Women's Adventure: Hike & Paddle

Date and Time

Friday, June 22, 2018 5:00PM - Sunday, June 24, 2018 4:00PM


Highland Center,
New Hampshire, White Mountains,


Registration is required for this activity.

(best time to call: best time to call: 9am - 5pm, Monday - Saturday)


This weekend is designed for active women seeking to learn new outdoor skills and enjoy some great hiking among good company in Crawford Notch. Participants will enjoy one day focused on hiking in beautiful Crawford Notch, with skills such as hiking safety above treeline, use of map & compass, Leave No Trace©, and basic first aid skills. Participants will spend the second day learning the basics of flatwater paddling in a canoe, on scenic Moore Reservoir, on the Connecticut River. SAMPLE ITINERARY: Friday 3-5:00pm Check-in to your rooms 5:00pm Meet and greet, social hour 6:00pm Dinner 7:00pm Weekend Overview Saturday AM Classroom instruction Hiking Excursion Lunch on the trail 6:00pm Dinner 7:30pm Featured Evening Program Sunday AM Paddling Excursion at Moore Reservoir Lunch on the water 2:00pm Approximate arrival back at Lodge, Wrap up and farewells

AMC Trip Policy


Starting at:

Adult: $379 member / $413 non-member
*Lodging, meals, gear rental, transportation, Instruction/guides

Past participants say...

"The highlight of this program was listening to the self-assured experience of the instructors based on their past experience hiking and camping. Inspiring to see and hear these women's decisions and successes. This workshop demystified many trail misconceptions and confirmed that people can hike safe." Participant, October 2014 "Thank you. Everyone was extremely patient and helpful in answering questions and providing useful information." Particiapnt, October 2014

Driving Directions

AMC encourages carpooling to its lodges and huts. Address to enter into GPS: U.S. 302, Bretton Woods, NH 03595 (44.22° N, 71.41° W) From Greater Boston Area: 1. Take I-93 North to NH Exit 35 toward Rt. 3 North. 2. Take Rt. 3 North for 10 miles. 3. Turn right onto Rt. 302 East and continue 8.3 miles to Highland Center, located on right side of road. Or 1. Take I-95 North to NH Rt. 16 North (NH exit 4) 2. Follow 16 North to 302/16 Junction in Glen, NH. 3. Continue onto Rt. 302 West. Follow for 15.8 miles to Highland center, located on left side of road. From Portland, ME: 1. Take Rt. 302 West approximately 90 miles to Highland Center, located on the left side of the road. 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 to Highland Center, located on the right side of the road. 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 Highland Center, located on the right side of the road. Approximate driving times and mileage to Crawford Notch: • From Boston, 160 miles, three hours. • From Portland, 90 miles, two and a half hours. • From New York City, 360 miles, seven hours. • From Montreal, 175 miles, three hours and a half hours.

Enjoying a water break on the 19 Mile Brook Trail, NH


Instruction (Skills)
Paddling - Canoeing

Offered By

AMC Staff



Nearby AMC Destination

Highland Center at Crawford Notch




Adults (18+)


AMC Guides are passionate about the outdoors and have the skills necessary to ensure safe adventures. Certified in wilderness medicine, with focused training in outdoor leadership and risk management, guides provide individual attention while reaching group goals. They possess local natural and cultural history knowledge and solid backcountry skills, and they follow well-planned itineraries. As lifelong learners, AMC guides create the connections and moments that become lasting memories.