What we're about

Welcome to Hikers and Company! We're glad you found us.

Hiking is our main focus, but we also enjoy backpacking, camping, dancing, bowling, skating, bicycling, movies, game nights, and dinners. We welcome people of all ages who are able to care for and be responsible for themselves.

To pay your $20 yearly donation, please do one of the following:
1) Hand cash to me, or your favorite event organizer, at one of our events.
2) http://PayPal.Me/hikersandcompany
3) Venmo at Shannon Brinkley @Shannon-Brinkley-6

Use the memo section to note your Meetup name and/or send me a follow up message.
Thank you for keeping our group active and thriving!

We adhere to the Leave No Trace (http://www.lnt.org/programs/principles.php) principles to help preserve our precious natural treasures.

Happy trails,
Shannon Brinkley

Upcoming events (5)

Riverfront Evening Hike

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Meet at the corner of Front and U Streets which is next to the Sacramento Animal Shelter (2127 Front Street) and across from the California Auto Museum (2200 Front Street). Plenty of free parking. Enjoy the Sacramento Riverfront 5 miles of relatively flat terrain at a quick pace We leave sharply at 6:10pm and return around 7:45pm. Contact: Shannon B. [masked] From Front and U Streets in downtown we walk upFront Street to the levee along the riverfront to the Tower Bridge. We cross the Tower Bridge and walk north on the West Sacramento Riverwalk to the I Street Bridge. We cross the I Street Bridge and follow Jibboom Street to get back to the American River Bike Trail. We continue along the bike trail to Discovery Park where we walk out to the confluence of the American and Sacramento Rivers. After regrouping at Discovery Park we walk back to Front and U Streets on the Sacramento side of the river along the bike trail and through Old Sacramento. When possible, we take a closeup river detour along the dock and pedestrian walkway. From Old Sacramento: Take Front Street (South) and loop around Tower Garage Left on Capitol Ave Right on L Street Right on O Street Left on Front Street Alternate Route Go (North) on 2nd Street Make a Right on I Street Right on 3rd Street Right on O Street Left on Front Street From Broadway North on Front Street

Meditation - All Levels for the New Year

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THE LINKS ARE ALL DIFFERENT FROM LAST YEAR BUT GOOD ALL CLASSES SO ALL YOU NEED IS ONE. Class begins right away on the indicated time. NOTE: This is a regular ongoing class for the new year so if you want to develop a disciplined practice, attend regularly. Ongoing classes will not be announced. Just check the calendar. When you log in, you will be automatically muted; because this is meditation and silence is encouraged. Classes repeat Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Are you looking into trying something new to be healthy? Let’s practice an old tradition in a new wisdom, in a new year for a new you. This is a donation based class to help pay for ZOOM fees and insurance. No one is turned away from lack of funds. Just pay the kindness forward. Description: If you are new to meditation, have not done any in the past, you want to learn more or you are a beginner, login on the scheduled time. The first ten minutes will be a prerecorded video explaining the dynamics of meditation; its benefits and some “how tos”. If you are familiar, you can sign in ten minutes after to join us and meditate. Have your props, blankets, blocks, mat or any support you will need to sit comfortably.

Thursday Night Walk / Hike: ~4 Miles, All Levels

Cavitt Junior High

Join me on the trails just to get out & move. We will be walking at a pace for easy conversation along Folsom Lake. We will follow one of the many routes that may be on rolling hills with an elevation gain of about 300 feet or across the levees toward Beale's Point. Sometimes we head out towards tank hill with the option of a restroom stop before turning back. Hill repeats are optional, if you so choose.

THURSDAY Night Sac State University to Watt Ave and Back

Dos Coyotes Border Cafe

We walk from Dos Coyotes through the university to the American River. We follow the river to Watt Ave and return on the other side of the river. For most people this is an above average paced hike. We walk about 7 miles and it takes about 2 hours. At 6:10PM We leave Dos Coyotes at 6:10 PM. If everyone who has signed up is there we may leave at 6:10PM

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