• 25 YEAR LEGACY AS PREMIERE GAY HIKING CLUB IN THE NORTHEAST!

    Help us continue our 25-year legacy of supporting the LGBTQ+ outdoorzy community!

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    Get the LGBTQ+ community hiking in fun, safe and creative ways!

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    GayOutdoors impacts LGBTQ+ lives!

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  • HIKING TRIPS

    Gay adventures for all ages and skills!

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    We maintain the largest nationwide registry of gay hikers!

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    Enjoy our photos from our adventures in the Northeast!

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ABOUT

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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UPCOMING HIKES/EVENTS

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Boston's Emerald Necklace (Boston, MA)
May-26-2024 Sunday
This 4-mile Spring walk will give us a first-hand look at lake, stream and pond environments in the City, a unique park system.
# Attending [8] people

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NAKED HIKE TO THE SUMMIT OF BROMLEY MOUNTAIN VT (Peru, VT)
May-27-2024 Monday
Celebrate Memorial Day Au Natural
# Attending [4] people

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TRAIL MAINTENANCE DAY AT MT. OSCEOLA & EAST OSCEOLA (Waterville Valley, NH)
Jun-01-2024 Saturday
Volunteer with GayOutdoors members for a day of trail work on our adopted trail, Mt. Osceola!
# Attending [8] people

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Q-MoB Hike: Campbell Falls (Norfolk, CT)
Jun-01-2024 Saturday
Naturalist-Led easy hike to one of the best waterfalls & confluence stream valleys on the border of MA & CT
# Attending [3] people

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Mt. Greylock (Adams, MA)
Jun-02-2024 Sunday
Mt. Greylock training hike with 48% incline/decline
# Attending [6] people

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Q-MoB Queer Men's Empire Rail Trail Bike Ride (Valatie, NY)
Jun-02-2024 Sunday
Bike, brews, & bros along beautiful & easy Empire State Rail Trail featuring forest, rivers, wetlands, wildlife, & paved trail w/ no cars.
# Attending [2] people

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World Naked Bike Ride (Montpelier, VT)
Jun-08-2024 Saturday
Riding/Walking Bare: for Clean Air
# Attending [2] people

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Pride Hike on the Welch-Dickey Loop! (Thornton, NH)
Jun-15-2024 Saturday
Pride Hike on the Welch-Dickey Loop!
# Attending [14] people

TRIP REPORTS/PHOTOS

Grand Canyon Rim to Rim (Grand Canyon, AZ)
May-13-2024 Monday

by: Bobcat

Trip of a lifetime in the Grand Canyon

BBTS Mt. Major-Gunstock Traverse in the Belknap Mountains (Gilford , NH)
May-04-2024 Saturday

by: Carl

Beautiful day in the Belknaps!

BBTS Baldface Loop (North Chatham , NH)
Apr-20-2024 Saturday

by: nhclimber03264

Baldface, hold the Loop

BBTS Boston Urban Adventure (Boston, MA)
Apr-13-2024 Saturday

by: nhclimber03264

The glorious Greenway

Let's hike to the SOLAR ECLIPSE !!! (Lancaster, NH)
Apr-08-2024 Monday

by: MO

ECLIPSE PHTOS April 8, 2024

Mt. Greylock (Adams, MA)
Apr-06-2024 Saturday

by: Twigs

Great workout!

Member Trip Reports

1st snow fall (Townsend, MA)
Jan-07-2024 Sunday

by: Twigs

1st Snow Fall

Kripalu Yoga Center with Q-MoB (Stockbridge, MA)
Oct-09-2023 Monday

by: Carl

GO joined Q-MoB for a day to remember at Kripalu

Mt. Kilimanjaro (Moshi, Tanzania, -)
Oct-01-2023 Sunday

by: Bobcat

Mt. Kilimanjaro Trek

Cranberry Lake 50 (Cranberry Lake, NY)
Sep-03-2023 Sunday

by: wildcat

Backpack loop around Cranberry Lake

Presidential Traverse (Gorham, NH)
Aug-23-2023 Wednesday

by: Bobcat

Presidential Traverse
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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