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We are the premier Baltimore Hiking group with over 6,000 members.

All are welcome to join us! Organizers will try to mention when 4 legged hikers are allowed, but if not please ask. Meet other local hiking enthusiasts. This group is for all those who are dedicated to hiking, biking, camping, and any other fun outdoor activity in and around Baltimore whether in the natural areas or urban streetscapes. I would like to encourage all the members to make suggestions or plan and lead events. With lots of members taking an active part we can meet the preferences and schedules of most of the membership, and provide a range of opportunities to get out and enjoy the outdoors! Please post a current picture of YOU in your profile and at least your first name. Dues for hikes are paid in cash at the hike. We do not use paypal.

Thank you for joining and see you on the trail!

We have updated our membership policy, please see below.  Through your participation in these events, you agree to the terms and conditions of the policy." 

Legal Disclaimer and Release of Liability
DISCLAIMER: “Hiking Around Baltimore (HAB)” group and its event/assistant organizers (the "Organizers") are not responsible for your safety. Outdoor activities are inherently dangerous. By signing up for these events, you agree to release “Hiking Around Baltimore (HAB)” group of Meetupdotcom and its Organizers from ANY responsibility, liability or claim in law or in equity. If you DON'T agree to these terms, DO NOT JOIN THIS MEETUP EVENT. “Hiking Around Baltimore (HAB)” group of Meetupdotcom doesn't certify the expertise of the Organizers. The Organizers in this Meetupdotcom group are volunteers. You are responsible for yourself.

FEES: When Organizers charge for their events, this is to cover required dues to meetupdotcom.

Outdoor events can be inherently dangerous and accidents may and do happen. By participating in any event, you're taking responsibility for your own safety and well-being. The “Hiking Around Baltimore (HAB)” group of Meetupdotcom and its Organizers are not trained leaders and we don't confirm the qualifications of any of our members to lead or participate in trips/events. All participants and yourself must take full responsibility for their own actions. If you choose to sign up for any ” Hiking Around Baltimore (HAB)” group Meetup event, you are releasing  “Hiking Around Baltimore (HAB)” Meetup Group and its Organizers from all and any liability in case of possible injuries and/or death.

You acknowledge and understand fully that there are risks and dangers of serious bodily injury and death that could result from your participation in any event. You have voluntarily elected to participate in the events listed under “Hiking Around Baltimore (HAB)” events and FULLY ACCEPT AND ASSUME ALL RISKS AND ALL RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY INJURY, LOSSES AND DAMAGES TO PERSON OR PROPERTY THAT INCUR AS A RESULT OF YOUR PARTICIPATION.

You represent that you are qualified, in good health and in proper physical condition to participate in the “Hiking Around Baltimore (HAB)” events. If at any time during your participation you feel your physical condition no longer allows you to participate safely or you believe the event becomes unsafe, you will immediately stop your participation.

YOU AGREE NOT TO SUE AND TO RELEASE, DISCHARGE, WAIVE, HOLD HARMLESS AND TO INDEMNIFY “Hiking Around Baltimore (HAB)” GROUP OF meetupdotcom AND THEIR ORGANIZERS FROM AND AGAINST ALL LIABILITIES, CLAIMS, DEMANDS, LOSSES, DAMAGES, SUITS AND PROCEEDINGS, REGARDLESS OF THE CAUSE, INCLUDING THE NEGLIGENCE OR CARELESSNESS OF ANY RELEASE, ARISING OR RESULTING FROM YOUR PARTICIPATION IN THESE EVENTS.

By participating in “Hiking Around Baltimore (HAB)” activities you are asserting and reaffirming that you are of least 18 years of age and are legally bound by your actions and decisions.

You understand that the “Hiking Around Baltimore (HAB)” group of Meetupdotcom may, from time to time, take photographic, digital or video images of event participants for advertising purposes. You hereby agree to allow “Hiking Around Baltimore (HAB)” group of Meetupdotcom to use those images for that purpose without expectation of privacy or remuneration.


We're 3,600 HAB'ers

Membership is open to everyone

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Upcoming Meetups

  • Tuesday, September 27, 2016 6:15 PM

    Patapsco State Park: Grist Mill, Paved, Flat, Easy 4 Miles

    19 HAB'ers attending
  • Thursday, September 29, 2016 6:00 PM

    Night Hike from Jerusalem Mill - LEGAL Night Hike

    7 HAB'ers attending
  • Friday, September 30, 2016 3:00 PM

    Last Chance Camping Trip at Codorus State Park, Hanover PA

    12 HAB'ers attending
  • Friday, September 30, 2016 6:00 PM

    Baltimore City Recreation and Parks Open Paddle @ Middle Branch Park

    2 HAB'ers attending
  • Saturday, October 1, 2016 10:30 AM

    Loudoun Heights (Strenuous 8.5 miles)

    13 HAB'ers attending
  • Sunday, October 2, 2016 10:00 AM

    Calvert Cliffs (Easy 6 miles)

    13 HAB'ers attending
  • Saturday, October 8, 2016 11:00 AM

    APPLE PICKING & MORE AT BAUGHERS!

    57 HAB'ers attending
  • Sunday, October 9, 2016 10:30 AM

    Western Maryland Rail Trail: ~44 miles (22 mile option)

    5 HAB'ers attending
  • Saturday, October 15, 2016 12:00 PM

    Roller Coasters and Haunted Houses!

    6 HAB'ers attending
  • Sunday, October 16, 2016 9:00 AM

    Abandoned PA Turnpike near Breezewood, Pennsylvania Eight Miles Moderate

    18 HAB'ers attending
  • Sunday, October 16, 2016 2:00 PM

    Leaf Peepers Hike

    9 HAB'ers attending
  • Saturday, October 22, 2016 2:00 PM

    Hike before the cornmaze at Catoctin National Park-moderate to strenuous

    38 HAB'ers attending
  • Saturday, October 22, 2016 6:00 PM

    Lawyers Moonlight Maze 2016, Bonfire, Pumpkin, Apple/Corn Shoot

    49 HAB'ers attending
  • Wednesday, October 26, 2016 6:00 PM

    Patapsco State Park: Grist Mill Trail, Flat, Paved Easy 3- 4 Miles

    9 HAB'ers attending
  • Saturday, October 29, 2016 11:30 AM

    Loch Raven: Merriman Trail, Moderate 5 or 9 Mile Options

    8 HAB'ers attending
  • Sunday, October 30, 2016 10:00 AM

    Leaf Peepers Hike

    11 HAB'ers attending
  • Saturday, November 5, 2016 10:30 AM

    Patapsco State Park: River Trail, Flat, Moderate 9 Miles

    16 HAB'ers attending
  • Friday, November 25, 2016 10:00 AM

    Harper's Ferry: Louden Heights, Strenuous 8.5 Miles

    9 HAB'ers attending
 
Founded Nov 30, 2008

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Wayne, Greg
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