Welcome to this group. We will be hiking different portions of the Bay Circuit Trail which runs from Ipswich to Duxbury - check it out here: baycircuit.org.
Dress in weather appropriate clothing. Hike at 2 - 2.5 mph.
It is mandatory that each participant know and follow the Hiker Responsibility Code; be dressed in hunter's orange, have a trail map/description, a whistle, a cellphone, snacks, lunch, water and a large garbage bag.
When biking, helmets are mandatory. Also a cellphone and water, gatorade, oj or V8.
As a condition of your voluntary participation in this activity you acknowledge and agree to the following: this activity involves inherent risks that can cause property damage, injury, illness, disability, and/or death to participants and/or others; you assume all risk associated with this activity; you are responsible for having the necessary knowledge, skills, abilities, clothing, and equipment to safely participate in this activity; you know and will follow the Hiker Responsibility Code; the organizer(s) of this activity are volunteers; and you release, hold harmless, and indemnify the organizer(s) and all members of this group from any and all claims for property damage, injury, illness, disability, and/or death - including those caused by negligence and/or other reasons..
Just a few basics:
Your photo must include your face. This is for safety reasons.
Please only RSVP in the positive. There's no need to say you're not going. This just clutters up my mailbox.
Please be sure to let the organizer/leader know if you change your mind. Life happens, we understand that, but no one likes being stood up.
Anyone who accumulates 3 "no shows" will be removed from our meetup at the discretion of the organizer.
Aim to arrive a bit early. Groups will wait no longer than 15 mins for latecomers at the discretion of your organizer.
All members must agree to this Liability Release - AS A CONDITION OF ATTENDING THIS MEETUP, YOU AGREE TO hold harmless, and indemnify the organizer and her heirs, and all members and participants of this Meetup group from any and all claims for injury, illness, death, and/or property damage including those caused by negligence, ignorance, inexperience and other reasons. You also agree to assume all mental, physical, financial, and/or other risk associated with this meetup. All meetup activities pose inherent risks and dangers. Participation in these activities is voluntary and dependent upon your own personal judgment.
Dues are $7/year. You have a 14 day grace period during which you can check out this meetup. If you are also a member of my sister group, Midday/Midweek, you get a discount.