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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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It was so nice to be out on a beautiful day with old friends and some new friends. Fantastic view and good company..really enjoyed the day.Thanks Mike & Jon and thanks everyone!
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UPCOMING HIKES/EVENTS

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MOUNT MORIAH WINTER WARM UP (Gorham, NH)
Dec-17-2022 Saturday
Winter is near! Join us for a frosty visit to Mt. Moriah via the Stony Brook and Carter-Moriah trails.
# Attending [12] people

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NORTH AND SOUTH KINSMAN NEW YEAR’S EVE WINTER HIKE (Lincoln, NH)
Dec-31-2022 Saturday
Kick off 2023 with a New Year’s Eve 10 mile winter hike up to the summits of the two Kinsmen...North and South (4293' and 4358', respectively).
# Attending [12] people

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BEGINNER WINTER HIKE – WEST AND EAST RATTLESNAKES (Holderness, NH)
Jan-14-2023 Saturday
So, you just got some new MicroSpikes and/or snowshoes [or expecting them for Christmas] and are itching to try them out.
# Attending [12] people

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Mts. Pierce and Eisenhower Winter Hike (Bretton Woods, NH)
Jan-28-2023 Saturday
Join us for this 9.6 mile winter hike to the summits of two prominent 4000-foot peaks in the Presidential Range!
# Attending [3] people

Long Distance Backpacking Trip — The Lycian Way , Turkey (Outside the US, )
Mar-28-2023 Tuesday
Lycian Way (Turkey) Backpacking Trip
# Attending [1] people

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Jotunheimen National Park (Norway) (Gjendesheim, Norway, )
Aug-13-2023 Sunday
Jotunheimen National Park
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TRIP REPORTS/PHOTOS

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!

Spooky Overnight (Zealand Notch, NH)
Oct-28-2022 Friday

by: nhclimber03264

Spookily Great Weekend

Mt Kearsarge North (Intervale, NH)
Oct-28-2022 Friday

by: phoenix

Great Hike in Intervale

Purgatory Chasm (Sutton, MA)
Oct-22-2022 Saturday

by: Eli02116


Round Pond and Mt Klem Mt Mack loop (Gilford, NH)
Oct-22-2022 Saturday

by: tdefauw

Round Pond and Mt Klem Mt Mack Loop

Arnold Arboretum Walk (Boston, MA)
Oct-10-2022 Monday

by: JPHiker

Couldn't have asked for nicer weather and nicer group of guys

Member Trip Reports

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: Kettric

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

Purgatory Falls via Purgatory Brook Trl (Wilton, NH)
Jun-20-2022 Monday

by: GpD

Heavenly hike at Purgatory Falls

Cardigan Big Loop (Alexandria, NH)
Jun-18-2022 Saturday

by: Kettric

Cardigan Big Loop, with Mount Gilman, Mount Cardigan, and Firescrew Mountain peaks.
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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