hampshire, Lakes Region
State: NH
Country: USA
Status: Open
Registration Required: Yes
External Link: Register Here
Leader: Kremena Dimitrova kyanakieva@gmail.com 857-928-0533, Helene Guezennec lnguezenn@hotmail.com 857-352-1688, Daniel Parvanov parvanov@yahoo.com, Ekaterina Atanasova ekaterina_atanasova_bg@yahoo.com 774-232-6846
107296

Family President's Day Weekend at AMC Noble View Outdoor Center, Russell, MA

Family Date: Fri February 15, 2019 - Sun February 17, 2019

Family President's Day Weekend at AMC's Noble View Outdoor Center in the Pioneer Valley, about 1-1/2 hours west of Boston. Activities include hiking, snow shoeing, x-c skiing, and family 'snow fun' like sledding or making snow people! The accommodations are rustic, but comfortable and cozy, heated by wood stoves. The twin beds have mattresses, but we bring pillows, sheets, and blankets or sleeping bags. We need to be flexible regarding sleeping arrangements which may be co-ed to keep families together and some kids will be in sleeping bags on the floor. A full bath house with hot showers are within a short walk from the cabin. We all help with meal prep and clean-up in our communal/family style kitchen and dining area. $90/person includes 2 breakfasts, 1 dinner and lunch style fixings/snacks throughout the day. To register click "Register Now" or copy and paste this URL into your browser: https://regi.amcboston.org/event/2230. For questions contact: Joanna Jung, jjinbox@verizon.net, (617) 549-2812.

Activity Category: Conservation, Hiking, Skiing, Skiing - Cross-Country (Nordic), Sledding, Snowshoeing, Walks
Region: Massachusetts, Pioneer Valley
State: MA
Country: USA
Status: Open
Registration Required: Yes
External Link: Noble View Double Cabin
Leader: Doris Tennant dtennant@tllawgroup.com 617-306-0084, Joanna Jung jjinbox@verizon.net 617-549-2812
110559

Hike Vermont 4K/HH on President's Day Weekend!

Hiking/Backpacking Date: Fri February 15, 2019 - Mon February 18, 2019

Join us for a weekend of winter hiking fun in Vermont! We will aim to climb a number of Vermont Hundred Highest and possibly 4000 Foot peaks over the course of three days, with cooperative weather. Possible peaks include Dorset (3,770?), Equinox (3,855?), Mendon (3,839?), Killington (4,229'), Bread Loaf (3,835?), Wilson (3,780?), and Pico (3,957?). Lodging in between hikes will be provided at the luxurious "Turn of the River Lodge" in Killington, VT. We will plan to eat out in the evenings, but participants should bring breakfast food, lunches and snacks. Accommodations will feature heat, plumbing and bunk room accommodations, a refrigerator for shared usage, as well as a microwave for guests who would like to heat up their own meals.

Activity Category: Hiking
Region: Vermont, Green Mountains
State: VT
Country: USA
Status: Open
Registration Required: Yes
External Link: Register Here
Leader: Jessica Halvorsen (E-mail Jessica Halvorsen), Pam Wilmot (E-mail Pam Wilmot)
Co-Leader: Eric Robbie (E-mail Eric Robbie)
109215

Mount Carrigain

Hiking/Backpacking Date: Sat February 16, 2019

Join us for a winter day hike to the majestic Mount Carrigain! This 14.5 mile hike will take us via the Sawyer River Road and the Signal Ridge Trail to the summit of Mount Carrigain (4700 ft; NH48), with its wonderful views of the Pemigewasset Wilderness and the Presidential Range. The elevation gain is 3800 ft. Participants should pack full winter hiking gear and have recent experience with hikes of similar length and elevation gain. This day hike can be combined with leader Joe's hikes on February 17 and/or 18, accommodations are $9/person/night at leader-owned facility. Register at REGI link https://regi.amcboston.org/event/2186.

Activity Category: Hiking
Region: New Hampshire, White Mountains
State: NH
Country: USA
Status: Open
Registration Required: Yes
External Link: Register here:
Leader: Joe Comuzzi (E-mail Joe Comuzzi)
Co-Leader: Bert Ruiter (E-mail Bert Ruiter)
109507

Northern Presidential Traverse

Hiking/Backpacking Date: Sat February 16, 2019

Single day winter traverse of the northern White Mountain Presidential Range. You must be in top physical condition and have winter above treeline experience.

Activity Category: Hiking
Region: New Hampshire, White Mountains
State: NH
Country: USA
Status: Open
Registration Required: Yes
External Link: Register here
Leader: John Sanford (E-mail John Sanford), Robert Zoletti bz1591@gmail.com
Co-Leader: Yvette Marts Yvette.Marts@gmail.com, John Pike john.gordon.pike@gmail.com