Kansas City Area Outings

Sierra Club outings are open to members and non-members alike. If you would like to attend an outing, contact the leader of that trip at least a week in advance of the outing. Please see the bottom of this page for Participant Guidelines and the Carpooling Policy.
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August 2012 to January 2013
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Any season — Maintenance, Hidden Valley Park, Kansas City, MO.
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Participation Guidelines
Sierra Club outings are open to members and non-members alike. If you would like to attend an outing, contact the leader of that trip at least a week in advance of the outing. A monetary donation may be requested on some outings. Any monies donated go towards supporting and perpetuating our outings program. Check the latest outings updates at: http://missouri.sierraclub.org/thb/outings or http://kansas.sierraclub.org/EventsSearch.asp. Trip leaders may restrict the size of the group and may screen participants for the skills and equipment necessary for the particular type of outing being conducted. All participants on Sierra Club outings are required to sign a standard liability waiver. If you would like to read the liability waiver before you choose to participate on an outing, please go to: http://www.sierraclub.org/outings/chapter/forms, or contact the Outings Department at (415) 977-5528 for a printed version. A note about carpooling: In the interests of facilitating the logistics of some outings, it is customary that participants make carpooling arrangements. The Sierra Club does not have insurance for carpooling arrangements and assumes no liability for them.

CST 2087766-40. Registration as a seller of travel does not constitute approval by the State of California.

Carpooling Policy
Carpooling, ride sharing or anything similar is strictly a private arrangement among the participants. Participants assume the risks associated with this travel. Pets are not allowed on outings unless specifically approved in advance by the leader. All outings are non smoking.

The Thomas Hart Benton Group (Missouri) and the Kanza Group (Kansas) share outings. For general information about local Sierra Club outings contact:

Michael Reed , Thomas Hart Benton Group Outings Chair   mereed@runbox.com
Kanza Group Outings Chair   http://kansas.sierraclub.org


- Plan Ahead and Prepare
- Concentrate Use in Resistant Areas
- Avoid Places Where Impact is Just Beginning
- Pack It In, Pack It Out
- Properly Dispose of What You Can't Pack Out
- Leave What You Find
- Use Fire Responsibly

Other Sierra Club Outings
Group and Chapter Outings Link to other Group and Chapter Outings
National and International Outings Run by Sierra Club HQ (fee required)
Inner City Outings Inner City Outings Program

Other Local Outdoor Groups
Ozark Trail Association Group to promote the Ozark Trail in Missouri
Ozark Highland Trail Association Group to promote the Ozark Highlands Trail in Arkansas
Prairie Packers Topeka based outings group
Friends of the Kaw Kansas River Keepers

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