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101230

AMC Boston Young Members Steering Committee Ongoing Volunteer Opportunity

Young Members Date: Fri February 1, 2019 - Sun March 10, 2019

The AMC Boston Young Members (YM) Committee is dedicated to encouraging people in their 20s and 30s to get involved in the AMC and enjoy the outdoors. We are always looking for enthusiastic volunteers interested in becoming involved with the Committee. If you have attended a few YM events and are interested in exploring opportunities to contribute to the steering committee, please contact us at amcbostonym@gmail.com.

Descriptions of typical YM Steering Committee and Volunteer positions can be found at this link:

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1C5xOPOgqNHso3FKksWv9SbfA5SPa5FVN7HYO...

Activity Category: Conservation
Region: Massachusetts, Boston Area
State: MA
Country: USA
Status: Open
Registration Required: No
External Link: YM Volunteer Position Descriptions
Leader: Shannon MacKenzie amcbostonym@gmail.com
101231

Invitation to Join Young Member's Google Group

Young Members Date: Fri February 8, 2019 - Sun March 17, 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
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
110886

Lynn Woods Ramble

Young Members Date: Sat February 16, 2019

Join Chao Xie and Brett Power on an adventure in Lynn Woods! This hike will be roughly 5 miles with 500ft of elevation gain, featuring rocky overlooks, wetland board-walks, and lakeside views. Be prepared for narrow and bouldery footpaths over moderately hilly terrain. One of the most underrated local conservation areas, prepare for a fun hike!

Activity Category: Hiking
Region: Massachusetts, Boston Area
State: MA
Country: USA
Status: Open
Registration Required: Yes
External Link: Register Here
Leader: Chaoran Xie (E-mail Chaoran Xie)
Co-Leader: Brett Power (E-mail Brett Power)
110923

YM Winter Blue Hills Hike

Young Members Date: Sun February 17, 2019

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

Be prepared for about 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
110527

Boston YM Game Night at City Square

Young Members Date: Tue February 19, 2019

Join us for a night of board games and card games to remember! Bring your favorite board game or come to play something you haven't before. Game night will run from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm; come for whatever time frame works for you. There may be light snacks but you should plan on figuring out dinner plans on your own. Feel free to bring food for yourself or to share.

Activity Category: Social Events
Region: Massachusetts, Boston Area
State: MA
Country: USA
Status: Open
Registration Required: Yes
Leader: Zoe Karp zoe.karp@gmail.com, Shannon MacKenzie tuscola16@gmail.com
110156

XC Ski Weekend and Chocolate Festival!

Young Members Date: Fri February 22, 2019 - Sun February 24, 2019

Do you love chocolate? do you love XC skiing? Yes! Then you should join us for this cross-country ski weekend which includes the Mt Washington Valley, 30th Annual Chocolate Festival - Sunday, February 24th. Known by many as the 'Sweetest Day on the Trails", this may be the only day of the year when chocolate indulgence is totally guilt-free! Chocoholics cross-country ski the trails to enjoy chocolate prepared every way imaginable. Participants have the chance to enjoy over 20 different chocolate treats prepared by 18 area businesses (we don't promise to make it to all 18 locations!)

Saturday will be more cross-country skiing at a New Hampshire ski area nearby. We will be skiing at an easy to moderate pace. We will be staying at a cozy ski cabin complete with gas fireplace, pool table/ping pong table and plenty of space to hang out, drink hot chocolate and enjoy a delicious dinner and breakfasts! No car? no worries - leaders will help organize carpools. You won't want to miss this chocolate extravaganza!

Activity Category: Skiing - Cross-Country (Nordic)
Region: New Hampshire, White Mountains
State: NH
Country: USA
Status: Open
Registration Required: Yes
External Link: Register
Leader: Zoe Rath (E-mail Zoe Rath)
Co-Leader: Julia Doucett (E-mail Julia Doucett)
110457

Stowe Vermont Cross-Country & Downhill Ski Weekend - Young Members

Young Members Date: Fri March 1, 2019 - Sun March 3, 2019

Join us for the March edition of the classic Stowe ski weekend in Vermont. Ski the groomed trails at Von Trapp's Family Lodge and Stowe Mountain Resort. Stay at a cozy inn complete with jacuzzis and a roaring fireplace. Trip cost of $200 includes 2 nights' lodging, 2 breakfasts, and happy hour. Downhill skiers welcome. We will process registrations after January 26th.

Activity Category: Skiing - Cross-Country (Nordic)
Region: Vermont, Green Mountains
State: VT
Country: USA
Status: Open
Registration Required: Yes
External Link: Register here
Leader: Jennifer E Newland je_newland@yahoo.com, Tom Hollis seas100@yahoo.com
109887

Cross Country Ski Weekend at Craftsbury

Young Members Date: Fri March 8, 2019 - Sun March 10, 2019

Join us for a weekend of cross country skiing at the Craftsbury Outdoor Center in northern Vermont. Craftsbury has the largest XC ski network in New England along with hiking trails on site, a gym, yoga classes, and more. The registration fee includes 2 nights lodging. This trip is generally geared toward at least intermediate level XC skiers, however inquire with the leaders if you are a beginner.

Activity Category: Skiing - Cross-Country (Nordic)
Region: Vermont, Green Mountains
State: VT
Country: USA
Status: Open
Registration Required: Yes
External Link: Register
Leader: David Loutzenheiser dloutzen@gmail.com, Shannon MacKenzie tuscola16@gmail.com
109895

Notch Your Ordinary Winter Hiking Weekend

Young Members Date: Fri March 8, 2019 - Sun March 10, 2019

Do you like hiking? Do you like hanging out with friends by a fireplace, drinking hot cocoa, eating good food? Then this is the weekend hiking trip for you!

We will be offering hiking at various levels both Saturday and Sunday. If you have winter appropriate hiking gear you are welcomed to join us (options to rent snowshoes/ winter hiking boots).

We have rented out the entire Notch Hostel which includes a common room, little library (with information about the area, games, and books about hikes and hiking), dining room, bed with clean bedding in the shared bunk room, full kitchen, plus shower rooms and toilets. Delicious meals will be provided and are served family style in a warm, social atmosphere.

No car? no worries - leaders will help organize carpools. Anyone young at heart is welcomed and encouraged to join us on this trip.

Activity Category: Hiking
Region: New Hampshire, White Mountains
State: NH
Country: United States
Status: Full
Registration Required: Yes
External Link: Register
Leader: Casey Ajalat (E-mail Casey Ajalat), June Mackenzie
Co-Leader: Zoe Rath (E-mail Zoe Rath), Chaoran Xie (E-mail Chaoran Xie)
110756

AMC Boston Young Members Steering Committee

Young Members Date: Mon March 11, 2019

Interested in learning about the inner workings of the AMC Boston Young Members (YM) Committee? The YM Steering Committee is generally scheduled to meet on the second Monday of every month from 7:00 - 9:00 pm - dinner is provided! Our meetings are open to all in AMC YM. If interested, contact secretary Katie Blair (katieblair89@gmail.com) for information on location and other details.

Activity Category: Meetings
Region: Massachusetts, Boston Area
State: MA
Country: USA
Status: Open
Registration Required: Yes
Leader: Katherine Blair katieblair89@gmail.com
110693

YM Liberty & Flume in Winter

Young Members Date: Sat March 16, 2019

Join AMC Young Members (20s & 30s) as we tackle Liberty (4,459 ft) and Flume (4,328 ft). Expect a moderate/fast pace over difficult terrain. We will either do an out-and-back hike via the Liberty Springs and Franconia Ridge Trails (10.2 miles, 4250' elevation gain) or a traverse via the Liberty Springs, Franconia Ridge, and Osseo Trails (10.7 miles, 3800' elevation gain). We will make a final call on route the week before the hike based on trail conditions. Previous winter hiking experience is required, as well as a strong level of fitness. Contact a (co)leader if you have any questions.

Activity Category: Hiking
Region: New Hampshire, White Mountains
State: NH
Country: USA
Status: Open
Registration Required: Yes
External Link: Register here.
Leader: Leah Salloway gronkleah@hotmail.com
Co-Leader: Zoe Karp zoe.karp@gmail.com
106351

Couch to 4K Test event

Young Members Date: Sat February 1, 2020

John, I will follow up with you about the purpose of this test event

Activity Category: Hiking
Region: Massachusetts, Boston Area
State: MA
Country: USA
Status: Open
Registration Required: Yes
External Link: Register Here
Leader: Sean Deshaies (E-mail Sean Deshaies), John Schmidt (E-mail John Schmidt)
Co-Leader: Chao Xie chaoranxie@gmail.com