THE ANCHORAGE ADVENTURERS

Notice: Please read our Event Suggestion Policy before suggesting an event!

We host a wide spectrum of outdoor activities. Many of our events require strong safety awareness, good personal fitness, advanced skills, and quality outdoor gear. Our core participants are older adults (age thirty and up) with a fair amount of outdoor experience. We are not geared toward beginners or those just thinking about getting fit. Our events are generally not suitable for children.

Our volunteer organizers and hosts are not guides or tour leaders. These events are like private outings with your friends, so do your own research, contribute ideas, expect the same risks, and take all necessary precautions. For your own safety, you should familiarize yourself with the local trailheads, trip routes, terrain, weather, and hazards. You are responsible for yourself!

MEMBERSHIP

• We have a limited capacity to absorb new members. We expect you to attend an event within 45 days of joining, so consider carefully whether this group is right for you. Inactive members may be removed.

• Your member name must include a real first name or nickname that people actually use for you. This helps our event hosts take attendance, and improves outdoor safety by promoting group cohesion.  Your last name is optional, but it helps if you include a last-name-initial.

• We ask that you include a recognizable photo of yourself on your member profile. This lets us put a face with a name at events, and helps in case a search effort is needed.

GUIDELINES

• Always read the full description before signing up for an event. If you invite guests, verify that they have the appropriate gear, skills, and level of fitness. 

• If you RSVP 'Yes', we expect you to attend. If your plans change, please switch your RSVP to 'No' in a timely manner. Be considerate: don't RSVP 'Yes' for size-limited events if you are unlikely to attend.

• This is not a dating site. If you engage in unwanted advances to our members, you will be removed.

• Firearms are expressly FORBIDDEN on any Adventurers outing. Anyone carrying a firearm at an AA event will be banned from the group.

• Helmets are required on all bicycle rides. 

• Vehicle break-ins can happen at any trailhead, so take precautions.

LINKS

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• For basic trip planning info, see: Outdoor Recreation Links.

• For event suggestions, see: Event Suggestion Policy (on our Discussion Board).

• For website help, see: Meetup Help Center and Meetup Technical Support.

RISKS AND DISCLAIMERS

Outdoor recreation activities are inherently dangerous. By signing up for Meetup.com, you agree to the Meetup Terms of Service. Section 6.2 of this agreement releases the organizers and event hosts from any liability related to incidents that occur at MeetUp gatherings.

Waiver of Liability: BY JOINING AS A MEMBER OF THE ANCHORAGE ADVENTURERS MEETUP GROUP, OR JOINING IN AN EVENT, YOU ASSUME RESPONSIBILITY FOR YOURSELF.

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Welcome, Anchorage Adventurers

Recent Meetups

  • Yesterday · 9:30 AM

    McHugh Peak -- Sunday

    7 Adventurers | 2 Photos

    Super last minute, but these are perfect snow conditions for spring hiking and it'd be great to cram in another hike this weekend! This will be from the Bear Valley side... Learn more
  • 3 days ago · 4:00 PM

    FLATTOP mountain

    2 Adventurers | 5.00 | 2 Photos

    After-work- hike to get some fresh air, exercise and beautiful view. Still quite a bit of snow on the trail. Need kahtoolahs, pole(s) optional. Hiking Distance: 1.7... Learn more
  • 3 days ago · 10:00 AM

    Friday Hike-Ship Pass to overlook

    12 Adventurers | 5.00 | 15 Photos

    This was Shane's idea, we'll hike 2.5 miles up Powerline then head into the valley (which may have deep snow) and out to the overlook. Hike should take 5-6 hours total.... Learn more
  • 4 days ago · 7:00 PM

    Wallyball!!

    8 Adventurers | 5.00

    As always IF YOU CANNOT MAKE IT please change your RSVP to a "No" so others may attend. Time for Wallyball! It's volleyball in a raquetball court. A fast-paced,... Learn more
  • 4 days ago · 6:00 PM

    Learn about kayaking in Alaska - for free!

    29 Adventurers | 5.00

    Mark Haldane will be giving his first of the season 'Intro to Kayaking' class at REI on Thurs April 23 from 6-7:30pm. It's free, informative and entertaining. And free!!... Learn more
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