Hiking

Stony Brook South, Lincoln

Sunday, October 21, 2018 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

2 hr. hike through woods and along a chain of ponds and streams. Starts 10:00am. Rain cancels. Should be great tree colors along the ponds. Park in lot on north side of Rte. 117 just west of 563 North Ave. (Weston's name for Rte. 117) and 0.5 miles west of Lincoln Street, Weston. Rte. 117 changes name and enters Lincoln just west of turn-off.

Trip details

Activity: 
Hiking
Walks
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Joel Snider (857-600-8295)

Family Hiking/snowshoeing, Sub Sig Cabin in Hart's Location, Crawford Notch, N.H.

Friday, March 1, 2019 12:00 AM to Sunday, March 3, 2019 12:00 AM

Join us for a Family 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 toasty warm and comfy, but rustic w/outhouse 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.

Trip details

Activity: 
Hiking
Snowshoeing
Trip state: 
NH
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Brian s Witkov animalhc@aol.com (978-807-4901; after 7 pm)

Brian is a seasoned hiker and backpacker. His interests are fitness and nature, with a strong fondness for urban parks and anything involving the Olmsteads..thats right ..it was a family business. Brian enjoys leading urban walking trips as well as 4 season trips for families in Boston and new Hampshire. Both backpacks as well as hikes are interesting and fun for children and their families. Within the last year, he has been involved with shelter, hut and all season experiences in the whites.

Rick Gershberg rgershberg@verizon.net (781-697-4442)

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

Sunday, January 6, 2019 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM

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.

Trip details

Activity: 
Hiking
Skiing
Skiing - Cross-Country (Nordic)
Sledding
Snowshoeing
Social Events
Walks
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
David Powell davidfreds@beld.net (781-858-5546; NCA 9.00)
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, Peru (Machu Picchu), and Morocco..

Paul Terenzi Firemanpaul@comcast.net (781-389-8115)
Jackie Wah jwah2002@yahoo.com (781-641-2085)

Annual Post-Thanksgiving Day Blue Hills Skyline Hike

Friday, November 23, 2018 12:00 AM

Walk off the Thanksgiving feast by joining us on an invigorating hike along the Skyline blue trail and on red and green trails. Approximately 6 miles. The hike is suitable for those who like to go for long walks. There is some elevation gain and some steep and rocky terrain. Bring water, snacks, and lunch, and wear sturdy boots. Pack your microspikes, just in case. Rain cancels. Meet at 10:00 am at the Houghton Pond Parking Lot (on Hillside street).

Trip details

Activity: 
Hiking
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Maria Costantini mgccare@comcast.net
Kathy Blythe

Glacial Features Walks, Sudbury

Saturday, November 10, 2018 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM

9:30am-12:00pm. Registration Required. Limit 12 participants. Contact Lisa to register. Join glaciologist/geophysicist Bruce Porter for a walk through Gray Reservation/Haynes Meadow Reservation/Water District protection zone to explore the many features formed by the glacier that blanketed New England 10,000 yrs. ago. Kettles pit the plane and kame terraces rise abruptly to create beautiful vistas of the wetlands below. Be able to identify eskers, erratics, kames, and more on your next hike. Flat with one steep 50 foot section. Bring water. AMC non-members $1. Severe weather cancels.

Trip details

Activity: 
Hiking
Instruction (Skills)
Walks
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Bruce Porter
Lisa Fleischman localwalks@amcboston.org (617-244-5747; before 9pm)
Registrar: 
Lisa Fleischman localwalks@amcboston.org (617-244-5747; before 9pm)

Northern Lynn Woods

Saturday, October 13, 2018 9:45 AM to 1:30 PM

[CANCELLED] Challenging 6-mi. hike through rugged terrain including cliffs and ledges with scenic views throughout, 9:45am-1:30pm. Bring lunch & water. From Rte. 95/128 in Lynnfield take exit 44B (Rt. 1/129) to rotary, then Rte. 129 SE toward Lynn 2 mi., R onto Great Woods Rd. to end. No dogs; rain cancels.

Trip details

Activity: 
Hiking
Walks
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Canceled
Leader: 
Marc Hurwitz

Family Hike Mount Morgan & Percival Loop, Holderness, NH

Saturday, November 10, 2018 9:30 AM to 3:00 PM

Please join us on this popular loop hike over Mount Morgan and Mount Percival overlooking Squam Lake in southern New Hampshire on the southern border of the White Mountain National Forest. These two small mountains make a popular loop hike, great for kids, with good scrambles and expansive views ....... lots of "bang for your buck". The hike is roughly 5.1 miles and includes 1,550 ft. elevation gain. Appropriate for ages 8 and up. Previous hiking experience strongly recommended.

Trip details

Activity: 
Hiking
Trip state: 
NH
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
David Beck davidbeckrph@comcast.net (508-361-0508; 9am to 9pm)
Marsha Fox mrsha.fox@gmail.com (617-596-7989)

Bay Circuit Trail Hike - Weston and Wayland

Saturday, October 27, 2018 12:00 AM

Join AMC hike leader Michele Grzenda and Bay Circuit Trail Volunteer, Kristin Barbieri for a 2 hour hike (3 miles) along a portion of the new Bay Circuit Trail segment in Wayland and Weston. Diverse hiking trails abutting red maple swamps and upland forests provide countless opportunities for exploration. We will also be highlighting the newest section of the Mass Central Rail Trail along the Weston/Wayland line. (this is cross-posted with that Bay Circuit Alliance Annual Membership Meeting)

Trip details

Activity: 
Hiking
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Michele Grzenda michelehikes@gmail.com

Michele has been a volunteer hike leader for AMC since 2006. She enjoys connecting people with nature and is one of the lucky few who have made her avocation her vocation. By weekday, Michele protects wetlands and manages 2,000 acres of Open Space for Weston, MA. Besides leading backpacks, nature walks, and hikes for AMC, Massachusetts Audubon Society, & other local non-profits, Michele can be found on rainy nights in spring, helping frogs & salamanders cross the road on the way to vernal pools

Plymouth Harbor

Saturday, October 20, 2018 9:30 AM to 2:00 PM

Brisk pace 7 mile walk 9:30am-2:00pm along Plymouth Harbor including Jennie's Grist Mill and Historic Monuments. Lunch stop on the walk back at Lobster Hut (counter service). From Route 3 South take exit 9 towards Kingston/N Plymouth then left on MA-3A S/ Main St. for 1.7 miles, turn left onto Cordage Park Circle then first right into parking area by the brick tower. We will meet at the Gazebo. Bring snack and water. Storm cancels.

Trip details

Activity: 
Hiking
Walks
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Beth Mosias

YM and HB : Harvard Cabin Fall Fun

Friday, October 12, 2018 12:00 AM to Sunday, October 14, 2018 12:00 AM

This hike is cross posted via YM (young members) and HB hiking/backpacking Boston chapters. Please join us for this fun hiking weekend in prime leaf peeping season!
We will stay at the rustic Harvard Cabin you will share in the preparation of Saturday/Sunday breakfasts, Saturday happy hour and Saturday dinner.
Exact hikes to be determined, they will likely feature a nearby 4000ft on Saturday and easier shorter hike on Sunday. Please register via the REGI link below and a leader will contact you shortly. You won't want to miss this awesome memorable weekend!

Trip details

Activity: 
Hiking
Trip state: 
NH
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Full
Leader: 
Zoe Rath

I have been a YM (AMC) leader since 2013. I enjoy hiking in Summer, Fall and Winter and am slowly working on my 48 - 4000ft list currently on 30. Winter hiking is a lot of fun, I encourage everyone to take the HB Winter Hiking Program.

Coleader: 
Kevin Hegarty
Navaneeth Kalluru

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