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If you like to hike, love nature, want to stay fit, want life long friendships, like to travel, love adventure, love history and want to be part of a club celebrating over 60 years of passion and the opportunity to hike more than 2,000 times a year with over 500 of your closest friends ....then the Indianapolis Hiking Club is for you!

Come take a closer look at what might be the best first day of the rest of your life. Learn more about us. Better yet, review our hike schedule and join us on any hike as a guest. Everyone 18 years or older is welcome, no invitation is necessary and there is no fee, but please no pets. We hope to see you soon!

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August and September Hike Schedule Now Available
The August and September hike schedule is now available on the hike schedule page. The calendar and mileage entry function for these two months are also available. Please note that there is an attachment to the schedule which provides voting instructions for the election of new officers for 2021 and a minor Constitution change.

Smoky Mountains Long Weekend to be Rescheduled for October, 2020
John Schlechte and Jim Goulding have some positive news to brighten your day. The annual Smokies trip will be held this Fall, with hikes being scheduled for October 8, 9 & 10. As Fall is a busy time in the Smokies, you will want to book your lodging as soon as possible. Further details will be included in the June/July schedule. Email Jim Schlechte (jschlechte@ameritech.net) if you have any questions.

Castleton Mall Hikes will be Outside
Rick Kinnaman, co-leader of the Mon/Wed/Fri Castleton Mall hikes, wants hikers to know the mall does not open until 11:00 AM, thus until further notice all hikes will be outdoors. There are no restroom opportunities or access to a water fountain. He will be at the door near the food court to sign everyone in (please wear mask for sign-in). Rick will be walking around the outside of mall from 8:00 to 10:00 so you can meet up with him to tell him your mileage if you do not arrive at 8:00. Should you have questions, you can contact Rick at (317)407-9746.

Westside Park, Greenwood Hike Added to Schedule
Glee Crowder's Westside Park hike in Greenwood was accidently left out of the published August/September schedule. It has been added to the website every Saturday in August and September at 8 AM, but will not appear in the printed schedule.

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