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Trail Ambassador Philip Werner

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Philip Werner is a 4-season hiking and backpacking leader with the Appalachian Mountain Club and Treasurer of the Boston Hiking/Backpacking Committee. He’s also a Long Trail Mentor for the Green Mountain Club, a Leave No Trace Master Educator, and an Assistant Guide with Andrew Skurka Adventures. For more information, see Philip’s full Gossamer Gear Trail Ambassador Profile.

Upcoming Events

April 2014

New Hampshire: Compass Navigation Practice Hike to Wolf Cub Mountain

April 26
White Mountains,
North Conway, NH United States
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Join Trail Ambassador Philip Werner for an Appalachian Mountain Club Compass Navigation Practice Hike to Wolf Cub Mountain. Are your compass navigation skills a bit rusty? If so, we’ll practice planning an off-trail route, following a compass bearing, and interpreting terrain features as we hike to Wolf Cub Mountain (3053′), a trailless peak on the NH3000 footer list. We’ll start this hike by following the Kinsman Ridge Trail (AT) to Gordon Pond before heading off-trail. All participants should bring a compass,…

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New Hampshire: Compass Navigation Practice Hike to Mt Clough

April 27
White Mountains,
North Conway, NH United States
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Join Trail Ambassador Philip Werner for an Appalachian Mountain Club Compass Navigation Practice Hike to Mt Clough. Are your compass navigation skills a bit rusty? If so, we’ll practice planning an off-trail route, following a compass bearing, and interpreting terrain features as we hike to Mt Clough (3651′), a trailless peak on the NH Hundred Highest list. Located at the foot of Mt Moosilauke, Mt Clough (pronounced ‘ruff’) is a rounded slide-scarred dome that should provide some fun scrambling as well…

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May 2014
$675

New Hampshire: Backpacking Fundamentals with Andrew Skurka (5/30-6/1)

May 30
White Mountains,
North Conway, NH United States
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Join Andrew Skurka and Gossamer Gear Trail Ambassador Philip Werner for a Backpacking Fundamentals course in New Hampshire’s White Mountain National Forest. Critical course info Length: 3 days/2 nights Max client/guide ratio: 5:1 Primary objective: Learning Teaching level: Beginner Physical intensity: Low Prerequisites & expectations: Yes Trip itinerary Who should take this course? You should consider yourself one of the following: First-time backpacker with some day-hiking and/or car-camping experience, and interested in learning to go on multi-day overnight trips; Beginner backpacker…

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