POSTPONED — AMC Trail Town Designation Celebration

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED ‘TIL LATE SUMMER.

Gorham has been designated an Appalachian Trail Community. Join us at 6 p.mn. on Friday, MaRch 27 for the Trail Town Designation Celebration, with a presentation beginning at 6:30 by Jeffrey H. Ryan, the Maine author of Blazing Ahead: Benton MacKaye, Myron Avery and the Rivalry that Built the Appalachian Trail. A Q&A will follow.

WOMEN’S ADVENTURE: OUTDOOR SKILLS WEEKEND

This weekend is designed for active women seeking to learn new outdoor skills and enjoy some great hiking among good company in Crawford Notch. Participants will learn essential skills, such as hiking safety, use of map & compass, Leave No Trace©, camp cooking, and basic first aid skills. Hikes will be moderately challenging.

LODGE TO HUT: SOUTHERN PRESIDENTIAL RANGE

Join AMC on this hut-to-hut adventure across the southern Presidential Range of the White Mountains. Backcountry lodging and hearty meals are provided at AMC’s Lakes of the Clouds and Mizpah Spring Huts. We hike from the Ammonoosuc Ravine Trailhead to Lakes of the Clouds Hut along the steep and challenging Ammonoosuc Ravine. The next day, we traverse the southern Presidential Range to Mizpah Spring Hut.

Seek the Peak: 19th Annual Hike-A-Thon

As the largest annual fundraiser of the nonprofit Mount Washington Observatory, we invite you to participate and to Seek YOUR Peak… While many hikers will choose the challenge of summitting Mount Washington, others will opt for alternative mountain treks, a short “nature hike” or even participate as a “virtual hiker.”

Each hiker is asked to raise a minimum of $200 as part of their participation; in turn they are awarded with fabulous prizes and more!
Reach the minimum early and get in on monthly drawings to win gear.  Be one of the first 500 to raise $200 and earn an exclusive Seek the Peak backpack and T-shirt.

Ultimately the weekend is an incredible gathering of like-minded outdoor enthusiasts who have come together to Seek their Peaks in support of Mount Washington Observatory.

Join the fun: https://secure.qgiv.com/event/939568/ or https://www.mountwashington.org/calendar.aspx

Seek the Peak: 19th Annual Hike-A-Thon

As the largest annual fundraiser of the nonprofit Mount Washington Observatory, we invite you to participate and to Seek YOUR Peak… While many hikers will choose the challenge of summitting Mount Washington, others will opt for alternative mountain treks, a short “nature hike” or even participate as a “virtual hiker.”

Each hiker is asked to raise a minimum of $200 as part of their participation; in turn they are awarded with fabulous prizes and more!
Reach the minimum early and get in on monthly drawings to win gear.  Be one of the first 500 to raise $200 and earn an exclusive Seek the Peak backpack and T-shirt.

Ultimately the weekend is an incredible gathering of like-minded outdoor enthusiasts who have come together to Seek their Peaks in support of Mount Washington Observatory.

Join the fun: https://secure.qgiv.com/event/939568/ or https://www.mountwashington.org/calendar.aspx

LODGE TO HUT: PRESIDENTIAL TRAVERSE

Join AMC on this hut-to-hut adventure as we explore the Presidential Range from North to South. Beginning with dinner and a comfortable night’s lodging at AMC’s Highland Center; we gear up for our backcountry adventure. We embark on our hike up the Airline Trail to Madison Spring Hut. The next day we traverse the rocky northern Presidential Range to Lakes of the Clouds Hut giving us ample opportunity to explore the ridge in full summer glory. From Lakes of the Clouds Hut, we continue along the southern Presidential Range to Mizpah Spring Hut. We end our hike by descending the historic Crawford Path to the Highland Center.

WOMEN’S ADVENTURE: HIKE AND PADDLE

Participants will enjoy one day focused on hiking in beautiful Crawford Notch, with skills such as hiking safety above treeline, use of map & compass, Leave No Trace©, and basic first aid skills. Participants will spend the second day learning the basics of flatwater paddling in a canoe, on scenic Moore Reservoir, on the Connecticut River.

AMC Highland Center Presents: Hiking the Winter 48

Guest speakers Mike and Lori Innes are avid hikers who are part of a very
select few to have completed “The Grid,” and they are back for another engaging presentation!

Tonight they’ll share photos and stories of their adventures checking off the list of NH’s 48 4000+ Footers in the rugged winter months.

Highland Happenings programs are free and open to all, and begin at 7:30 p.m. unless otherwise noted. Call to find out more or to be added to our monthly email list: (603) 278-4453 or outdoors.org/highlandhappenings.

AMC Pinkham Notch Presents: Winter Hiking 101

Join Mike Cherim from Red Line Guiding for an engaging and informative presentation on Winter Hiking 101 – an introduction to all the basics from an experienced winter hiker.

Pinkham Happenings Programs begin at 8 p.m. and are free and open to all. Call to find out more or to be added to our monthly email list: (603) 466-2721 or outdoors.org/pinkhamhappenings

AMC Highland Center Presents: Save Bear’s Ears National Monument

Join photographer Harvey Halpern on a visual exploration of America’s two most threatened national treasures. He’ll give insight on all the best places to hike and backpack in these areas, and share his passion for saving these areas. Learn how you can help protect these precious public resources.

Highland Happenings programs are free and open to all, and begin at 7:30 p.m. unless otherwise noted. Call to find out more or to be added to our monthly email list: (603) 278-4453 or outdoors.org/highlandhappenings.