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New Hampshire Chapter Winter School January 2018

Date and Time

Friday, January 19, 2018 7:30PM - Sunday, January 21, 2018 4:00PM

Location

Cardigan Lodge, Alexandria NH,
New Hampshire, North Country,
NH

Registration

Registration is required for this activity.

Overview

Instruction in winter mountain travel to backcountry skiing and snowshoeing of all levels, including potential winter leaders. Between seven available classes, mostly every aspect of winter backcountry travel is covered. Weekend filled with instruction, field exercises, lectures, and discussions. Plus, plenty of great food to fuel you back up! If you're not sure which class is right for you, just ask our Workshop Directors. Choose from one of the following classes. 1) Introduction to Winter Mountain Travel (beginner and intermediate), which includes instruction in safety equipment, route finding, map and compass, off-trail navigation, weather, trip planning, nutrition, and emergencies in the mountain environment; 2) Backcountry Skiing (beginner, intermediate, and tele), 3) Advanced Winter Wilderness Travel, for those looking to hike high peaks and learn correct use of crampons; 4) Winter Backpacking (beginner and intermediate) includes instruction in backpacking equipment, campsite selection, route finding, map and compass, weather, trip planning, cooking, and emergencies. Plan to spend Friday/Saturday night outdoors, providing own backpacking equipment; 5) Leadership and Mountain Skills, for those who have good winter hiking and/or skiing skills, and wish to enhance them to run trips of their own. Exercises in planning, organizing, and conducting trips with emphasis on leadership techniques and group dynamics. Plus, basics of accident scene management, medical considerations, and off-trail navigation. This course is also for those with potential and desire to become trip Leaders for New Hampshire Chapter. All classes are for any adult who wants to learn and have a great time! Begins at 7:30pm Friday, ending at 4:00pm on Sunday. $165/members, $185/non-members includes lodging, excellent meals, materials, and instruction. For more info and an application, visit www.amc-nh.org. Register online at http://amcnh.registration.qilan.com, Must be 18+ to attend.

AMC Trip Policy

Cost*

Adult: $165 member / $185 non-member
*Friday and Saturday Night lodging, Friday night snack, Two breakfasts, Saturday Dinner, Sunday Lunch, Instruction and training materials

Related Link(s):

http://amcnh.registration.qilan.com

Driving Directions


Do not follow your GPS. We will email you this winters' directions when you register

Cardigan Lodge

Activities

Backpacking
Instruction (Skills)
Leadership Training
Skiing - Cross-Country (Nordic)
Skiing - Telemark
Snowshoeing

Offered By

New Hampshire

Status

Open

Nearby AMC Destination

Cardigan Lodge

Difficulty

moderate

Audience

Adults (18+)


Leader




(best time to call: 7:00 pm -10:30 pm Tuesday and Friday evening)

Winter leader since 1976, Director NH Chapter Winter and Spring school since 1981. Past Chairman AMC club wide Outdoor Leadership development committee

Leader



(best time to call: 7:00-9:30 pm)