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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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UPCOMING HIKES/EVENTS

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WATERVILLE VALLEY NORDIC CENTER XC SKI (Waterville Valley, NH)
Feb-11-2023 Saturday
Ranked by USA Today's Readers’ Choice as the best Cross-Country Ski Resort on the East Coast...Nordic ski hub of the Northeast!
# Attending [4] people

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Tuckerman Ravine Hike and Sled (Pinkham Notch, NH)
Feb-25-2023 Saturday
It’s more fun than a barrel of snow Monkeys!!!
# Attending [8] people

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Backpacking the Superstitions (Phoenix, AZ)
Mar-18-2023 Saturday
A one-night, two-day loop exploring remote canyons in the heart of the Superstition Mountains.
# Attending [1] people

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GUNSTOCK- BELKNAP- PIPER LOOP (Gilford, NH)
Mar-18-2023 Saturday
Join us for a late winter hike traverse of 3 peaks in the Belknap Range!
# Attending [12] people

Long Distance Backpacking Trip — The Lycian Way , Turkey (Outside the US, )
Mar-28-2023 Tuesday
Lycian Way (Turkey) Backpacking Trip
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Jotunheimen National Park (Norway) (Gjendesheim, Norway, )
Aug-13-2023 Sunday
Jotunheimen National Park
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TRIP REPORTS/PHOTOS

Mts. Pierce and Eisenhower Winter Hike (Bretton Woods, NH)
Jan-28-2023 Saturday

by: Gandalf

Today was one of those days where your camera just isn't big enough to capture the massive spectacle that's spread out in front of you!

Holiday hike and beer/food and Von Trapp afterwards (Stowe, VT)
Jan-16-2023 Monday

by: frichmon

Sunday walk in the snow in Stowe

BEGINNER WINTER HIKE – WEST AND EAST RATTLESNAKES (Holderness, NH)
Jan-15-2023 Sunday

by: Gandalf

This was one of the best days ever for a hike here - temperature was good, lake views couldn't have been better and the group of guys enjoyable!

NORTH AND SOUTH KINSMAN NEW YEAR’S EVE WINTER HIKE (Lincoln, NH)
Dec-31-2022 Saturday

by: Gandalf

It was a day of missing turns, sketchy trail conditions but above all, excellent camaraderie with nine kinsmen!

Winter Solstice Potluck and Hike (Barre Town, VT)
Dec-18-2022 Sunday

by: frichmon

Winter hike in the snow at the Barre quarry in Vermont

Red Hill Hike (Moultonborough, NH)
Nov-26-2022 Saturday

by: Gandalf

This was one of the best days ever for a hike here - temperature was good, lake views couldn't have been better and the groups of guys enjoyable!

Member Trip Reports

Goodrich Rock Boulder Field (Waterville Valley Resort, NH)
Jan-11-2023 Wednesday

by: JDNnh

Glacial Erratic Exploration

South Moat Mountain (Conway, NH)
Jan-02-2023 Monday

by: JDNnh

Epic Views on MOAT Mountain

Lonesome Lake to Cannon Loop (Lincoln, NH)
Nov-11-2022 Friday

by: Russell

Two nights at Lonesome Lake Hut with a hike up Cannon

Keep Homestead Nature Trail (Monson, MA)
Oct-29-2022 Saturday

by: TomKerner

2 mile circuit trail with elevation gain of about 150 feet

Sandwich Dome (North Sandwich, NH 03259, NH)
Jul-03-2022 Sunday

by: SasquatchKM

Sandwich Dome via Sandwich Mountain Trail, Noon Peak, and Jennings Peak
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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