Women Outdoors sponsors the Memorial Day Weekend camping trip to Groton State Park in Vermont. Camping, hiking, kayaking, biking, exploring, swimming, fishing.
SIGN UP HERE to be on the list: https://www.meetup.com/Women-Outdoors-VT-NH/events/248391308/
This is our replacement for the date that used to be the Women Outdoors Gathering. Get together with new and old friends at a new location for the long weekend, with camping at a group campsite with lean-to’s, lake access, hiking trails, and fun. Come for a get-away in Vermont with Women Outdoors and Bold Paths Adventures.
Good company, good food, good exercise! Great location at Groton State Forest.
Lean-to’s and places for tents, picnic tables, firepits. Clivus composting toilets are amazingly clean and non-smelly with large shelters. Carry in drinking water, refillable nearby.
Dirt bike trails everywhere in the area, and the Cross Vermont Trail.
Hike around the lake. People come to the rocky shore around the bend to go fishing. There are hikes all over Groton State Forest, including around Peacham Bog and up a couple of small mountains, one being Owls Head.
Kayaking, with boats to rent through Bold Paths. There are amazing rocks to jump off of, and woods and trails to explore.
There are also other lakes in this area,
We are considering offering skill-building workshops and opportunities for participants to share a skill. Costs: We will come up with costs for group meals. You bring your snacks.
$7/night camping fee.
Extra $15 for organizing costs and kayak/canoe transportation.
Kayak and canoe rentals at $20/day ($50/weekend) on site through Bold Paths, please let us know your interest.
Group food costs: We will split food costs for group meals. We will cooperatively prepare food.
Open to all skill levels and outdoor interests.
Kayak and canoe skills taught, guided hikes.
Accommodations: Camping. Tents, sleeping pads and bags are available if you don’t have your own.
Let us know what you need. Registration paperwork will be sent to you (including emergency contacts, etc, along with a Bold Paths waiver, when you register here. ***This overnight trip is FOR WOMEN OUTDOORS DUES-PAYING MEMBERS ONLY. JOIN HERE. (http://womenoutdoors.org/joinus) YOU ARE NOT REGISTERED FOR THIS EVENT UNTIL YOU GO TO THIS LINK (http://womenoutdoors.org/gatheringregister) TO REGISTER AND PAY.****
LASTLY: By clicking the “Yes” option on the RSVP link you are agreeing to the Assumption of Risk as stated below:
In attending any event led by any member of this Meetup group, you agree that you’ve acknowledged that your general health is good and, if you participate in activities offered, that you are capable of performing physical exercise of a vigorous nature. By agreeing to this question, you’re stating that you’re aware that dangers and risks of varying degrees may exist during several events, such as cross-country skiing, hiking, rope climbing or more. You’re also stating that you understand that those women participating in any event are considered common adventurers, each responsible for her own well-being and safety. In consideration of, and as part payment for, the right to participate in this event and related activities and services arranged by Women Outdoors, Inc., its agents and associates, you do hereby assume all risks of your participation in this event and you release and hold Women Outdoors, Inc., its agents and associates harmless from any and all liability, actions, causes of action, debts, claims and demands of every kind and nature whatsoever which arise out of or in connection with your participation in this event and related activities arranged by Women Outdoors, Inc., its agents and associates. The terms of this release shall serve as a release and assumption of risk by your heirs, executors, administrators and legal representatives. By clicking “yes” on the RSVP button, you thereby agree to this assumption of risk.