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40+ Maine Wilderness at Gorman Chairback Labour Day weekend

Date and Time

Friday, August 30, 2024 - Monday, September 2, 2024

Location

Maine, Inland,
MA United States

Registration

Registration is required for this activity.

Overview

Escape to the serene Gorman Chairback Camp this Labor Day weekend for an adventure in the heart of Maine's 100 mile wilderness with 40+ Group trip. We invite you to join us for a rejuvenating retreat filled with outdoor exploration, camaraderie, and relaxation. AMC Gorman Chairback Camp offers a perfect blend of rustic charm and modern comforts. Whether you're an avid hiker, nature enthusiast, or simply seeking a peaceful getaway, this weekend promises something for everyone. Our programme includes guided hikes along scenic trails, where you'll discover hidden waterfalls, panoramic vistas, and optional activities like kayaking or canoeing on crystal-clear lakes. You can also enjoy a refreshing swim in the tranquil lake from the camp dock. After a day of adventure, enjoy complimentary appetizers and unwind in the cozy main lodge or in charming cabins, complete with warm fireplaces and breathtaking views. Delicious, locally sourced meals await, providing the perfect fuel for your outdoor pursuits. But the true highlight of this weekend getaway lies in the sense of community and connection forged around the campfire, sharing stories and laughter under the starry night sky. Fee covers 3 nights lodging on Friday, Saturday and Sunday night. Meals include 3 dinners, appetizer one night, 3 lunches and 3 breakfasts including check out Monday. Price for weekend: Bunkhouse $345 Group 3/4 shared bath $450 Couple/2 Shared bath $600 Group 3/4 Private bath $570 Payment required in full to confirm reservation. Cancellation with full refund until 20 July. Refunds issued between 7/21 and 8/20, only if the spot can be filled. No refunds after 8/20.

AMC Trip Policy

Cost*

Adult: $345 member
*Price range $345-$600 based on accomodation. 3 nights lodging. Meals inc. 3 dinners, appetizer one night, 3 lunches and 3 breakfasts. Bunkhouse $345; Group 3/4 shared bath $450; Couple/2 Shared bath $600; Group 3/4 Private bath $570

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Gorman Chairback

Activities

Hiking
Paddling

Offered By

Boston

Status

Open

Audience

Adults (18+)


Leader




(best time to call: 6-9pm)

Heather started hiking in the NH Whites with her college Mtn Club, Tufts. A leader with AMC since 2019 she has led trips in the NH Whites, VT XC trails and the Maine Appalachain 4,000 footers. She is coming close to completion of NE67. Outside of AMC she has hiked in Patagonia and the American SW, walk of the Gods in Amalfi, and hill walking in England.

Leader




Marianne is an active AMC leader based in Qu├ębec City after 4+ years in the Boston area. Born, raised and educated in Europe, she's a native French speaker, has lived in five countries and traveled in 30+, including most of Europe. A community organizer since her teenage years, she has substantial experience in leading various groups and enjoys sharing her curiosity for local culture, history and politics. Marianne is fluent in French and German.