A weekly list of upcoming outdoors events in the Chattanooga area; to submit an event, write to email@example.com.
* Soddy-Daisy chapter of Tennessee Trails Association hikes: Friday-Sunday, TTA annual meeting, Fairfield Glade; Tuesday, Booker T. Washington State Park outer loop, easy to moderate 3.5 miles (meet at 8:30 a.m. in park at first parking lot near pool; call Jean Smith at 596-7681); Oct. 26, from John Muir Trail trailhead to Appalachia Power Plant on Hiwassee River, 6 miles, vehicle staging (meet at 8:30 a.m. at Food City in Ooltewah; call John Politte at 304-8327); Oct. 29, Cloudland Canyon, West Rim Trail, easy to moderate 4 miles (meet at 8:30 a.m. at Food City in Red Bank or 9:15 at trailhead; call Donna Pyers at 344-9271).
* Chickamauga Battlefield free bike tour: Saturday, 9:30-11:30 a.m., leisurely 3- to 4-mile ride from visitors center with history talks; adults & kids ages 8-up (with adult) welcome; helmets required. Bicycles can be reserved by calling 643-6888.
* Adult Archers & Aces: Tuesdays in October, noon-1:30 p.m., indoors at Outdoor Chattanooga center, Coolidge Park; ages 30-older, free, no reservations or experience necessary, sessions include games & socializing; equipment & instruction provided.
* Chattanooga Grotto Club meeting: Nov. 4, 7-8:30 p.m., Outdoor Chattanooga, Coolidge Park; promotes caving adventures; free, open to public.
* Chattanooga Ski Club meeting: Nov. 5, 7 p.m., Enclave subdivision clubhouse, 950 Channel View Lane. See www.chattanoogaskiclub.org
* Cumberland Trail hiking series: Nov. 9, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.; guided, moderately strenuous, 1 way (shuttle provided), mostly downhill 4-7 miles; free but advance registration required through firstname.lastname@example.org or 643-6888.
* Chattanooga Bicycle Club meeting: Nov. 18, 6-7 p.m., Outdoor Chattanooga, Coolidge Park; for recreational cyclists.
* Wild Trails 200 Mile Club: Encourages improved fitness; cover 200 miles in three months under one's own power, whether by running, biking, swimming, paddling, walking or other aerobic activities. Anyone interested can start at any time by registering at wildtrails.org/200-mile-club and recording his or her progress there. Getting to 200 makes one a member, and the membership card secures discounts at a variety of places. Club activities include a campout, barbecue and 15k/5k trail races every three months at Lula Lake Land Trust.