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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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Hi Everyone - if I could offer some travel advice, those coming from southeast to avoid Rt 100 North, particularly Stowe, due to summer traffic through there. Alternatively, choose Rt 12 from Montpelier to Morrisville. Feel free to email me directly. Fred aka vtfred
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Sunrise (Pinkham Notch, NH)
Aug-20-2022 Saturday
Mount Washington Sunrise Hike
# Attending [6] people


The OSCEOLAs (new date) (Lincoln, NH)
Aug-20-2022 Saturday
Hike Both Osceola Peaks
# Attending [9] people


Burlington Biking Weekend Day 1: Burlington-South Hero, VT (Burlington, VT)
Aug-20-2022 Saturday
Moderate bike ride along gorgeous Lake Champlain
# Attending [5] people


Burlington Biking Weekend Day 2: Lamoille Valley Rail Trail (Morrisvile, VT)
Aug-21-2022 Sunday
Moderate bike ride along the picturesque Lamoille Valley Rail Trail
# Attending [6] people


Hike the Blue Hills Reservation near Boston MA (Milton, MA)
Aug-27-2022 Saturday
All day hike with social
# Attending [4] people


Waterville Cascades and Snows Mountain Hike (Waterville Valley, NH)
Sep-03-2022 Saturday
Join us on this hike featuring a series of waterfalls and views from atop one of New Hampshire's lost ski areas!
# Attending [12] people


9/11 Memorial Hike (Woodstock , NH)
Sep-11-2022 Sunday
Memorial Adventure on Moosilauke
# Attending [7] people


Carter Dome [4832’] and Mt. Hight [4675’] Hike (Gorham, NH)
Sep-17-2022 Saturday
Join us for an amazing and challenging 10.2 mile loop hike to one of the most spectacular views in NH!
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Aug-06-2022 Saturday

by: Gandalf

Carrying a 30 pound backpack makes hiking a whole different story!

Wild River Wilderness / Moriah Loop Backpack: (Gorham, NH)
Aug-05-2022 Friday

by: Richardg

Moriah Half Loop Backpack

Weekend Campout & Kayak at the Lake (Winthrop, ME)
Jul-29-2022 Friday

by: EZGoingMountainMan

Summer in Maine

Provincetown Adventure (Provincetown, MA)
Jul-25-2022 Monday

by: MO

Provincetown revisited via GO..............GO figure!?!?

Jul-23-2022 Saturday

by: Gandalf

Four of us bagged a couple four thousand footers: North Hancock [4420’] and South Hancock [4319’].

Downeast Maine Coast Adventure (Machiasport, ME)
Jul-16-2022 Saturday

by: emsinjp

Yet another fun-filled trip on the Maine Coast with great guys!

Member Trip Reports

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.

Mt. Coe and South & North Brother Mtns (Baxter State Park, ME)
May-29-2022 Sunday

by: BillyB1976

Three peak hike in Baxter State Park. Mt. Coe, South Brother and North Brother.

Tumbledown, Little & Big Jackson Loop (Weld, ME)
May-23-2022 Monday

by: Kettric

Tumbledown, Little Jackson, & Jackson Mountain Loop
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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