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New Years Day Washington Monuments and Hains Point Bike Ride
Start the New Year on your bike. Come take a leisurely tour of some of Washington's most stately landmarks. See the Lincoln Memorial, the Jefferson Memorial, the Tidal Basin, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, the Washington Monument and more, and join in the cyclist New Year's Day tradition of circling around Hains Point. Don't worry -- we'll take our time and enjoy the sights. Those wanting a longer ride can start in Bethesda on the Capital Crescent Trail, or take the Mount Vernon Trail into DC from Virginia. $7 members, $10 non-members Level: 15.0 miles Mostly flat city streets. Suitable for novices and beginners. Please visit our website: http://www.washingtonwomenoutdoors.org to register and pay for this event. No further trip details will be posted on Meetup. Once you register, prior to the event, you will receive trip details and directions to our meeting location. If you have questions about an event and do not yet wish to register, please send an email to [masked]. Registration Deadline: Saturday, December 29, 2018 Specific link to register: http://www.washingtonwomenoutdoors.org/blog/new-years-day-washington-monuments-and-hains-point-bike-ride-tuesday-january-1-2019

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Washington Women Outdoors (WWO) is a non-profit organization founded in the Fall of 1977 that is run almost entirely by volunteers. We engage in outdoor activities in the Washington, DC area where women share skills, experience, strengths, and support to enhance and expand each woman's world. We welcome women of diverse ages, races, and lifestyles. WWO provides instruction by women for women. Activities are available for all skill levels to inspire the beginner and to challenge the more advanced.

WWO members are independent women who seek adventure in the outdoors. We have a passion for hiking, biking, rock climbing, caving, backpacking, kayaking, cross country skiing, horseback riding, hang gliding, and anything that tests our strength and broadens our horizons. We enjoy meeting new people who want to travel with us to beautiful places in the wilderness. If you are open to learning new things in a supportive environment and enjoy sharing the outdoors with other women, we invite you to join us.

WWO is different than typical Meetup groups. We scout our hiking and biking trips. Each trip is led by two leaders. One leader stays at the front of the group and the second leader is the sweep. Each participant is encouraged to participate at her own pace, and the sweep is there to ensure that no one is left behind. We want each participant to go at their own pace so that they enjoy their experience and come back to the outdoors.

Please visit our website: http://www.washingtonwomenoutdoors.org/ for more information and to register for events.

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