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The Tri-State Hiking Club of Cincinnati Ohio is a regional non-profit group dedicated to creating a community of friends who enjoy hiking. Meet other fun people who love the outdoors as much as you do! Our group meets weekly for hikes. All are welcome from beginners to experts; locals to new transplants. Come experience the outdoors with us! We hike all around the Ohio, Kentucky, and Indiana area. Most members are from greater Cincinnati, Dayton, or Northern Kentucky.

If you want to be involved in our non-hiking events (ranging from movie nights to rock climbing) you need to also join our Social Events group at https://www.meetup.com/Tri-State-Hiking-Club-Social-Events ...

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Wednesday Evening Hike at Carter Park, 4.5 miles

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Let's get out and enjoy a beautiful evening hike. We will hike about 4.5 miles at a moderate/brisk pace around 3 mph. There is an option to exit the hike after about 3 miles. The hike has good sized hills with a couple of short steep sections. There could be some muddy trails so you may want to bring an extra pair of shoes. I do not recommend this hike for beginners. We will hike around some of the old Powder Company ruins near the river. You may want to bring water and trekking poles.

Participate at your own risk.
The Legal Stuff: Your hike leader is just a fellow member volunteer. By participating in this hike, you assume all risks of liability and injury inherent in hiking activities. You are responsible for your own safety and for determining if you are in a condition fit to participate. If you have any doubts, you should consult your doctor. You are also responsible for knowing and abiding by all laws and park rules during your participation on this hike.

CNC Fitness Hike

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Join us for a fitness hike at CNC . The duration will be about 2 hours covering some difficult trails, about 5 to 6 miles with occasional breaks. We will meet at the first parking lot on your right as you enter (playscape) at the message board . There is a $9 fee to enter CNC or $45 for year pass . Please if you don't feel well stay at home and change your rsvp. What to bring: Water (be sure you are well-hydrated before the hike and carry plenty of water during the hike), hiking or trail shoes with good traction, trekking poles . Hike at your own risk . You are responsible for your own safety and enjoyment and agree not to hold Tri State Hiking and the leader liable for injuries, disappointments or challenges. By attending this event, you agree to our group legal waiver found at this link: http://hiking.meetup.com/201/pages/Legal_Waiver/ By signing up for and attending this event, you acknowledge the contagious nature of COVID-19 and voluntarily assume the risk of any exposure to or infected by COVID-19 and that such exposure or infection may result in personal injury, illness, permanent disability, and death.

Newport Aquarium to Eden Park Hike

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FREE PARKING: Parking at meters on all the streets around Newport on the Levee is free on Sundays. The best place to park is at the parking meters on Riverboat Row. Turn north on Park Ave from Rt. 8. Go about 50 yards and turn left (west) on Riverboat Row. Be sure to park at a meter on the left side of the street, not in the other open areas. There also is plenty of free parking on York and Monmoth Sts. very close to the Aquarium.

The hike will be the typical seven miles and take from 2 to 2.5 hours. We will head across the Taylor-Southgate Bridge or sometimes get an extra mile in over to the Suspension Bridge and the murals, walk out east around the pickleball courts and up the stairs to Mt. Adams and loop back through Eden Park. We will walk past Krohn Conservatory, Playhouse in the Park and up the Art Museum stairs. I try to find a different route back through Mt. Adams to the Aquarium each Sunday.

For those of you who have not done this hike before, there are several long sets of stairs and hills and we walk at a moderate pace, so it is not just a stroll. You will know you have hiked at the end. We make a couple of brief stops at the top of stairs. If anyone is getting tired, they can turn back after our break at Krohn Conservatory. We pass several public bathrooms with water available along the way.

Hike at your own risk. You are responsible for your own safety and enjoyment and agree not to hold Tri State Hiking and the leader liable for injuries, disappointments or challenges. By attending this event, you agree to our group legal waiver found at this link: http://hiking.meetup.com/201/pages/Legal_Waiver/ By signing up for and attending this event, you acknowledge the contagious nature of COVID-19 and voluntarily assume the risk of any exposure to or infected by COVID-19 and that such exposure or infection may result in personal injury, illness, permanent disability, and death.

Women's Adventure and Yoga Weekend

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$550.00

Women's Adventure and Yoga Weekend
Carter Caves State Resort Park, Kentucky
September 15-18, 2022
Meet at 7:00 pm on Thursday

Fee: $550/person. (paid by check)

Ladies: Escape from your stress and daily pressure. Enjoy a wellness event with a focus on peaceful spaces, outdoor adventure, and yoga.

For full information and to register visit:
http://www.outdooradventureconnection.com/ayw.php

This is a four-day, three-night, adventure and yoga weekend for women-only in the wilderness beauty of Carter Caves State Resort Park. The weekend includes fun activities inside, outside, and underground which are designed to help you unwind as you enjoy nature and make new friends. The deluxe cabins offer inviting and comfortable accommodations.

Activities Include:

  • Rappelling
  • Wild Caving
  • SUP/Kayaking
  • Hiking
  • Horseback Riding
  • Yoga
  • Cave Tour
  • Wellness Presentation
  • And more!

Stay In Deluxe Cottages: No roughing it here! These deluxe cottages have all of the modern conveniences of home. Each cottage has two bedrooms, four double beds, two full bathrooms, full kitchen, a wood-burning fireplace, couch, covered deck, TV and telephone.

For full information and to register visit:
http://www.outdooradventureconnection.com/ayw.php

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CNC Brisk Paced 6 Mile Hike with Hills

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