Skiing

Ski Social at Lamplighter Brewing Company Taproom, Cambridge MA

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM

Come join our merry band of skiers and boarders as we tell tall tales of epic face plants, awesome views, and sweet powder from previous seasons and this one so far, and plan for more and better for the remainder of this season and seasons ahead. Some of our trip leaders will be there to tell you about their trips, and members of the Boston Chapter Ski Committee will be on hand to give you an idea about what we do and the great skiing to be had in New England. We will have some snacks, and you can buy beer and non-alcoholic beverages in the taproom.

Trip details

Activity: 
Skiing
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Aldo Ghirin aggamc2016@gmail.com

Aldo has been a free heel skier since the mid-1970s. He enjoys cross country skiing at xc ski areas and backcountry locations, and downhill skiing with telemark gear. He also enjoys snowshoeing, cycling, canoeing, and kayaking. He has volunteered for several years with the AMC Boston Chapter Ski Committee, first as Trip Coordinator, then as the Committee Chair. He has led ski trips for several years.

Lodge to Lodge X-C Ski in Maine Wilderness

Monday, February 4, 2019 9:00 AM to Saturday, February 9, 2019 12:00 PM

The trip starts and ends in Greenville, Maine in the Moosehead Lake area. The x-c skiing is 6-8 miles each day, going between the four lodges/camps - Gorman Chairback Lodge, Little Lyford Lodge, West Branch Pond Camps, and Medawisla Lodge (2 nights here). Gear is transported for us between each lodge. The skiing is on groomed (but not tracked) trails. It is suitable for intermediate skiers who are in reasonably good shape - not suitable for beginners. Meals are included beginning with dinner on Feb 4 through breakfast on Feb 9.

Trip details

Activity: 
Skiing
Skiing - Cross-Country (Nordic)
Trip state: 
ME
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Full
Leader: 
Claire Robinson claire.v.robinson@comcast.net

Harvard Cabin Family XC & Dowhill Ski Weekend, Jackson, NH

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

After a social Friday evening at Harvard Cabin (https://www.outdoors.org/lodging-camping/camps-cabins/harvard), and a shared breakfast on Saturday, one group will set out to downhill ski at Wildcat, Attitash, or Cranmore, based on snow conditions and group preference. Another group will hit Jackson or Bear Notch or Great Glen for cross-country skiing.

Trip details

Activity: 
Skiing
Trip state: 
NH
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Canceled
Leader: 
Eliza Grinnell eliza.grinnell@gmail.com (617-515-1095; Email is a faster way to reach me.)

Eliza has been leading/co-leading four-season hiking and backpacking trips with the AMC since 2006. She and her family (husband and 8 year old daughter) downhill ski several times each season. Eliza's family have extensive hiking and backpacking experience in the US national parks, but don't have any particular claim to fame when it comes to skiing. She is a good cook and trip planner, which is what counts on this adventure!

Peter Fraunholtz

Skiing in Beautiful Stowe VT - Cross-country or Downhill (or both!)

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

Join us for a fun-filled ski weekend in Stowe, Vermont. Participants can cross-country ski at two of New England's best Nordic ski areas: The Trapp Family Cross Country Center and the Stowe Mountain Cross Country Center. There will also be a group enjoying downhill skiing at The Stowe Ski Resort (Mt. Mansfield). Many people choose to do one day of each! Experience in skiing is preferred. Cross country skiers will be going at an easy to moderate pace on Advanced Beginner to Difficult trails at Stowe and Von Trapp Lodge.

Trip details

Activity: 
Skiing
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Canceled
Leader: 
Marcella MacKenzie

Marcella has been enjoying the mountains of New England since early childhood. She is an avid hiker and skier, and gets great joy from being outdoors.

Coleader: 
June Mackenzie

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, sledding, 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)
Paul Terenzi Firemanpaul@comcast.net (781-389-8115)
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..

Jackie Wah jwah2002@yahoo.com (781-641-2085)
Coleader: 
Michael Wainer wainer18@hotmail.com (617-549-2731)
Kate Atanasova ekaterina_atanasova_bg@yahoo.com (774-232-6846)

Family President's Day Weekend at AMC Noble View Outdoor Center, Russell, MA

Friday, February 15, 2019 12:00 AM to Sunday, February 17, 2019 12:00 AM

Family President's Day Weekend at AMC's Noble View Outdoor Center in the Pioneer Valley, about 1-1/2 hours west of Boston. Activities include hiking, snow shoeing, x-c skiing, and family 'snow fun' like sledding or making snow people! The accommodations are rustic, but comfortable and cozy, heated by wood stoves. The twin beds have mattresses, but we bring pillows, sheets, and blankets or sleeping bags. We need to be flexible regarding sleeping arrangements which may be co-ed to keep families together and some kids will be in sleeping bags on the floor.

Trip details

Activity: 
Conservation
Hiking
Skiing
Skiing - Cross-Country (Nordic)
Sledding
Snowshoeing
Walks
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Doris Tennant dtennant@tllawgroup.com (617-306-0084)
Joanna Jung jjinbox@verizon.net (617-549-2812)

Ski Social at Night Shift Brewing

Thursday, January 10, 2019 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM

Join us on January 10 at the Night Shift Brewery in Everett, MA (www.nightshiftbrewing.com). Come to socialize, try new beer, find out about the great skiing trips planned with the AMC this winter, connect with other local ski-savvy people, and to pick the brains of those who know what's going on in the ski world. Appetizers provided free of charge.

Trip details

Activity: 
Skiing
Skiing - Cross-Country (Nordic)
Skiing - Downhill (Alpine)
Skiing - Telemark
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Aldo Ghirin

Aldo has been a free heel skier since the mid-1970s. He enjoys cross country skiing at xc ski areas and backcountry locations, and downhill skiing with telemark gear. He also enjoys snowshoeing, cycling, canoeing, and kayaking. He has volunteered for several years with the AMC Boston Chapter Ski Committee. He has led ski trips for several years.

Coleader: 
Renee Hoekstra

Besides skiing, I love stand-up paddle boarding.

MARCH SKI COMMITTEE MEETING

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

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.

Trip details

Activity: 
Meetings
Skiing
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Michael Bratina mbratina@gmail.com

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