[1021/17-10/22/17] Franconia Ridge Trip

October 12th, 2017 | Posted by buoutingclub in Trips - (Comments Off on [1021/17-10/22/17] Franconia Ridge Trip)

We are planning on taking a leisurely drive up to New Hampshire Saturday, taking some pit stops along the way, camping, then hike all day Sunday. We will be returning no later than 7pm on Sunday. Come enjoy some foliage with us!
Departure 10am Saturday from 504 Park Dr.
Cost: ~$30
Hike level: Intermediate
Must bring items: water bottle, warm layers, hiking boots

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[10/6/17-10/9/17] Acadia National Park and Katahdin

September 29th, 2017 | Posted by buoutingclub in Trips - (Comments Off on [10/6/17-10/9/17] Acadia National Park and Katahdin)

3pm Friday – Monday 7pm | Maine

What better way to spend the long weekend than hiking the tallest mountain in Maine and exploring beautiful Acadia National Park?? This trip is 4 days total with 3 nights of camping. Departure set for 3pm Friday. Must have previous hiking experience (Katahdin is no joke)!! We’ll return to BU by 7pmthe latest on Monday. So many adventures packed into one weekend…get stoked, get outside!!!
Experience Level: Intermediate
Gear needed: Hiking boots with ankle support, warm clothes
Cost: Not finalized, but minimum $40

Look out for a sign up link posted on our Facebook Page later this week!

[9/30/17] Bouldering at Pawtuckaway State Park

September 29th, 2017 | Posted by buoutingclub in Trips - (Comments Off on [9/30/17] Bouldering at Pawtuckaway State Park)

8am | Meet at Marsh Plaza
Climb some boulders at Pawtuckaway State Park, a renowned crag in New Hampshire!  There will be climbs of all levels ranging from V0 (beginner) to V8 and up. There will also be three dogs that Will is currently dogsitting.
Cost: $10, $5 for season pass holders
Experience Level: Beginner
Bring climbing shoes. Free shoe rentals available.

Sign ups go live Wednesday 9/27 at 10am.  here!
If you can drive for this trip email Will at wchang6@bu.edu
Drivers go on trips for free AND get reimbursed for gas!

[9/30/17] Middlesex Fells Trip with Alianza Latina

September 29th, 2017 | Posted by buoutingclub in Trips - (Comments Off on [9/30/17] Middlesex Fells Trip with Alianza Latina)

12:30pm-5pm | Meeting at Marsh Plaza
Cost: Transportation (T)
This Saturday
, BUOC is proud to announce a joint trip with Alianza Latina to Middlesex Fells! Middlesex Fells is a short, 45 minute T ride away from BU. On this trip, no hiking experience is required and we look forward to a great hike with all of you!

Please sign up here!

[9/29/17] Top Roping at Quincy Quarries

September 29th, 2017 | Posted by buoutingclub in Trips - (Comments Off on [9/29/17] Top Roping at Quincy Quarries)

3:45pm | Meeting at Marsh Plaza
Cost: $10, $5 for season pass holders
Do some top rope climbing at Quincy Quarries, a historic site that is now all graffitied up. It makes for interesting climbing and aesthetic pictures! Grade ranges from 5.6 (beginner) to 5.12 (advanced).
Bring climbing shoes. Free shoe rentals available.

Sign ups go live Wednesday 9/27 at 10am  here!

[9/21/17] Arcteryx: The Exploration Film Tour

September 19th, 2017 | Posted by buoutingclub in Trips - (Comments Off on [9/21/17] Arcteryx: The Exploration Film Tour)

6pm-9pm | The Arcteryx Store: 352 Newbury St, Boston, MA 02115
Come with some fellow BUOCers to hit up The Exploration Film Tour hosted by Arc’teryx Boston and NOLS! We’ll hang with fellow college outing/mountaineering/climbing clubs from NUHOC, Tufts, Harvard, MITOC, and BC. There’ll be some dope contests and raffle opportunities to win some righteous threads.

Sign up for free here!

 

[9/15/17] Metro Rock Climbing Event

September 11th, 2017 | Posted by buoutingclub in Trips - (Comments Off on [9/15/17] Metro Rock Climbing Event)

Friday 6pm-9pm | 69 Norman Street Everett, MA 02149

Socialize with other local outing clubs and climb at at discounted rate at a local gym. Pizza, raffles and friendly competition!

Meet Will Chang at 5pm at Marsh Plaza or meet us at the gym!

[9/13/17] Rock Spot Climbing Event

September 11th, 2017 | Posted by buoutingclub in Trips - (Comments Off on [9/13/17] Rock Spot Climbing Event)

Wednesday 9/13 7pm-midnight | 30 Old Colony Ave Boston, MA 02127

Climb for free at a local gym! Rentals included. Discounted 44$/month Rock Spot memberships available.

Meet Will Chang (wchang6@bu.edu) at 7pm at Marsh Plaza or meet us at Rock Spot (see address above).

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West Rattlesnake Day Hike (02/06)

January 31st, 2016 | Posted by buoutingclub in Trips - (Comments Off on West Rattlesnake Day Hike (02/06))
photo from: http://www.vftt.org/forums/showthread.php?34133-East-amp-West-Rattlesnake-Squam-Lake-NH-1-10-10

photo from: http://www.vftt.org/forums/showthread.php?34133-East-amp-West-Rattlesnake-Squam-Lake-NH-1-10-10

Want to get out of the city for a day and get some exercise outdoors? Join us for a great day hike in NH offering amazing winter views of the NH lake district! West Rattlesnake is considered a family friendly hike but will be more challenging in the winter conditions so be prepared!

What: An awesome day hike offering great views of the lake district in NH!

Cost: $10 for BUOC Season Pass Holders/ $20 for non-pass holders. Covers transportation/some snacks.

When: Saturday, February 6th. Leave Boston around 8am and return by evening.

We are still looking for drivers so email popovaj@bu.edu (we will cover your trip cost and gas!!!)

What to bring:

  • Lunch/Hiking Snacks
  • Lots of Water
  • Hiking boots(warm socks and extra just in case)
  • Winter appropriate¬†clothing (hat, gloves, etc.)
  • Layers (No cotton!)

more info: http://www.hikenewengland.com/RattlesnakeWestGen1.html

Contact Helena at popovaj@bu.edu and Vicky at vthomson@bu.edu  with any questions.

SIGN UPS ARE NOW CLOSED 

[01/30] Blue Hills Day Hike Saturday

January 26th, 2016 | Posted by buoutingclub in Trips - (Comments Off on [01/30] Blue Hills Day Hike Saturday)

B&W road winter Blue Hills

Come enjoy the wintry nature on a beautiful and easy day hike just outside of Boston at Blue Hills!!

We’re meeting up at Marsh Plaza at 9:45am and will return approximately at 3:00pm. The only cost is Uber transportation to and from Blue Hills.

 

Difficulty: Easy

 

Things to bring:

Warm Cloth

Waterproof shoes (preferably hiking boots), microspikes may help! Anything that has traction and would make hiking in the snow easier!

Lunch! We’ll be stopping around noon to have lunch at Houghton Pond.

Lots and lots of water!

 

Sign up here!

If you have any questions, feel free to email the trip leader Joe Zhou at jzhou94@bu.edu!