When:
Saturday, Jan 30, 2021 11:30a -
8:30p

Where:
Wellington(Revere Beach Pkwy, Medford, MA 02155, USA)
Wellington Revere Beach Pkwy
Medford, MA 02155

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Categories:
Date Idea, Meetup, Social Good, Sports & Active Life

Event website:
https://p.ridj-it.com/app/trip-detail?id=71581

Bag the two Osceolas with sunset views on this short out and back hike. Since Tripoli rd. is closed in the winter, we will approach East Osceola from the north via the Greeley Pond trail. The total length of this hike is 7.6 miles and should take 5-6 hours to complete. Mt. Osceola has an elevation of 4315' and East Osceola has an elevation of 4156'. Although this is a relatively easy to moderate hike, there is a steep section that will likely still be icy (the Chimney). There is a bypass trail if it's too icy and will definitely be taking the bypass trail on the descent as it gets dark out. Wear full winter clothing (non-cotton layers, rain/wind shell, insulated boots, warm hat & gloves, etc.) and potential snowshoes depending on trail conditions. Headlamps will also be mandatory. If the weather doesn't look good, this hike will be rescheduled.

GPS maps:

AllTrails: https://www.alltrails.com/explore/trail/us/new-hampshire/osceola-east-osceola-via-greely-pond-trail?mobileMap=false&ref=sidebar-static-map&ref=sidebar-view-full-map

Total distance of hike: 6.8 (7.3 if we check out Greeley Pond) miles

Elevation gain: 3,021 ft.

Difficulty: Hard

What to bring:

Waterproof insulated boots

Non-cotton layers

Headlamp

2-3 liters of water insulated

Snacks and lunch. You will be burning a lot of energy!

Microspikes (snowshoes depending on trail conditions)

Gaiters

Hat

Gloves

Wool socks

Positive attitude

If you have questions, feel free to comment below or use the Ridj-it chat and I will respond as soon as possible! Thank you for being a team player and looking forward to a great adventure!

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30/01/2021 11:30:00 30/01/2021 20:30:00 15 Sunset hike Mount Osceola via Greeley Pond trail Bag the two Osceolas with sunset views on this short out and back hike. Since Tripoli rd. is closed in the winter, we will approach East Osceola from the north via the Greeley Pond trail. The total... Wellington(Revere Beach Pkwy, Medford, MA 02155, USA), Medford, MA 02155 Organizer Organizer e-mail false DD/MM/YYYY Reddit