#BlackHikersWeek Trail Party! 6.26.21

Sat, Jun 26, 2021, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm CST

Salt Lick Trails
Salt lick point nature reserve
Valmeyer, Illinois 62295, United States

26 Jun

About the Event

#BlackHikersWeek is back and we are wrapping up the week this Saturday June 26th with a Trail Party at Salt Lick Point Nature Reserve! 

  1. What to expect: We meet up at 9am to check in,  (ALL attendees must check in). At 9:15am a welcome will follow and introductions. At 9:30am begin stretching and start hiking immediately following.   The hike is about 4 miles and will conclude no later than 1pm.
  2. Registration: All attendees are required to register. Everything included with this hike is complementary, but donations are encouraged.
  3. What to wear/pack: water, breathable athletic clothes (later up, avoiding cotton with the first layer), a jacket or sweatshirt, a backpack to hold all of your belongings, hiking boots or shoes with good traction -NO VANS, a hat, a mask, Rain jacket or emergency poncho, your favorite plant-based snack: fresh fruit, nuts, granola bars etc (Snacks will be provided)
  4. Location: Salt Lick Point Nature Reserve, Valmeyer, IL.  Approximately 30 miles from downtown St. Louis. This trail includes a gorgeous bluff overlooking all of St. Louis city. The exact location will be provided upon registering. Please look the location up the night before and allow yourself plenty of time to get there!
  5. Time:  Meetup at 9am. If you are late it is your responsibility to catch up to the group. We will not hold the group up. Please plan accordingly with timing.
  6. Waivers: Everyone must sign a waiver. If you have not already signed BOTH our Covid Waiver and Liability Waiver please do so before arriving to help speed up the checkin process. Click here for the covid waiver https://forms.gle/ZueeExgTZGLK6H227 . Click here for the Liability waiver https://forms.gle/ynnxanLFjfJzgkr96 .
  7. Level of Expertise: This is a beginner to moderate hike however proper shoes are highly recommended. There are some areas that we will be hiking with slippery rock and shoes with good traction and ankle support are needed. No flat shoes such as vans.
  8. Social Distancing: *All participants must register. Walk ups will not be allowed.  Space is very limited to ensure social distancing measures and masks are required. All participants will be required to sign COVID waivers
  9. Weather: This event is rain or shine. The weather is predicted to be cloudy/rain with a high of 88 and low of 75 degrees. The event will only be canceled in the case of severe thunderstorms. Please bring a poncho or rain jacket.
  10. About Us: @blackpeoplewhohike was created to inspire people of color to step out of their comfort zones and get active outside! We meet up twice a month, typically on Sunday mornings at different locations within the St. Louis area. Current Sunday Funday activities have included hiking, rock climbing, kayaking and hot yoga! Future Sunday Funday actives include bicycling, skiing and zip lining. We have new people that join each week who are new to these various activities and we welcome that! This group is all about new experiences! We are on Instagram at @blackpeoplewhohike. If you are not already following us, please do so here! @Blackpeoplewhohike You can also follow us on Facebook here @Blackpeoplewhohike !

@Blackpeoplewhohike is a group of friends and perspective friends who enjoy hiking and other activities together. It is not a professional event planning or guide service that assumes any responsibility for your safety.


Location

Salt Lick Trails
Salt lick point nature reserve
Valmeyer, Illinois 62295, United States

Date and Time

Sat, Jun 26, 2021, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm CST

06/26/2021 9:00 am 06/26/2021 1:00 pm America/Chicago #BlackHikersWeek Trail Party! 6.26.21 Salt Lick Trails
Salt lick point nature reserve
Valmeyer, Illinois 62295, United States
<p>BlackHikersWeek is back and we are wrapping up the week this Saturday June 26th with a Trail Party at Salt Lick Point Nature Reserve!&nbsp;</p><ol><li><strong>What to expect:</strong> We meet up at <strong>9am to check in,</strong> &nbsp;(ALL attendees must check in). At 9:15am a welcome will follow and introductions. At 9:30am begin stretching and start hiking immediately following. &nbsp; The hike is about 4 miles and will conclude no later than 1pm.</li><li><strong>Registration:</strong> All attendees are required to register. Everything included with this hike is complementary, but <strong>donations are encouraged.</strong></li><li><strong>What to wear/pack:</strong> water, breathable athletic clothes (later up, avoiding cotton with the first layer), a jacket or sweatshirt, a backpack to hold all of your belongings, hiking boots or shoes with good traction -NO VANS, a hat, a mask, Rain jacket or emergency poncho, your favorite plant-based snack: fresh fruit, nuts, granola bars e...<br/><br/> For details, visit the event page: https://www.ticketfalcon.com/e/bhw2021/

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Black People Who Hike

@blackpeoplewhohike was created to inspire people of color to step out of their comfort zones and get active outside!  Our mission is to empower, educate and reengage black people to the outdoors! Our meetups typically take place on Sundays mornings at a different location in the St. Louis area. Current Sunday Funday activities have included hiking, rock climbing and kayaking and yoga. Future Sunday Funday actives include bicycling, skiing and zip lining. We have new people that join each week who are new to these various activities and we welcome that! This group is all about new experiences! We are on Instagram at @blackpeoplewhohike. If you are not already following us, please do so here! https://www.instagram.com/blackpeoplewhohike

@Blackpeople is a group of friends and perspective friends who enjoy hiking and other activities together. It is not a professional event planning or guide service that assumes any responsibility for your safety.

Organizer

Black People Who Hike

@blackpeoplewhohike was created to inspire people of color to step out of their comfort zones and get active outside!  Our mission is to empower, educate and reengage black people to the outdoors! Our meetups typically take place on Sundays mornings at a different location in the St. Louis area. Current Sunday Funday activities have included hiking, rock climbing and kayaking and yoga. Future Sunday Funday actives include bicycling, skiing and zip lining. We have new people that join each week who are new to these various activities and we welcome that! This group is all about new experiences! We are on Instagram at @blackpeoplewhohike. If you are not already following us, please do so here! https://www.instagram.com/blackpeoplewhohike

@Blackpeople is a group of friends and perspective friends who enjoy hiking and other activities together. It is not a professional event planning or guide service that assumes any responsibility for your safety.