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Link to meetup location at Silver Lake: https://goo.gl/maps/aBMo2jGbp2K2 This is a moderate to difficult hike depending on your experience and physical condition. Quite HILLY. We will be walking at a good pace (about 3 miles/hr depending on hilliness, not counting any breaks). How to get there: Continue past 8555 Silver Hill Rd., Pinckney, MI until you see a large parking lot. Drive further up the hill to the SECOND parking lot where we meet at the end on the grass near marker 1. We will pause on the trail a few times and stop to eat a snack that you bring at the Blind Lake Campground. You should also pack a couple of full water bottles (there are pump wells on the way to refill). The trail is shared with the mountain bikers who ride in the opposite direction to the hikers (so they will be coming at us). The trail goes through a variety of landscape, some hills, rocks, sand, along various lakes, etc but it is all scenic. You will need a state recreation pass on your vehicle or purchase one at headquarters. We will assemble at 10:15am and start the hike promptly at 10:30am After the hike we will replenish the lost calories at Go Taco 109 E Main St, Pinckney, MI 48169 Note: Silver Lake is where the hike is at.
This week's Humpday Workout Hike will be in Proud Lake State Recreation Area. Let's meet at 6:15 pm in the main parking area, near the headquarters, and begin hiking promptly at 6:30 pm. We will hike 5-6 miles on various trails, at a moderately fast pace of 3 miles per hour (20 mins per mile) for approximately 2 hours. Meeting location: https://www.google.com/maps/place/Foot+Path+Trailheadfirstname.lastname@example.org,-83.5589659,16.38z/data=!4m5!3m4!1s0x8824a703fe895147:0x9efd0a2b566c74d!8m2!3d42.5707152!4d-83.5547121 Be sure to bring water to drink, hiking poles if you have them, and dress for the weather!! Please be aware: This is a Fitness Hike; the pace is approximately 20 minutes per mile, which includes elevation changes and a variety of uneven terrain. We limit the number of participants to ensure a fast-paced workout hike spanning two or more hours. IMPORTANT: Our expectation is for the entire group to maintain the leader's pace, and move together as one unit for the duration of the hike. Know your ability: If you are new to hiking, or unsure you are able to maintain a fitness pace for at least two hours, we strongly recommend trying a shorter hike with a gentler pace, before joining these hikes. Important to know: Locations of these workout hikes are in Michigan State Parks/Recreation Areas or Metro Parks, that require daily or annual passes. Passes can be obtained from park headquarters or toll booths at park entrances. After the hike: For anyone interested, we'll be stopping by River's Edge Brewery, located in Milford, to replenish the calories we will undoubtedly disencumbered. http://riversedgebrew.com/ https://www.google.com/maps/place/River's+Edge+Brewing+Companyemail@example.com,-83.60031,16z/data=!4m5!3m4!1s0x0:0x489246fc03eb2c4b!8m2!3d42.5865154!4d-83.60031?hl=en-US
This week’s workout hike will be in Kensington Metropark. Let's meet in the Spring Hill parking area at 6:15 pm and begin hiking promptly at 6:30 pm. We will hike 5-6 miles on various trails, including the toboggan hills, at a moderately fast pace of 3 miles per hour (20 mins per mile) for approximately 2 hours. Meeting location: https://www.google.com/maps/place/42%C2%B032'25.9%22N+83%C2%B038'54.2%22Wfirstname.lastname@example.org,-83.6467447,923m/data=!3m1!1e3!4m6!3m5!1s0x0:0x0!7e2!8m2!3d42.5405371!4d-83.6483866?hl=en&authuser=0 Be sure to bring water to drink, hiking poles if you have them, and dress for the weather!! This is a Fitness Hike; the pace is approximately 20 minutes per mile, which includes elevation changes and a variety of uneven terrain. We limit the number of participants to ensure a fast-paced workout hike spanning two or more hours. If you are new to hiking, or unsure you are able to maintain a fitness pace for at least two hours, we strongly recommend trying a shorter hike with a gentler pace, before joining these hikes. Important to know: Locations of these midweek hikes are in Michigan State Parks/Recreation Areas or Metro Parks, that require daily or annual passes. Passes can be obtained from park headquarters or toll booths at park entrances. After the hike: For anyone interested, we'll be stopping by the New Hudson Inn, just down the road, in Lyon Township, to replenish the calories we will have undoubtedly disencumbered. http://www.newhudsoninn1831.com/ https://www.google.com/maps/place/New+Hudson+Innemail@example.com,-83.6170235,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x882357953941edfb:0xcdd93bf28ffa71c9!8m2!3d42.511565!4d-83.6148348
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ☮ This will be my third year hosting an event to a magical weekend at Blissfest. Besides great live music, listed below is just a taste of what you can expect on this blissful adventure and the link will take you to the musical lineup: 1) A plethora of awesome workshops (i.e. Crafting, plant based nutrition, songwriting, tie-dying, etc.) 2) Bring your own instrument and play along 3) Beer and wine tasting 4) Silent disco (Highly recommend checking this out. Too fun!) 5) Artisan vendors (Bring spending money) 6) Dancing (i.e. Tree of Life drum & dance, Middle Eastern dance instruction, etc.) 7) Shuttle service to take you to the beach 8) Etc., etc., etc. https://blissfestfestival.org/festival-line-up/?fbclid=IwAR2S0hjNmBI8JqcEhA03hxbwjTRCy1Avb1x4ECURdCfllv37x8IbK6eHpCU ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ WHAT'S THE PLAN: Pete will have access to the campground before the event starts, so he will secure our spots. If he can get a signal he will try and post the numbers on this meetup page in the comment fields. We will set up camp in the back forty with several sites together or at least near by each other. During the event you will want to venture out and hit workshops or music stages that interest you. Cell phone signals are pretty bad out there, so we will utilize the community message board located to the right of Stage 1 in front of Information Shack. So please check that periodically. (It will have the MAC logo on it.) But feel free to contact us through meetup messages if you have questions before the event. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ WHAT TO BRING: 1) Camping gear / food (No fires allowed, so bring your cooking stoves. There are food vendors that look like they have amazing dishes. They also have good tasting well water free to use too.) 2) Chair (Suggestion: Place it at Stage One and leave it there for the weekend.) 3) Earplugs (In some areas the music will be playing until 2 a.m.) 4) Earthy clothes / favorite tie-dyed t-shirt / cameras, etc. 5) Be smart and plan for inclement weather. It will probably be hot in July. 6) Cool decorations for campsite (optional) ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ WRISTBANDS (TICKETS): You will be put on the Wait List at first, but once you purchased your Wristband (ticket), shoot me a message and I'll put you on the Going List. Purchase the Wristbands here: https://blissfest.org/festival/all-about-tickets/ Ticket prices go up after March 15th!! The sooner you buy, the cheaper the ticket and less chance on missing out on this exciting event when they sell out. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Peace, love and happy bliss, Wendy, Bliss and Pete