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Women's Outdoor Skills: Crawford Notch

Date and Time

Friday, April 17, 2020 5:30PM - Sunday, April 19, 2020 3:00PM


AMC Highland Center,
New Hampshire, White Mountains,


Registration is required for this activity.

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


Join us on this exclusive women-only excursions into the wild- female participants, female guides. These trips offer the spirit of adventure in an encouraging and supportive atmosphere! 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: 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 Hikes in Crawford Notch

AMC Trip Policy


Starting at:

Adult: $299 member / $335.30 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 Instruction and leadership by AMC Outdoor Guides

Past participants say...

"All of the guides were professional, attentive, experienced, present and upbeat the entire weekend." Lee, Participant, April 2015 "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

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Instruction (Skills)
Social Events

Offered By

AMC Staff



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.