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AMC Boston Young Members Steering Committee Ongoing Volunteer Opportunity

Friday, February 1, 2019 12:12 PM to Sunday, March 10, 2019 12:00 AM

The AMC Boston Young Members (YM) Committee is dedicated to encouraging people in their 20s and 30s to get involved in the AMC and enjoy the outdoors. We are always looking for enthusiastic volunteers interested in becoming involved with the Committee. If you have attended a few YM events and are interested in exploring opportunities to contribute to the steering committee, please contact us at amcbostonym@gmail.com.

Descriptions of typical YM Steering Committee and Volunteer positions can be found at this link:

Trip details

Activity: 
Conservation
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Shannon MacKenzie amcbostonym@gmail.com

Shannon is a 3-season leader with Young Members. She's happy to lead hikes, backpacks, and nordic ski trips in the whites or locally. She'll also recite a poem if you request it.

Invitation to Join Young Member's Google Group

Friday, February 8, 2019 1:18 PM to Sunday, March 17, 2019 12:00 AM

Join the Young Members Google Group: Spontaneous Outings and Socials (SOS). SOS includes local hikes, walks, nature trips, socials, talks, workshops, etc., within the Boston area. The goal is to bring like-minded people together and encourage exploration, enjoyment, and appreciation of local open spaces and environmental issues. Trips and socials will be emailed 3-5 days in advance and will include meeting location, required equipment, skill level, and duration.

Trip details

Activity: 
Hiking
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Zoe Rath zrphoto@gmail.com

XC Ski Weekend and Chocolate Festival!

Friday, February 22, 2019 12:00 AM to Sunday, February 24, 2019 12:00 AM

Do you love chocolate? do you love XC skiing? Yes! Then you should join us for this cross-country ski weekend which includes the Mt Washington Valley, 30th Annual Chocolate Festival - Sunday, February 24th. Known by many as the 'Sweetest Day on the Trails", this may be the only day of the year when chocolate indulgence is totally guilt-free! Chocoholics cross-country ski the trails to enjoy chocolate prepared every way imaginable.

Trip details

Activity: 
Skiing - Cross-Country (Nordic)
Trip state: 
NH
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Zoe Rath

In the summer I enjoy hiking and in the winter I've become a big fan of xc skiing. This is the third time I'm leading this chocolate ski trip! I look forward to meeting you all on my trip.

Coleader: 
Julia Doucett

YM Winter Blue Hills Hike - Beginner/Moderate

Saturday, February 23, 2019 10:00 AM to 12:00 AM

Join us for a beautiful winter hike at the Blue Hills Reservation. We'll be hiking the white triangle trail, which meanders around some of the hills in the park. Be prepared for a 4 hour hike (about 6.4 miles) at a moderate pace through some rugged, hilly terrain (about ~600 ft elevation gain).

Trip details

Activity: 
Hiking
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Chaoran Xie
Coleader: 
Julia Ramsey

YM Blue Hills Hike - Moderate

Sunday, February 24, 2019 12:00 AM

Join us for a beautiful winter hike at the Blue Hills Reservation.

Be prepared for about 4 hours hike at a moderate pace through some rugged, hilly terrain. Weather may be chilly so bring lots of warm layers.

Dogs are welcomed on this hike, but do let me know if you will bring one.

Trip details

Activity: 
Hiking
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Canceled
Leader: 
Chaoran Xie chaoranxie@gmail.com (617-237-0880)
Coleader: 
Jen Cutler

Stowe Vermont Cross-Country & Downhill Ski Weekend - Young Members

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

Join us for the March edition of the classic Stowe ski weekend in Vermont. Ski the groomed trails at Von Trapp's Family Lodge and Stowe Mountain Resort. Stay at a cozy inn complete with jacuzzis and a roaring fireplace. Trip cost of $200 includes 2 nights' lodging, 2 breakfasts, and happy hour. Downhill skiers welcome. We will process registrations after January 26th.

Trip details

Activity: 
Skiing - Cross-Country (Nordic)
Trip state: 
VT
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Jennifer E Newland je_newland@yahoo.com
Tom Hollis seas100@yahoo.com

Cross Country Ski Weekend at Craftsbury

Friday, March 8, 2019 12:00 AM to Sunday, March 10, 2019 12:00 AM

Join us for a weekend of cross country skiing at the Craftsbury Outdoor Center in northern Vermont. Craftsbury has the largest XC ski network in New England along with hiking trails on site, a gym, yoga classes, and more. The registration fee includes 2 nights lodging. This trip is generally geared toward at least intermediate level XC skiers, however inquire with the leaders if you are a beginner.

Trip details

Activity: 
Skiing - Cross-Country (Nordic)
Trip state: 
VT
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
David Loutzenheiser dloutzen@gmail.com
Shannon MacKenzie tuscola16@gmail.com

Shannon is a 3-season leader with Young Members. She's happy to lead hikes, backpacks, and nordic ski trips in the whites or locally. She'll also recite a poem if you request it.

Notch Your Ordinary Winter Hiking Weekend

Friday, March 8, 2019 12:00 AM to Sunday, March 10, 2019 12:00 AM

Do you like hiking? Do you like hanging out with friends by a fireplace, drinking hot cocoa, eating good food? Then this is the weekend hiking trip for you!

We will be offering hiking at various levels both Saturday and Sunday. If you have winter appropriate hiking gear you are welcomed to join us (options to rent snowshoes/ winter hiking boots).

Trip details

Activity: 
Hiking
Trip state: 
NH
Trip country: 
United States
Status: 
Full
Leader: 
Casey Ajalat

Casey leads trips year around for the hiking/backpacking committee and is an active co-leader mentor 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.

June Mackenzie
Coleader: 
Zoe Rath
Chaoran Xie

AMC Boston Young Members Steering Committee

Monday, March 11, 2019 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Interested in learning about the inner workings of the AMC Boston Young Members (YM) Committee? The YM Steering Committee is generally scheduled to meet on the second Monday of every month from 7:00 - 9:00 pm - dinner is provided! Our meetings are open to all in AMC YM. If interested, contact secretary Katie Blair (katieblair89@gmail.com) for information on location and other details.

Trip details

Activity: 
Meetings
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Katherine Blair katieblair89@gmail.com

YM Liberty & Flume in Winter

Saturday, March 16, 2019 12:00 AM

Join AMC Young Members (20s & 30s) as we tackle Liberty (4,459 ft) and Flume (4,328 ft). Expect a moderate/fast pace over difficult terrain. We will either do an out-and-back hike via the Liberty Springs and Franconia Ridge Trails (10.2 miles, 4250' elevation gain) or a traverse via the Liberty Springs, Franconia Ridge, and Osseo Trails (10.7 miles, 3800' elevation gain). We will make a final call on route the week before the hike based on trail conditions. Previous winter hiking experience is required, as well as a strong level of fitness.

Trip details

Activity: 
Hiking
Trip state: 
NH
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Leah Salloway gronkleah@hotmail.com
Coleader: 
Zoe Karp zoe.karp@gmail.com

Boston YM Game Night at City Square

Monday, March 18, 2019 12:00 AM

Join us for a night of board games and card games to remember! Bring your favorite board game or come to play something you haven't before. Game night will run from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm; come for whatever time frame works for you. There may be light snacks but you should plan on figuring out dinner plans on your own. Feel free to bring food for yourself or to share.

Trip details

Activity: 
Social Events
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Zoe Karp zoe.karp@gmail.com
Shannon MacKenzie tuscola16@gmail.com

Shannon is a 3-season leader with Young Members. She's happy to lead hikes, backpacks, and nordic ski trips in the whites or locally. She'll also recite a poem if you request it.

Couch to 4K Test event

Saturday, February 1, 2020 12:00 AM

John, I will follow up with you about the purpose of this test event

Trip details

Activity: 
Hiking
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Sean Deshaies

Sean has been hiking with the AMC for four years now. He is currently working on his Northeast 111, which includes all 48 4000'ers in New Hampshire and all 46 4000'ers in the Adirondacks. When he's not hiking, you'll see him running half-marathons, marathons, triathlons or working out with November Project.

John Schmidt
Coleader: 
Chao Xie chaoranxie@gmail.com

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