Women's Adventure: Outdoor Skills

Date and Time

Friday, April 5, 2019 5:30PM - Sunday, April 7, 2019 3:00PM


AMC Highland Center,
New Hampshire, White Mountains,


Registration is required for this activity.

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


This weekend is designed for active adult women seeking to learn new outdoor skills and enjoy great hiking among good company in Crawford Notch. Participants will learn essential skills such as: hiking safety including above tree-line, map & compass, Leave No Trace©, camp cooking, and basic first aid skills. Hikes will be moderately challenging, including a potential summit attempt on a nearby peak. This program includes a Saturday evening social hour as well as a featured evening speaker on Saturday. Program Highlights: •Participants will learn outdoor skills: •Hiking Safety with Spring Considerations (stream crossings, snow, ice, inclement weather) •Map & Compass use •Outdoor cooking equipment and techniques •Basic first aid for the trail (not a certification) •Leave No Trace and land stewardship •Natural history •Guided Hike Options Include: •Mt. Willard (best view of Crawford Notch) •Mt. Avalon (a great hike with a unique view of the Presidentials) •Mt. Pierce (4000 footer at the southern end of presidentials, weather and time permitting) Sample Itinerary Friday Check in to the lodge any time after 3pm. 5:30pmMeet & Greet 6:00pm Dinner 7:30pm Welcome & Orientation to AMC Spring Considerations for Hiking Safety Saturday AMGuided Hike with basic navigation and map and compass use Lunch on the trail PMCamp cooking equipment and techniques 5:00pmSocial Hour 6:00pm Dinner 7:30pm Featured Evening Program: TBD Sunday AMGuided Hike with Basic First Aid for the trail Lunch on the trail 2:00pmDebrief, farewells

AMC Trip Policy


Starting at:

Adult: $209 member / $235 non-member
*•Lodging on Friday and Saturday nights •Dinners on Friday and Saturday •Breakfasts on Saturday and Sunday •Lunch on Saturday & Sunday •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 a great bonding experience." Jill, Participant, April 2015 "I have a lot more knowledge of many types of hiking, backpacking, etc. All guides are awesome!" Barbara, Participant, April 2015 "[The highlights were] meeting people with similar interests, and learning about gear and safety." Participant, April 2015

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Instruction (Skills)
Specialty Skills

Offered By

AMC Staff


Wait Listed

Nearby AMC Destination

Highland Center at Crawford Notch




Adults (18+)


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


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.