New England Winter Hiking Series

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$69 for REI Members

$89 for non-members

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  • Fitness level 2 Easy Active
  • Minimum age 13
  • Group size 8 people

Our favorite thing about winter? Heading out with REI's expert guides on a winter exploration of New England's best hiking destinations! We'll introduce you to our favorite local spots, share essential tips about staying comfortable while hiking in cold weather, and offer insight on planning your own hikes at this time of year! This is the best time of year to beat the crowds, breathe the crisp, fresh air, and see local trails in a whole new way. This hike is perfect for 3-season hikers looking to extend their adventures through the winter months. So grab your day packs, lace up those boots, and we'll see you at the trailhead!

  • Enjoy the winter landscape
  • Make new friends on a great hike
  • Gain confidence for hiking in winter
  • Learn to adapt basic hiking skills to the winter environment
  • Depending on conditions, shoe traction devices or snowshoes may be provided

What to bring with you


Programs may close to new registrations 48 hours before the program start time. Still have questions about this program? You can reach our local experiences team Monday through Friday 10 AM - 5 PM at and by phone at 855-258-9509.

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The 3,000-acre Wachusett Mountain State Reservation offers 17 miles of trails to explore. Enjoy the stunning views from this 2,006-foot Massachusetts peak.