Alumni Mountain Day

Bringing TA Mountain Day to You.

Alumni, find your hike below! And if you don’t find your region, we hope you’ll make your own Mountain Day. Go for a hike in September and tag TA with the hashtags #MountainDayEverywhere and #TAMountainDay2018. See you out there!

Boston, MA SAT 9/8

Explore the outdoors right outside the city! Head down to the Blue Hills Reservation in Milton, MA to join Boston-area alumni for a family-friendly hike. Meet at the State Police station at the Reservation’s main entrance.

WHEN: 10:00 a.m
WHERE: Blue Hills Reservation, meet at the State Police station at the entrance
CONTACT: Zoe Hack Keller ’01

San Francisco, CA SAT 9/8

Join fellow San Francisco-area alumni for a moderate, 4.3 mile hike beginning at Tilden Regional Park in Berkeley. Meet the crew at the North Berkeley BART station and carpool to the park or meet there – whatever is easier for you! Please RSVP to Dave Young ’01 or Silas Cole ’01 to ensure space for all!

WHEN: 10:00 a.m (if meeting at the BART) or 11:00 a.m. at the Tilden Regional Park
WHERE: North Berkeley BART station OR at Tilden Regional Park
CONTACT: Dave Young ’01 OR Silas Cole ’01

Los Angeles, CA  SUN 9/16

Trek to Sandstone Peak–the highest peak in the LA region–on the Mishe Mokwa trail in Malibu. A moderate, 5.6 mile hike with epic views over the Santa Monica Mountains.

WHEN: 8:00 a.m
WHERE: 12896 Yerba Buena Road, Malibu, CA 90265
CONTACT: Erin Sydney ’00

Burlington, VT SAT 9/15

Head to one of Vermont’s most beloved State Parks for an easy hike with a big payoff. Join alumni at Mt. Philo State Park in Charlotte – you won’t regret it!

WHEN: 10 a.m.
WHERE: Mount Philo State Park
CONTACT: Haley Grigel ’13

Billings, MT SAT 9/15

If you’re in Montana, join an Alumni Mountain Day hike to Black Canyon Lake with spectacular views of Spirit Mountain and Grasshopper Glacier. This 14-mile hike is hidden within Montana’s picturesque Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness.

WHEN: 7:00 a.m. for carpool (contact Maddison Wilhite) or 8:30 a.m. at trail head
WHERE: Carpool from Billings, MT at 7:00 a.m. or meet at trail head at 8:30 a.m.
CONTACT: Maddison Wilhite ’13 

Thetford Academy SAT 9/15

Meet Head of School Bill Bugg at Thetford Academy for a family-friendly, 2-4 mile hike in the Thetford Hill State Forest. Visit TA’s new timber-framed outdoor classroom, explore the expanded trail system, and visit the Thetford Outdoor Program’s winter classroom/yurt. OPEN TO ALL MEMBERS OF THE TA COMMUNITY. For more information, click here.

WHEN: 10 a.m.
WHERE: Thetford Academy Quad
CONTACT: Bill Bugg, Head of School

Upper Valley VT/NH SAT 9/15

Join the local crowd for an afternoon hike on the Gile Mountain trail in Norwich. Bring the family and mingle with your fellow alumni for an easy hike with great views.

WHEN: 2 p.m.
WHERE: UPDATED 9/5/2018Gile Mountain Trail
CONTACT: Joanna Grossman Miller ’99

Central Vermont SUN 9/16

Join TA alumni for a low-key, family-friendly hike in Stowe. Suitable for kids and with great lunch options nearby.

WHEN: 10 a.m.
WHERE: Stowe Recreation Path. Meet behind the church in Stowe Village.
CONTACT: Cara (Sturman) Ray ’01 OR Zoe Hack Keller ’02 OR Sarah Hall Magoon ’02

New York, NY SUN 9/16

Get out of the city and into the mountains for a weekend refresh. Meet TA alumni at the Anthony’s Nose trail head in Peekskill, NY for a moderate, scenic Hudson Valley hike.

WHEN: 11 a.m.
WHERE: Anthony’s Nose trail head
CONTACT: Lucy Wagner ’03

Boulder, CO