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We are a diverse group of hiking enthusiasts that encourages everyone to improve their mind, body and spirit through outdoor activities.

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featured events

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NORTH AND SOUTH HANCOCK WINTER HIKE :Lincoln, NH
Mar-14-2020 Saturday
A climb up two 4,000 footers off the Kanc with one of the best butt-slide descents in the Whites!
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Mount Madison Hike :Gorham, NH
Apr-04-2020 Saturday
It’s still winter up high! Mount Madison [5366 ft.] is in the Presidential Range with a sharp alpine summit with terrific views!
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Mark S posted a comment on a trip idea: Squam Lake Canoe Camping 22 minutes ago
I am interested. It sounds like fun.
TrailGuyEric joined an Event 3 hours ago
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SissyMichelle is a New Member
Eupatorium Posted an event 12 hours ago
GlennCanoe posted a comment on a trip idea: Squam Lake Canoe Camping 11 hours ago
I'm indeed interested but it is date-dependent. Have kayak and spacious 2-person tent. May repair my canoe by then. Have space to share both the canoe and tent. Keep me posted!
Richardg posted a comment on a trip idea: Squam Lake Canoe Camping 12 hours ago
Gaston - It never rains in New Hampshire...
Russell liked a trip idea 14 hours ago
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NashuaGuy posted a comment on a trip idea: Squam Lake Canoe Camping 15 hours ago
Definitely count me in! Sounds perfect!

UPCOMING HIKES/EVENTS

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BEAR NOTCH NORDIC CENTER XC SKI (Bartlett, NH)
Jan-29-2022 Saturday
Bear Notch Ski Touring Center in Bartlett, New Hampshire, is the best kept secret in the White Mountains!
# Attending [10] people

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Sky Meadows State Park (Delaplane, VA)
Feb-05-2022 Saturday

# Attending [2] people

Hike at Art Smith trail (Palm Desert, CA)
Feb-05-2022 Saturday
An easy, fun hike in Palm Desert
# Attending [5] people

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GET WINTER INTRO HIKE #4: BLACK MOUNTAIN (Haverhill, NH)
Feb-05-2022 Saturday
Our fourth of five winter introduction hikes to ease you into winter hiking leading to ascending your first winter 4,000 footer!
# Attending [10] people

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BRETTON WOODS NORDIC CENTER XC SKI (Bretton Woods, NH)
Feb-26-2022 Saturday
Bretton Woods Nordic Ski Touring Center next to the Mt. Washington Hotel in one of the largest cross country ski areas on the East Coast!
# Attending [10] people

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WATERVILLE VALLEY NORDIC CENTER XC SKI (Waterville Valley, NH)
Mar-12-2022 Saturday
The trails are wide, beautiful and well groomed. One of the best in the New Hampshire!
# Attending [10] people

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GET WINTER INTRO HIKE #5: MT. TECUMSEH (Waterville Valley, NH)
Mar-19-2022 Saturday
Our final of five winter introduction hikes to ease you into winter hiking leading to ascending your first winter 4,000 footer, Mt. Tecumseh!
# Attending [10] people

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Grafton Loop Backpack (Newry, ME)
Sep-02-2022 Friday
Grafton Loop Backpack
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TRIP REPORTS/PHOTOS

Mts. Jackson and Pierce (Bretton Woods, NH)
Jan-22-2022 Saturday

by: dpbyrnes

What winter hiking is all about

GET WINTER INTRO HIKE #3: MT. PEMIGEWASSET (Lincoln, NH)
Jan-15-2022 Saturday

by: Gandalf

Eight brave souls went out to hike in these sub-zero temperatures to test their mettle!

Mount Roberts Hike (Moultonborough, NH)
Jan-08-2022 Saturday

by: Gandalf

Gorgeous day on the trail and summit!

Mt. Pierce New Years Day Hike and New Years Eve Potluck (Sugar Hill, NH)
Dec-31-2021 Friday

by: Bobcat

New Year's Hike (Mt. Pierce) and New Year's Eve Potluck

GET WINTER INTRO HIKE #2: MT. WILLARD (Bretton Woods, NH)
Dec-18-2021 Saturday

by: Gandalf

We wore jingle bells, Santa/Elf hats, and other festive holiday outfits that brought smiles to a lot of people!

10 Mile Hike on the Florida Trail - Three Lakes WMA (Lake Wales, FL)
Dec-16-2021 Thursday

by: dnaturist

Lovely Day HIke

Member Trip Reports

Mt. Washington Winter Hike (Bretton Woods, NH)
Jan-22-2022 Saturday

by: Gandalf

Jon and I summited Mt. Washington yesterday on what will probably be the best day for hiking up Mt. Washington on a weekend this winter!

Exploring the woods- the Katahdin Region (Millinocket to The Allagash, ME)
Jan-15-2022 Saturday

by: BillyB1976

Road trip exploring the woods north of Millinocket to The Allagash along the Golden Rd and Telos Rd. Extremely windy and brutal wind chill!

Ted's Trail to Carolyn's Trail Loop (Greenfield, NH)
Dec-26-2021 Sunday

by: Russell

5.3 mile loop with icy waterfalls, a frozen vista, and snowmen

The unplowed roads of North Maine Woods (North Maine Woods, ME)
Dec-12-2021 Sunday

by: BillyB1976

Riding the roads of North Maine Woods, 26 miles of which were unplowed. Plus a short hike to a frozen waterfall.

Mt. Liberty Hike Trip Report (Lincoln, NH)
Dec-04-2021 Saturday

by: Gandalf

The summit was amazing! Excellent crystal clear views, no wind, bright sun and bluebird skies.
Hiking, backpacking, camping or vacation adventures, GayOutdoors [GO] has been the LGBTQ outdoorzy community leader for the last 22 years. We are an informal group of diverse hiking enthusiasts in the United States with a shared love of the mountains who prefer hiking with friends. We invite you to join us on our hikes, to post hikes for other members to join you and to share your hiking photos, stories and advice.

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If you find it invigorating to hike along a mountain trail with friends not knowing what’s just around the corner, to get some fresh air, to stop and soak in the views on a summit, and to soak your feet in a mountain brook after a hike, give us a try!

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