Camping

AMC Boston 2018 Spring Hiking Program

Tuesday, April 10, 2018 12:00 AM to Tuesday, May 8, 2018 12:00 AM

Tuesdays, April 10, 17, 24, May 1st, and 8th. Ever wanted to try hiking or backpacking and didn't know where to get started? Are you rusty and want to brush up on your knowledge and skills? Do you want to get involved with our organized hikes and meet other hikers? Then the 3-Season Spring Hiking Program (SHP) is for you! This interactive course consists of 5 instructional sessions to introduce the basics of spring, summer and fall day hiking and backpacking in New England.

Trip details

Activity: 
Backpacking
Camping
Hiking
Instruction (Skills)
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Casey Ajalat

Casey leads trips year around for the hiking/backpacking committee of the AMC Boston Chapter. He is heavily engaged in the H/B leadership and training programs such as Spring/Fall Leadership Training as well as our educational programs in the Spring and Winter Hiking Programs. Like other hikers that hike before sun up and after sun down and do 20+ miles, Casey likes to do the same only keep it under 10 miles :) He's experienced but not a speed daemon

Elizabeth Ryan

Elizabeth Ryan is a four-season hiking and backpacking leader with the AMC's Boston Chapter as well as the coordinator for the chapter's Spring Hiking Program. She has completed the New Hampshire 4000 footers, hiked in the Baxter park area and explored some of the glaciated North-west peaks. Upcoming trips include hiking in the Scottish Highlands and Iceland.

Morgane Treanton

Family Camping & Paddling Weekend, Barton Cove, Gill, MA

Friday, July 20, 2018 4:00 PM to Sunday, July 22, 2018 11:00 AM

Come join us for a Multi-Chapter/Multi-Committee weekend Family Camping & Paddling @ Barton Cove, Gill, MA. Learn paddling & camping techniques. We will have lots of camping fun, and lots of paddling time! Overnight camping & outdoor cooking at it's best with S'More's galore at an evening campfire. Participate in a local hike, or maybe a night hike and star gazing.

You get to camp in your own tent at our group site with water views, and share in communal meal prep and camp chores throughout the weekend with like minded families.

Trip details

Activity: 
Camping
Hiking
Instruction (Skills)
Paddling
Paddling - Flatwater
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Margo CHapski familyprograms@amcberkshire.org
Jeanne Blauner jablauner@comcast.net (978-202-5606)

Jeanne has led trips for 45+ years for summer camps, college outings, Sierra Club, and AMC. Currently Jeanne heads up AMC Boston Family Outings and loves getting families and kids outdoors. Jeanne also leads for AMC Adventure Travel, having led to Switzerland and Peru/Machu Picchu.

Coleader: 
Dee Dice familyprograms@amcberkshire.org (508-566-9565)
Ingrid Molnar
Registrar: 
Dee Dice familyprograms@amcberkshire.org (508-566-9565; Tuesday or Wednesday, 7-9 PM)

NYE Hike (NH4K) + Hut Stay

Sunday, December 31, 2017 12:00 AM to Monday, January 1, 2018 12:00 AM

Why settle for the old NYE routine in the city when you can do something spectacular that few people have done...Ring in the new year from one of NH's 48 4K's. Join us on this rare member only trip and celebrate the new year in true hiking style. The best part is that you don't have to wake up at the crack of dawn to hike. This is one occasion where you actually sleep in the day OF the hike.

Trip details

Activity: 
Camping
Hiking
Trip state: 
NH
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Casey Ajalat

Casey leads trips year around for the hiking/backpacking committee of the AMC Boston Chapter. He is heavily engaged in the H/B leadership and training programs such as Spring/Fall Leadership Training as well as our educational programs in the Spring and Winter Hiking Programs. Like other hikers that hike before sun up and after sun down and do 20+ miles, Casey likes to do the same only keep it under 10 miles :) He's experienced but not a speed daemon

Leah Salloway

Memorial Day Family Camping at White Lake State Park, Tamworth, NH

Friday, May 25, 2018 12:00 AM to Monday, May 28, 2018 12:00 AM

Join us for a fun family camping trip Memorial Day Weekend at White Lake State Park in the White Mountains just a little over 2 hour drive north of Boston! Enjoy White Mountain day hike 4 - 6 miles, swimming and boating on the lake (rentals available), castles on the beach, capture the flag, campfire and s'mores! Enjoy group meals, and the company of likeminded new friends. Adults $70 for the weekend (3 nights), Kids 18 and under $50 includes campsite, 2 dinners three breakfasts, s'mores and campfire.

Trip details

Activity: 
Camping
Hiking
Trip state: 
NH
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Naomi Ribner tonaomirose@gmail.com
Paul Pichetti (617-590-6802; text message only please)

Mt. Isolation Car Camping Weekend

Friday, September 1, 2017 12:00 AM to Sunday, September 3, 2017 12:00 AM

Join us to hike Mt. Isolation. We will car camp 2 nights at campground complete with modern amenities and hot showers. The first day we will hike Mt. Isolation (12 mi rdtrp., 3600 ft. elev. gain); the 2nd day we will do a shorter hike, approx. 5-7 mi rdtrp. Expect rugged terrain. Enjoy a roaring evening campfire and picnic opportunities. Cost of $45 covers 2 nights' camping and 1 breakfast. Ltd. to 6 experienced hiker campers.

Trip details

Activity: 
Camping
Hiking
Trip state: 
NH
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Jennifer Newland je_newland@yahoo.com
Coleader: 
Helene Guezennec lnguezenn@hotmail.com

Family Camping on Cape Cod, Nickerson State Park, Brewster, MA

Monday, August 28, 2017 12:00 AM to Monday, September 4, 2017 12:00 AM

We will camp at Nickerson State Park, a short walk from the beach at Flax Pond, where there is swimming, non-motorized boating, frog catching, biking and general fun for all. CHOOSE THE DAYS YOU WOULD LIKE TO COME! Great for kids/teens of all ages 0 - 99. Convenient to the Outer Cape and local attractions, bike trails, and bayside beaches. Informal group activities may include group biking trips, swimming and excursions. Group size is 25-30, and we dine together and share chores in our communal kitchen known as the "blue tarp diner". Group site for tenting.

Trip details

Activity: 
Bicycling
Camping
Hiking
Walks
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Naomi Ribner tonaomirose@gmail.com
Paul Pichetti paul_pick@verizon.net (617-590-6802; 6 - 9 pm or text anytime.)
Susan Koechner skoechner@gmail.com
Lisa Renee Spring spring3renee@yahoo.com (857-237-7869)
Coleader: 
Peter Fraunholtz salida04@yahoo.com
Joanna Jung jjinbox@verizon.net (617-549-2812)

Interchapter Young Members Osceola Camping Weekend

Friday, August 11, 2017 12:00 AM to Sunday, August 13, 2017 12:00 AM

Join us for some summer fun at the Osceola Vista Campground this year!! The New Hampshire Young Members are hosting the inter-chapter Osceola Camping Weekend. There are plenty of great hiking trails nearby, including Moosilauke and the incredible Franconia Ridge. You can join us for one of our AMC led hikes or pursue your own adventure!! We will be having a potluck dinner on Saturday with the NH Chapter providing burgers, veggie burgers, hot dogs, and all of the fixings. So just bring your own favorite dish to share.

Trip details

Activity: 
Camping
Trip state: 
NH
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Sean Deshaies
Registrar: 
Chris Higgins singularity84@gmail.com (207-461-4900; 5 pm - 9 pm)

Inter-Chapter Young Members Rangeley Lake State Park Camping Weekend

Friday, July 21, 2017 12:00 AM to Sunday, July 23, 2017 12:00 AM

Join us for some summer fun and camping at Rangeley Lake State Park! The Maine Young Members group is hosting our Fifth Annual Inter-Chapter Maine camping weekend! Come and meet folks from all over New England. There are plenty of hiking trails and mountains in the area, including many 4k's such as Mount Abraham, Crockers, Saddleback and the Horn. Mount Abraham is one of my favorite mountains in Maine, with the second largest alpine zone in Maine. You can join us on a hike led by one of our volunteer leaders or go off on your own day adventure.

Trip details

Activity: 
Camping
Hiking
Paddling
Paddling - Canoeing
Social Events
Trip state: 
ME
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Full
Leader: 
Sean Deshaies thatbostonamcguy@gmail.com
Registrar: 
Sarah Keats slkski@gmail.com (207-756-4226; before 9pm)

Acadia National Park Hiking and Camping

Friday, July 21, 2017 12:00 AM to Sunday, July 23, 2017 12:00 AM

Enjoy a summer weekend in Acadia National Park hiking a variety of trails, some very challenging and rewarding. The hikes we're planning are short but do include some technical portions like ladders, steep ledges, etc., and may be challenging for those with a fear of heights. Join us to watch the sunrise from atop Cadillac Mountain and enjoy the beautiful ocean views! There may be some beach time and/or a brewery tour, too. Limited to 12 participants.

Trip details

Activity: 
Camping
Hiking
Trip state: 
ME
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Full
Leader: 
Leah Salloway
Coleader: 
Zoe Karp zoe.karp@gmail.com
Rachael White

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