I've found that it takes a number of approaches to build a good network. I often attend "Partner meetup nights" at the climbing gym and have made some of my best gal friends that way. I also like events like the Outbound's "Pursuit" for meeting like-minded outdoorsy folk - and having a blast. Highly recommend signing up for classes (REI courses are great) and if you really want to meet more people fast, Bumble has a "BFF" function (as well as a networking one) for making new friends.
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