Lighten That Pack, Potluck, Slideshow, Gear Show & Tell
Written by AMC Slideshow Series   
Thursday, 01 May 2014

light-weight-hiking.jpgThursday, May 1, 2014 
6:30 Potluck, 7:15 pm Slideshow 
AMC Auditorium, 4 Joy St, Boston MA

Are you ready to go on lighter, longer, more enjoyable hikes this summer? Join Julie LePage and Philip Werner as they offer tips on overcoming the obstacles to hiking lighter, what the tradeoffs are, and guidance on packing lighter & smarter. We’ll have a well-stocked auditorium of lightweight gear for show & tell & touch and more. 

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Last Updated ( Tuesday, 15 April 2014 )
Vote for the HB Leadership Awards
Written by Julie LePage   
Tuesday, 15 April 2014

Voting for the annual AMC Boston Hiking and Backpacking Awards is now open:

If you were lead this year by some fabulous hike leaders, please help us recognize those who made 2013 a year to remember by voting for this year's H/B Awards. Voting runs until April 27, 2014 and the awards will be announced at the Annual Leader Appreciation Dinner and Trip Planning Meeting on May 8, 2014.


Last Updated ( Tuesday, 15 April 2014 )
Spring Hiking Program 2014
Written by HB Committee   
Tuesday, 15 April 2014


Monday April 14 & Tuesdays April 29, May 6, 13, 20
6:30pm - 9:00pm
More Info >

This course is designed for both the beginner or rusty hiker as an introduction to three-season day hiking and camping in the mountains of New England. The program includes classroom instruction/demonstration and weekend hiking, camping & lodge trips in MA and NH. Register online now >   

Last Updated ( Tuesday, 15 April 2014 )
Hiking/Backpacking Trips
Written by H/B   
Tuesday, 07 October 2008

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Last Updated ( Thursday, 09 January 2014 )
Join the H/B Email List!
Written by H/B   
Friday, 04 January 2008

HB Announce email

HB Announce is our trip listing email. Sign up and receive bi-monthly emails of the latest H/B hiking trips, programs, and activities offered.

Sign up today!  

Last Updated ( Thursday, 12 April 2012 )
Trail Conditions Website
Written by HB Committee   
Friday, 06 November 2009
Get all New England & NY trail conditions at one website. It features an interactive trail map, radar map, road closing info & more.
Last Updated ( Tuesday, 30 October 2012 )
WMNF - Recent Trail Closures
Written by H/B Committee   
Tuesday, 09 April 2013
View the WMNF trail closure list:

View status for all WMNF forest roads:

Last Updated ( Friday, 10 May 2013 )
Find us on Facebook!
Written by HB Committee   
Monday, 14 November 2011

Get all the latest info from H/B and join the Boston Chapter Hiking/Backpacking community online. Like our page here at:


Last Updated ( Wednesday, 13 February 2013 )
Switch to the Electronic MUD newsletter
Written by H/B   
Sunday, 22 June 2008

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Last Updated ( Tuesday, 30 October 2012 )

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