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  • Brunch Hike Chestnut Hill Wissahickon Area

    Madison Hill House

    $5.00

    2-3 hours total hiking 6-8 miles, Wissahickon/Chestnut Hill area. We walk for 1-2 hours, then order from a nearby restaurant. We eat outside on the beautiful large deck area, then optional walk for another hour. (optional) Byob. 6 ft social distancing in force, bring a mask Since this is at my home the event is limited to people I know which includes all Calendar year members past or present. Calendar year members may bring a guest. Payment needs to be online. No money changing hands. Please CLICK HERE to pay and for more info. (http://www.meetup.com/HikingAroundPhilly/pages/Important_Information_About_Each_Hike/) before rsvping. Caution: You should be able to walk 3-4 hours without much of a break. You should have recently hiked 8 miles in conditions detailed above.

  • Deck BYOF or Order Out Gathering

    Madison Hill House

    $21.00
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  • new Great Green Ribbon Trail

    Carey Stadium at Germantown Academy

    $5.00

    3 hours, 8-10 miles, small hills, great trails along Wissahickon 6 ft distancing in force and mask required, we stay away from others If you are not a calendar year member, you must pay online when you rsvp Please CLICK HERE to pay and for pandemic info (http://www.meetup.com/HikingAroundPhilly/pages/Important_Information_About_Each_Hike/) before rsvping. The Green Ribbon Trail winds along the Wissahickon for about 13 miles from Upper Gwynedd Township to Stenton Ave near Philly. Eventually the trail will connect with Forbidden Drive near Northwestern Ave in the Wissahickon part of Fairmount Park. For the Green Ribbon South Hike we have options: One, a loop hike where we continue south heading through Ft Washington St Park, then head back via Sheaf Rd. Two, we head north 5-6 miles to Penllyn Park area before making a U-turn after a brief stop. In either case the trail often goes right along the creek and there are options to explore the surrounding areas. Caution: You should be able to walk 3-4 hours without much of a break. You should have recently hiked 8 miles in conditions detailed above. Carpooling is not a safe option for me during pandemic. To carpool from Hill House (201 W Evergreen Ave, Phila) meet 45 minutes before the event. Carpool time changes if hike time changes. Each carpooler chips in $3 at the start. Email me ([masked]) 3-4 days in advance and receive a reply.

  • Hidden Estates, Cliff Trail, Waterfall Hike In Wissahickon Chestnut Hill

    SEPTA Highland Station Park and Ride

    $5.00

    2-3 hours, 6-10 miles, in shade in Wissahickon/Chestnut Hill area. We will be in some really cool areas. 6 ft social distancing in force, bring a mask If you or your guest are not calendar year members, you must pay event fee to be on list. Please CLICK HERE to pay and for more info. (http://www.meetup.com/HikingAroundPhilly/pages/Important_Information_About_Each_Hike/) before rsvping. We'll go for 2-3 hours at an moderate pace in the shade in the Wissahickon Chestnut Hill area. We will stay away from people as much as possible. Each week another neato hike with some history. Caution: You should be able to walk 3-4 hours without much of a break. You should have recently hiked 8 miles in conditions detailed above.

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  • Wissahickon Chestnut Hill Area Garden Hike

    SEPTA Highland Station Park and Ride

    $5.00

    2-3 hours, 3 hrs if not too hot, 6-10 miles, in shade in Wissahickon/Chestnut Hill area 6 ft social distancing in force, bring a mask If you and/or your guest are not calendar year members, you must pay first to be on list. Please CLICK HERE to pay and for more info. (http://www.meetup.com/HikingAroundPhilly/pages/Important_Information_About_Each_Hike/) before rsvping. We'll go for 2-3 hours at an moderate pace in the shade in the Wissahickon Chestnut Hill area. We will stay away from people as much as possible. Each week another neato different hike with some history. Caution: You should be able to walk 3-4 hours without much of a break. You should have recently hiked 8 miles in conditions detailed above.

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  • Thursday Dinner Hike Chestnut Hill Wissahickon Area

    Madison Hill House

    $5.00

    2-3 hours total hiking 6-8 miles, Wissahickon/Chestnut Hill area. We walk for about 1 hour, then order from a nearby restaurant. We eat outside on the beautiful large deck area, then optional walk for another hour. (optional) Byob. 6 ft social distancing in force, bring a mask Since this is at my home the event is limited to people I know which includes all Calendar year members past or present. Calendar year members may bring a guest. Payment needs to be online. No money changing hands. Please CLICK HERE to pay and for more info. (http://www.meetup.com/HikingAroundPhilly/pages/Important_Information_About_Each_Hike/) before rsvping. Caution: You should be able to walk 3-4 hours without much of a break. You should have recently hiked 8 miles in conditions detailed above.

  • Olde City to South Philly Cheese Shop Hike

    North 5th Street & Callowhill Street

    $5.00

    3 hours, 7-11 miles, city streets, destination Marota's at 17th Mifflin 6 ft social distancing in force, bring a mask If you and/or your guest are not calendar year members, you must pay first to be on list. Please CLICK HERE to pay and for more info. (http://www.meetup.com/HikingAroundPhilly/pages/Important_Information_About_Each_Hike/) before rsvping. We'll go for 3 hours at an moderate-fast pace. We will stay away from people as much as possible. Each week another neato different hike with some history. Caution: You should be able to walk 3-4 hours without much of a break. You should have recently hiked 8 miles in conditions detailed above.

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  • new Historic River Ridge Loop

    Chamounix Mansion

    $5.00

    3 hours, 8 miles, hills, trails and some paved areas, 6 ft social distancing in force, bring a mask If you and/or your guest are not calendar year members, you must pay first to be on list. Please CLICK HERE to pay and for more info. (http://www.meetup.com/HikingAroundPhilly/pages/Important_Information_About_Each_Hike/) before rsvping. The Historic River Ridge Hike takes us past 20 historic places in the heart of Philadelphia's Fairmount Park. Included are: Chamonix Mansion, Belmont Mansion, Strawberry Mansion, Strawberry Mansion Bridge, Woodford, Laurel Hill, Laurel Hill Cemetery, Orniston, Mt Pleasant, Smith Memorial Playground, Phila Zoo, Girard Ave Bridge, Sweet Briar, PA Civil War Memorial, Memorial Hall (Please Touch Museum), Japanese House and Gardens, Horticultural Center, Belmont Plateau, etc. We should be in the shade much of the time. We might also take a route through the Belmont Plateau Maze which is always a little risky. Afterwards we can head over to Bill Murphy's Irish Pub for good drink and food. Caution:You should be able to walk 3 hours without much of a break. You should have recently hiked 8 miles in conditions detailed above. Many short, sometimes steep hills. No carpooling during pandemic To carpool from Hill House (201 W Evergreen Ave, Phila) meet 30 minutes before the event. If the hike time changes then the carpool time changes. Each carpooler chips in $1 at the start. Email me ([masked]) 3-4 days in advance and receive a reply.

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  • Friday Dinner Hike Chestnut Hill Wissahickon Area

    Madison Hill House

    $5.00

    2-3 hours total, 6-8 miles, Wissahickon/Chestnut Hill area. We walk for about 1 hour, then order from a nearby restaurant. We eat outside on the beautiful large deck area, then optional walk for another hour. (optional) Byob. 6 ft social distancing in force, bring a mask If you and/or your guest are not calendar year members, you must pay first to be on list. Please CLICK HERE to pay and for more info. (http://www.meetup.com/HikingAroundPhilly/pages/Important_Information_About_Each_Hike/) before rsvping. Caution: You should be able to walk 3-4 hours without much of a break. You should have recently hiked 8 miles in conditions detailed above.

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