“ I really like this group. It was what they advertised and more! Very friendly, a variety of people, and I like the plan to hike in, take time for creative pursuits, and then hike back out, and go to a restaurant together if you want to. I think it's great! ”
— Laura on Jan 3, 2012.
“ Great group & concept. Love the hiking and the creative breaks. ”
— karen on Oct 2, 2011.
“ Love the concept of this group. Really looking forward to the next meetup! ”
— Laura on Jul 18, 2011.
“ It is a great way to get in touch with nature and get a better appreciation of its beauty, history, necessity. Also, it is a wonderful way to meet talented and interesting people with the same appreciation for the environment. ”
— Rayne on Mar 21, 2011.
“ Great idea and glad I went. ”
— Ginger on Oct 18, 2010.
“ just to see everything the Austin area has to explore ”
— Rob M. on Oct 18, 2010.
“ If you love to hike and enjoy nature and being creative this is the group to share with. ”
— Anita on Oct 4, 2010.
“ They are very interesting people going to interesting places and doing small bits of creative art. Neat! ”
— Bassett M. on Jul 22, 2010.
“ Such sweet, fun and interesting people! ”
— Kristen F. on Jul 21, 2010.
“ FUN! FRIENDLY GROUP! I can't wait till next time! ”
— Mike F on Jun 6, 2010.
“ Welcoming, creative people! ”
— Chad B. on Feb 7, 2010.
“ Facilitator Joe Lapp always selects beautiful natural settings for contemplation and artistic pursuit. The perfect group for people who like friendly people. ”
— Ron on Dec 20, 2009.
“ This group include 2 furthers - hiking activities (very good work out) and creativity/ Of cause, also good conversations. ”
— Olga on Nov 15, 2009.
“ to grow in ways they have yet to know ”
— Marilyn on Nov 1, 2009.
“ Relaxing. Friendly intelligent people. Very nice group. Fun hikes. ”
— Patrick on Sep 6, 2009.
“ If you get to come to one of these free hikes, count yourself a recipient of one of the best outdoor events in Austin! Very few organizers could (and would!) do all that Joe does: he's an experienced nature hike leader, he scouts the hikes prior to the event, he's a great discussion facilitator with excellent listening skills, and he's a creative, talented storyteller, too. ”
— Katie R. on Jun 8, 2009.
“ The people in this group were warm, welcoming, not a click. The morning was very well organized and the group leader did a great job making sure everyone stayed together and had a good time. His friendly manner encouraged people to share their writing, drawings, and thoughts. I would certainly go again! ”
— Linda on Apr 6, 2009.
“ Get outdoors, gentle scene. ”
— Julia on Mar 4, 2009.
“ The organizer chooses fabulous locations for the hike, locations offering great opportunities for sketching and photography and writing and meditating, or whatever. There are opportunities to share if one wants to, but no pressure. ”
— Stephanie on Nov 3, 2008.