Activities for the Forty Plus Committee
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We will be starting from the Audubon Wachusett Meadow Sanctuary. We will start on the Chapman trail, continue on the Dickens trail, then Harrington trail to the summit. Lunch on the summit. The total hike will be approximately 4 miles.
Leader: (R) Teresa Pagliuca (email@example.com)
Co-leader: Maria Costantini (firstname.lastname@example.org;
Join the Wednesday Wramblers for a hike at Hale Reservation. The reservation encompasses 1,137 acres and more than 20 miles of woodland trails and straddles the towns of Westwood and Dover. Meeting time is 10:00 am. Bring snacks and/or light lunch, water, and microspikes. About 4.5 miles. There will be the opportunity to go out for lunch nearby.
Mt Moosilauke is a 4000 footer with 360 degree view in winter!
It is recommended for experienced winter hikers. The plan, depending upon trail and weather conditions-We will go up Glen Cliff Trail, and descend by the Carriage Road and Snapper or Gorge Brook trail (rt: 7.8 (approx.) 3300 feet of elevation gain. Car Spot.Trail Crampons Required.
Join the Wednesday Wramblers as we explore the Rocky Hill Wildlife Sanctuary and ring the Forest Bells in Groton. Meet at 9:45 for a 10am start. Approximately 5.7 miles, mostly flat with some short hills. Elevation gain 430 ft. Expect 3 hours hiking. Dress appropriately in layers, bring water and snacks. Microspikes or snow shoes are weather dependent. Apre' hike coffee or lunch possible. This is a Mass Audubon site - No Dogs allowed. Please contact leader for registration.
Join the Wednesday Wramblers on an early Spring hike in the Blue Hills in Milton and Quincy. Meet at 9:45 for a 10 a.m. start. Around five miles - mostly rocky terrain on the Skyline trail for the first half then returning on the scenic and more moderate Red Dot trail. Dress appropriately in layers. Bring water and snacks. Microspikes and snowshoes weather dependent. Apres hike coffee optional.
Spend three days, two nights exploring Mt Washington's Alpine zone as spring arrives. We will hike up to AMC's Lakes of the Clouds Hut on the shoulder of Mt Washington. We will enjoy this uniquely situated hut while exploring the summit, the alpine garden, and surrounding peaks.
We hope to leave plenty of time to savor the expansive views of this beautifully harsh environment and explore the historic buildings of Mt Washington's summit.
We will climb Mt Monroe nearby and on the last day hike the ridge line out, summiting Mt Eisenhower before we descend.
Enjoy a night at the hut at the base of Mt Madison
Hike up/down via Valley Way from the Appalachia trailhead to Madison Hut. Followed by the Osgood Trail to the summit. Mount Madison is a 5,367 foot mountain-Elevation gain 4,100 feet.
Leader(s) Teresa Pagliuca email@example.com Steve Dennen firstname.lastname@example.org
Join us on this fall foliage hike to view Zealand Falls, Thoreau Falls, Ripley falls, and Aresthusa Falls. We will hike to AMC's rustic Zealand Hut by Zealand Falls enjoying a family style dinner (and breakfast the following day) cooked by the hut's "croo".
If we choose, we can hike up to Zeacliff for expansive views. The next day we tour the remaining cascades hiking approximately 11 miles out.