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9 Meetup Groups match “backpacking” near Hartford, CT
About Us... The Connecticut Hiking Alliance is the right group for active hikers who enjoy each other's company both on and off the trail. We believe that hiking, backpacking, snow shoeing, river sports, or any other type of out door adventure is made better when combined with social events where we can get together for a drink or a meal and relive the day's exploits. Our first trade mark is the "Apres-hike" or "Apres-outing" that compliments every event we host! While we are based in Connecticu …
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This is women-only group that aims primarily to bring together lesbian and bisexual women from all over New England for friendship, connection and exploration, while engaging in the outdoor activities we love! Although this group is primarily oriented towards lesbian and bisexual women, women of all sexual orientations, ages, and of course, races, ethnicities, and spiritual paths are most welcome to join in the fun! Activities will consist of hiking, backpacking, camping, paddling, snowshoeing a …
We are a group of beginner / intermediate rock climbing enthusiasts looking to learn and improve our rock climbing skills. We will be planning weekly outings indoors and out. We'll also be planning other group trips such as hiking, kayaking, backpacking, skiing, snowboarding, and all manner of outdoor adventure. Anyone interested in learning the basics of rock climbing should join this group, as well as those already involved in the sport who want another outlet and to improve their skills.
This is a group for anyone interested in hiking (most of our members are 50 years old and older). All skills levels are welcome. We started this group to meet other outdoor enthusiasts. Looking forward to exploring the outdoors with everybody. Every weekend we offer hikes of varying degrees of difficulty. Hike are free for members (membership only $10) and $2 per hike for non-members. Sometimes we stop at a restaurant for supper after the hike. "C" hikes are the easiest with minimal elevation an …
South Eastern Connecticut Adventures (SECTA) is a group for active people near South Eastern Connecticut to get together and enjoy the outdoors. SECTA is all inclusive and anyone is free to suggest a meetup. If you want to go hiking, rock climbing, mountain biking, backpacking, ziplining, zorbing, sledding, bowling, or anything fun, this is the place for you.
THERE IS NOTHING more natural than hiking through nature barefoot. The soles of your feet and toes are wonderful sensory organs and the myriad of feelings from earth, grass, moss, pine-needles, and mud are wonderful. Many could not see hiking any other way. HIKING BAREFOOT causes virtually no trail erosion since a bare foot makes much less of an imprint than a booted foot. Bare feet are therefore the environmentally sound choice for hiking. THE BAREFOOT HIKERS are groups of people who enjoy hiki …
Meet other local hiking enthusiasts as a group of friends exploring, learning, and having fun on the trail and occasionally other ways. Besides hiking we sometimes do: snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, camping, biking, horseback riding, whitewater rafting, etc. We range all over CT, central to western MA, and sometimes southern NY. Occasionally we make trips further out typically to central and northern NY, VT, NH, and ME.
Meet other local caving (i.e. spelunking) enthusiasts to discuss your hidden love of the underground. Learn how to participate in caving, rock climbing, and rappeling adventures. Come and explore in CT, MA, VT, PA, upstate NY and WV. Trips can range from weekend trips, week long trips throughout the US, and longer expeditions throughout the world. Loaner equipment (helmets & head lamps) and training provided. We are a mixed group, ranging from those who explore simple cave systems without th …
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This group is for outdoor enthusiasts! We cater towards participants with skill levels ranging from beginner to expert and anywhere in between, all are welcome! Our goals are to explore local outdoor recreation locations, try new outdoor activities, and meet like-minded individuals while providing a safe and fun atmosphere for our participants. Come check out what the greater Hartford area has to offer for outdoor recreation. Our mission is to introduce a place or activity to anyone who would li …
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