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AMC Boston Chapter Winter Hiking Program 2021-2022

Date and Time

Wednesday, November 3, 2021 - Wednesday, December 8, 2021

Location

Boston, MA,
Massachusetts, Boston Area,
MA United States

Registration

Registration is required for this activity.

Overview

Interested in getting outdoors more this winter? The 2021-2022 Boston Chapter H/B Winter Hiking Program (WHP) teaches the best practices of winter hiking and backpacking in New England. Taught by AMC Boston Chapter Hiking/Backpacking Leaders, WHP students will have the opportunity to attend virtual lectures and breakout sessions, and hands-on opportunities with winter hiking and backpacking gear. Program instructional sessions will be scheduled via Zoom from 7pm to 9pm on the following dates: November 3 November 10 November 17 December 1 December 8 Topics include heat management and winter hiking clothing, group hiking techniques, energy management and nutrition, winter travel and snowshoeing, winter safety and injury prevention, above tree-line hiking, non-technical use of ice axe and crampons, winter weather, camping techniques & equipment, back-country food prep and more. There will be numerous weekend trips offered exclusively or preferentially to participants in this class to put your learning into practice. This is also a great opportunity to meet lots of other people who love hiking and enjoy the outdoors! The WHP takes place on 5 nights from 7:00-9:00pm via Zoom. If you have general questions about our WHP program, please contact the program organizer, Jessica Halvorsen. With questions about registration, please contact WHP registrar, Chris McCarron. A participant's place is the program will be secure upon receipt of payment (provided program availability remains). Refunds for cancellation will be offered up to one week prior to program start.

AMC Trip Policy

Cost*

Adult: $15 member / $20 non-member
*Fee does not include any costs related to purchase of necessary gear or program trips.

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Cardigan Mountain

Activity

Instruction (Skills)

Offered By

Boston

Status

Wait Listed

Nearby AMC Destination

AMC Boston Office

Difficulty

Accessible

Audience

Adults (18+)


Leader


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Jessica Halvorsen is a 4-season leader with Boston's Hiking and Backpacking Committee. She has led or co-led more than 50 trips with AMC, and has completed the New England 67 4ks. She enjoys and leads a wide range of trips: from local walks to strenuous hikes and backpacks.

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