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Member Welcome Weekend: Winter Sports

Date and Time

Friday, January 11, 2019 5:00PM - Sunday, January 13, 2019 2:00PM

Location

AMC Highland Center,
New Hampshire, White Mountains,
NH

Registration

Registration is required for this activity.




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

Overview

Whether you're a new member or a current member just looking to find out more about the AMC, Member Welcome Weekends are a great introduction to all that AMC and AMC Destinations have to offer. Join a group of adults for a weekend of adventure-based and social activities, including snowshoe hikes and winter outdoor skills including snow shelter building. On Saturday evening participants can enjoy a pre-dinner social on Saturday night followed by and after dinner evening program. Program Highlights: •Social dynamic: Meet other new members •Guided Snowshoe Hike Options Include: oMt. Willard (best view of Crawford Notch) oArethusa Falls (highest waterfall in NH) oMt. Avalon (a great winter hike with a unique view of the Presidentials) •Participants will learn winter outdoor skills: oHiking Safety with Winter Considerations, Tricks for Winter Comfort oSnow Shelter Building oSnowshoeing oWinter natural history Sample Itinerary Friday Check in to the lodge any time after 3pm. 5:00pmMeet & Greet 6:00pm Dinner 7:30pm Welcome & Orientation to AMC Winter Considerations for Hiking Safety & Tricks for Comfort Saturday AMSnowshoe Clinic & Snowshoe Hike PMSnowshelter building 5:00pmFireside Social Hour 6:00pm Dinner 7:30pm Featured Evening Program Sunday AMHalf Day Snowshoe Hike 12pmLunch, farewells!

AMC Trip Policy

Cost*

Starting at:

Adult: $189 member / $221 non-member
*Lodging on Friday and Saturday nights All meals from dinner on the first night to lunch on the last day. Free use of equipment and clothing from the L.L. Bean Gear Room Guided programs and activities throughout the weekend

Past participants say...

•"It was awesome in every way! The waterfall was amazing, but the entire trip was enjoyable." Participant, January 2016 •"The highlight of this program was learning about snowshoeing in the White Mountains with fantastic guides! I can't say enough good things about our guide. She was supportive, fun, knowledgeable, helpful, right there to solve a problem, and positive!


snowshoers

Activities

Hiking
Instruction (Skills)
Snowshoeing
Social Events

Offered By

AMC Staff

Status

Open

Nearby AMC Destination

Highland Center at Crawford Notch

Difficulty

Moderate

Audience

Adults (18+)


Contact



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


Contact


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.