https://p.ridj-it.com/app/trip-detail?id=101537 Sullivan Square(Medford Street / The Neck, Boston, MA, USA)
Boston, MA 02129
Meetup, Social Good, Sports & Active Life
Come hike the Hancocks Peaks! At the end, we will celebrate over a nice dinner.
Distance: 9 miles
Elevation gain: 2600 ft.
You must be comfortable hiking in winter conditions and have all of the required gear below or you will be turned away. You are joining like-minded enthusiasts and are responsible for your own safety and preparedness. You are responsible for having a map of this hike (digital/physical); this is not a guided hike.
What to bring:
Waterproof, winter-hiking boots
Snowshoes (If necessary)
Microspikes (Example: MIRACOL Ice Cleats, NOT Yaktrax Ice Trackers)
Hiking poles (recommend)
Gaiters (If necessary)
Waterproof and windproof pants & shell jacket.
Non-cotton layering system, which includes a base layer.
Snow pants (optional)
Headlamp (in case we hike into the night due to early sunsets)
2-3 liters of water that won't freeze. (Insulated water bottle or other method)
Food (Snacks/lunch). You will be burning a lot of energy!
Hand and toe warmers (optional)
Extra battery for electronics and water proof container/bag for electronics/valuables (optional)
I will check gear for this hike at the trailhead. For your safety, you will not be allowed to join the hike without the gear. You are allowed to participate only if sign up for this event on Ridj-it. No exceptions!
PLEASE ANSWER THE FOLLOWING SCREENING QUESTIONS BEFORE SIGNING UP
1: Do you have all of the gear listed above?
2: What recent hikes have you completed (include elevation and distance)?
3. What's your typical weekly workout routine? Do you feel comfortable hiking at a pace of around 1.5 - 2 mph?
If you have questions, including about the required gear, feel free to comment below and I will respond as soon as possible!
I look forward to exploring with you!