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Sun, Apr 28


Valley Green Inn

Take a Hike and Get Lost! Moderate Hike (Philadelphia, PA)

Embark on an adventure with Black Philadelphia as we explore the Orange Trail, hunt for Devil's Pool, and conquer the elusive Fingerspan Bridge. Join us for a little adventure – we may get lost, but it's a safe area. — Black Everywhere - Nurturing Community for Black People

Take a Hike and Get Lost!  Moderate Hike  (Philadelphia, PA)
Take a Hike and Get Lost!  Moderate Hike  (Philadelphia, PA)

Time & Location

Apr 28, 2024, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM EDT

Valley Green Inn, Valley Green Rd, Philadelphia, PA, USA

About the Event

Take a Hike and GET LOST! ...with Black Philadelphia!

🌳 Trail Exploration: Dive into the intrigue of the Orange Trail, uncover the mystery of Devil's Pool, and conquer the iconic Fingerspan Bridge, all on a trail never ventured before.

🚗 Meeting Point: Join us at 9:50 a.m. in the lower parking lot next to the Valley Green Inn for a meet and greet – ample parking is available, but it's a popular spot, so come early!

🏞️ Hiking Adventure:

  • Departure at 10:00 a.m. sharp – don't be fashionably late!
  • Expect a hilly and rocky terrain along the Orange and White Trail.
  • The length is uncertain, as even the organizer hasn't tackled this trail yet.

⚠️ Safety First:

  • The hike is weather-dependent; thunder and lightning might lead to cancellation.
  • Moderate hiking level – not recommended for serious joint problems.
  • Be prepared for a challenging pace, with breaks to catch your breath.

🌿 Nature's Challenge:

  • Embrace the challenge, and let nature surround you!
  • Great opportunity to socialize and connect with fellow members.

👟 What to Wear:

  • Sturdy hiking boots or sneakers with good traction.
  • Layers are essential – it might get warm.
  • Bug spray, sunscreen, and hat/scarf optional but recommended.
  • Ladies, tie your hair down for a critter-free adventure.

👣 Practical Tips:

  • Leave makeup and cologne behind.
  • Keep an eye out for bikers, dog walkers, and occasional equestrians.
  • Park in the lot and walk down the hill to the Valley Green Inn.

🤝 RSVP and Safety Agreement:

  • RSVP implies an agreement to hold organizers harmless for any incidents.
  • Comment below for ride requests or if running late.

Attendance Etiquette:

  • Please change your RSVP 24 hours before the event if you can't make it.

🔗 Join Us:

  • An adventure awaits – explore, connect, and get lost with Black Philadelphia! 🌲


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