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
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
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.