https://p.ridj-it.com/app/trips-search?id=45556 Wellington Revere Beach Pkwy
Revere Beach Pkwy
Medford, MA 02155
You must sign up on the link provided. Non-carpoolers and passengers also need to sign up on the website.
We do pickups off of I-93 at Park & Rides if you live north of Boston. Please email email@example.com for a request.
Drivers pay a $20 deposit which is refunded to them after successfully driving participants. Drivers will be compensated for gas & travel in addition to the refund.
Riders pay $36 for the carpool to the trailhead and back to Boston, which is used to help compensate the drivers on gas & travel.
Please note - if you sign up as a non-carpooler and don't make the event, we keep a tally of how often you flake, and this can negatively affect your ability to join a trip in the future.
2. Event description:
Camel's Hump is the third highest peak in the Green Mountains of Vermont at 4,083 feet. We will start at the Burrows trail parking lot off Camels Hump Road, hike up the Burrows trail for 2.1 miles where we will come to a junction with the Long Trail. Turning right onto the Long Trail and hike for 0.3 miles and we will be on the summit of Camels Hump! depending on the snow pack. The summit offers 360 views of the Adirondacks to the west, the Green Mountains, and the White Mountains to the east. We might continue on to the 1944 plane crash site,depending on timing, snow pack and its visibility.
Previous hiking experience is required, preferably with at least 1,500 ft. of elevation gain. However, no previous winter hiking experience is needed, as long as you have the proper gear.
Here's the route we'll be taking:
Trail conditions: https://www.newenglandtrailconditions.com/peaks/vtcamelshump.php
Printable map: https://vtstateparks.com/assets/pdf/camels_hump_trails.pdf
• What to bring
Waterproof, winter-hiking boots
Snowshoes (I will confirm this and depends on the trail conditions)
Water-resistant or waterproof pants. Thermal layer if necessary.
Non-cotton base layer (preferable wool or synthetic).
Non-cotton, breathable mid-layer
Water-resistant or waterproof hard/soft shell jacket
Headlamp (in case we hike into the night with the early sunsets)
2-3 liters of water that won't freeze. (Insulated water bottle or other method)
Snacks and lunch. You will be burning a lot of energy!
There will be a gear check for this hike at the pick up location and at the trailhead if you're a non-carpooler. If you don't have the gear, you will not be allowed to join the hike. No exceptions!
Feel free to ask me any questions regarding the event or anything gear-related. Please contact Rik or Ari at firstname.lastname@example.org for questions about Ridj-it, carpool, and logistics.
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