So we might conclude that hiking is the most strenuous way to make new friends, walking is the middle ground, and rambling is the least exhausting.To avoid confusion Outdoor Duo uses one category, walking.
See the Pictures gallery for a flavour of our members' interests in the great outdoors across the UK.
Many members of Outdoor Duo are searching for both partners and friends.
There is nothing better than walking hand in hand, admiring the views together, whether as a couple or as part of a group of friends.
Traditionally dating and making new friends is carried out at parties and in pubs, but these activities don't necessarily attract many ramblers and walkers keen on the outdoors.
Are you currently aged over 50, reside in Devon and looking for a new life partner or that someone special in your life?
If so then perhaps the high quality dating and personal introductions service at Avenues Dating will be of interest to you?
We introduce one at a time and use your feedback to help refine the choices we make for you.
We keep your private life private at all times, as a cornerstone of our service .
They are the only truly independent dating body in the country, who represent the interests of clients only and are lobbying for stronger regulation and compulsory background checks by all.
Are you a keen walker or rambler who would like to spend more time with someone who also enjoys your favourite activity?
Recently online dating has been severely criticised in the press and on TV and we would wish to stress that our service is vastly different to that offered by online dating providers.