This group is for anyone who likes to hike and walk on nature trails, backpacking trails and just about anywhere in the great outdoors. All those who are dedicated to hiking excursions in Ohio, with a focus on leaving no trace of litter on our lands can join us! We will get together for evening hikes on MetroParks trails, gather for day hikes in the Ohio State park and forest system. So lace up your hikers and hit the trail with us! And don't forget to check out the calendar for upcoming Meet-ups.
If you sign-up for an event, you are expected to attend the event. If you cannot attend, you are expected to change your RSVP within 24 hours or risk being removed from further hikes.
In consideration for being permitted to participate in HikeOhio and or HikeOhio events, I fully understand that outdoor activities can be dangerous and that the dangers inherent in such activities, including but not limited to exposure to severe weather, encounters with dangerous animals, equipment failure and misuse of equipment by myself and others, could result in my suffering serious bodily injury and/or death and I HEREBY: RELEASE, WAIVE, DISCHARGE AND COVENANT HIkeOhio, Meetup.com, leaders and/or participants in any activities and or any of the individual organizers or members of the club, or hold them in any way responsible for any injuries, incidents or other problems to both person, property and schedule.
I further expressly agree that the foregoing release, waiver and indemnity agreement is intended to be as broad and inclusive as is permitted by law and if any portion thereof is invalid, it is agreed that the balance shall, not withstanding, continue in full legal force and effect.
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.