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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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A botanical bonanza of buds & blossoms! Thank you Ed for a glorious spring day and for sharing your insight about the arboretum. Enjoyed meeting the new guys and seeing the old ones - pun intended ;)
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Afternoon in North Conway (North Conway, NH)
May-13-2021 Thursday
Afternoon in North Conway
# Attending [6] people


Get Fit #4: Mt. Shaw (Moultonborough, NH)
May-15-2021 Saturday
Mt. Shaw offers magnificent views north towards the White Mountains from Castle in the Clouds Conservation Area!
# Attending [10] people


Nancy Brook and Norcross Pond (Harts Location -- Crawford Notch, NH)
May-16-2021 Sunday

# Attending [3] people


(NH) Northern Rail Trail Bike Ride - Boscawen to Franklin (Boscawen, NH)
May-16-2021 Sunday
Boscawen to Franklin - Bike Ride on NH's Northern Rail Trail
# Attending [6] people


Whiteface and Passaconaway Loop Hike (Wonalancet, NH)
May-22-2021 Saturday
A Classic Loop Hike over the Summits of Mts Whiteface and Passaconaway.
# Attending [3] people

Big Morongo Canyon Preserve hike (Morongo, CA)
May-22-2021 Saturday
Moderate hike through pretty gentle hills
# Attending [6] people


Salem-Windham-Derry Bike Trails (Salem, NH)
May-22-2021 Saturday
Leisurely bike ride in southern New Hampshire
# Attending [12] people


Willey Range -- Mt Willey, Mt Field and Mt Avalon (Crawford Notch, NH)
May-23-2021 Sunday
Willey Range
# Attending [6] people


Gulf Hagas - Grand Canyon of Maine (Katahdin Iron Works Township, ME)
May-07-2021 Friday

by: BillyB1976

Gulf Hagas - the Grand Canyon of Maine

Get Fit #3: Bald Knob/Turtleback Mountain Hike (Moultonborough, NH)
May-01-2021 Saturday

by: Gandalf

Great day at Castle in the Clouds

Glen Boulder Trail (to the Boulder) (Pinkhams Grant (just north of Jackson), NH)
May-01-2021 Saturday

by: nhclimber03264

This trip was a breeze!

Mt. Garfield Hike (Lincoln, NH)
Apr-24-2021 Saturday

by: dpbyrnes

360 degree perfection

Mt Livermore Loop via Brooks Fisher Trail (Holderness, NH)
Apr-18-2021 Sunday

by: tdefauw

Mount Livermore via Brooks Fisher trail

Get Fit #2: Mt. Kearsarge Hike (Wilmot, NH)
Apr-17-2021 Saturday

by: Gandalf

Fantastic day in nature to recharge the batteries!

Member Trip Reports

Morning hike up Mars Hill (Mars Hill, ME)
May-03-2021 Monday

by: BillyB1976

Hike up Mars Hill before work. Well.... actually I was late for work. :)

kaaterskill high peak - catskill 3500 (elka park, NY)
Apr-17-2021 Saturday

by: markhoughtaling

intense and rewarding

Quaggy Jo Mtn in Aroostook State Park (Presque Isle , ME)
Apr-11-2021 Sunday

by: BillyB1976

Loop hike up a small local mountain. A good day for a spring hike.

Stinson Mountain Trail (Rumney/Stinson Lake, NH)
Apr-11-2021 Sunday

by: nhclimber03264


Early Tower Hill Pond Loop Trail walk (Auburn, NH)
Apr-10-2021 Saturday

by: Mark S

Gorgeous day for an early walk around the pond
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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