New Friday Meeting – Rainbow Room – LGBTQ+ and Friends

Rainbow Room – LGBTQ+ and Friends

The Rainbow Room is an LGBTQ+ friendly, safe room, where alcoholic gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, queer/questioning, asexual, pansexual, sapiosexual people and all others are dedicated to finding the solutions to our common problems in recovery.In the spirit of AA, all are welcome.

It’s a speaker & discussion meeting on different topics relating to AA, sobriety, the 12 steps, the tools for life on life’s terms, love & codependency.

This is a closed meeting, meaning for people who have a desire to stop drinking.

If you’d like more information or if you’re new and need help, send us a message at: rainbowroom@gmx.ch

See you soon!

WTF Schindellegi-Etzel-St.Meinrad Hike

Walking Through Fellowship summer sensation to the top of Etzel. Magnificent panoramas of Lake Zurich, Bachtel and the Sihlsee all the way to the triad of Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau. 

When: Sunday 27 June 2021 10:00 – 15:00Hosts:  Marika R. +41 79 474 15 40, GSR, Tuesday 11th Steppers Group

Joel B. +41 79 703 8003, IG Activities Coordinator

Features: Easy to moderate hiking through forest, meadow and rocky ridgeline; sheltered picnic area for WTF outdoor AA meeting and self-catered lunch. Multiple options to lengthen or shorten the hike.

Route: Schindellegi to Etzel and down to either Pfäikkon or Lachen (circa 4-5 hours)

Difficulty: T1: easy/moderate. 320 meter ascent/ 520 descent

Cost: Free. Pay own travel costs to-from meeting and end points

Weather: Rain or shine – there’s no bad weather, just bring the right gear

Meeting pt: 10:00 Wädenswill BH, track 1 – «P+R Weinrebe» for cars. We will then take S13 SOB (Südostbahn ;-) at 10:10 to Schindellegi (so don’t be late arriving in Wädenswill

End point: Back down to Zurichsee – you can decide for Pfäikkon, Lachen, etc.

Lunch: Bring your own food, drinks and desire for fun and fellowship!

More details and points of interest:

German: https://wegwandern.ch/listing/wanderung-schindellegi-feusisberg-etzel-st-meinrad-luegeten-wandern/

English: https://swissfamilyfun.com/etzel-kulm-loop-hike/

QUESTIONS? contact Marika or Joel.

WTF Schnebelhorn Hike

For our newest WTF (Walking Through Fellowship) Hike, we recommend good hiking shoes/boots, sunscreen and a love for wide open alpine space for this moderately difficult (T2) hike to the gipfel of Schnebelhorn (1292 m), the highest point in canton Zurich. 

When: (Mothers Day) Sunday 09 May 2021       09:00 – 15:00

Hosts:  Bruce W. +41 78 680 09 13, IG Zoom Hosts’ Coordinator
Marika R. +41 79 474 15 40, GSR, Tuesday 11th Steppers Group

Joel B. +41 79 703 8003, IG Activities Coordinator

Features: Fantastic views from the Schnebelhorn include the striking Säntis (2502 m) to the east, the majestic Grosser Mythen (1898 m) to the southwest.

Route: 14 km loop from Steg im Tösstal to Schnebelhorn and back to Steg.

Difficulty: T2: moderate. 800 meter elevation ascent/descent

Cost: Free. Pay own travel costs to-from meeting and end points

Weather: Rain or shine – there’s no bad weather, just bring the right gear

Meeting pt: From Winterthur BH with Marika (09:00) or parking lot in Steg with Joel (10:00)

End point: Finish where you began in Steg or Winterthur

Lunch: Bring your own food, drinks and a burning desire for fun and fellowship

More route details https://wegwandern.ch/listing/schnebelhorn-hoechster-gipfel-zuerich-wanderung-wandern or (in EN) https://www.alltrails.com/trail/switzerland/zurich/round-trip-steg-to-schnebelhorn

WTF* Spring Hike on the Pfnüsel-Küste

Come celebrate the 1st day of Spring with friends, families and fellows. Invite your sponsor or sponsee, grandparents, parents, partner(s), kids, kid’s friends, everyone is welcome! Please pass this on throughout our fellowship and other 12-Step programs who may benefit from WTF.

When: Saturday 20 March 2021       10:00-16:00

RSVP:  Marika R. +41 79 474 15 40, GSR, Tuesday 11th Steppers (hybrid) meeting

Joel B. +41 79 703 8003, IG Activities Coordinator

What: Bärlauch Lovers Dream hike on the 1st day of Spring! with outdoor AA meeting

Route: Horgen-Käpfnach-Aabachtobel-Harüti-Schlieregg-Wädenswil

Difficulty: T1: easy to moderate. 250 meter elevation ascent/descent

Cost: Free. Pay own travel costs to-from meeting and end points

Weather: Rain or Shine – there’s no bad weather, just bring the right gear

Features: Spring wildflowers, abundant bärlauch, outdoor AA meeting, waterfalls, panorama views, flower-adorned timber frame houses, spiritual growth through fellowship

Meeting pt: Start from Horgan train station – or Horgan ferry landing

End point: Finish at Wädenswil Bahnhof/ZSG ship pier

Lunch: Bring your own food, drinks and a burning desire for fun and fellowship