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We are a group of men and women who enjoy the Great Friends, Great Times and the Great Outdoors in Southern California.
Visit one of our five Chapters by clicking on any of the logos above.
Great Outdoors consists of five Chapters serving regions throughout Southern California. Membership entitles privileges to all events, activities, and discounts sponsored by any of the Great Outdoors Chapters. We are a non-profit, all volunteer club predominately serving the LGBTQA+ community.
You may join any Chapter you wish, regardless of where you reside or work. We encourage you to explore each Chapter on this website. You will find that each Chapter has their own "personality" and unique style. Our activities include camping trips, day hiking, backpacking, whitewater rafting, canoes, swimming, kayaking, fishing, 4x4 off-road, cycling, mountain biking, social gatherings, game nights and other interesting events.
Check out our All Chapter Calendar (click here) for a list of our upcoming overnight trips as well as our Outdoors Experience education training dates.
Geographically, our Chapters cover the following areas:
LA - Los Angeles - Los Angeles county
OCLB - Orange County/Long Beach - Orange county, including Long Beach
PS - Palm Springs - Palm Springs and the Coachella Valley
SBVC - Santa Barbara/Ventura - Santa Barbara and Ventura counties
SD - San Diego - San Diego county
For more information, follow the text or button links above. If you cannot decide which Chapter you should contact, please email our Webmaster. You may join the Chapter of your choosing or be a Member At Large. Once you join one Chapter, you're a member of all of our Chapters.
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