Group Hike – General – Linnton Loop

RSVP on facebook or on the form at the bottom. It is super important I know who is coming!

Unlikely Hikers creates safer, supportive outdoor community for people underrepresented in outdoors culture. We hike together as a group. No hiker left behind! Absolutely no diet or weight loss talk. Be mindful of gender pronouns, group dynamics, microaggressions, cultural appropriation and different physical ability levels.

SERIES: General – Challenging, elevation gains higher than 500 feet and higher mileage. See our Group Hikes page for more info on our various series.

LOCATION: Linnton, Oregon

TIME: 10am | DRIVE TIME: +/- 15 minutes

TRAIL STATS: 5.2 miles, 900 ft. elevation gain, loop.

TERRAIN: Steep parts in the beginning (uphill) and last 1/4 or so (downhill). Very muddy! Short road walk (>.3 mile), one big log to climb over.

Directions: “Linnton Loop Hike Trailhead” on google maps. 105th & St. Helens in Linnton (just north of portland)

PARKING: no pass needed

DOGS & KIDS: Low drama dogs are ok. I adore all dogs, but I’ve got a lot on my mind while leading, so I can’t also manage peoples dogs, too. Kids are welcome, but I can’t promise kid-appropriate conversations within a group of adults.

$1-$10 suggested sliding scale donation—no one turned away for lack of funds—to make these hikes more sustainable. Consider donating for someone who can’t! Cash accepted, though I won’t ask for money day-of. Thank you!

Venmo: @jenny-bruso
Patreon: (monthly, recurring)

You can read some of my thoughts on group hiking here and get a good idea of what you’re in for:

For more hiking 101 and gear info and nerdery:


Unlikely Hikers offers three hiking series for different needs and levels of intensity. 1) General, 2) Low Intensity & 3) Nice & Slow. We want you to to have the most fun and supportive experience possible! Ask yourself, “how does my body like to hike?” No hike is “one size fits all” and choosing the wrong trail could potentially harm you. What is your ideal mileage? Elevation gain? Find out what group is best for you here: Beginners are welcome! Feel free to ask any questions if you don’t know what some of this means xo

RSVP on facebook or on this form. It is super important I know who is coming! NOTE: You will only hear from me if something changes.

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