What we're about

Our mission is to improve the lives of lesbians and the greater LGBTQ+ community everywhere.
At Backpacks and Buns, we host guided hikes for lesbians and the greater LGBTQ+ community.

During these hikes, we plan to create a fun and welcoming environment with the intention of bringing people together to develop new friendships and a strong, supportive community.

Who should join:
-lesbians, women, anyone who identifies with the LGBTQ+ community.

This group is for you if you're a member of the LGBTQ+ community and want to:
-Go hiking
-Make new friends
-Explore hiking trails in the tri-state area
-Start or maintain a healthy lifestyle
-Have fun

Upcoming events (1)

Hike at Norvin Green on April 13!

Norvin Green State Forest


Join us in April for a 3.8 mile hike at Norvin Greene State Forest. The trail is rated as moderate and goes through a few sections of large rocks. For a full description of the trail, check out this link: https://www.alltrails.com/trail/us/new-jersey/wyanoke-high-point-trail Schedule: 10:00am - Check-in/Registration 10:15am - Hike Begins Things to Bring: -backpack with a water bottle, snacks, and layers -hiking boots or reliable sneakers -$10-$20 (either cash-exact amount- or venmo) -Also recommended: hat and gloves, extra pair of socks, sunscreen, sunglasses RSVP window closes on Friday, April 12th at 10am, so make sure you sign up before then! Tentative rain date: Saturday, April 20th (time TBD) If you're unsure about your physical ability for this hike, PLEASE message us and we can chat to see if this would be a good fit hike for you. If not, we will be hosting more hikes of various difficulty levels. *We are asking for $10-$20 (sliding scale) to participate in this hike, a portion of which will go directly to The Trevor Project (https://www.thetrevorproject.org/#sm.0000nuf81sugif80rgz1uz3prb1et) and the other 50% will cover meetup expenses. Payments can be made through Venmo or cash.

Past events (15)

Winter Hike at South Mountain Reservation

66 Cherry Ln


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