ADVENTURING: A DC-based Gay and Lesbian Outdoor Group
Enjoy the season with a refreshing hike or bike ride.

Adventuring is the outdoor club for the LGBTQ+ community in the Washington DC area. Our volunteers lead hikes year-round, and in the warmer months we do recreational bike rides too, some shorter and others longer. That's not everything though.

Overall Run Winter Waterfall Hike
Jan 21 (Mon)

Wisp Ski Weekend
Jan 25-27 (Fri-Sun)

Adventuring Winter Party
Jan 26 (Sat)

Southern Gettysburg Battlefield Hike-NEW DATE
Feb 17 (Sun)

More trips on Calendar
More Adventuring trip pics in the Gallery.


Seneca Creek State Park (MD) Hike
Weather-wise, the timing of our winter hike for 17 Adventurers at the very pleasant Seneca Creek State Park was ideal. The winds t...
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Dupont Circle to National Zoo Hike
A dozen Adventurers dragged themselves out of bed early enough on New Years Day (even before the crack of noon!) to join our Shutd...
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The Great Cookie Hike
A dozen Adventurers were on hand for the last hike of 2018 on a delightfully mild day. The Capital Crescent Trail was about as cr...
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Holiday Lights of Georgetown Hike
When we decided to inaugurate Adventuring's first-ever evening hike through Georgetown on Boxing Day, we had no idea what a fortui...
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Sugarloaf Solstice Poetry Hike
The solstice had hit the evening before, so it was actually the first full day of winter—and a chilly, breezy one at that—when ten...
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Share our website and individual trips with your Twitter and Facebook followers. Also, check out our new Meetup site and communicate with other Adventuring members! We are also a member of Team DC.

Meetup Adventuring Team DC

Catch up on the latest Adventuring Announcements. You can also view these below the Calendar of Events.

Capital Climbers

New Partnership with REI

Pick the Place—Set the Pace—Be the Face

Team DC Promotes LGBT Sports in DC Area

You can still order a printed Adventuring Newsletter. However from this site you can print your own "snapshot" newsletter as easy as 1-2-Click! We encourage you to use the online Calendar, and print a newsletter for friends that may not have a computer.

Lead a Trip

Have a favorite trail you like to hike? River you like to paddle? Path you like to pedal? Share it with us. It's easy to suggest or lead an Adventuring trip. Just fill out our online Suggest a Trip form. If you want to lead the trip, you can also print and read the Leader's Guide to assist you in preparing for your trip. We look forward to your suggestions!


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