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Latinxhikers Durham Pop-up Hike

Latinxhikers is an online based community dedicated to promoting diversity and inclusion in the outdoors. We are hosting several pop-up hikes this summer and would love for you to join us! Check out @latinxhikers on Instagram or our website www.latinxhikers.com for more info about us and our pop-up hikes. :) DURHAM/RALEIGH/CHAPEL HILL All genders & skill levels welcome! Join us for our REI #sponsored pop-up hike at the Eno River State Park on Saturday, July 14th at 9:00am. We know it’s going to be a hot one so we want to get started early. We’ve heard some great things about this park and are excited to explore it with y’all! ***This is a FREE event*** Hike Details: TRAIL DES

Latinxhikers Atlanta Pop-up Hike

First up, ATLANTA! Join us for our REI #sponsored pop-up hike at the East Palisades Trail on June 16th at 9:00am. We know it’s going to be a hot one so we want to get started early. This is one of our favorite hikes in the Atlanta area and we're super excited to be doing this hike with all of you! Hike Details: TRAIL DESCRIPTION: This is an easy to moderate hike. The trail overlooks the Chattahoochee River, has beautiful views of the river and city and features a small bamboo forest. TIME: 9:00 am LOCATION: East Palisades Trailhead - Indian Trail Rd 1425 Indian Trail NW, Sandy Springs, GA 30327 [Ancestral lands of the Cherokee, Chickasaw and Muskogee (Creek) peoples] MEETING SPOT:

Latinxhikers Summer Pop-up Hikes

We’re excited to announce that we will be doing a series of pop-up hikes this summer, all thanks to our wonderful sponsors @rei! Here are the dates & locations: Atlanta - East Palisades Trail - June 16th Durham, NC - Eno River State Park - July 14th Chicago, IL - Starved Rock - August 4th More details to come.

Mental Health.

MENTAL HEALTH. A subject i still have a hard time talking about even with having more than four years of therapy under my belt. When i was growing up, I was taught that therapy was meant for “cuckoo” people and self-care was selfish. My family was good at sweeping issues under the rug and letting them stay there, only to come back to haunt us later on. I was an avid runner, soccer player, and “doer” that never liked to slow down. That was until I got injured. Surgery meant no running for at least 6 months, no soccer for at least 1 year, and no more constantly “doing stuff”. This is when my downward spiral began. I found myself calling into work frequently, most days I couldn’t get out of b