About our Outings:
- Contacting the Leader
- Guidelines for:
If you have questions about an outing, contact the leader (between 9 9 a.m. & 9 p.m.). It is best to call a few days before the outing. Leaders are volunteers and may not always be available, so, please, don’t wait for the last minute to call. If there is an error or problem with the telephone number of the contact person, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Are NOT necessary, unless a limit is specified in the outing’s write-up.
- Follow the instructions of the leader.
- Activities require signing a liability waiver.
- Must stay with the group.
- No smoking is allowed during our activities.
- Unless specified in the write-up, pets are not allowed.
- Minors are permitted with prior approval of the leader.
- Be sure you are in adequate physical condition to undertake the activity you select.
- If you are uncertain of the difficulty of the trip or your ability, check with the leader before you decide to go.
- Bring essentials for hiking.
- Bring $$ for your driver (and most outings end with an optional dinner).
- Wear boots or sturdy shoes.
- To avoid blisters and sore feet, be sure to break-in hiking boots before hiking in them.
- Rides are social experiences, not high-speed athletic events.
- Terrain varies from bike lanes on city streets to country roads, rolling foothills and hilly climbs.
- A helmet is required You and your bike need to be in good condition.
- You should have a patch kit and pump.
- Ensure that your tires are properly inflated and your brakes are in good working order.
- Bring lunch and plenty of water.
- Obey the "rules of the road."
- Water (at least 2 quarts)
- Lunch and snacks
- Rain gear or poncho
- Appropriate clothing & footwear for the location (dress in layers)
- Whistle (to signal others if you are separated)
- Moleskin (in case of blisters)
- Pocket knife
- Flashlight (in the unlikely event you are still out after sunset)
- Sun protection (even with a cloud cover, you can get burnt!)
- Insect repellent
- Fire starter (should you need emergency warmth)
- Prescribed medication (most outings are in remote areas where medical aid is not readily available.) (You'll also need either a fanny or back pack to haul the stuff around)