Take A Hike! N.J. was founded in the winter of 2018, with the mission of bringing people together through the mutual enjoyment of hiking. We hold hikes all around New Jersey for weekend hikers during the Winter, with an added weeknight hike in the Spring and Summer. We are made up of hikers of all skill levels, and are dog-friendly! We also stress that you must ‘Leave No Trace Behind.’ Please follow us on Facebook, Meetup.Com, YouTube and Instagram.
Today I attended the Great Outdoor Expo at the Best Western in Kingston, New York. What a great experience. Next year, I will definitely be renting a table to promote Take A Hike! N.J.
Upon speaking to so many great people in this industry, I was blown away by the positive response about Take A Hike! N.J.’s mission, what we provide, and even our logo and group name. Very tongue in cheek indeed, but that was my intention when I came up with the name. I wanted it to be something fun and different, but most importantly, memorable. I know that I made a positive impression on the people I met.
I must thank my friend and hiking buddy, Pierre Bertran. He acted as a brand ambassador today, promoting the group and educating people about what we do. We had a fantastic time, and look forward to returning next year.
I met and interacted with members of numerous outdoor groups, including the following:
The Woodstock Land Conservancy (WoodstockLandConservancy.org)
RPH Cabin Volunteers Club
Muddy Boots-Guiding & Gear Rental Co.
Friends of the Catskill Mountain Rail Trail
L.L. Bean (LLBean.com)
Campmor Outdoor (Campmor.com)
Eastern Outdoor Experiences (EasternOutdoorExperiences.com)
Hudson Valley Ski Club (HudsonValleySkiClub.org)
Hunter Mountain (HunterMtn.com)
Tour de Cure American Diabetes Association (diabetes.org/capitalregion)
The New York-New Jersey Trail Conference (NYNJTC.org)
Hike On Guides/Moe Lemire (HikeOnGuides.Com)
REI Co-Op (REI.com)
The Catskill Center (CatskillCenter.org)
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (dec.ny.gov/outdoor)
Esopus Creek Conservancy (EsopusCreekConservancy.org)
Tree Juice (TreeJuiceMapleSyrup.com)
Pinkey Puzzles (PinkeyPuzzles.com)
Take A Hike! N.J. is on most online platforms. Here is where you can find us:
Facebook business page: Take A Hike NJ
Meetup.Com public group name: TakeAHikeNJ