Caribou Mountain Loop (Subject to AMC COVID-19 policy at time of trip)

Date: Saturday, September 26

View of White Mountains from the summit.Join us for an 8 mile loop hike with 1,900 ft elevation gain and a beautiful summit view from Caribou Mtn and of Kees Falls, a 25-ft waterfall. Although the mountain elevation is low, there are some areas of scrambling and exposure and the trail crosses over a brook several times. This hike is rated difficult. We will move at a moderate pace and stay together as a group. Registration is required. **This hike is contingent on regional conditions at the time due to the Covid-19 virus and any State Social distancing orders if still in effect, and is subject to change as the safety and wellbeing of participants and leaders is our priority.

Activity Categories: Hiking
Location: Evans Notch
Region: Maine, Western
Status: Full
Leader: Kim Sanders , Denise Fredette
Registration is required for this activity.

Canceled: Trail work & boundary work at Medawisla

Date: Friday, October 9 - Monday, October 12

With hundreds of miles of property lines and trails, the AMC in Maine has lots of volunteer work opportunities. For this trip we will be staying in bunkhouses at Medawisla Lodge and spending our days in small groups, prepping trails for visitors and maintaining boundary lines. If you love to work outside with likeminded people and relax in the evening with delicious food, this is the trip for you! Work days are fun and varied and can be scaled to all abilities, but will not be cancelled due to inclement weather. This may include hiking, carrying tools, bushwhacking, clearing or creating trails, painting boundary markers, and stacking firewood. Tools and instruction will be provided.

Activity Categories: Conservation, Hiking
Adult Member Fee: $126
Location: AMC Medawisla Lodge and Cabins
Region: Maine, Inland
Status: Canceled
Leader: Stephanie Lynch , David Lynch , Peter Roderick
Registration is required for this activity.

Trail and Boundary Work - Medawisla Lodge and Cabins

Date: Friday, October 9 - Monday, October 12

Boundary WorkersWith hundreds of miles of property lines and trails, the AMC in Maine has lots of volunteer work opportunities. For this trip we will be staying the bunkhouse, cabins, tenting and even hanging out in a hammock. COVID has changed the rules for lodging but we will persevere. Max 10 people including leaders.

Activity Categories: Conservation
Adult Member Fee: $126
Adult Non-Member Fee: $126
Location: Bowdoin College Grant East
Region: Maine, Inland
Leader: Peter Roderick 207-293-2704 (before 9pm)
Registration is required for this activity.
Trip Difficulty: Moderate-Strenuous

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PLEASANT MOUNTAIN (2006 FT)

Date: Saturday, October 10

Join us for a 5.8 mile hike to Pleasant Mt. via the Southwest Ridge Trail. 1656' elevation gain, with beautiful open views along the way.

Activity Categories: Hiking
Location: Denmark, ME
Region: Maine, Western
Leader: Debby Kantor 207-854-3431 (before 9pm)
Registration is required for this activity.
Trip Difficulty: Moderate
FMI: Loon Echo Preserve:

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Trail Work - Appalachian Trail near Stratton

Date: Saturday, October 17, 8:00 am - Saturday, October, 17, 3:30 pm

Trail workTrail maintenance on AT near Stratton. Final work trip of the season. Clean newly fallen leaves from trail especially drainages and waterbars. Install plank bridge over stream to replace worn out one. Maybe a bit of blazing.

Activity Categories: Conservation
Location: AT crossing of Route 27
Region: Maine, Western
Leader: Peter Roderick 207-293-2704 (before 9pm) , Jon Doty 207-612-6823
Registration is required for this activity.
Trip Difficulty: Moderate

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2020 Maine Chapter Annual Meeting

Date: Saturday, November 14, 6:00 pm - Saturday, November, 14, 12:00 am

2020 AMC Maine Chapter Annual Meeting November 14, 2020 at 6 PM. This year's meeting will be an online Zoom meeting due to COVID-19 pandemic considerations. There is no cost to attend. In addition to the business meeting, election of officers for the coming year, awards and recognition of members, and AMC speaker, we will have Philip J. Carcia as the featured speaker. Extreme hiker Philip J. Carcia, also known as Finding Philip, has logged over 15,000 miles on some of the most iconic trail networks in North America. Locally, Philip has also completed the NH 48 Single Year Grid and is currently "Redlining the Whites " in a single season which is hiking the 652 trails listed in the White Mountain Guide, a total of 1450 miles, in one year. 2020 AMC Maine Chapter Annual meeting Nov 14, 2020 6:00 - 8:00 PM Registration in advance is required for this meeting (link is also on our Web and Facebook pages): After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. The meeting is limited to 100 participants on a first come basis.

Activity Categories: Meetings
Location: online
Region: Maine, Inland
Leader: Bill Brooke
Registration is required for this activity.

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BeOnlineWithAMC - Intro to Winter Hiking Webinar Workshop

Date: Wednesday, December 2, 7:00 pm - Wednesday, December, 2, 8:30 pm

Starting out - Hiking the BigelowsExperienced Maine AMC winter hiking leaders will discuss clothing, gear, snow travel, and other essential knowledge and techniques to prepare you for outdoor outings in the winter. This event is intended as an introductory course for new and experienced three-season hikers and a refresher for experienced winter adventurers. Although the focus of the workshop is on hiking in the winter, many of the topics apply to any outdoor winter outing. This workshop will be an excellent "things-you-need-to-know-before-you-go" for anyone who will be spending time out of doors this winter.

Activity Categories: Hiking, Instruction (Skills), Snowshoeing
Location: Online
Region: Web Based
Leader: Denise Fredette
Registration is required for this activity.

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