Hi @HillDawg8  and welcome. 

The Chicago area has a really large number of active Meetup groups and I know there are a couple (at least) women-only outdoors groups. 

There are also several outdoor groups that are really active and have a

lot of women who are active in them  

Check out https://meetup.com


Good luck!

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