In March of 2005, Windy City Hikers began as a couple of friends getting together for a hike. Since that time it's grown leaps and bounds helped in part by the free and easy advertising on Craigslist, the launch of our web site in September and the fervor and enthusiasm of the hikers! Windy City Hikers is an informal, outdoors group active in the Chicagoland area. We have no membership dues. Our goal is to bring people together with common interests in the outdoors to enjoy activities in an environmentally responsible manner. We're all about getting outside; hiking, camping, canoeing...but let's face it hiking is cheap and easy!
Our outings are a combination of outdoor appreciation and coffee house conversation all while hiking along the trail. It's a fun and easy going atmosphere that's perfect for meeting new people and relaxing away from work. Currently our hikers range in age from their 20's to their 60's, with the majority of the group falling between 25 and 45 years old. The majority of our hikes are within a 2 hour drive from Chicago and range from 4 to 10 miles or so in length. In good weather and average Illinois hiking conditions (flat!) we tend to move at about a 2.5 - 3 mph pace. Fast enough to work up a sweat but slow enough to enjoy a good conversation! During the camping season we also head further afield for some great weekend camping trips.
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Late Arrival Policy
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|About Windy City Hikers Meetup Group||August 3, 2007 4:32 PM||former member|