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Triangle Hiking and Outdoors Group Pages


Triangle Hiking and Outdoors Group (aka THOG) is the premier outdoor adventure group in central North Carolina. With over 7000+ members and 330+ events a year, we offer a comprehensive array of exciting adventures in the Carolinas and beyond! Membership is FREE and open to any adults over the age of 21 years old. YOU MUST BE AT LEAST 21 YEARS OLD TO JOIN THOG! Our members range in age from 21 to 70+ years old, although the majority of our members are in their 20s, 30s and 40s. Our membership base is diverse and includes members who are singled, married and partnered.

We are one of the largest and most active outdoors groups in the Carolinas. We are the original hiking and outdoors group on Meetup! Our event leaders have significant experience with outdoor activities and work very hard to make each event a safe and enjoyable experience. Whether you are new to outdoor activities or an experienced outdoor enthusiast, we welcome you to THOG!

Our activities include:
Hiking, Walking, Backpacking, Kayaking, Canoeing, Camping, Trail Running, Horseback Riding, Whitewater Rafting, Snow skiing, Snowshoeing, Snow Hiking, Snowmobiling, Skydiving, Hang gliding, Moonlight Walks, Moonlight Paddling, and much more!

The 4 seasons of THOG

North Carolina's 4 season climate allows us to play ALL YEAR LONG! The fun doesn't stop just because its winter...

1st row - Winter Activities (L to R) Cascades VA, Ice Skating Winterfest Raleigh, Round Bald NC/TN, Snow skiing Winterplace, WV
2nd row - Spring Activities (L to R) Backpacking Gloucester Gap NC, Canoe/Kayak camping Lake Drummond, VA, Spring Wildflower hike Hemlock Bluffs Cary, Rhododendron Gap VA
3rd row - Summer Activities (L to R) Turtleback Falls NC, Tubing the Dan River NC, Grandfather Mountain NC, Yoga at Harper Creek Falls NC
4th row - Fall Activities (L to R) Camping at Bear Island NC, Fawn Lake Fall Foliage camping trip, Ken's Korny Corn Maze Garner, Zip Lining at Richlands Creek Zip Lines NC

So what are you waiting for? Join us today and get ready to explore the Carolinas like you've never done before!

Important notice! THOG uses the Meetup platform as hosting software. You must sign up to Meetup before you can join THOG. Please be aware that Meetup hosts hundreds of other groups in the area, and THOG does not have any affiliation with any other groups.

By joining THOG you are agreeing to our Membership Code of Conduct and the Trip Participant Waiver of Liability (updated December 30, 2015).


I fully realize that this activity involves a risk of personal injury, property damage, or loss of my person or property. I hereby for myself, my heirs, executors and administrators, and same for persons with whom are in my party, waive and release any claims or rights against Triangle Hiking & Outdoors Group (THOG), all of its owners and coordinators for any and all injury, damages or loss to my person or property incurred during this activity. I also understand that THOG organizers are not required, nor should it be assumed that they are CPR/First Aid/Wilderness Survival Certified and I am responsible for my own personal safety.

Your RSVP indicates release of liability as indicated in the TRIP PARTICIPANT WAIVER OF LIABILITY above.

Page updated December 30, 2015

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THOG - Code of Conduct December 30, 2015 3:57 PM Triangle Hiking & O.
New Member FAQ December 30, 2015 4:03 PM Triangle Hiking & O.
About Triangle Hiking and Outdoors Group December 30, 2015 3:56 PM Triangle Hiking & O.

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