Teen Wilderness Adventures

Kayaking and Mountain Biking Guides here at Great Glen work with the Appalachian Mountain Club’s Teen Wilderness Adventures Programs.

Whitewater Kayaking

During this thrilling session, you will navigate the rapids of rivers such as the Androscoggin and Magalloway. Using provided equipment we will learn kayaking techniques, how to read the river, and how to use the currents to your advantage. Programs will start on flatwater, then move onto quickwater, and finally onto Class I, II, and possibly III whitewater. Instruction will be provided by Great Glen Trails Outdoor Center (ACA accredited) along with AMC instructors. We will stay at a campground and paddle during the day.

The following trips are guided with Great Glen:
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2014 Dates:
7 Day Backpack and Whitewater Kayak June 29-July 5
7 Day Backpack and Whitewater Kayak July 6-12 full but there is a wait list
8 Day WFA & Advanced Whitewater Kayak July 6- 13
5 Day Mountain Bike in the White Mountains July 7-11
9 Day Backpack and Whitewater Kayak July 12-20
8 Day Hike, Rock Climb & Whitewater Kayak July 20-27
7 Day Whitewater Kayak & Rafting Adventure August 3-9
12 Day Ultimate Multisport: Rock Climb, Backpack & Whitewater Kayak August 4-15
5 Day Mountain Bike in the White Mountains August 11-15

Mountain Biking

Explore some of the best mountain-bike terrain in New Hampshire. You’ll start on Great Glen Trails Outdoor Center’s private bike trails to hone your skills on dirt roads, single track, and double track before venturing to other acclaimed areas for longer rides. Learn to shift like a pro, cross streams and logs, make field repairs, climb and descend with confidence, and be comfortable with varying terrain. Guides from Great Glen will join your AMC instructors to lead your rides. At the end of the day, retire to a campground for dinner and a swim. Mountain biking sections are designed for beginner to intermediate bikers to ensure that everyone is comfortable riding together. We recommend bringing your own bike if you have one, but pre-serviced bikes are available and included in the cost of the program.