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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
109505

Winter Sports Weekend in Quebec

Young Members Date: Fri February 15, 2019 - Mon February 18, 2019

Spend Presidents Day weekend in the winter wonderland of southern Quebec at Mt Orford National Park. Activities include your choice of cross country and downhill skiing, ice skating, snowshoeing, fatbiking, local sightseeing tour, or a visit to the spa. Trip fee of $210 includes three nights lodging double occupancy with ensuite bath, three breakfasts, and three dinners. Limited to 60 participants. Registration closes on February 1. No refunds or changes after February 1. Leaders Marianne Bonnard, Shannon MacKenzie, and Caitlin Hall

Activity Category: Skiing
Region: International
Country: Canada
Status: Open
Registration Required: Yes
External Link: register
Leader: Shannon MacKenzie tuscola16@gmail.com, Marianne Bonnard, Caitlin Hall
109595

President's Weekend in White Mountains, NH February 15 - 18, 2019

Intro Date: Fri February 15, 2019 - Mon February 18, 2019

Join AMC friends for Cross Country - Back Country Skiing at moderate level, moderate pace including snowshoeing from novice to experienced. Ski Touring Center available to all levels. Downhill skiing at Waterville Valley nearby. Stay at comfortable Mountain Fare Inn, Campton, NH. $365 covers lodging, 3 breakfasts, 2 dinners, 2 happy hours.

Activity Category: Skiing, Skiing - Cross-Country (Nordic), Skiing - Downhill (Alpine), Snowshoeing
Region: New Hampshire, White Mountains
State: NH
Country: USA
Status: Open
Registration Required: Yes
Leader: Nancy DiMeo bndimeo@gmail.com 978-649-6255 (before 9:00 p.m.), Robert DiMeo bndimeo@gmail.com 978-649-6255 (before 9:00 p.m.)
Registrar: Nancy DiMeo bndimeo@gmail.com 978-649-6255 (before 9:00 p.m.)
109095

Winter Weekend in the Berkshires

Skiing Date: Fri February 15, 2019 - Mon February 18, 2019

Join us to explore skiing 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! Cost is $238-288/per person. For more information and to register, contact Aldo. (If conditions do not allow for XC or BC skiing, alternatives such as hiking, downhill resort skiing, etc. will be available.) (Google Map below shows general location of the town of Hancock, MA. Specific directions to the lodging will be given after registration is completed.)

This trip is now Wait Listed (November 6, 2018); if you would like to be on the wait list, please contact the leader (Aldo) for more information and to enter yourself on the wait list via our registration form..

Activity Category: Skiing, Skiing - Cross-Country (Nordic)
Region: Massachusetts, Berkshires
State: MA
Country: USA
Status: Wait Listed
Registration Required: Yes
External Link: Western Massachusetts Cross Country Ski Areas
Leader: Aldo Ghirin (E-mail Aldo Ghirin)
Co-Leader: Glenn Barnes (E-mail Glenn Barnes)
Registrar: Aldo Ghirin (E-mail Aldo Ghirin)
108942

Presidents Weekend Family Winter Fun, Burke, Vermont

Family Date: Sat February 16, 2019 - Tue February 19, 2019

Winter fun in the heart of the snow belt in the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont! Cross country and downhill skiing nearby at Burke and Jay Peak. Other xc options a short drive away. Also Ice skating, sledding, snow men, etc. Stay at large ski house. Group meals, great company. $180pp for the 3 day weekend, includes 2 dinners, 3 breakfasts and snacks. Please register online at: http://tinyurl.com/PrezWknd2019. Questions please contact Naomi Ribner, 781 444-6693, tonaomirose@gmail.com (email preferred).

Activity Category: Skiing, Skiing - Cross-Country (Nordic), Skiing - Downhill (Alpine), Sledding
Region: Vermont, Green Mountains
State: VT
Country: USA
Status: Open
Registration Required: Yes
External Link: Register Here
Leader: Naomi Ribner tonaomirose@gmail.com 781-444-6693, Paul Pichetti paul_pick@verizon.net
109341

Cross Country & Downhill Ski Weekend - Sugarloaf Maine

Skiing Date: Sat February 16, 2019 - Mon February 18, 2019

Join us for a fun-filled ski weekend in Carabassett Valley Maine, just down the road from Sugarloaf Mountain. Participants can cross country ski at either the groomed trails of Sugarloaf Cross Country Center, or those of the Maine Huts & Trails system. Plus, we are less than 2 miles from Sugarloaf Mountain, which offers a wide variety of groomed terrain as well as challenging back-country skiing options. Try downhill one day and cross-country another! Experience in skiing is recommended. Cross-country skiers will be going at an easy to moderate pace on Advanced Beginner to Difficult trails. Downhill skiers can explore the wide range of terrain at Sugarloaf Mountain. Accommodations are bunks at the Hostel of Maine: 6 bunks per room. It is a newly renovated, homey log cabin with a large, fireplaced great room; located basically across the street from the trail system

Activity Category: Skiing
Region: Massachusetts, Berkshires
State: MA
Country: USA
Status: Open
Registration Required: Yes
External Link: Link to AMC Regi
Leader: Marcella MacKenzie marcelmacnz@gmail.com
Co-Leader: Nancy Cahn njcahn@gmail.com
110793

Ski Social at Lamplighter Brewing Company Taproom, Cambridge MA

Skiing Date: Wed February 27, 2019

Come join our merry band of skiers and boarders as we tell tall tales of epic face plants, awesome views, and sweet powder from previous seasons and this one so far, and plan for more and better for the remainder of this season and seasons ahead. Some of our trip leaders will be there to tell you about their trips, and members of the Boston Chapter Ski Committee will be on hand to give you an idea about what we do and the great skiing to be had in New England. We will have some snacks, and you can buy beer and non-alcoholic beverages in the taproom. No registration, but please email leader with phone number so he can text you if issues come up day of the event.

Activity Category: Skiing
Region: Massachusetts, Boston Area
State: MA
Country: USA
Status: Open
Registration Required: No
External Link: Lamplighter Brewing Home Page
Leader: Aldo Ghirin aggamc2016@gmail.com
108714

Canceled: Harvard Cabin Family XC & Dowhill Ski Weekend, Jackson, NH

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

After a social Friday evening at Harvard Cabin (https://www.outdoors.org/lodging-camping/camps-cabins/harvard), and a shared breakfast on Saturday, one group will set out to downhill ski at Wildcat, Attitash, or Cranmore, based on snow conditions and group preference. Another group will hit Jackson or Bear Notch or Great Glen for cross-country skiing.

Sunday will likely be a shorter day that may include skiing (xc nordic or downhill) and/or another winter activity (e.g., inner-tube sledding) based on conditions and group preferences.

Harvard Cabin is a rustic, but heated, structure with communal eating and cooking space, an outhouse, and cold running water. Most notably, this structure has communal sleeping loft (sleeping bags/pads on a shared floor space) accessible by a ladder.

Participants will help with meal preparation and clean up. This will include preparation of Saturday breakfast, happy hour hors d'oeuvres, and dinner, as well as breakfast on Sunday. No dinner is provided on Friday night. You are responsible for your own lunch and daytime snacks.

This trip is geared towards families with children ages 6-12.

Leaders: Eliza Grinnell (eliza.grinnell@gmail.com) and Peter Fraunholtz (p.fraunholtz@northeastern.edu)

For more family trips, visit: https://amcboston.org/committee/boston-family-outings

Activity Category: Skiing
Region: New Hampshire, White Mountains
State: NH
Country: USA
Status: Canceled
Registration Required: Yes
External Link: Register Now
Leader: Eliza Grinnell eliza.grinnell@gmail.com 617-515-1095 (Email is a faster way to reach me.), Peter Fraunholtz (E-mail Peter Fraunholtz)
105002

XC Ski Out the Door at Craftsbury VT (Intermediate)

Intro Date: Fri March 1, 2019 - Sun March 3, 2019

Up to 85K of groomed XC ski trails. Optional snowshoeing, ice-skating, and apres-ski sauna, all in good company of intermediate skiers. Approximately $235.00 (depending on group size, there is usually a refund) includes three days of trail passes, two nights lodging, linens, and six sumptuous, healthy meals (Friday/Saturday dinner, Saturday/Sunday breakfast and lunch, and a potluck social hour on Saturday. Two per room with shared bath. Register before 2/1 with L. Trip fills fast!

Activity Category: Skiing, Skiing - Cross-Country (Nordic), Snowshoeing
Region: Vermont, Green Mountains
State: VT
Country: United States
Status: Open
Registration Required: Yes
External Link: Craftsbury Nordic Center
Leader: Carla Schwartz 508-626-7455 (Before 9:00 p.m. EST)
Registrar: Carla Schwartz 508-626-7455 (Before 9:00 p.m. EST)
109846

MARCH SKI COMMITTEE MEETING

Skiing Date: Wed March 13, 2019

Come ski with us!
If you are a skier or snowboarder of any type, and would like to get engaged with leading trips and helping to organize ski related events this is the meeting to be at.
While the discussions are predominantly around coordinating trips and events, this is a great opportunity to get in contact with other skiers, see what we have to offer, and to find a place to help develop ski and snow related outings and events.
Please contact Mike Bratina at skiing@amcboston.org for the meeting details.

Activity Category: Meetings, Skiing
Region: Massachusetts, Boston Area
State: MA
Country: USA
Status: Open
Registration Required: No
Leader: Michael Bratina mbratina@gmail.com