Saturday, August 25, 2018

RLBH, August 23, 2018, Tucker Hill

AMC SEM POST-HIKE TRIP REPORT
TRIP DATE:         August 23, 2018
TRIP LOCATION:    Blue Hills Reservation   
WAS TRIP CANCELLED: No
MEETING TIME:  5:45 PM
NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS (INCLUDING LEADERS):24
LENGTH IN MILES: 3.2
3.6TOTAL ELEVATION GAIN (IN FEET): 398   
DIFFICULTY:        C        (A=very strenuous; B=strenuous; C=average; D=easy)
LEADER NAME(S ) Joe Keogh, Sue Svelnis
CO-LEADER NAME(S):Michael Swartz
TRAILHEAD PARKING LOCATION & DESCRIPTION Houghton’s Pond Main lot
CAR SPOTTING REQUIRED?:    no TIME REQUIRED TO SPOT CARS:
WAS TRIP WITHIN WHITE MOUNTAIN NATIONAL FOREST?      No
IF YES TO ABOVE, DESCRIBE SPECIFIC TRAILS HIKED AND TRAIL CONDITIONS ENCOUNTERED:
WEATHER CONDITIONS FOR HIKE: Starting to get cool and Moon came up at the end
OTHER COMMENTS (problems, views, terrain, etc.)   IMPORTANT: Contact Hike Committee Chair ASAP with any medical emergencies or other serious incidents.

RLBH, August 16, 2016 Buck Hill North

AMC SEM POST-HIKE TRIP REPORT
TRIP DATE:         August 16, 2018
TRIP LOCATION:    Blue Hills Reservation   
WAS TRIP CANCELLED: No
MEETING TIME:  5:45 PM
NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS (INCLUDING LEADERS):25
LENGTH IN MILES: 3.91
3.6TOTAL ELEVATION GAIN (IN FEET): 274   
DIFFICULTY:        C        (A=very strenuous; B=strenuous; C=average; D=easy)
LEADER NAME(S ) Sue Svelnis, Richie Monarch
CO-LEADER NAME(S):Joe Keogh
TRAILHEAD PARKING LOCATION & DESCRIPTION Chickatawbut Rd near Dark Hollow path
CAR SPOTTING REQUIRED?:    no TIME REQUIRED TO SPOT CARS:
WAS TRIP WITHIN WHITE MOUNTAIN NATIONAL FOREST?      No
IF YES TO ABOVE, DESCRIBE SPECIFIC TRAILS HIKED AND TRAIL CONDITIONS ENCOUNTERED:
WEATHER CONDITIONS FOR HIKE: Nice evening hike to the top of Buck Hill
OTHER COMMENTS (problems, views, terrain, etc.)   IMPORTANT: Contact Hike Committee Chair ASAP with any medical emergencies or other serious incidents.

RLBH August 9, 2018, Quarrie Path

AMC SEM POST-HIKE TRIP REPORT
TRIP DATE:         August 9, 2018
TRIP LOCATION:    Blue Hills Reservation   
WAS TRIP CANCELLED: No
MEETING TIME:  5:45 PM
NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS (INCLUDING LEADERS):25
LENGTH IN MILES: 3.6
TOTAL ELEVATION GAIN (IN FEET): 347   
DIFFICULTY:        C        (A=very strenuous; B=strenuous; C=average; D=easy)
LEADER NAME(S ) Joe Keogh, Michael Swartz
CO-LEADER NAME(S):Clair MacDonald, Nancy Coote
TRAILHEAD PARKING LOCATION & DESCRIPTION Shea Rink, Quincy
CAR SPOTTING REQUIRED?:    no TIME REQUIRED TO SPOT CARS:
WAS TRIP WITHIN WHITE MOUNTAIN NATIONAL FOREST?      No
IF YES TO ABOVE, DESCRIBE SPECIFIC TRAILS HIKED AND TRAIL CONDITIONS ENCOUNTERED:
WEATHER CONDITIONS FOR HIKE: Hot, muggy evening hike with a light breeze.
OTHER COMMENTS (problems, views, terrain, etc.)   IMPORTANT: Contact Hike Committee Chair ASAP with any medical emergencies or other serious incidents.

RLBH, August 2, 2018, Chickatawbut

AMC SEM POST-HIKE TRIP REPORT
TRIP DATE:         August 2, 2018
TRIP LOCATION:    Blue Hills Reservation   
WAS TRIP CANCELLED: No
MEETING TIME:  5:45 PM
NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS (INCLUDING LEADERS): 20
TOTAL HIKING TIME (IN HOURS)  2 hr 15 min
LENGTH IN MILES: 4.6
TOTAL ELEVATION GAIN (IN FEET): 300   
DIFFICULTY:        C        (A=very strenuous; B=strenuous; C=average; D=easy)
LEADER NAME(S ) Natalie Halloran, Michael Swartz
CO-LEADER NAME(S):Clair MacDonald
TRAILHEAD PARKING LOCATION & DESCRIPTION Chickatawbut Overlook
CAR SPOTTING REQUIRED?:    no TIME REQUIRED TO SPOT CARS:
WAS TRIP WITHIN WHITE MOUNTAIN NATIONAL FOREST?      No
IF YES TO ABOVE, DESCRIBE SPECIFIC TRAILS HIKED AND TRAIL CONDITIONS ENCOUNTERED:
WEATHER CONDITIONS FOR HIKE: Hot, muggy evening hike with a light breeze.
OTHER COMMENTS (problems, views, terrain, etc.)   IMPORTANT: Contact Hike Committee Chair ASAP with any medical emergencies or other serious incidents.

Friday, July 27, 2018

RLBH, July 26, 2018, Hancock Hill

AMC SEM POST-HIKE TRIP REPORT
TRIP DATE:         July 26, 2018
TRIP LOCATION:    Blue Hills Reservation   
WAS TRIP CANCELLED: No
MEETING TIME:  5:45 PM
NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS (INCLUDING LEADERS): 20
TOTAL HIKING TIME (IN HOURS)  2 hr 10 min
LENGTH IN MILES: 5.00
TOTAL ELEVATION GAIN (IN FEET): 800   
DIFFICULTY:        C        (A=very strenuous; B=strenuous; C=average; D=easy)
LEADER NAME(S ) Natalie Halloran, Michael Swartz
CO-LEADER NAME(S):Clair MacDonald
TRAILHEAD PARKING LOCATION & DESCRIPTION State Police  parking lot, Hillside St.
CAR SPOTTING REQUIRED?:    no TIME REQUIRED TO SPOT CARS:
WAS TRIP WITHIN WHITE MOUNTAIN NATIONAL FOREST?      No
IF YES TO ABOVE, DESCRIBE SPECIFIC TRAILS HIKED AND TRAIL CONDITIONS ENCOUNTERED:
WEATHER CONDITIONS FOR HIKE: Hot, muggy evening hike with a light breeze. The rain stopped just before the hike started
OTHER COMMENTS (problems, views, terrain, etc.) The heavy rain that preceded the hike made the ledges slippery.
 IMPORTANT: Contact Hike Committee Chair ASAP with any medical emergencies or other serious incidents.

Monday, July 23, 2018

RLBH, July 19, 2018, Great Blue

AMC SEM POST-HIKE TRIP REPORT
TRIP DATE:         July 19, 2018
TRIP LOCATION:    Blue Hills Reservation   
WAS TRIP CANCELLED: No
MEETING TIME:  5:45 PM
NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS (INCLUDING LEADERS): 18
TOTAL HIKING TIME (IN HOURS)  2 hr 30 min
LENGTH IN MILES: 5.03
TOTAL ELEVATION GAIN (IN FEET): 800   
DIFFICULTY:        C        (A=very strenuous; B=strenuous; C=average; D=easy)
LEADER NAME(S ) Sue Svelnis, Michael Swartz
CO-LEADER NAME(S):Natalie Halloran
TRAILHEAD PARKING LOCATION & DESCRIPTION Ski Area parking lot, Rt 138
CAR SPOTTING REQUIRED?:    no TIME REQUIRED TO SPOT CARS:
WAS TRIP WITHIN WHITE MOUNTAIN NATIONAL FOREST?      No
IF YES TO ABOVE, DESCRIBE SPECIFIC TRAILS HIKED AND TRAIL CONDITIONS ENCOUNTERED:
WEATHER CONDITIONS FOR HIKE: Nice hot evening hike with a light breeze. Temps in the low 70’s
OTHER COMMENTS (problems, views, terrain, etc.)We saw a young deer in the field by Carberry Path and some of the group witnessed an Owl take flight.
 IMPORTANT: Contact Hike Committee Chair ASAP with any medical emergencies or other serious incidents.

RLBH, July 12, 2018, Hike and Picnic

AMC SEM POST-HIKE TRIP REPORT
TRIP DATE:         July 12, 2018
TRIP LOCATION:    Blue Hills Reservation   
WAS TRIP CANCELLED: No
MEETING TIME:  3:45 PM for hike, 6 pm for picnic
NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS (INCLUDING LEADERS): 15 hikers + 8 Picnicers
TOTAL HIKING TIME (IN HOURS)  2 hr
LENGTH IN MILES: 4.9
TOTAL ELEVATION GAIN (IN FEET): 200   
DIFFICULTY:        C        (A=very strenuous; B=strenuous; C=average; D=easy)
LEADER NAME(S )Michael Swartz, Richie Monarch
CO-LEADER NAME(S):
TRAILHEAD PARKING LOCATION & DESCRIPTION Houghton’s Pond Main Lot
CAR SPOTTING REQUIRED?:    no TIME REQUIRED TO SPOT CARS:
WAS TRIP WITHIN WHITE MOUNTAIN NATIONAL FOREST?      No
IF YES TO ABOVE, DESCRIBE SPECIFIC TRAILS HIKED AND TRAIL CONDITIONS ENCOUNTERED:
WEATHER CONDITIONS FOR HIKE: Nice hot evening hike with a light breeze.
OTHER COMMENTS (problems, views, terrain, etc.)This was the annual Picnic with a hike starting earlier.
 IMPORTANT: Contact Hike Committee Chair ASAP with any medical emergencies or other serious incidents.