Photography

Potluck and Slideshow: Exploring Southeast Utah

Thursday, April 4, 2019 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM

Michele Grzenda will share highlights from two trips made to Bears Ears & Natural Bridges National Monument, Dark Canyon, and Grand Gulch. Learn about this unique area of Utah where the Anasazi Native Americans called home until 1,250 a.d. Discover the beauty and mystery of this special place. Potluck: Please arrive with your contribution between 6:30-6:45pm. Homemade salads and main courses are always welcome, takeout & store bought goodies are equally welcome:) Serving spoons, plates, bowls, cups, cutlery, napkins and drink pitchers will be supplied.

Trip details

Activity: 
Critical Treasure
Photography
Social Events
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Julie LePage

Julie most enjoys leading challenging backpacks as well as fast-paced, full-day ridge traverses into the lesser-traveled corners of NH & ME. She also hosts the AMC Boston Slideshow Series and can be found helping out at the Boston Winter Hiking Program or leading winter hiking trips.

Potluck & Slideshow - The Island of Borneo

Thursday, March 14, 2019 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM

Potluck @ 6:30pm, Slideshow @ 7:15pm, Doors close @ 9:00pm

Join David Loutzenheiser on a journey halfway around the world to Asia, specifically the island of Borneo. The adventure starts with the worlds longest flight. What's it like to be cooped up in a plane for almost 19 hours? After some brief highlights of urban hiking in Singapore, it's on to Borneo!

Trip details

Activity: 
Hiking
Photography
Social Events
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Julie LePage

Julie most enjoys leading challenging backpacks as well as fast-paced, full-day ridge traverses into the lesser-traveled corners of NH & ME. She also hosts the AMC Boston Slideshow Series and can be found helping out at the Boston Winter Hiking Program or leading winter hiking trips.

Potluck & Slideshow - The Best Unknown Place to Backpack in the World

Thursday, February 21, 2019 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM

IMPORTANT: You *MUST* register for the show using the button above. A keycode will be emailed to all registrants the day before the show in order to access the building.

Nasja Mesa...the best unknown place to backpack in the world. Join Cambridge, MA photographer Harvey Halpern as he shows photos from his two latest long backpacks (33 and 24 days in length) on Nasja Mesa in Southern Utah. Harvey will also update you on the legal and political battle to reverse President Trump's illegal evisceration of Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monuments, both in Utah.

Trip details

Activity: 
Backpacking
Camping
Conservation
Critical Treasure
Hiking
Photography
Social Events
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Full
Leader: 
Julie LePage

Julie most enjoys leading challenging backpacks as well as fast-paced, full-day ridge traverses into the lesser-traveled corners of NH & ME. She also hosts the AMC Boston Slideshow Series and can be found helping out at the Boston Winter Hiking Program or leading winter hiking trips.

Potluck & Slideshow - The Roof of Africa: Climbing Kilimanjaro

Thursday, January 17, 2019 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM

Have you ever wanted to stand on top of Kilimanjaro? Or explore the wildlands of Africa? Join Pam as she guides an AMC Adventure Travel group on two ascents of the world's largest freestanding mountain. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, Kilimanjaro's snow-capped peak rises majestically from the rolling savanna plain up through five microclimates with diverse ecosystems: rainforest, heather, moorland, desert, and arctic. With amazing views, Dr. Seuss-like vegetation, and remnants of massive glaciers, there is nothing like standing on the top of the Roof of Africa.

Trip details

Activity: 
Backpacking
Critical Treasure
Photography
Social Events
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Full
Leader: 
Julie LePage

Julie most enjoys leading challenging backpacks as well as fast-paced, full-day ridge traverses in summer and fall in the lesser-travelled corners of NH & ME. In winter she leads day hikes and backpacks in NH & ME and can be found helping out at the Boston Winter Hiking Program. She also coordinates the AMC Boston Slideshow Series & Potlucks at the AMC's Headquarters in Charlestown, MA.

Potluck & Slideshow - 48 Peaks: Hiking and Healing in the White Mountains

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM

Come hear author Cheryl Suchors read from her new memoir 48 Peaks: Hiking and Healing in the White Mountains and show pictures from her journey. Floundering in her second career, the one she's always wanted, forty-eight-year-old Cheryl Suchors resolves that, despite a fear of heights, her mid-life success depends on hiking the highest of the grueling White Mountains in New Hampshire. All forty-eight of them. She endures injuries, novice mistakes, and the heartbreaking loss of a best friend. When breast cancer threatens her own life, she seeks solace and recovery in the wild.

Trip details

Activity: 
Photography
Social Events
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Julie LePage

Julie most enjoys leading challenging backpacks as well as fast-paced, full-day ridge traverses in summer and fall in the less-travelled corners of NH & ME. In winter she leads day hikes and backpacks in NH & ME and can be found helping out at the Boston Winter Hiking Program. She also coordinates the AMC Boston Slideshow Series & Potlucks at the AMC.

Hiking The Bay Circuit Trail (BCT) , A Multimedia Presentation - Bedford, MA

Saturday, May 19, 2018 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM

Always wanted to know about the Bay Circuit Trail and Greenway, conceived in 1929 as an "Outer Emerald Necklace" between I-495 and 128 mirroring Boston's famed Olmsted-designed "Emerald Necklace"? Join AMC Family Outings Saturday evening May 19th from 5 - 6:30 pm in Bedford, MA for a Multimedia Presentation "Hiking the Bay Circuit Trail: A Video Journal".

Trip details

Activity: 
Critical Treasure
Meetings
Photography
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
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.

Eyes on Owls! Live Owl Program! Bedford, MA

Sunday, April 29, 2018 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM

Field naturalist Marcia Wilson and wildlife photojournalist Mark Wilson display six lively owls separately and walk them around the audience for close-views, photos, and questions. The live owl program will be preceded with a short narrative slide presentation and a rousing "hooting lesson" with audience participation. Great for the young and young at heart (recommended ages 5 - 99+). Mark and Marcia Wilson will share the field marks, signs, and naturalist's skills that you can use to find wild owls without disturbing them, while introducing you to six live owls up close!

Trip details

Activity: 
Conservation
Critical Treasure
Meetings
Photography
Social Events
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Joan Entwistle joan.entwistle@gmail.com (978-549-4864)
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: 
Donald MacIver maciver01460@gmail.com

Potluck & Slideshow - Lessons Learned from Climbing the 7 Highest Summits & More

Monday, April 17, 2017 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM

NOTE - DATE CHANGED TO: Monday, April 17th
ALSO - This is OUR FINAL SLIDESHOW/POTLUCK at the AMC Boston Joy Street location...ever! The AMC is moving next fall to Charlestown... so please join us for a final farewell to this historic location!!

Trip details

Activity: 
Climbing/Mountaineering
Photography
Social Events
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Julie LePage

Julie most enjoys leading challenging backpacks as well as fast-paced, full-day ridge traverses in summer and fall in the lesser-travelled corners of NH & ME. In winter she leads day hikes and backpacks in NH & ME and can be found helping out at the Boston Winter Hiking Program. She also coordinates the AMC Boston Slideshow Series & Potlucks at AMC's Joy St Auditorium each month.

Hiking Extravaganza @ AMC Lonesome Lake Hut

Friday, March 10, 2017 12:00 AM to Sunday, March 12, 2017 12:00 AM

Join us for three days and two nights to explore the southernmost high hut of the White Mountains at Lonesome Lake Hut (2760') in its beautiful winter setting! Enjoy a snowy weekend of hiking, focusing on scenery, good company and great food. With spectacular views of the Franconia Ridge across a pristine glacial lake, Lonesome Lake Hut offers big mountain scenery without the big mountain effort and is just 1.6 miles from the trailhead, making it an ideal first-time winter high hut overnight experience. We will hike from Lafayette Campground parking lot for 1.6 miles (950' elev.

Trip details

Activity: 
Backpacking
Hiking
Photography
Snowshoeing
Trip state: 
NH
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Wait Listed
Leader: 
Joan W Chambers

Greetings: After becoming a 4-season leader and voted Winter Hiking Leader of the Year in 2009 by the Boston Chapter Hiking/Backpacking Committee, my husband (also an AMC leader) and I have continued to lead trips for AMC Boston Chapter throughout New England area and also for AMC Adventure Travel to domestic National Parks, Switzerland, Italy, France, New Zealand, Argentina, Chile, and Peru. Looking forward to seeing you on the trails!

Coleader: 
Cliff Chambers

Cliff leads three season hikes for the Hiking/Backpacking Committee of the AMC Boston Chapter. Cliff has co-led multiple winter trips to each of the self-service huts for the HB Committee as well. Cliff has also extended his experience to hiking/trekking-oriented Adventure Travel trips to such destinations as the Grand Tetons, Glacier National Park, New Zealand, and Patagonia and has traveled to Norway, Poland, and Tasmania in Australia. Cliff has Advanced WFA and CPR certification.

Marianne Bonnard

Hiking Extravaganza @ AMC Carter Notch Hut

Saturday, February 18, 2017 12:00 AM to Monday, February 20, 2017 12:00 AM

Join us for three days and two nights to explore the Easternmost high hut of the White Mountains and the AMC's best-kept secret - Carter Notch Hut (3288') in its unimaginably beautiful winter setting! Enjoy a snowy weekend of hiking, focusing on scenery, good company and great food. We will hike from 19-Mile Brook TH (1487') for 3.8 miles (1991' elev. gain) to the unheated rustic Carter Notch Hut. On Sunday we will hike 1.3 miles to the summit of Carter Dome (4832'), continue on Carter-Moriah trail for 0.8 miles to Mt.

Trip details

Activity: 
Backpacking
Hiking
Photography
Snowshoeing
Trip state: 
NH
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Wait Listed
Leader: 
Joan W Chambers

Greetings: After becoming a 4-season leader and voted Winter Hiking Leader of the Year in 2009 by the Boston Chapter Hiking/Backpacking Committee, my husband (also an AMC leader) and I have continued to lead trips for AMC Boston Chapter throughout New England area and also for AMC Adventure Travel to domestic National Parks, Switzerland, Italy, France, New Zealand, Argentina, Chile, and Peru. Looking forward to seeing you on the trails!

Coleader: 
Cliff Chambers

Cliff leads three season hikes for the Hiking/Backpacking Committee of the AMC Boston Chapter. Cliff has co-led multiple winter trips to each of the self-service huts for the HB Committee as well. Cliff has also extended his experience to hiking/trekking-oriented Adventure Travel trips to such destinations as the Grand Tetons, Glacier National Park, New Zealand, and Patagonia and has traveled to Norway, Poland, and Tasmania in Australia. Cliff has Advanced WFA and CPR certification.

Yvette Marts

A 4-season Boston AMC Co-leader. I have hiked most of the 48 New Hampshire 4000 footers, working on completing the list in winter. I have hiked and backpacked in the Whites, Maine, Colorado, and the Smoky Mountains. During the work day I am stuck behind a desk, but you can find me doing outdoor activities before sunrise during the week and on the weekends. Completed the Boston AMC Winter Hiking Program. I am Wilderness First Aid and CRP certified.

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