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102696

Ski Social

Skiing Date: Wed January 24, 2018

Meet at Hopsters in Newton Corner for pizza and beer, and of course to talk about ... gliding on snow: downhill, cross country,skate skiing, snowboarding, telemark, backcountry, frontcountry, sidecountry, splitboarding, skijoring ... you get the picture. Come network with a very cool ski crowd, whether you are a wooly bully in your knickers or a techno flash in your racing outfit, we're not judgy and welcome all sliders. "Think snow" socializing!

Activity Category: Skiing, Skiing - Cross-Country (Nordic), Skiing - Downhill (Alpine), Skiing - Telemark
Region: Massachusetts, Boston Area
State: MA
Country: USA
Status: Open
Registration Required: No
Leader: Aldo Ghirin aggamc2016@gmail.com 617-393-0111 (before 9 PM; leave message if necessary), Jeff Barrell
101704

Stowe VT Cross Country & Downhill Weekend Ski Trip

Skiing Date: Fri January 26, 2018 - Sun January 28, 2018

Join us for a fun-filled ski weekend in snowy Stowe, Vermont. Choose either downhill or cross country skiing (or do one day of each!). Experience in skiing is required or you can take lessons at the resort (at additional cost). We will be skiing at an easy to moderate pace on Advanced-Beginner to Difficult terrain at Stowe, and for cross country skiing we'll be at one of Stowe's outstanding cross-country ski centers (Von Trapp or Stowe Ski Resort). We will share rooms in a local hotel, with pool and hot tub, and go out to dinner on Saturday night. AMC Members $165, Non Members $185. Cost includes 2 nights in a hotel (double occupancy), happy hour Saturday night, and breakfast both days. Some private rooms are available for an additional cost. Lift tickets and/or trail passes are additional. Lift tickets to Stowe Ski Resort will be offered at nearly 20% discount from online prices! Trail lunches are on your own. Leader: Aldo Ghirin, Co-Leader: Marcella MacKenzie To register for this trip please contact Marcella.

Activity Category: Skiing, Skiing - Cross-Country (Nordic), Skiing - Downhill (Alpine), Skiing - Telemark
Region: Vermont, Green Mountains
State: VT
Country: USA
Status: Full
Registration Required: Yes
External Link: Stowe Ski Resort
Leader: Aldo Ghirin (E-mail Aldo Ghirin), Marcella MacKenzie marcelmacnz@gmail.com
99890

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

Family Date: Fri February 2, 2018 - Sun February 4, 2018

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.

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Activity Category: Hiking, Ice Skating, Skiing, Skiing - Cross-Country (Nordic), Skiing - Downhill (Alpine), Sledding, Snowshoeing, Walks
Region: New Hampshire, White Mountains
State: NH
Country: USA
Status: Open
Registration Required: Yes
External Link: Boston Family Outings
Leader: Stacia Biel amcstacia@yahoo.com 617-835-6532, Laurene Poland ljpoland@msn.com 508-728-1373, Joanna Jung jjinbox@verizon.net
Registrar: Laurene Poland ljpoland@msn.com 508-728-1373
101530

Backcountry Ski Touring in the Whites

Skiing Date: Fri February 2, 2018 - Sun February 4, 2018

Join us for a weekend of day trips - novice (easier) to intermediate backcountry ski tours - in the White Mountain National Forest between the Kancamagus Highway and Waterville Valley. Hilly, gently rolling, to flat terrain to be encountered. Must have intermediate cross country ski skills with downhill control/strong snowplow. Trails such as Greeley Ponds, Kancamagus Brook, Livermore Road, and Tripoli Road are likely destinations; leaders reserve the right to make changes pending actual trail, weather, and snow conditions. Lodging in Town Square Condos at Waterville Valley. Contact Aldo for more information and registration.

Activity Category: Skiing, Skiing - Cross-Country (Nordic)
Region: New Hampshire, White Mountains
State: NH
Country: USA
Status: Open
Registration Required: Yes
Leader: Aldo Ghirin (E-mail Aldo Ghirin), Mike Barry (E-mail Mike Barry)
Registrar: Aldo Ghirin (E-mail Aldo Ghirin)
102680

February Ski Committee Meeting

Skiing Date: Wed February 7, 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: Meetings, Skiing
Region: Massachusetts, Boston Area
State: MA
Country: USA
Status: Open
Registration Required: Yes
Leader: Michael Bratina skiing@amcboston.org
Registrar: Mike Bratina skiing@amcboston.org
101507

Backcountry Ski Workshop

Skiing Date: Fri February 9, 2018 - Sun February 11, 2018

Come ski the backcountry!

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 Cardigan Lodge with tours and instruction happening in 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 Cheryl Hacker (Registrar) for more information.

Activity Category: Instruction (Skills), Skiing
Region: New Hampshire, White Mountains
State: NH
Country: USA
Status: Open
Registration Required: Yes
External Link: FAQs Page
Leader: Michael Bratina mbratina@gmail.com
Registrar: Cheryl Hacker cheryl.hacker@gmail.com
102258

SKI IN SNOW-FILLED STOWE

Intro Date: Fri February 9, 2018 - Sun February 11, 2018

Ski where the snow is! Join us for cross country skiing in Stowe, VT home to the finest network of groomed cross country trails in New England. Cost: $160 pp includes 2 hot breakfasts & 2 nights lodging (double rooms) at a comfortable inn with hot tub & pool. single room option for additional fee. There will be guided intermediate level cross country outings; location dependent upon snow conditions. Downhill skiing is on your own with other interested participants.

Activity Category: Skiing, Skiing - Cross-Country (Nordic)
Region: Vermont, Green Mountains
State: VT
Country: USA
Status: Open
Registration Required: Yes
Leader: Karen Brody kbrodybel@gmail.com 617-448-5097 (Before 9:00 pm)
Registrar: Karen Brody kbrodybel@gmail.com 617-448-5097 (Before 9:00 pm)
99953

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

Family Date: Fri February 16, 2018 - Sun February 18, 2018

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 contact: Kremena Dimitrova, kyanakieva@gmail.com, 857-928-0533

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: Jeanne Blauner jablauner@comcast.net 978-202-5606, Kremena Dimitrova kyanakieva@gmail.com 857-928-0533, Daniel Parvanov parvanov@yahoo.com
Co-Leader: Helene Guezennec lnguezenn@hotmail.com, Kate Atanasova ekaterina_atanasova_bg@yahoo.com
Registrar: Kremena Dimitrova kyanakieva@gmail.com 857-928-0533
100098

Presidents Weekend Winter Fun for Families in Vermont

Family Date: Fri February 16, 2018 - Mon February 19, 2018

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, sleigh rides, 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/PrezWknd2018. For questions please email Naomi at: tonaomirose@gmail.com.

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
100803

Winter Weekend in the Berkshires

Skiing Date: Fri February 16, 2018 - Mon February 19, 2018

Join us to explore the trails 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 $218-258/per person. Register with 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.)

Activity Category: Skiing, Skiing - Cross-Country (Nordic)
Region: Massachusetts, Berkshires
State: MA
Country: USA
Status: Open
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)
101009

President's Weekend in White Mountains, NH February 16 - 19, 2018

Intro Date: Fri February 16, 2018 - Mon February 19, 2018

Join AMC friends for Cross Country - Back Country Skiing at moderate level, easy 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), 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.)
101393

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

Family Date: Fri February 16, 2018 - Sun February 18, 2018

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. $85/person includes 2 breakfasts, 1 dinner and lunch style fixings/snacks throughout the day. Register: Millie Mugica: millie.mugica@gmail.com, 603 891 5726

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: Mildred Mugica millie.mugica@gmail.com 603-891-5726
Co-Leader: Doris Tenant dtennant@tllawgroup.com, Yerina Mugica yerina_mugica@yahoo.com
Registrar: Millie Mugica millie.mugica@gmail.com 603-891-5726
100473

Annual Ski & Games Trip Bretton Woods (Intermediate) Intro

Intro Date: Fri February 16, 2018 - Sun February 18, 2018

Annual Ski & Games Nordic Skiing with downhill option at Bretton Woods. Feb 16-18. 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.$195-$289, 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)
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
100474

Annual Ski & Games Trip to Bretton Woods

Skiing Date: Fri February 16, 2018 - Sun February 18, 2018

Annual Ski & Games Nordic Skiing with downhill option at Bretton Woods. Feb 16-18. 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.$195-$289, 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: USA
Status: Open
Registration Required: Yes
Leader: Debbie Smith lawdeb@aol.com
Co-Leader: Carla Schwartz (E-mail Carla Schwartz)
96722

XC Ski Out the Door at Craftsbury VT (Intermediate)

Intro Date: Fri March 2, 2018 - Sun March 4, 2018

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.)
Registrar: Carla Schwartz 508-626-7455
101528

27th ANNUAL QUEBEC DH & XC SKI TRIP

Skiing Date: Tue March 6, 2018 - Sun March 11, 2018

CHARTERED BUS TRIP

We'll meet in Concord, NH on Tuesday evening & stay there the first night. Then travel by
chartered luxury bus north to enjoy some of the best, most reliable, scenic and
extensive skiing in the east, plus the European charm, style and great restaurants of
Quebec City.

Choice of DH or XC skiing, or snowshoeing, at Bretton Woods, NH
en-route north on Wed., and in the Quebec City region on Thurs., Fri. & Sat.
Quebec ski areas include Mt. St. Anne DH & XC, Camp Mercier & Sentier des Caps
de Charlevoix XC, & Le Massif & Stoneham DH. On Sunday, we'll plan to ski locally
in the morning (with option to play tourist in Quebec City). If there is bad weather
on Sunday, our departure time will be based on weather & group preferences.
Return to Concord, NH on Sunday evening.

Up to 5 days of skiing at 10 different ski areas -- 5 XC & 5 DH. Also, possible visit
to the truly unique Ice Hotel.

$670 US includes 1 night lodging in Concord, NH, 5 days hotel parking in Concord,
5 days chartered bus, 4 nights premium rooms in the luxury Hotel Chateau Laurier,
in Quebec City, 1 breakfast, 1 dinner on the bus, 1 h'or douvres reception, 5 days trail
snacks & lunch food taken from the bus, plus some XC tickets or 1 day DH at
Mt. St. Anne, AMC trip fee, and a possible modest surplus cash refund.

$1,000 for single occupancy.

Sponsoring Club: Appalachian Mountain Club, Boston Chapter Ski Committee.
Skiing Category: Intermediate or Advanced.
Maximum Group Size: Approx. 40 persons, including leaders. Our bus has 54 seats.

For details and signing up, please contact the trip leaders.

Activity Category: Skiing
Region: International
Country: Quebec, Canada
Status: Open
Registration Required: Yes
Leader: Mike Barry (E-mail Mike Barry), Arnold Nadler ardnadler@aol.com 978-745-9591
Co-Leader: Deb Taylor (E-mail Deb Taylor)
Registrar: Arnold Nadler (E-mail Arnold Nadler) 978-745-9591
102681

March Ski Committee Meeting

Skiing Date: Wed March 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: Meetings, Skiing
Region: Massachusetts, Boston Area
State: MA
Country: USA
Status: Open
Registration Required: Yes
Leader: Michael Bratina skiing@amcboston.org
Registrar: Mike Bratina skiing@amcboston.org
101854

Stowe Vermont Downhill/Snowboarding Weekend

Skiing Date: Fri March 16, 2018 - Sun March 18, 2018

Join us for a weekend skiing at Stowe Mountain Resort. We will be staying at the Town and Country at Stowe. The cost of the trip per person:
$408 single room, $315 double room
Price includes 2 nights lodging, 2 breakfasts and 1 dinner, tax and gratuity, 2 day lift ticket
Bring your friends; they do not have to be AMC members.

Activity Category: Skiing, Skiing - Downhill (Alpine), Skiing - Telemark
Region: Vermont, Green Mountains
State: VT
Country: USA
Status: Open
Registration Required: Yes
Leader: Barbara Amoroso barbaraamoroso@yahoo.com 781-321-1620
Co-Leader: Jeri Schefts schefts@bc.edu 781-893-0467
Registrar: Barbara Amoroso barbaraamoroso@yahoo.com 781-321-1620
99957

Family Winter Weekend at Sub Sig Cabin, Crawford Notch, NH

Family Date: Fri April 6, 2018 - Sun April 8, 2018

Join us for a Winter weekend at Sub Sig Cabin in Hart's location in Crawford Notch down the road from AMC Highland Center. This is a half century old hidden jewel … in fact it is called Hart's location and the cabin ( Sub Sig) is rustic yet clean and functional with an outhouse ( yeah) and hauled in water. We will plan a hike/ cross country skiing choice both Saturday and Sunday as well as group breakfasts and a supper prepared by us all on Saturday evening. Trip is recommended for families with kids ages 7+. Group size is limited to 15 lucky souls. Cost is $70/adult and $50/child (ages 0 - 18) for lodging, 2 breakfasts and Saturday night dinner. Register with Brian Witkov, user369128@aol.com, (978) 807-4901.

Activity Category: Hiking, Skiing, Skiing - Cross-Country (Nordic), Sledding, Snowshoeing
Region: New Hampshire, White Mountains
State: NH
Country: USA
Status: Open
Registration Required: Yes
External Link: Sub Sig Outing Club
Leader: Brian Witkov user369128@aol.com 978-807-4901, Rick Gershberg rgershberg@verizon.net, Denise Boucher denisegirish@yahoo.com 508-265-3093
Registrar: Brian Witkov user369128@aol.com 978-807-4901
102682

April Ski Committee Meeting

Skiing Date: Wed April 11, 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: Meetings, Skiing
Region: Massachusetts, Boston Area
State: MA
Country: USA
Status: Open
Registration Required: Yes
Leader: Michael Bratina skiing@amcboston.org
Registrar: Mike Bratina skiing@amcboston.org