Leadership and Mountain Skills

Date and Time

Friday, May 3, 2024 7:30PM - Sunday, May 5, 2024 4:30PM


Cardigan Lodge,
New Hampshire, Lakes Region,


Registration is required for this activity.


This workshop is for those who have mastered the basics of three-season hiking and wish to learn to lead others in the outdoors. We will spend maximum time out doors. Some covid-19 protocols may apply . Exercises in planning, organizing, and conducting a trip, emphasizing leadership techniques and group dynamics. Review of the basics: accident scene management, medical considerations and off-trail navigation. Majority of the time will be outside doing education in situations in the winter woods. This class is also for people with potential and desire to become trip leaders for the NH Chapter Excursions (hiking) Committee. Workshop will begin promptly at 7:30pm Friday evening, ending Sunday afternoon around 4:30pm. Fee includes materials, lodging, excellent meals and instruction. Register online along with your payment, https:// Must be 18+ to attend. For more info, please contact Director Rick Silverberg.

AMC Trip Policy


Adult: $290 member / $310 non-member
*Snack Friday night at 9:30 pm, breakfast Saturday and Sunday, dinner Saturday night, lunch late Sunday, two nights lodging at Cardigan lodge, materials and instruction .

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Instruction (Skills)
Leadership Training

Offered By

New Hampshire



Nearby AMC Destination

Cardigan Lodge




Adults (18+)


(best time to call: 7:00 pm -10:30 pm any evening)

AMC Trip leader since 1976 .AMC NH Chapter Winter and Spring school Director since 1982. Past Chairman of AMC Club wide outdoor leadership development committee. past Chair AMC NH Chapter.


(best time to call: 6:00 pm -9:30 pm)

AMC Trip leader for 20 years.