What we're about

This a group for WOC (Women of Color) hikers in the Bay Area. This includes cis, gay, straight, non-binary and trans women, and anyone who identifies as a woman of color.

I started this group to meet other outdoorsy women of color who like to hike! Being an avid hiker and backpacker, I have often found that POCs (and especially WOC) aren't well-represented in the outdoors, and I'd like to do what I can to change that by giving WOC a safe space to hike and experience the outdoors.

If you also like happy hours and brunch, and discussing current events/social justice (and maybe even discussing current events/social justice over happy hour or brunch), we'll probably do some of that too!

Hikes will take place primarily in Marin, Peninsula, East and South Bay. All skill levels welcome.

Please check out the following pages for additional information:

About Us and Disclaimer (https://www.meetup.com/Bayarea-WOC-Hikers/about/)
Group Guidelines (https://www.meetup.com/Bayarea-WOC-Hikers/pages/23874006/Group_Guidelines/)
What to bring to hikes (https://www.meetup.com/Bayarea-WOC-Hikers/pages/23889307/What_to_bring_to_hikes/)
Difficulty Ratings (https://www.meetup.com/Bayarea-WOC-Hikers/pages/23877627/Difficulty_Ratings/)
Resources (https://www.meetup.com/Bayarea-WOC-Hikers/pages/23869914/Resources/)

Looking forward to hiking!

Karen

P.S. If you're interested in becoming an organizer for this group and leading hikes, please direct message me :)

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