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The site for active outdoor friendships and dating.
Find an active outdoor partner
If you are looking to date an active outdoor partner and enjoy the outdoors hand in hand with a fellow enthusiast OR just find a few friends with same interests, then look no further.
Start searching summary profiles now with our easy-to-use Search function above to help you find people with similar outdoor interests, or use our handy Map function to help you to find people who live nearby. Take a look at our Forum and Invitations pages for up-to-date postings by Members.
Register for FREE to find a new love or friendship; someone into walking, skiing or mountaineering; climbing, scrambling and mountain biking; or maybe you are a water person with sailing and canoeing as your main interest. Adventures with a like minded person are just around the corner.
To send or receive safe and secure messages you will need to Log in. Membership costs just £4.99 per month and opens up a network of invaluable contacts.
What has Outdoor Duo done for me? ...Members have tweeted the following;
“Fabulous site I have met a wonderful lady just hope the friendship develops into more.” norman 17/11/13 13:19
“Fab site.Met loads of lovely people and had some fab trips and also met a great guy.Thanks OD.” Ally 22/06/13 23:50
“Joining OD has certainly changed my life and have met some fantastic people which I can certainly say have become very good friends..” Adventure Rick 17/06/13 12:07
“Awsum site! Ive heard the words,trust, love,safe all meant in their emotional context. Said by strangers to strangers who've become a family” Hamishny Mcbunnie 03/01/13 12:44
“Fantastic site, lovely likeminded people,great walks,,,,5 star..” M G 14/06/12 05:10
A personal message ...
I started this site in response to a need I perceived when speaking to single "outdoorsy" friends. With one in particular, a keen walker, we were discussing her engagement to a really nice guy she had met locally. Unfortunately he wasn't the "outdoor" type. His idea of sport was a Saturday morning in front of the telly with a beer. It was clear in our conversation that there was an area of her life that was missing from their relationship. When she spoke of the hills she spoke with a note of sadness in her voice, a sound of loss. The story was the same with other friends; they could meet perfectly nice acceptable partners through local friends and activities, but there was always something missing.
It was after these conversations that I resolved to start the site. To help like minded people get in contact. To avoid the sadness. Oh yeah ... and to make a bit of money.
Little did I know the emotional journey I was about to go on. The e-mails I received brought tears to my eyes on a regular basis. People feeling desperately lonely would write about how the site had brought new friends and joy to their lives. Others would speak of the discovery of their perfect partner and a new life they didn't expect. Still more would just overflow with thanks for unspecified benefits and merely ask that I "Keep up the good work."
In short, behind the anonymity of the internet there are Real People, with Real Lives.
If you're not already a member I hope you'll join our community and find your own share of joy.