They tried to offer opportunities for including people restricted by age or disability. The community reacted with great enthusiasm and in August over 75 men and women from San Francisco to San Diego backpacked into Big Sur. The group was founded in by gay leaders who felt the time had come for a viable, healthy alternative to the bars. Our volunteers lead hikes year-round, and in the warmer months we do recreational bike rides too, some shorter and others longer. There are other regional clubs that handle these activities much better then we do. In other words, your straight brother and your elderly but spry aunt and your friend from out-of-town are all welcome on our trips, provided they realize most participants will be gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, or questioning. All GO Overnight Events.
They assembled it on Paul's kitchen table.
Great Outdoors is a c 7 not for profit, all-volunteer LGBT organization dedicated to the enjoyment of outdoor recreation. Here's to many more years of outdoor fun. The idea is to have fun and get some exercise in the open air, not to rack up points. Join or renew now! Not ready for your close-up yet? Greg and Paul still have great affection for Great Outdoors and are happy that it continues to promote the fundamental values which they instilled into it.
Our volunteers lead hikes year-round, and in the warmer months we do recreational bike rides too, some shorter and others longer. Standing on top of a boulder, the tops of pine trees below and the Pacific Ocean behind, he was surrounded by the sounds of nature. We are a member of IGLOO, a network of gay and lesbian clubs and organizations throughout the world dedicated to outdoor activities of a non-competitive nature. From its humble beginnings, Great Outdoors thrives and proudly welcomes the gay community to discover the Great Outdoors! Contact the trip leader to talk about it or come to our annual Spring or Fall Socials, our Summer Picnic, or our Holiday Party to get to know us better. That's not everything though.