THURSDAY NIGHT HIKES

During the months of June, July & August, The Venture Out Project will be offering weekly hikes in the Northampton, MA area.   The last Thursday of the month, join us for Queer Climbing Night at Central Rock Gym in Hadley. 

Thursday Night Hikes are short, accessible hikes, easy to get to after work. Meet us at the trailhead.  Hikes start at 5:30pm and we're typically done by 7:30pm. Click on the hike below for more info.  

Thursday Night Hikes:
June 1 - Fitzgerald Lake, Northampton, MA (197 Cooke Ave Parking Area)
June 8 - Mt. Tom, Holyoke, MA (125 Reservation Road Trailhead)
June 15 - Mount Sugarloaf, Sunderland, MA (97 Sugarloaf Street, Parking Area)
July 6 - Buffam FallsPelham, MA ( 60 N Valley Road - Street Parking)
July 13 - The Notch/Bare Mountain, Amherst, MA (Notch Visitor Center, 1500 West St.)
July 20 - Long Mountain, Amherst, MA (Harris Mountain Road Trailhead)
August 3 - Skinner Mountain, Hadley, MA (Main Parking Area - 60 Hockanum Rd)
August 10 - Mt. Tom, Easthampton, MA (Underwood Ave - Street Parking)
August 17 - The Notch/Bare Mountain, Amherst, MA (Notch Visitor Center, 1500 West St.)
August 24 - Mt. Toby, Sunderland, MA (Reservation Road Trailhead)

NEW ENGLAND SUNDAY HIKES

During the months of June, July & August, The Venture Out Project will be offering weekly hikes in the Northampton, MA area.  

Sunday hikes have more elevation, more miles and are within a two hour drive of Northampton.  Please sign up for meeting place and carpooling information.

July 16 -  Mt. Greylock, Adams, MA (Highest Summit in MA! Wilbur’s Clearing to Summit)

  • 6.9 miles
  • 1,172' elevation gain

August 6 - Mt. MonadnockJaffrey, NH (White Dot & White Cross Trails)

  • 4.5 miles
  • 1,800' elevation gain

    August 27 - Mt. Cardigan, Orange, NH

    • 5.5 miles
    • 1,250 elevation gain