Saturday, Jan 20, 2018 6:30a -
Revere Beach Parkway
Medford, Massachusetts 02155
Date Idea, Meetup, Social Good, Sports & Active Life, Tech, University
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On this 5.4 mile hike we will summit South Moat Mountain and Middle Moat Mountain which offer amazing 360-degree views of the presidential range of the White Mountains. This hike approaches the peak from the south via Moat Mountain Trail and returns by the same route.
Length: 5.4 Miles
Difficulty: Moderate / Difficult
Elevation Gain: 2,200
Duration: 5 hours depending on pace and # of breaks
Trails: Moat Mountain Trail
Elevation at Summit: 2,770 ft
What to Bring:
Hiking boots or shoes with good traction.
Hiking poles (optional)
2-3 liters of water and insulated water container. Water bladder will likely freeze so insulated containers are the best way to avoid this
Snacks and food
Cold weather hiking clothes. NO cotton, since “Cotton kills.” Please wear wool or synthetics: socks, base layer (top and bottom), mid-layer (such as a long-sleeved shirt and a fleece and a soft shell pant) hat, gloves (preferably mitten as they conserve heat better), and a jacket
Electrolytes like gatorade or poweraide