Desi Outdoors meetup group consists of and oriented towards Outdoors enthusiasts primarily from the Indian subcontinent, the land of Himalayas and numerous languages. We bring with us a culture of togetherness, sharing and love of nature. Group membership is kept selective and based on many factors that fit into core values of the group.
Doeres continuously engage in various Outdoor activities for enriching, strengthening and balancing mind, body and spirit in Harmony with Nature. See Past Events photos (https://www.meetup.com/Desi-Outdoors-Enrichment-and-Recreational-Activities/pages/Meetup_memories/). Activities are low to moderate risk,moderate to strenuous difficulty, adventurous to challenging, with a mix of exploration, recreation, learning, fun, freedom and building a better Self & Society. Some activities involve kids and families.
We are active year-around, enjoying all seasons and terrains of the North-East and around the world. Organizers expect new members to join for active participation in group meetups as per the mission above and not for increased meetup memberships, business or professional networking, socialization etc. We keep the group small to outdoors active members and No Attendance within 3 months of joining or prolonged non-attendance removes you from the group. We can adequately prepare you for safe and warm winter outdoor activities during the season.
What 10 Things Should You Do Every Day To Improve Your Life? (Times article)
1) Get out in nature You probably seriously underestimate how important this is. (Actually, there’s research that says you do.) Being in nature reduces stress, makes you more creative, improves your memory and may even make you a better person.
Outdoor activities done by members in past years (25+ yrs):
Hiking, Backpacking, Camping: Northeast mountains and peaks of Catskills, Harriman, Adirondacks NY, White Mountains NH, Mt Washington, Katahdin ME, NJ, MA, GA, VA, TN, AK, Colorado Rockies Longs Peak, Canadian Rockies Banff, Glacier Park, MT; Winter/Ice Climbing etc.