Guide to hiking N.H.’s trails event in Weare

Published: 6/14/2019 5:10:41 PM
Modified: 6/14/2019 5:10:29 PM
WeareGuide to hiking N.H.’s trails

The Weare Public Library and Rudy Bourget present A Layman’s Guide to Hiking New Hampshire’s Trails June 17, at 6pm, focusing on what New Hampshire’s trails and mountains have to offer, and how to enjoy them safely. Rudy Bourget has hiked the 48 N.H. 4,000 footers in winter, hiked all of the trails listed in both the AMC White Mountain Guide and the AMC Southern N.H. Trail Guide, hiked the Wapack Trail, the Monadnock Sunapee Greenway, the Sunapee – Ragged – Kearsarge Greenway, the N.H. section of the Appalachian Trail and the bulk of the Cohos Trail. He has studied primitive outdoor and wilderness survival skills for over 40 years, and has been very active in Boy Scout and Cub Scout leadership and training for nearly 20 years. He has been a Merit Badge counselor for emergency preparedness, wilderness survival, camping, hiking, backpacking and others. Rudy Bourget has been a volunteer EMT on the Weare Rescue Squad and has been a volunteer First Aid Instructor for the Manchester Chapter of the American Red Cross. He has also assisted Fish and Game Department’s Hunter Safety program for six years teaching Survival and First Aid. Rudy was a wilderness survival instructor while in the Army in the late 1960s. He was a founding member of the White Mountain Primitive Skills Group and has presented primitive skills programs at both the New England Primitive Gathering and the Maine Primitive Gathering. The library is located at 10 Paige Memorial Lane in Weare. For more information, email, call 529-2044, or got to

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