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“Not all girls are made of sugar and spice, and everything nice. Some girls are made of adventure, fine beer, brains and no fear.“ --Or maybe somewhere in between! 
This group is for men and women who enjoy having others to join them for outdoor activities.

We are looking for like-minded individuals to come together for hikes and other outdoor activities to promote fitness and well-being. We walk at a very brisk pace. If that is not your current pace, feel free to come out to weeknight hikes (weekends are too rigorous for the novice hikers), but please realize that people will probably walk faster than you at the beginning and you can eventually adapt to meet the pace of the group.  Please note that you are ultimately responsible for yourself, your safety and your ability to complete a hike or event. If you begin the activity, you must be able to complete it or successfully see yourself back to your vehicle.  The organizer and other members cannot take responsibility for you.  We believe in encouraging others to reach new potential and health benefits, but to also be mindful of their own abilities and to be patient to slowly adapt their abilities.  While I would like to hike locally, often, I am hoping to keep it interesting and to add other Starved Rock, Matthiessen State Park, etc.

It is MANDATORY to post a picture of yourself, simply for the purpose of members being able to recognize you when you are joining us on events. It is a courtesy so that we all feel safe and welcomed! I hope you enjoy your time with us!

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