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Events To Watch!
Merry Christmas!
12/25/2014
CABIN 1 - Cabin Camping after Christmas
12/26/2014
CABIN 2 - Cabin Camping after Christmas
12/26/2014
CABIN 3 (PET FRIENDLY) - Cabin Camping after Christmas
12/26/2014
Cabin Camping after Christmas - South Shore Park on Lake Bastrop
12/26/2014
Hike Lake Bastrop
12/27/2014
Fall Colors Hike at St. Edward Park
12/28/2014
Travis Lakebed Hike
12/29/2014
Walnut Creek Hike
12/29/2014
Happy Hour at Pleasant Storage Room - a Cuban Caribbean experience!
12/30/2014
Canyon Creek Hike
12/30/2014
A different kind of New Years. Fireworks and fresh air fun.
12/31/2014
Cards Against Humanity & Pot-Luck Dinner
01/02/2015
Pedernales Falls State Park TRAIL BUILD & RIDE!!!
01/02/2015
Pedernales Falls State Park TRAIL BUILD & RIDE!!!
01/03/2015
Westcave Preserve Guided Tour
01/04/2015
Target practice at Red's
01/05/2015
Our 2015 Travel Schedule Launch Parties-REI GATEWAY
01/06/2015
OPEN TO PUBLIC!
AFTER PARTY at Iron Cactus
01/06/2015
OPEN TO PUBLIC!
Ski Whistler, BC Planning Meeting
01/06/2015
OPEN TO PUBLIC!
Pool at Slick Willie's North
01/06/2015
Our 2015 Travel Schedule Launch Parties-REI DOWNTOWN
01/07/2015
OPEN TO PUBLIC!
AFTER PARTY at J Black's on 6th Street!
01/07/2015
OPEN TO PUBLIC!
AFTER PARTY at BJ'S Brewhouse!
01/09/2015
OPEN TO PUBLIC!
Our 2015 Travel Schedule Launch Parties-REI ROUND ROCK
01/09/2015
OPEN TO PUBLIC!
PAINTBALL!!!! and lunch after
01/10/2015
Comanche Bluff Hike!
01/10/2015
Grelle Recreation Area Hike and Cook Out
01/11/2015
Let's Eat Tacos: Taco Monday and Happy Hour at Texican Cafe - South Lamar
01/12/2015
HCO Monthly Meet N Greet at Manuel's on Great Hills
01/14/2015
OPEN TO PUBLIC!
The K2 of AUSTIN !River Place UPPER!
01/15/2015
Solitude on South Padre Island holiday weekend
01/16/2015
OPEN TO PUBLIC!
HCO Helping Hands Volunteer Day at the SARA Animal Sanctuary.
01/17/2015
OPEN TO PUBLIC!
Have fun for free!
01/17/2015
Hike the Barton Creek Greenbelt
01/18/2015
Easy Hike at Mary Moore Searight Park in South Austin
01/19/2015
Let's Eat!!! HopDoddy Burger Bar
01/21/2015
Pedernales Falls State Park TRAIL BUILD & RIDE!!!
01/22/2015
Painting with a Twist
01/22/2015
HCO Craft Beer night- preceded by casual run
01/23/2015
4-mile loop at McKinney Roughs Nature Park
01/24/2015
OPEN TO PUBLIC!
Ski Whistler, BC Canada - Shared Room Sign Up Here
01/25/2015
OPEN TO PUBLIC!
Ski Whistler, BC Canada - Private Room Sign Up Here
01/25/2015
OPEN TO PUBLIC!
Let's Eat Pizza: Home Slice Pizza
01/26/2015
Barton Creek Night Hike
01/28/2015
Casual Bike Ride at Brushy Creek Regional Trail
01/31/2015
It's Time to Get Your Boogie On! -- Austin Free Day of Dance
01/31/2015
Camping at Colorado Bend State Park!
03/06/2015
Camping at Colorado Bend State Park (CAMP SAT ONLY)
03/07/2015
HCO Helping Hands: It's My Park Day!
03/07/2015
OPEN TO PUBLIC!
CAMP HCO: Camp Eagle Adventure Weekend!
03/27/2015
OPEN TO PUBLIC!
9 Days in Stunning Southeast China Adventure Tour
04/18/2015
OPEN TO PUBLIC!
Camping at Inks Lake State Park!
05/15/2015
Camping at Inks Lake State Park (CAMP FRI ONLY)
05/15/2015
Camping at Inks Lake State Park (CAMP SAT ONLY)
05/16/2015
Ozark River Adventure on the Buffalo National River in Arkansas
05/20/2015
OPEN TO PUBLIC!
Ouachita Mountains and Hot Springs Getaway
05/27/2015
OPEN TO PUBLIC!
Best Hikes & Cities of Switzerland Tour! Enjoy 9 days of hiking and sightseeing in majestic Switzerland
05/29/2015
OPEN TO PUBLIC!
North Italy Adventure (Part 1): Hiking the Italian Alps (FULL - WAITING LIST ONLY)
07/11/2015
OPEN TO PUBLIC!
North Italy Adventure (Part 2): Exploring Florence, Cinque Terre, and Tuscany (1 SPOT LEFT)
07/17/2015
OPEN TO PUBLIC!
Glacier and Waterton Lakes National Parks Adventure
08/15/2015
OPEN TO PUBLIC!
CAMP HCO: 15th Annual Big Bend Adventure
11/05/2015
American Outdoor Adventure Network
Hill Country Outdoors is now a part of the American Outdoor Adventure Network. Below is a list of all Network clubs that you NOW have access to with your username and password information.
Hill Country Outdoors
Bayou City Outdoors
Adventure Club San Diego
Adventure Club San Antonio

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Hill Country Outdoors (HCO) is an events-oriented club. Our focus is on offering our members a wide variety of outdoor, sporting, and social events every week. Whether you're new to the Austin area or lived here your whole life, being a member in HCO is a great way to explore all that central Texas has to offer with a fun, friendly and active group. 

At Hill Country Outdoors, we specialize in adventure! Our events range from outdoor activities such as hiking, camping, biking, road trips and rafting, to social gatherings like wine-tasting, dinners, and happy hours. Whether you are an avid, outdoors enthusiast or just looking to get out of the house on a Saturday, you'll find plenty to do in HCO. Many of the activities that we sponsor are organized with the beginner in mind, giving you the opportunity to experience new and exciting adventures.

We have hundreds of members and organize more than seventy events every month. We utilize state-of-the-art, Internet-based technology to make us the most organized club of its kind. We know that you're busy. With just a few clicks of the mouse, you can access our full calendar and plan your week in moments. We do all the work. You just sign up, show up, and have fun!


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Community Impact News
Hill Country Outdoors (08/12)

Texas Parks & Wildlife TV
Outdoor Clubbing (03/10)

Rare Magazine
Adventure Bound (04/09) - Pp. 28-29

Country Line Magazine
Hill Country Outdoors - Get Your Sunshine On! (04/09) - P. 15

Shape Magazine
Looking for a Fun, Fresh Workout? Join These Clubs (04/08)

Texas Parks & Wildlife Magazine
Get Online, Get Outside (01/08)

News 8 Austin
Experience the great outdoors – and make a friend or two (4/6/07)

Good Life Magazine
The Friendly Outdoors (03/07)

Austin American Statesman
Austin's Great Outdoors (09/05/05)

The Austin Chronicle
Best of Austin Awards - "Best Outdoor Events" (2005)

Round Rock Leader
Finding Adventure Close to Home (07/16/05)

Fox 7 News
Outward Bound (09/04)

The Austin Chronicle
Best of Austin Awards - "Best Place to Meet People Outside the Office" (2002)

Events To Watch!
Merry Christmas!
12/25/2014
Cabin Camping after Christmas - South Shore Park on Lake Bastrop
12/26/2014
CABIN 1 - Cabin Camping after Christmas
12/26/2014
CABIN 2 - Cabin Camping after Christmas
12/26/2014
CABIN 3 (PET FRIENDLY) - Cabin Camping after Christmas
12/26/2014
Hike Lake Bastrop
12/27/2014
Fall Colors Hike at St. Edward Park
12/28/2014
Travis Lakebed Hike
12/29/2014
Walnut Creek Hike
12/29/2014
Happy Hour at Pleasant Storage Room - a Cuban Caribbean experience!
12/30/2014
Canyon Creek Hike
12/30/2014
A different kind of New Years. Fireworks and fresh air fun.
12/31/2014
Cards Against Humanity & Pot-Luck Dinner
01/02/2015
Pedernales Falls State Park TRAIL BUILD & RIDE!!!
01/02/2015
Pedernales Falls State Park TRAIL BUILD & RIDE!!!
01/03/2015
Westcave Preserve Guided Tour
01/04/2015
Target practice at Red's
01/05/2015
AFTER PARTY at Iron Cactus
OPEN TO PUBLIC!

01/06/2015
Ski Whistler, BC Planning Meeting
OPEN TO PUBLIC!

01/06/2015
Pool at Slick Willie's North
01/06/2015
Our 2015 Travel Schedule Launch Parties-REI GATEWAY
OPEN TO PUBLIC!

01/06/2015
Our 2015 Travel Schedule Launch Parties-REI DOWNTOWN
OPEN TO PUBLIC!

01/07/2015
AFTER PARTY at J Black's on 6th Street!
OPEN TO PUBLIC!

01/07/2015
AFTER PARTY at BJ'S Brewhouse!
OPEN TO PUBLIC!

01/09/2015
Our 2015 Travel Schedule Launch Parties-REI ROUND ROCK
OPEN TO PUBLIC!

01/09/2015
PAINTBALL!!!! and lunch after
01/10/2015
Comanche Bluff Hike!
01/10/2015
Grelle Recreation Area Hike and Cook Out
01/11/2015
Let's Eat Tacos: Taco Monday and Happy Hour at Texican Cafe - South Lamar
01/12/2015
HCO Monthly Meet N Greet at Manuel's on Great Hills
OPEN TO PUBLIC!

01/14/2015
The K2 of AUSTIN !River Place UPPER!
01/15/2015
Solitude on South Padre Island holiday weekend
OPEN TO PUBLIC!

01/16/2015
HCO Helping Hands Volunteer Day at the SARA Animal Sanctuary.
OPEN TO PUBLIC!

01/17/2015
Have fun for free!
01/17/2015
Hike the Barton Creek Greenbelt
01/18/2015
Easy Hike at Mary Moore Searight Park in South Austin
01/19/2015
Let's Eat!!! HopDoddy Burger Bar
01/21/2015
Painting with a Twist
01/22/2015
Pedernales Falls State Park TRAIL BUILD & RIDE!!!
01/22/2015
HCO Craft Beer night- preceded by casual run
01/23/2015
4-mile loop at McKinney Roughs Nature Park
OPEN TO PUBLIC!

01/24/2015
Ski Whistler, BC Canada - Shared Room Sign Up Here
OPEN TO PUBLIC!

01/25/2015
Ski Whistler, BC Canada - Private Room Sign Up Here
OPEN TO PUBLIC!

01/25/2015
Let's Eat Pizza: Home Slice Pizza
01/26/2015
Barton Creek Night Hike
01/28/2015
Casual Bike Ride at Brushy Creek Regional Trail
01/31/2015
It's Time to Get Your Boogie On! -- Austin Free Day of Dance
01/31/2015
Camping at Colorado Bend State Park!
03/06/2015
Camping at Colorado Bend State Park (CAMP SAT ONLY)
03/07/2015
Help beautify a neighborhood park
OPEN TO PUBLIC!

03/07/2015
CAMP HCO: Camp Eagle Adventure Weekend!
OPEN TO PUBLIC!

03/27/2015
China Adventure
OPEN TO PUBLIC!

04/18/2015
Camping at Inks Lake State Park!
05/15/2015
Camping at Inks Lake State Park (CAMP FRI ONLY)
05/15/2015
Camping at Inks Lake State Park (CAMP SAT ONLY)
05/16/2015
Ozark River Adventure on the Buffalo National River in Arkansas
OPEN TO PUBLIC!

05/20/2015
Ouachita Mountains and Hot Springs Getaway
OPEN TO PUBLIC!

05/27/2015
Best Hikes & Cities of Switzerland Tour! Enjoy 9 days of hiking and sightseeing in majestic Switzerland
OPEN TO PUBLIC!

05/29/2015
North Italy Adventure (Part 1): Hiking the Italian Alps (FULL - WAITING LIST ONLY)
OPEN TO PUBLIC!

07/11/2015
North Italy Adventure (Part 2): Exploring Florence, Cinque Terre, and Tuscany (1 SPOT LEFT)
OPEN TO PUBLIC!

07/17/2015
Glacier and Waterton Lakes National Parks Adventure
OPEN TO PUBLIC!

08/15/2015
CAMP HCO: 15th Annual Big Bend Adventure
11/05/2015

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