HIKES & EVENTS

BBTS Boston Urban Adventure

Full Day Hike

DATE: Apr 13, 2024
END DATE: Apr 13, 2024

Hike/Event Location: Boston MA

Trip Leader(s)


nhclimber03264
Plymouth, NH United States,

Carl_B
Leominster, MA United States

Meeting Time: 9:00 AM

Max # People: 25

Hike Guiding / Event Fee: No, I will not be asking participants for money

Hike Difficulty Level:

Strenuous

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Summary

B.B.T.S.  Black and Blue Trail Smashers!

            Boston Urban Adventure – Starting at the Upper Charles River Reservation -- River Walk Trail/Kayak Launch (Woerd Ave, Waltham MA) the hike will follow the Charles River on various paths to the Charles River Esplanade – crossing various streets to the Boston Common – Boston Freedom Trail (with historical stops) ending at Constitution Plaza.

City or Wilderness SAME RULES APPLY

            This trip is in preparation for the Grand Canyon Rim-to-Rim-to-Rim Adventure. This trip features the distance without the 100-degree heat, scorpions, rattlesnakes, or tarantulas. This is open to all with the understanding that this will be a STRENOUS hike with STEADY PACE. This is NOT a beginner or season starter.

Total Distance is 18+ miles – this does include various historical stops.

For specific trail specs and details please contact the trip leader directly

This trip is considered STRENUOUS.

  • Steady/quick pace!!
  • Dirt paths and paved walkways

Participants may park anywhere they want along the walk.

Participants are responsible for personal transportation to and from any point along the walk.

Trip leader will be parking near the Boston Common or in the Boston Common Parking Garage.

The group will meet at -- Upper Charles River Reserve/Kayak Launch -- 48 Woerd Ave (Bus 558) at 9 am SHARP

PREPARATION/WHAT TO BRING:

  • Water/snacks
  • Comfortable walking shoes for urban environment.
  • Sunscreen
  • Backpack

For this trip, it is important to bring along flexibility, patience, and a sense of humor.

Group Size It is not fun leaving folks out.

  • If you cannot attend, PLEASE cancel so others may join.
  • If you are on the waiting list, please contact me days prior to the trip, most likely there will be room and if needed this trail will allow us to break the group into two smaller groups.
  • Please do NOT bring any dogs on this hike.

City or Wilderness – Same rules apply! Decreasing the impact on the environment is always a priority! Please plan to “carry in and carry out” all items. It may also be possible to collect other hikers’ debris along the way.

Weather: If the weather is a concern any updates or cancellation information will be posted by the Thursday prior to 6 pm. If there is a cancellation, it will include a “possible” rescheduled date so participants can watch for that opportunity.

 

Directions To Trailhead Parking Lot

The group will meet at -- Upper Charles River Reserve/Kayak Launch -- 48 Woerd Ave (Bus 558) at 9 am SHARP

Trip Leader(s)

nhclimber03264

Outdoor Fitness Level: Moderate to Strenuous


Plymouth, NH


United States
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Carl_B

Outdoor Fitness Level: Strenuous


Leominster, MA


United States
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guest member
wxdude

Outdoor Fitness Level: Easy


Boston, MA


United States
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Mark C.

Outdoor Fitness Level: Moderate to Strenuous


Salem, MA


United States
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Twigs

Outdoor Fitness Level: Moderate


Townsend, MA


United States
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Ricardo

Outdoor Fitness Level: Moderate to Strenuous


Boston, MA


United States
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sustaining member
Don59

Outdoor Fitness Level: Moderate


Rivesville, WV


United States
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nhclimber03264 Posted Jan 28, 2024 at 3:01 PM

https://www.alltrails.com/explore/map/boston-urban-adventure-68a83ee

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