Mt. Monadnock Day Hike 2/08/14

February 1st, 2014 | Posted by buoutingclub in Trips


Hey BUOC! Come on our day hike to Mount Monadnock in New Hampshire next Saturday, February 8th!

What:  Hiking the White Dot Trail up to the summit of Mount Monadnock in Jaffrey, NH.

Date/Time: Saturday, February 8th.  Leave around 7:30am and get back around 6pm.

Estimated cost: $10 for members who are driving, $15 for Members and $20 for Non-Members.

Max attendance: 7 people, unless you find someone else with a car then we can open it up to 12.

Food:   Lunch and trail snacks

Difficulty: ¬†2 miles with 3,166′ elevation. ¬†Moderate.

Transportation: Student drivers

What to bring:

  • Large Day Pack (2500-3000 cu.)*
  • 2 Liters of Water
  • Hiking Boots (broken in with ankle support)
  • Crampons/Microspikes*
  • Headlamp or Flashlight w/ Batteries*
  • Base layer of polypro, wool, capilene¬Æ, cool max¬Æ bergilene¬Æ (top and bottom)
  • Mid layer of fleece or wool (top and bottom)
  • Windproof/water resistant layer gore-tex¬Æ, sympatex¬Æ,H2O No¬Æ (top and bottom)
  • Down Jacket and/or wool/fleece pile jacket
  • 2 Pair of warm waterproof mittens or gloves
  • Warm hat
  • 2 pair Wool Socks
  • Synthetic or wool sock liners (optional, these are good if you usually have issues with blisters)
  • Lunch (granola bars, trail mix, powerbars¬Æ, cliff bars¬Æ, bagels w/peanut butter)*
  • SAO and BUOC wavier forms

*Items can be provided by the BUOC

Sign-ups closed. If you are interested on getting on the waiting list, please e-mail

See ya Saturday,

Mary Gianotti


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