New to town? Starting life over? Work from home and need to meet new people? Did something change in your life and now you've lost touch with old friends? Maybe you're just looking to add some new ones to your circle.
This is a group to make friends and socialize while enjoying the great outdoors, board games, sporting events, fitness classes, hiking, movies, meals, and so much more.
Standing in the parking lot at the David Yetman West Trailhead, two peaks tower above. Goldengate Mountain on your right, Bren Mountain on your left. Each is an enjoyable hike but we will do a clockwise loop around Bren that includes an ascent to the peak.
The loop portion of the hike is on an established social trail and includes a brief stint on the Yetman Trail. There is an off trail route to the peak that is well cairned, traveled by me a couple of times so we'll have that going for us. We won't be shoving through brush so pants or shorts will be good. I will hike at "Guide Speed" which means I won't run away from the group, instead enough regroups as needed. We'll stay together on the ascent to the peak.
The hiking distance is 4.5 miles with about 1000' of climbing. Due to the nature of the hike, this is not for beginners. Be prepared and bring plenty of fluids and a snack for our peak break. This is a breathe free event. The start time of 9:00am is the time we will begin our trek and I will not inconvenience those who made the effort to arrive in a timely manner for the sake of the unorganized. This will be a fun time with awesome views including looking down on Gates Pass.
Carpool: Informal Only.
Release of Liability: The organizer (me) of this trip is a volunteer and is not a professional guide. The function of the organizer is only to organize this trip. Each person who signs up for a trip/hike/or outing is responsible for his or her own safety and the safety of his or her guests.
By signing up for this event, intending to be legally bound, you hereby, for yourself, your heirs, and your personal representatives and assigns, agree to waive, release and forever discharge any and all rights and claims for personal injury, property damage causes of action, or liabilities arising from your participation in this event which you may have or may accrue to you against Friendship Is Therapeutic (FIT) Tucson, as well as its event leaders, organizers, and participants.