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SUMMARY:New Hampshire: Hike Carter Dome and Mount Hight
DESCRIPTION:Join Trail Ambassador Allison Nadler on a farewell to fall hike in the White Mountains. With winter officially starting at 6:03 pm EST\, we plan on hiking 10.15 miles and 3\,773 feet of elevation gain before then for our last autumn hike of the year!
SUMMARY:Arizona: Northern Superstitions Backpack (12/20-12/21)
DESCRIPTION:Join Trail Ambassador Dave “Lucky” Brunstein on a fun\, but rugged and tough\, one night 14-mile backpacking trip in the seldom-seen northern Superstitions that loops around scenic Music Mountain via the Hoolie Bacon- Peters Trail loop. This trip is well suited to fit and experienced backpackers. These trails are seldom used. Expect 1\,500' total elevation gain\, challenging route finding\, and lots of catclaw.
SUMMARY:Pennsylvania: Backpacking in Caledonia State Park (12/20-12/21)
DESCRIPTION:Want to get out in the woods but still stay low key before the big holiday? Join Trail Ambassador Brian Horst on a two day hike in Calendonia State Park! It is well under a 2 hour drive from DC. That allows us to get on the trail early and still have plenty daylight remaining to get the miles in - it is Winter Solstice and the shortest days of the year after all! We'll hike just shy of 10 miles in on Saturday and then a bit over 9 on Sunday. This is a great trip for those of you wanting to try out winter backpacking for the first time!
SUMMARY:Massachusetts: Central Cascades Oregon AMC August Camp Slideshow and Potluck
DESCRIPTION:Join Gossamer Gear Trail Ambassador and AMC Leader Julie LePage for a slideshow presentation on the Central Cascades in Oregon\, the location of next summer's AMC August Camp! What can you expect from Oregon? 10\,000 ft snow-capped mountain volcanoes\, obsidian glass dotting in the surrounding Wilderness Areas\, visiting the majestic Crater Lake National Park\, Smith Rock State Park\, excellent Oregon craft beer.... and don't forget luxuriating in nearby hot spring resorts! About AMC's August Camp: Since the late 1800's\, August Camp is an AMC tradition! August Camp is a month-long\, nomadic overnight camp that moves to a new location out West each year. All meals\, tent setup\, transportation to and from camp\, and friendly hike leaders are included in your 1 or 2 week stay. You only need to pack up your backpack\, get to the Portland airport and enjoy! Join us at the slideshow to learn more about August Camp 2015 in Oregon how to sign up.
LOCATION:5 Joy Street, Boston, MA, 02108, United States
SUMMARY:Oregon: Fun on the Snow with Dogs
DESCRIPTION:Join us at Next Adventure for a free presentation on taking your dog out on the snow to play. Gossamer Gear Trail Ambassador Whitney “Allgood” LaRuffa of Allgood’s K-9 Adventures will share some of his experiences\, talk about keeping your pup warm and safe\, and give you the lowdown on winter recreation with canine companions in the Northwest. Topics will include: 1. LNT for you and your pooch during snow travel. 2. Where to go based on conditions and your dog. 3. Tips for keeping your dog comfortable-snow in the pads\, warmth\, fuel on the go etc... 4. Gear we use in the winter for our trips for both a day trip & weekend snow outing.
SUMMARY:Oregon: Lightweight Backpacking for Women
DESCRIPTION:Have you ever thought to yourself\, why am I carrying 40lbs for a weekend backpack trip? Are you worried that you can't afford to buy lighter gear? Please join Gossamer Gear Trail Ambassador Heather Knight for an evening discussion on the principles of lightweight backpacking\, gear selection\, and creative ways to go light on a budget.
LOCATION:426 SE Grand Ave, Portland, OR, 97214, United States
SUMMARY:New Hampshire: Hike the Wildcats and Carter Dome!
DESCRIPTION:Join Trail Ambassador Allison Nadler on a snowy hike up three New Hampshire 4000-footers! This is an advanced hike covering about 12 miles and over 5\,000 feet of elevation gain. Register at http://www.meetup.com/Peakbaggers/events/218927923/
LOCATION:North Conway, NH, United States
SUMMARY:North Carolina: Foot Care for Scouts
DESCRIPTION:Gossamer Gear Trail Ambassador and BSA Scoutmaster Joe Jacaruso will give a talk t0 the Troop 52 Crew about proper foot care. The discussion will cover sizing shoes\, socks\, conditioning feet for a long walk\, how to care for blisters and how to tape a sprained ankle.
LOCATION:Mebane, NC, United States