Adventures

All adventures and activities are initiated and organized by individual members with no claim of expertise. GLAC itself does not designate, approve, organize, or coordinate any official club events.

ONGOING ACTIVITIES

Hikes
Various club members arrange hikes on Monday and Friday mornings. Many hiking trails around the greater Kalamazoo area are explored on these excursions with specific locations to be announced on the forum. Keep your eye on the forum.

Kayak Tuesdays
Weekly kayaking outings on Tuesdays starting at 5:30pm, boats in water by 6:00. Watch email for location. 

 ”Get on Your Bike” Wednesdays
Starting Wednesday April 26th; weekly bike rides around the Kalamazoo area starting at 6:00pm, bikes roll at 6:15. Watch email for location.

Rollerblading
Dave G will be leading rollerblading on the second Thursday of every month in different locations around Kalamazoo and Portage. Watch the forum for location.

Xpedition Bike Trips 
Throughout spring, summer and fall, rides in Michigan and other areas. Usually on/off road trails, paved and unpaved, 20 miles or more. Day trips and night trips in Michigan and maybe Chicagoland. Led by Dave G. Watch email for announcements.

IMPROMPTU ACTIVITIES

Any club member may lead hikes, paddles, bike rides or other activities at any time.  These activities will be announced via the GLAC Forum

ACTIVITIES BEING PLANNED

KAYAKING TIPS
June 27, 2017
Nate will teach kayaking tips at Ramona Park, Long Lake. Enter the lake at the DNR site at the south end of the lake

NORTH AND SOUTH MANITOU ISLANDS
July, 2017
Backpacking trip, 2-3 days on each island,  fairly low mileage per day. Exact dates to be determined by group availability. If interested, contact Dave S.

SUMMER PICNIC
August 6, 2017
At Arleigh’s on Crooked Lake.

PICTURED ROCKS LAKESHORE TRAIL
Sept 9 – 14
Backpacking 42 miles from Grand Marais to Munising. Hike 8-12 miles per day, with nights at backcountry campgrounds Benchmark, Beaver Creek, and Mosquito River.   Contact Greg B. with questions.

ALLEGHENY MOUNTAINS
October 21-28, 2017
Hiking/backpacking  the  West Rim Trail and part of the Black Forest Trail in the Allegheny Mountains near Lycoming Pennsylvania. The trails are well marked and the fall colors should be spectacular. Contact Chuck C.

VIRGIN ISLANDS NATIONAL PARK
February 2018
Hiking, kayaking, snorkeling in and around the national park and national coral reef monument. This trip is full. Carrie Z.

ISLE ROYALE
May 2018
Contant Chuck C.

KIDS CAMPING
TBA
With children and grandchildren, possibly at Fort Custer. Contact Dave G.

RAFTING WEST VIRGINIA
TBA
Gauley and New Rivers, Contact Arleigh.