Tuesday, February 7, 2017 6:00PM - Thursday, February 9, 2017 1:00PM
Joe Dodge Lodge,
New Hampshire, White Mountains,
Spend 2 days and 2 nights at the AMC's Joe Dodge Lodge, in the heart of the White Mountains. You will enjoy comfortable accommodations, spectacular mountain views, and days packed with guided activities designed especially for active adults. We will have action packed days, filled with snowshoeing, cross country skiing, winter ecology and a trip on the Mount Washington Auto Road Snow Coach, a specially constructed all-wheel drive and unique 4-track system. The SnowCoach will drive us to the world above treeline at the 4.5 mile mark on the Mt. Washington Auto Road for a truly unforgettable experience. We will have the option to snowshoe from the Auto Road back to Joe Dodge Lodge. AMC Guides will share knowledge of the natural and cultural history of the area on all trips. Evenings will be spent recounting the day's adventures with new friends by the fire and attending the evening presentation on Wednesday night, our annual International Dinner and program. Enjoy all winter has to offer with the AMC. Program Highlights: •Snowcoach trip to tree-line in winter on Mt Washington •Camaraderie of participants and professional winter guides •Opportunity to spot animal tracks and unique winter natural adaptations. •Multi-sport weekend includes the Pinkham Notch 'winter bucket-list' •Evening gatherings including AMC's International Dinner and Adventure offering. •Comforts of mountain lodge at the base of Mt Washington in winter Sample Itinerary: Day One 3 pm check in any time at the Lodge 6 pm Dinner 7:30 pm Program Overview Day Two 8:30 am Meeting, Gear Check 9:00 am Drive to Great Glen Outdoor Center for Snowcoach Trip Snowshoe back to PNVC via Old Jackson Road, Lunch on the Trail Late Afternoon arrive back at JDL 6:00 Pm International Dinner and Adventure Series 7:30 pm International Dinner Program Third Day 9:00 am Ski at Great Glen Trails or snowshoe at GGT Guest preference 12:30 pm Sit Down lunch at JDL **Although we do our very best to adhere to the schedules listed above, these itineraries are subject to change for numerous reasons beyond our control including weather and terrain conditions. This can include changes in the huts to be used, trails to be hiked, etc.
Driving Directions to Joe Dodge Lodge at Pinkham Notch Visitor Center Address to enter into GPS: Rt. 16, Gorham, NH 03581 (44.256° N, 71.252° W) From Greater Boston Area: 1. Take I-93 North to NH Rt. 104 East (NH Exit 23). 2. Take Rt. 104 East for 8.3 miles. 3. Turn left on Rt. 3 North for 0.9 miles. 4. Turn right onto Rt. 25 East for 22.6 miles to Rt. 16 North. 5. Turn left onto Rt. 16 North to Pinkham Notch Visitor Center/Joe Dodge Lodge, located on the left side of Rt. 16 approximately 12 miles north of the Glen intersection. Or 1. Take I-95 North to NH Rt. 16 North (NH exit 4) 2. Follow 16 North approximately 90 miles to Pinkham Notch Visitor Center/Joe Dodge Lodge. From Portland, ME: 1. Take Rt. 302 West to Rt. 16 North (at North Conway, N.H.). 2. Take Rt. 16 North 20 miles to Pinkham Notch Visitor Center/Joe Dodge Lodge, on left. From Montreal: 1. Take AutoRt. 10 East to AutoRt. 55 South (north of Magog). 2. Take AutoRt. 55 South to I-91 South (at US/Canada line). 3. Take I-91 South to I-93 South (VT Exit 19). 4. Take I-93 South for 22.2 miles to Rt. 302 East (NH Exit 40). 5. Take Rt. 302 East for 40.1 miles. Turn left onto Rt. 16 North (in Glen, NH). 6. Take Rt. 16 North 20 miles to Pinkham Notch Visitor Center/Joe Dodge Lodge, located on the left. From New York City (and Hartford, CT, or western MA) 1. Take I-95 North to I-91 North (Exit 48). 2. Take I-91 North through MA and VT to Rt. 302 East (VT Exit 17). 3. Take Rt. 302 East to Rt. 16 North (in Glen, N.H.). 4. Take Rt. 16 North 20 miles to Pinkham Notch Visitor Center/Joe Dodge Lodge, located on the left. Approximate driving times and mileage to Pinkham • From Boston, 170 miles, three and a half hours. • From Portland, 80 miles, two and a half hours. • From New York City, 350 miles, eight hours. • From Montreal, 225 miles, three hours and forty-five minutes.