If somebody suggested I go on a hike for fun, I’d probably punch him in the face. Since when is walking fun? To me, calling a hike a summer associate “event” is like calling the Bataan Death March a hike.
It’s unique. People have a good time — well, maybe not everyone, but most people.
And if somebody needs to be helicoptered out, well, that just strengthens the bonding experience for the survivors….