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108735

INTRO TO BACKCOUNTRY SKIING TALK

Skiing Date: Thu November 1, 2018

Are you interested in getting out of the ski areas and skiing the backcountry in winter!? Do you look at the forests and mountains with a desire to explore them in winder on skis but don't know where to get started? Then this talk will help answer your questions. If you want to do Nordic backcountry, or downhill ski on alpine or telemark gear we can get you pointed in the right direction.

We will discuss what backcountry skiing is, what equipment and clothing is needed, where you can get the gear, where and when you can go backcountry skiing, and how to ski in the backcountry. We will have talks focused on Nordic backcountry, telemark and alpine touring. Equipment will also be on display to help further your understanding.

The talk will be held at City Square on Thursday Nov 1, 2018 at 6:30 PM. Please contact Mike Bratina at mbratina@gmail.com to register.

Activity Category: Instruction (Skills), Skiing, Skiing - Cross-Country (Nordic), Skiing - Downhill (Alpine), Skiing - Telemark
Region: Massachusetts, Boston Area
State: MA
Country: USA
Status: Open
Registration Required: Yes
Leader: Michael Bratina mbratina@gmail.com
Registrar: Mike Bratina mbratina@gmail.com
108579

Pre-Season Ski Social at Night Shift Brewing Taproom

Skiing Date: Thu November 8, 2018

Winter Is Coming ... Get Psyched! Catch up with others, make new friends, and make plans for the ski season ahead. Let's celebrate the coming of winter by toasting Ullr, the Norse god of snow, and implore him to blanket us with a snow-filled season. Night Shift Brewing is one of the premier craft brewers in the Boston metro area, with a wide variety of beers to fit any palate. Non-alcoholic beverages are also for sale, so don't be shy. Come meet and network with other skiers and find out about great places to ski and other info to make the upcoming ski season rewarding. We will provide a few snacks, but this taproom has a BYOF policy -- you can bring your own food or buy from the snacks they have for sale. There are often food trucks right outside the door (their website calendar gives you a head's up on food truck availability). The taproom is located near the Orange Line Wellington T stop, and has a parking lot and on-street parking available. Be there or be L-7, y'hear?

Activity Category: Skiing
Region: Massachusetts, Boston Area
State: MA
Country: USA
Status: Open
Registration Required: No
External Link: Night Shift Brewing -- Visiting
Leader: Aldo Ghirin aggamc2016@gmail.com
107662

NOVEMBER SKI COMMITTEE MEETING

Skiing Date: Wed November 14, 2018

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: Skiing
Region: Massachusetts, Boston Area
State: MA
Country: USA
Status: Open
Registration Required: No
Leader: Michael Bratina skiing@amcboston.org
107663

DECEMBER SKI COMMITTEE MEETING

Skiing Date: Wed December 12, 2018

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: Skiing
Region: Massachusetts, Boston Area
State: MA
Country: USA
Status: Open
Registration Required: No
Leader: Michael Bratina skiing@amcboston.org
107237

New Years Family Pinestead Farm Lodge Weekend, Franconia, NH

Family Date: Fri December 28, 2018 - Tue January 1, 2019

Ring in the New Year with Family Outings! Save the date. Family ski weekend based at the comfortable but rustic Pinestead Farm Lodge in Franconia, NH. We have several simple "suites" of rooms with shared bath and kitchen facilities. Breakfast and dinner are group events at the lodge. Lunch materials are provided. Pinestead is 10 minutes from Cannon Mountain and 5 minutes from the XC ski trails at the Franconia Inn. Bretton Woods Alpine and XC areas are about 45 minutes away. There's a sledding hill right behind the lodge (may need some "engineering") and another one at the nearby Franconia Inn where ice skating (for a fee) may also be possible. Group hikes to Bridal Veil Falls sometimes happen. Suitable for kids all ages and skill levels. Prices to be announced including all meals and lodging in rustic inn with shared bath, lots of smiles and camaraderie!, Register with leader Valerie Paul, valerie.paul@gmail.com, 508-561-8097.

Activity Category: Ice Skating, Skiing, Skiing - Cross-Country (Nordic), Skiing - Downhill (Alpine), Sledding, Snowshoeing
Region: New Hampshire, White Mountains
State: NH
Country: USA
Status: Open
Registration Required: Yes
External Link: Pinestead Farm Lodge
Leader: Valerie Paul valerie.paul@gmail.com 508-231-1483, Eddy Luttmer eddy.luttmer@gmail.com
Registrar: Valerie Paul valerie.paul@gmail.com 508-561-8097
107608

AMC New Year's Celebration in White Mountains

Intro Date: Sat December 29, 2018 - Tue January 1, 2019

Join us as we celebrate the new year with X-C skiing at moderate levels and a relaxed pace. Snow shoeing is also available from novice to experienced. Ski touring center is nearby for all levels of X-C and downhill.alpine skiing. Stay at lovely Mountain Fare Inn, Campton, NH. $375 covers lodging, 3 breakfasts, 2 happy hours & 2 dinners. Please register with L: Anna Panszczyk, Annatp12@gmail.com 781-648-2492 before 9:00 PM, CLs: Nancy & Bob DiMeo, bndimeo@gmail.com

Activity Category: Skiing, Skiing - Cross-Country (Nordic)
Region: New Hampshire, White Mountains
State: NH
Country: USA
Status: Open
Registration Required: Yes
Leader: Anna Panszczyk Annatp12@gmail.com 781-648-2492 (Before 9:00 PM), Nancy DiMeo bndimeo@gmail.com 978-649-6255 (Before 9:00 PM), Robert DiMeo bndimeo@gmail.com 978-649-6255 (Before 9:00 PM)
Registrar: Anna Panszczyk Annatp12@gmail.com 781-648-2492 (before 9 PM)
108940

AMC Family Outings 6th Annual New Years Celebration & Equipment Sale

Family Date: Sun January 6, 2019

AMC Family Outings Sixth Annual New Years Celebration and Equipment Sale Sunday January 6th at the Thoreau Outing Center at Camp Thoreau in Concord, MA. Come anytime from 10 am to 3 pm. We'll celebrate the New Years with coffee/donuts in the morning and lunch included at 11:30 am with our welcome in the New Year Celebratory cake. Options for snowshoe and XC Ski clinics, walks and hikes throughout the day as well as crafts for the kids and, of course, lots of great equipment at prices you cannot beat. Activities and fun for all ages and abilities.

Everyone welcome. Members and non-members alike. This is a free event!

Questions or interest to help with registration, food, equipment sale, hikes, crafts, etc.? Contact Jeanne Blauner jablauner@comcast.net. If you have items to sell and are not sure you can be there at 10 am please contact Paul Terenzi at Firemanpaul@comcast.net . Some local pickup is available.

To register click on Register Now button or copy and paste this link into your browser https://goo.gl/jSysvk.. More information and directions will be sent to registered participants. Contact Jeanne Blauner at jablauner@comcast.net, 978-202-5606 with questions.

Activity Category: Hiking, Skiing, Skiing - Cross-Country (Nordic), Sledding, Snowshoeing, Social Events, Walks
Region: Massachusetts, Boston Area
State: MA
Country: USA
Status: Open
Registration Required: Yes
External Link: Register Here
Leader: David Powell davidfreds@beld.net 781-858-5546 (NCA 9.00), Jeanne Blauner jablauner@comcast.net 978-202-5606, Paul Terenzi Firemanpaul@comcast.net 781-389-8115, Jackie Wah jwah2002@yahoo.com 781-641-2085
Co-Leader: Doug Cohen
107959

Ski In / Ski Out at Sunday River, Maine Ski Resort

Skiing Date: Fri January 11, 2019 - Sun January 13, 2019

Join us for a fun weekend of skiing, dining, and socializing with fellow skiers. Two days of skiing/telemark/snowboarding at Sunday River Ski Resort. Trip includes 2 nights B&B lodging at the on-mountain Grand Summit Hotel, double occupancy rooms, private bath, two full buffet breakfasts, 2-day lift ticket. Bring your friends; they do not have to be AMC members. Price $345 PPDO ($325 Senior), $160 single supplement, $197 for seasons pass holders. We will be making a group reservation for dinner in the Camp Restaurant at the Grand Summit for dinner Saturday evening (meal not included in trip cost). Payment required to sign up. Signing up for the trip early guarantees a spot and to find you a roommate if you want a double room.
Registration: Registration is required for this activity.

Activity Category: Skiing, Skiing - Downhill (Alpine)
Region: Maine, Western
State: ME
Country: USA
Status: Open
Registration Required: Yes
Leader: Barbara Amoroso barbaraamoroso@yahoo.com 781-321-1620, Jeri Schefts schefts@bc.edu 781-893-0467
106494

Cross- Country Skiiing in Craftsbury, VT - January 18 - 21, 2019 MLK weekend

Intro Date: Fri January 18, 2019 - Mon January 21, 2019

Come join us at the Craftsbury Outdoor Center (COC) over the MLK weekend where we will ski right out the door and over the lovely rolling hills of VT. Skiing at a moderate level, easy pace. Stay at comfortable lodge at the COC in Craftsbury VT. $365 covers 3 nights lodging, 9 delicious and hardy meals and 4 days of skiing.

Activity Category: Skiing, Skiing - Cross-Country (Nordic)
Region: Vermont, Green Mountains
State: VT
Country: USA
Status: Open
Registration Required: Yes
External Link: Craftsbury Outdoor Center
Leader: Nancy DiMeo bndimeo@gmail.com 978-649-6255 (before 9:00 p.m.), Robert DiMeo bndimeo@charter.net 978-649-6255 (before 9:00 p.m.)
Co-Leader: TBA
Registrar: Nancy Dimeo bndimeo@gmail.com 978-649-6255 (before 9:00 p.m.)
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
107930

Backcountry Ski Workshop

Skiing Date: Fri February 8, 2019 - Sun February 10, 2019

Come ski the backcountry of Mt. Washington!

The Backcountry Ski Workshop offers a chance for backcountry skiers of all disciplines and levels to tour in the backcountry and learn new skills. Whether you are a novice who wants to learn the fundamentals, or an expert looking to refine your skills, this weekend will have something to offer you. There will be groups for Nordic backcountry, telemark and alpine touring, offering basic instruction as well as more advanced groups focused on a full day of touring.

The workshop will be based out of Pinkham Notch with tours and instruction happening on Mt. Washington and the surrounding area. Meals, lodging, and instruction is included in the workshop cost, participants will need to provide their own equipment; we can help locate rental locations.

Cost for the workshop is $200 members / $250 non-members.
Please contact Mike Bratina at mbratina@gmail.com for more information.

Activity Category: Instruction (Skills), Skiing, Skiing - Cross-Country (Nordic), Skiing - Downhill (Alpine), Skiing - Telemark
Region: New Hampshire, White Mountains
State: NH
Country: USA
Status: Open
Registration Required: Yes
Leader: Michael Bratina mbratina@gmail.com
Registrar: Mike Bratina mbratina@gmail.com
108583

Annual Ski & Games Trip to Bretton Woods

Skiing Date: Fri February 8, 2019 - Sun February 10, 2019

Annual Ski & Games Nordic Skiing with downhill option at Bretton Woods. Feb 8-10 Stay at the Highland Center at Crawford Notch, just minutes away from Bretton Woods Nordic Center. Bring board or other games to play in the evening. Intermediate level trip. $220-$320 per person, depending on the room type: 2 persons per room with private bath, 4 or so per room with shared bath. Fees include Sat/Sun breakfasts, Sat dinner, 2 nights' lodging and linens/towels, shared or private bath. Cross-listed with Intro and Ski committees. Bring games to play, trail ticket money, and lunch food. Fees are approximate, so depending on number of participants. we hope to refund participants as we have in past years.

Activity Category: Skiing, Skiing - Cross-Country (Nordic), Skiing - Downhill (Alpine), Skiing - Telemark
Region: New Hampshire, White Mountains
State: NH
Country: United States
Status: Open
Registration Required: Yes
Leader: Debbie Smith carlalist@gmail.com, Carla Schwartz (E-mail Carla Schwartz)
108582

Annual Ski & Games Trip Bretton Woods (Intermediate) Intro

Intro Date: Fri February 8, 2019 - Sun February 10, 2019

Annual Ski & Games Nordic Skiing with downhill option at Bretton Woods. Feb 8-10. Stay at the Highland Center at Crawford Notch, just minutes away from Bretton Woods Nordic Center. Bring board or other games to play in the evening. Intermediate level trip. Per person cost is $220-$320, depending on the room type: 2 persons per room with private bath, 4 or so per room with shared bath. Fees include Sat/Sun breakfasts, Sat dinner, 2 nights' lodging and linens/towels, shared or private bath. Cross-listed with Intro and Ski committees. Bring games to play, trail ticket money, and lunch food. Fees are approximate, so depending on number of participants. we hope to refund participants as we have in past years.

Activity Category: Skiing, Skiing - Cross-Country (Nordic), Skiing - Downhill (Alpine), Snowshoeing
Region: New Hampshire, North Country
State: NH
Country: USA
Status: Open
Registration Required: Yes
Leader: Debra Smith Lawdeb@aol.com, Carla Schwartz (E-mail Carla Schwartz)
Registrar: Debra Smith Lawdeb@aol.com
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. Register: Doris Tennant:dtennant@tllawgroup.com, 617-306-0084.

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: AMC Boston Family Outings Trips
Leader: Doris Tennant dtennant@tllawgroup.com 617-306-0084
Registrar: Doris Tennant dtennant@tllawgroup.com 617-306-0084
108942

Presidents Weekend Family Winter Fun in 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
Leader: Naomi Ribner tonaomirose@gmail.com 781-444-6693, Paul Pichetti paul_pick@verizon.net
108714

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: Open
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)