Peaceful Hikes and More is a free social group for people 18 years old and up who want to enjoy nature, peacefully. We invite you to enjoy nature with us while leisurely hiking, backpacking, etc., trying to leave the world’s day-to-day stresses behind and have fun! Our pace will allow time for catching your breath, snacks, and photo-ops at scenic spots. The amount of attendees will usually be kept small to maintain our premise for having the group. By joining you agree to, and promise to adhere to the following:
1- You (and your guest) must be 18 years of age or older;
2- You must post and maintain a clear, recognizable facial photo of just yourself at all times;
3- No dogs, or animals of any kind, on any hike;
4- You are responsible for reading the entire event description, including park regulations, your own directions/transportation, being prepared, and showing up on time for the event;
5- Always be respectful of your fellow hikers and leave heated topics of debate at home (politics/etc), everyone is here to relax and unwind;
6- Zero tolerance for Harassment or using the group for soliciting are grounds for immediate removal from the group without notice;
7- No smoking during events;
8- Never show up for an event or bring a guest if you/they are not on the Going List;
9- RSVP/CANCELLATION POLICY:
--Keeping your RSVP status current is expected and your responsibility;
--TWO “NO SHOWS” will result in removal from the group;
--Cancelling an RSVP after the RSVP cut-off time will also be treated as a “No Show"
--HABITUAL CANCELERS: People who sign up but never or rarely attend. These members “may” have other member(s) moved up and over them if there is a Wait List, without notice, until the list has diminished. Habitual Canceler(s) may be removed from the group without notice;
10- We reserve the right to remove any member from the group at our sole discretion, without notice;
11- If you leave the group or are removed from the group, for any reason, you will not be permitted to attend an event as a guest;
12- DISCLAIMER/LIABILITY WAIVER
If you join us for an event, please understand that we are not a professionally guided group, nor are we providing a service, these are social events. You are responsible for your own (and your guest’s) preparedness and well-being and agree to hold no one else liable in case of injury, illness or mishap. You are responsible to research the event, know the area, and bring the proper gear, including but not limited to maps/safety gear/clothing/hydration.
You agree not to hold the Organizer, Co-Organizer, Assistant Organizers, Event Organizers or any other member responsible for any injury, illness, mishap or any other situation that may happen at an event and you assume all risks involved in participating in this event. Your attendance to the event signifies that you have read and accepted the terms of this liability waiver.