Hiking and Backpacking Clubs
A club is a great way to get introduced to hiking. As a club member, you will benefit from the experience of the group. The group will teach you the best local areas to go to and provide you with many tips. A club is also a terrific way to meet new hiking buddies (important when your significant other is more of a stay-at-home type or when you have just relocated).
have distinct personalities some are laid back, some are more aggressive,
some are younger, some are older so check around for one that seems
right for you. Also, I have to say that Hiking and Backpacking.com does
not recommend or endorse any particular club on this list, we are merely
listing them here for your convenience. Be careful in all aspects of your