EASY/MODERATE HIKE - RED HILL

This group is for hikers 50-70+ (most of us are 55-65)  who haven't given up on their love of hiking and being in nature despite their age or level of physical conditioning. We hike at a pace 50% slower than the AMC Trailguide book time. Hike ratings: easy, easy/moderate, moderate, advanced moderate, moderate/strenuous, strenuous, very strenuous. On the home page, if you click on the PAGES button there is a hike rating system which explains the wait list.

We start as a group,we hike as a group and we end as a group. If you think you may not be able to keep up with the group, do not carpool.

There are three other hiking Meetup groups if you want a faster pace or more challenging hikes (The New England Hiking Meetup, 4 Seasons Hiking Group, New England Over 40 Hiking Group). The hiking Meetup group, (Fellowship Of The Tortoise) does easier,slower paced hikes than  this group.  Our goal is to stay fit while enjoying the camaraderie of hikers who have similar skills and goals. If you click on the PAGES button on the home page,there is a Summer/Winter Hiking Gear List. This is a dog free hiking group. Everybody must join the group and have a picture up to be on a hike.

Trailhead: Take I-93 North to Exit 23, make a right at bottom of ramp onto NH-104 east toward Meredith, make left onto US-3, ake right onto NH-25, at intersection with NH-25B take Bean Road north for 1.4 miles, turn right onto Sibley Road for 1.1 miles, turn left onto Red Hill Road for .1 miles, park on the side of the road at the trailhead.We will hike the Red Hill Trail to the summit of Red Hill (2,030'). Good views from all directions from the fire tower. 3.4 miles round trip,1,350' elevation gain, AMC book time 2.5 hours,3.5-4 hours estimated time for our group.---Marc---

Disclaimer: As a condition of your voluntary participation in this activity you acknowledge and agree to the following: this activity involves inherent risks that can cause property damage, injury, illness, disability, and/or death to participants and/or others; you assume all risk associated with this activity; you are responsible for having the necessary knowledge, skills, abilities, clothing, and equipment to safely participate in this activity; you know and will follow the Hiker Responsibility Code described at www.hikesafe.com; the leader(s) of this activity are volunteers; and you release, hold harmless, and indemnify the leader(s) and all members of this group from any and all claims for property damage, injury, illness, disability, and/or death - including those caused by negligence and/or other reasons.

 

 

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  • Linwood D.

    Hey Joanne , nice photos. Thanks for uploading them. A little birdie told me the butt-sledding was awesome too.

    March 30, 2014

    • Deb

      While I should take offense at Tabor's characterization of my mental state, I will point out that he was right on our heels!

      2 · March 31, 2014

    • Linwood D.

      LOL, you'll never catch me doing such a crazy thing!

      April 4, 2014

  • Debbie H

    always fun!

    April 1, 2014

  • Denise N.

    Nice little hike with outstanding views from the tower! Thanks Marc and Jim.

    March 31, 2014

  • Debbie H

    Marc thanks for all of your encouragment! I made it! Thanks!!

    March 31, 2014

  • Mark G.

    Thanks Marc and Jim, great hike, nice to have met everyone

    March 30, 2014

  • Linwood D.

    I'm under the weather this morning, so I won't be making the hike. Sorry for the late notice. I hope you all have a great day!

    March 29, 2014

  • Mark G.

    Car Pool, I'll be at exit 2 Salem, NH 8:15 am if anyone is interested ...

    March 29, 2014

  • Brian S.

    Nancy, I can pick you up at about 8:25. I'll send you an email offline.

    March 28, 2014

    • Nanski

      I sent email with contact information. Thanks - I'll plan to see you 8:25 AM. I've been skiing for the past 2 days so a little slow to pick up communications on this site.

      March 29, 2014

  • Clarice

    Been running a fever on and off all day... Thank goodness, Marc and Jim don't really need me ;-) Sorry to miss you all.

    March 28, 2014

  • Nanski

    I need a ride from my house on Clinton Street, Concord. Anyone able to pick me up?

    March 28, 2014

  • Brian S.

    Carpoolers, I'll be at LLBean In Concord for carpooling, leaving by 8:30. I have room for one, possibly two more.

    March 27, 2014

    • Nanski

      Brian, I need a ride from my apartment on Clinton Street to the hike. Are you able to do that, and do you know when we get back to Concord after the hike?

      March 28, 2014

  • Deb S.

    Anyone going up from the Durham area? Would love to carpool up 16.

    March 28, 2014

  • Pat F

    Why can't there be two hiking group with so many on the waiting list? New to this. Just wondering.

    1 · March 27, 2014

    • Marc T.

      Pat: some of our leadership team is taking a Wilderness First Aid course this weekend. We don't have enough leadership to safely add a 2nd group.

      March 27, 2014

    • Pat F

      Thanks for responding.

      March 27, 2014

  • Kathy C.

    Sorry, something came up and I won't be able to make it this weekend. Will see you all the next weekend! Have a great hike!

    March 27, 2014

  • Rick

    I injured my foot and cannot hike Saturday. Hopefully I don't lose the nail.

    March 27, 2014

  • Dona

    I'm bummed but I have to give up my spot, but I'm glad there will be a happy person on the wait list. Friends from out of town were coming up Saturday evening but are now arriving in the morning. I look forward to joining in for a hike another time.

    March 26, 2014

  • Nanski

    Hi, I'm brand new to the group. If there is a spot available for this hike, is there anyone I could car pool with from the Concord NH area?

    March 20, 2014

    • Nanski

      Hi Rick - Will I get notified if I'm off the wait list? Would like a ride, if so. I'll be skiing at Loon until Friday afternoon.

      March 25, 2014

    • Rick

      Yes, you will get an email confirming you are off the wait list.

      March 25, 2014

  • Liz Y.

    I was on the waiting list, but had to take my name off, just realized hubby signed us up for another hike. Ooops

    March 24, 2014

  • nancy h

    So disappointed, looks like I will have to work. See you next time.

    March 22, 2014

  • Joey L. S.

    I have to give up my waiting list spot. Something came up.

    March 19, 2014

  • Dona

    I'd like to invite a friend to join us if a space opens up. Is it possible to be notified? Otherwise Do I need to ask her to join the meetup group and sign up as wait list?

    March 8, 2014

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