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105457

Family Thanksgiving AMC Cardigan High Cabin Overnight, Alexandria, NH

Family Date: Sat November 24, 2018 - Sun November 25, 2018

Enjoy turkey w/cranberry sauce and pecan pie with a small group of AMC Boston Families for this Thanksgiving Weekend overnight at Cardigan High Cabin, a two mile hike (1450' elevation gain) from Cardigan Lodge and under half mile from the summit of Mt. Cardigan (3155'). High Cabin was built in 1931 and renovated in 2004 with new bunk beds, roof, woodstove and Clivus composting toilet. Trip best for kids 6 years and older. Cost of $50 for adults and $40 for kids includes dinner and breakfast. Register w/Denise Boucher-denisegirish@yahoo.com, 978-470-0243.

Activity Category: Hiking
Region: New Hampshire, White Mountains
State: NH
Country: USA
Status: Open
Registration Required: Yes
External Link: AMC Boston Family Outings Trips
Leader: Denise Boucher denisegirish@yahoo.com 978-470-0243
Registrar: Denise Boucher denisegirish@yahoo.com 978-470-0243
108256

Post Thanksgiving Family Sub Sig Cabin Weekend in Hart's Location, Crawford Notch, NH

Family Date: Fri November 30, 2018 - Sun December 2, 2018

Join us for a weekend at Sub Sig Cabin in Hart's location in Crawford Notch, NH 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, but comfy with an outhouse ( yeah) and hauled in water. We will plan a hike 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 - 12. Group size limited to 16 lucky souls. Cost is $60/adult and $50/child (ages 0 - 18) for lodging, 2 breakfasts and Saturday night dinner. To register click on "Register Now" or copy and paste this link/URL into your browser https://regi.amcboston.org/event/2151. Questions contact Brian Witkov, user369128@aol.com, (978) 807-4901.

Activity Category: Hiking
Region: New Hampshire, North Country
State: NH
Country: USA
Status: Open
Registration Required: Yes
External Link: Register Here
Leader: Brian s Witkov animlhc@aol.com 978-807-4901 (after 6 pm), Jeanne Blauner jablauner@comcast.net 978-202-5606
Co-Leader: Jackie Wah jwah2002@yahoo.com 339-368-1534
108667

North and South Twin

Hiking/Backpacking Date: Sat December 1, 2018

Join us on a hike to North (4,761 ft) and South Twin (4,902 ft). This hike is a minimum of 11 miles and up to 13 miles if access roads are closed by the Forest Service for the winter. Elevation gain is approximately 3,600 feet. Full winter above treeline gear might be required (see https://hb.amcboston.org/resources). This trip can be combined with Cannon Mountain hike on Sunday. Contact Leader Joe regarding bunkroom accommodations for Friday or Saturday night ($10/person/night).

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), Joe Comuzzi (E-mail Joe Comuzzi)
Co-Leader: Ed Batutis (E-mail Ed Batutis)
108681

HIKE A VOLCANO = PAWTUCKAWAY STATE PARK FAMILY HIKE, NOTTINGHAM, NH

Family Date: Sat December 1, 2018

Join Family Outings to Hike a Volcano in Pawtuckaway State Park! Trip is Saturday December 1st from 10 AM - 4PM The Pawtuckaway Mountains are a classic example of an eroded volcanic crater. This hike will take us over South Mt (908') via Mountain Trail, North Mt. trail, then circling back via same trail. Loop distance approximately 6 miles. Conditions likely frozen ground, possible snow and ice. Light traction (micro-spikes) required. The route is approximately 700 ft. of elevation gain and we will hike at a moderate pace for 4 - 5 hrs. Potential trail change options, If the weather, trail conditions, or group warrants a change.
Trail info. https://www.trailfinder.info/trails/trail/pawtuckaway-state-park,
General Pawtuckaway info. https://www.nhstateparks.org/visit/state-parks/pawtuckaway-state-park.aspx

To register click "Register Now" button or copy and paste this URL into your browser: https://regi.amcboston.org/event/2172. For questions contact Hike Leader: Michael Wainer wainer18@hotmail.com, 781-438-5680.

Activity Category: Hiking
Region: New Hampshire, Merrimack Valley
State: NH
Country: USA
Status: Open
Registration Required: Yes
External Link: Register here;
Leader: Micheal Wainer wainer18@hotmail.com 781-438-5680 (After 6 PM), Joan Entwistle joan.entwistle@gmail.com 978-549-4864
108691

Family Hike to Wachusett Mtn, Princeton, MA

Family Date: Sun December 2, 2018

Want to work of that turkey and pie? Join Family Outings for a leisurely hike to the summit of Wachusett Mountain in Princeton, MA! We will hike the less known back side of Wachusett, arguably the most beautfiful. The hike is approximately 3 miles with roughly 800ft elevation gain. On a clear day, the 360-degree views from the summit and summit tower are lovely! Mt. Wachusett is the highest mountain in central MA at 2006 ft with views on a clear day to Mt. Monadnock, the Berkshires and the Boston skyline. Often known as a downhill ski destination, Wachusett Mtn is located within the 3000-acre Wachusett State Reservation, home to 17 miles of hiking and walking trails (we will only cover only about 3 miles!). Pack a lunch and join us for a beautiful late autumn hike!

To register click on the "Register Now" Button above or copy and paste this link into your browser: https://regi.amcboston.org/event/2175. For questions contact leader, Laurene Poland, ljpoland@msn.com.

Activity Category: Hiking
Region: Massachusetts, Berkshires
State: MA
Country: United States
Status: Open
Registration Required: Yes
External Link: Register Here
Leader: David Beck davidbeckrph@comcast.net 508-361-0508, Laurene Poland ljpoland@msn.com 508-728-1373, Christopher Stix stixc2001@yahoo.com 781-894-2924 (before 8 PM)
Co-Leader: Christopher Stix stixc2001@yahoo.com 781-894-2924 (before 8 PM)
108668

Cannon Mountain

Hiking/Backpacking Date: Sun December 2, 2018

Join us for a hike up to the summit of Cannon Mountain (4.100 ft), and enjoy great views from the trail and the observation tower! (Weather permitting!) This hike is 4 miles with approximately 2,100 feet of elevation gain. Full winter above-treeline gear might be required (see https://hb.amcboston.org/resources). This trip can be combined with leader's Saturday hike, contact Leader regarding bunkroom accommodations for Friday or Saturday night ($10/person/night).

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: Ed Batutis (E-mail Ed Batutis)
108913

MONTHLY AMC BOSTON HIKING/BACKPACKING COMMITTEE MEETING

Hiking/Backpacking Date: Tue December 11, 2018

Are you an experienced AMC hiker and curious about how volunteer-led AMC hiking and backpacking activities are governed? The Boston Chapter's Hiking/Backpacking Committee meets monthly to handle such matters as overseeing the chapter's hundreds of hiking/backpacking leaders and leader candidates, coordinating educational programs, adminstering our finance, setting policy, etc. Interested guests are welcome to sit in. For the particulars, contact Stephen Conlin, the chairperson, at chair@hbbostonamc.org. [NOTE: this is not where our leaders and co-leaders coordinate to plan specific outings -- that happens separately between the relevant individuals as each trip idea develops.]

Activity Category: Meetings
Region: Massachusetts, Boston Area
State: MA
Country: USA
Status: Open
Registration Required: Yes
Leader: Stephen Conlin (E-mail Stephen Conlin)
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
108887

Walden Pond, Concord

Local Walks/Hikes Date: Sat December 15, 2018

Moderate pace 5 mile walk, across grassy meadows and through hemlock forest, to scenic Walden Pond. Visit a cove, once inhabited by Henry Thoreau. Enjoy sit-down break, on the shore of Walden. Walk followed by dinner/social hour at China Ruby Restaurant, in nearby Maynard, at around 2:00pm. Meet 11:00am, at Lincoln Train Station commuter parking lot. From Route 2, take Route 126 South for 2 miles. Turn left on Codman Road, follow to end. Turn left, see Train Station on left.

Activity Category: Walks
Region: Massachusetts, Boston Area
State: MA
Country: USA
Status: Open
Registration Required: No
Leader: Brian Connolly (E-mail Brian Connolly)
108629

Mt Jefferson in winter

Hiking/Backpacking Date: Sat December 22, 2018

We'll climb Mt. Jefferson on the first full day of winter. Above treeline winter experience and full winter gear required

Activity Category: Hiking
Region: New Hampshire, White Mountains
State: NH
Country: USA
Status: Open
Registration Required: Yes
External Link: Register Here
Leader: Joe Comuzzi jcomuzzi@kateharper.com 978-448-9837, Barbara Amoroso (E-mail Barbara Amoroso)
107256

Foss Farms, Great Meadows National Wildlife Refuge and Greenough Land

Local Walks/Hikes Date: Tue December 25, 2018

Easy approx. 4-5 mi. wander through a good birding area with river and pond views, pine forest and red maple swamp. Snowshoe if sufficient snow cover. Meet 10am. Foss Farms parking lot, about 1/3 mi west of Concord River off Rte. 225. From Rte. 128 Exit 31B follow Rtes. 4/225 through Bedford, continuing on Rte. 225 toward Carlisle. Storm cancels. If weather uncertain contact Leader. No dogs; non-AMC members $1.

Activity Category: Hiking, Snowshoeing, Walks
Region: Massachusetts, Boston Area
State: MA
Country: USA
Status: Open
Registration Required: No
Leader: Mark Levine trailmark@verizon.net
107787

Blue Hills Ponkapoag Pond, Canton

Local Walks/Hikes Date: Tue December 25, 2018

Moderate pace 4-mi. hike/snowshoe around pond, 10:00am-12:15pm. Bring snack & water. From Rte. 93/128 exit 2A, take Rte. 138 S 0.7 mi. to Ponkapoag Golf Course lot on L. No dogs; non-AMC members $1. If no snow, bring traction device for boots. Storm cancels.

Activity Category: Hiking, Snowshoeing, Walks
Region: Massachusetts, Boston Area
State: MA
Country: USA
Status: Open
Registration Required: No
Leader: Beth Mosias (E-mail Beth Mosias) 781-335-5034
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
108588

Family New Years Pinestead Farm Lodge Ski Weekend, Franconia NH

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

Ring in the New Year with Family Outings at Pinestead Farm Lodge, a Family Outings longtime Favorite in Franconia, NH! Pinestead is a comfortable rustic lodge on a farm with direct access to XC ski and snowshoe trails. Great sledding hills on property and nearby as well. 15 min from Cannon or 45 min from Bretton Woods for DH skiing. Ice skating and tubing available at the Franconia Inn. Group hikes to Bridal Veil Falls sometimes happen as well. Great for families with kids of all ages and skill levels. $230/adult ($250 non-members) and $210/child ($230 non-members) Includes 4 nights lodging and all meals from dinner Friday through breakfast Tuesday. Plus New Years noise makers and lots of smiles and camaraderie!, Register with leader Valerie Paul, valerie.paul@gmail.com, 508-561-8097.

Activity Category: Skiing - Cross-Country (Nordic), Skiing - Downhill (Alpine), Sledding, Snowshoeing
Region: Massachusetts, Berkshires
State: MA
Country: USA
Status: Open
Registration Required: Yes
Leader: Valerie Paul valerie.paul@gmail.com 508-561-8097 (Before 9pm), Eddy Luttmer eddy.luttmer@gmail.com
Registrar: VALERIE PAUL valerie.paul@gmail.com 508-561-8097 (before 9pm)
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.)
108698

Zealand Hut in the Winter

Forty Plus Date: Sat January 19, 2019 - Sun January 20, 2019

Zealand hut in the Winter..
Experience the self-service hut in the winter.. Cooking our own meals ..wood stove for heat in the kitchen area, cozy unheated bunk rooms. We will hike up Zealand Road 3.8 miles to Zealand Trail, follow the river, for a total of 6.6 miles one way,.. 1,100 feet of elelvation. (Fee) (L) pagliuca.t@gmail.com, (L) stevedennen@verizon.net

Activity Category: Snowshoeing
Region: New Hampshire, White Mountains
State: NH
Country: USA
Status: Open
Registration Required: Yes
External Link: Register here
Leader: Steven Dennen stevedennen@gmail.com 781-799-9623 (Before 9:00pm), Teresa Pagliuca pagliuca.t@gmail.com
Registrar: Steven Dennen stevedennen@gmail.com 781-799-9623 (Before 9:00 pm)
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)
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: Open
Registration Required: Yes
Leader: Teresa Pagliuca pagliuca.t@gmail.com