RELAX– Sunday July 11th

Sun, Jul 11, 2021, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm CST

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11 Jul

About the Event


BPWH is reminding you to RELAX. Spending time in nature can improve memory, lower stress hormones, and reduce feelings of depression or anxiety, among other perks. Being in nature can help clear your head and bring you into the present moment, and is a great way to de-stress and RELAX. This Sunday July 11th we will be hiking a 4 mile trail at Sherman Beach Park (Al Foster Trail) a gem tucked away within the state of Missouri. The trail is considered EASY according to All Trails and leads you to a scenic and rewarding body of water.

*Light refreshments will be provided but it is encouraged  that you pack your own favorite snacks.

  1. What to expect: We meet up at 9am to check in, followed by introductions and a brief orientation. Promptly at 9:30am we will begin our to 4 mile hike. During the hike we will hangout, encourage mindful practices, take photos and enjoy our snacks. The hike will conclude around 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 (optional), Your favorite plant-based snack: fresh fruit, nuts, granola bars etc.
  4. Location:  Al Foster Trail, Wildwood, MO 63025.  Approximately 35 minute drive outside of St. Louis. 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:  Meet up 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. Level of Expertise: This is a beginner to moderate hike however proper shoes are highly recommended. We will be hiking on rocks and shoes with good traction and ankle support are needed. No flat shoes such as vans.
  7. 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
  8. Weather:  The weather is predicted to be 75 and cloudy with a chance of rain.
  9. Lunch: Light refreshments will be provided but you are encouraged to pack your own favorite snacks. Remember: It is important to eat light while hiking.
  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 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.


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Date and Time

Sun, Jul 11, 2021, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm CST

07/11/2021 9:00 am 07/11/2021 1:00 pm America/Chicago RELAX– Sunday July 11th Al Foster Trailhead
216 Grand St
Wildwood, Missouri 63038, United States
<p><br data-cke-filler="true"></p><p>BPWH is reminding you to RELAX. Spending time in nature can improve memory, lower stress hormones, and reduce feelings of depression or anxiety, among other perks. Being in nature can help clear your head and bring you into the present moment, and is a great way to de-stress and RELAX. This Sunday July 11th we will be hiking a 4 mile trail at Sherman Beach Park (Al Foster Trail) a gem tucked away within the state of Missouri. The trail is considered EASY according to All Trails and leads you to a scenic and rewarding body of water.</p><p>*Light refreshments will be provided but it is encouraged &nbsp;that you pack your own favorite snacks.</p><ol><li><strong>What to expect:</strong> We meet up at <strong>9am to check in,</strong> followed by introductions and a brief orientation. Promptly at 9:30am we will begin our to 4 mile hike. During the hike we will hangout, encourage mindful practices, take photos and enjoy our snacks. The hike will conclude ...<br/><br/> For details, visit the event page: https://www.ticketfalcon.com/e/relaxbpwh/

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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.