P assion for mountains
E nthusiasm for 5000 ft
A dventurous scrambling
K omradery for camping
S nacks to share

"PEAKS" guides this group to have fun, be safe and become friends. We enjoy gourmet potlucks, and anywhere in the outdoors, be it in the mountains, on the water or in the air. We mostly hike and snowshoe, scramble and ski, occasionally sail and kayak, fly, and perhaps travel together to exotic adventurous places around the world.

Please remember, our organizers are not guides. We are not professional trainers or experts. You are responsible for your own safety and your preparation for the events. You need to be properly equipped for all weather conditions, un-anticipated delays by other participants or for whatever reason, and have the skill level necessary to participate.

All participants must have a Waiver ( http://files.meetup.c...) on file. By signing up for an event, you certify that you have signed and delivered the Waiver. Regardless of the waiver mentioned above, by joining as a members of ePeaks meetup Group, or joining in an event, you assume responsibility for yourself and your guests. While novices are welcome, you should know your own limitation. Also, you agree to the "Meetup terms of service and consitions" . You can not be a minor to sgn up with us. 


We want everybody to enjoy this and all participants need to help the organizers keep it simple. Thus:

A: Show up on time, or call/cancel in time. Others may want to go. Call, don't just TEXT.
B: Come equipped for the event! Have your 11 essentials!
C: Stay together, or make sure if the group splits into two, each has a leader with experience.
D: Be safe and make sure others are too! If you are not comfortable on an event, speak up and ask for help.
E: Pay gas money to the driver.
F: Share snacks and help other to make it fun for everybody. See http://www.epeaks.com... for info

We do not invite everybody into the group or onto events, as too many people make it impossible to enjoy the outdoors and makes it unsafe. We try to invite people with the same speed, goals and skill levels, and sometimes some novices to start learning as well.

We are slow and steady when doing adventures hikes, scrambles and trips. We will get there, and are not afraid of coming back late with flash lights. We are equipped. We take care of everybody and try our best to make sure that everyone has a good time and return home safely.

So… Welcome and enjoy the group and its volunteer organizers.



Val, The Slow Mountain Turtle

206-722-4216

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Welcome to Peaks!

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  • 4h ago · 7:00 AM

    A Snow Peak with a View

    2 Mountain Turtles

    Weather Permitting! CAR CONTRIBUTIONS: 50c/mile/car Now sure yet where, but some interesting trail or scramble perhaps Val [masked] If you ware willing to drive (in snow... Learn more
  • Yesterday · 6:00 AM

    Fortune Peak

    9 Mountain Turtles | 5.00 | 67 Photos

    Fortune Peak is a alpine scramble over snow - beautiful views of Esmeralda, Stuart, Ingalls, and many peaks around.Here are the pictures from our trip last yearhttp://... Learn more
  • April 12 · 7:00 AM

    Ancient Peak & Lakes

    3 Mountain Turtles | 162 Photos

    Weather Permitting! CAR CONTRIBUTIONS: 50c/mile/car Now sure yet where, but some interesting trail or scramble perhaps Val [masked] If you ware willing to drive (in snow... Learn more
  • April 11 · 7:00 AM

    Ancient Lakes backpack and photo tour

    2 Mountain Turtles | 5.00 | 15 Photos

    Saturday, hike in and setup camp, explore area. Saturday night, stay up and watch the skies Sunday, pack up and head home. Hopefully the skies will be clear and have a... Learn more
  • April 9 · 7:00 AM

    Midweek Conditioning: Mailbox

    2 Mountain Turtles | 5.00 | 13 Photos

    Old trail: http://www.wta.org/go-hiking/hikes/mailbox-peak-old-trail Distance: 5 miles round trip Elevation gain: 4,000 ft Spikes, Poles, 10 essentials... Discover Pass... Learn more
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What's new

  • New Photos
    Wanda added 54 new photos to Fortune Peak
    15m ago
  • New Photo Comment
    Ashwin Ashwin commented on a photo
    1h ago

    "looks like we are covering stuart completely :-)"

  • New Photo Comment
    Ashwin Ashwin commented on a photo
    1h ago

    "good pic"

  • New Photo Comment
    Wanda Wanda commented on a photo
    1h ago

    "One of the best trips I have been on with such great people, lots of laughs, brilliant views; the newbies had a great lesson in glissading and self-arrest; great job! - thanks Ashwin for this amazing outing"

  • New Photos
    Manolo added 13 new photos to Fortune Peak
    2h ago
  • New comment
    Jen Jen commented on Fortune Peak
    2h ago
    Jen

    "Thanks for such a funtastic day!"

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  • New comment
    Khanh Khanh commented on Fortune Peak
    Yesterday
    Khanh

    "What a fun day we had everyone! Thanks Ashwin for organizing a bad ass hike. Love it."

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  • New comment
    Dave W. Dave W. commented on A Snow Peak with a View
    Yesterday
    Dave W.

    "I would still go if I wasn't­ fishing. Sorry I couldn'­t make it, I love going hiking with you."

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  • New comment
    Avana Avana commented on A Snow Peak with a View
    Yesterday
    Avana

    "Omg ~ I missed Dave now ~ we should go fishing or jump into the lake for real tomorrow...­ tooo hot :) I know you can't hike in this heat ... cancel cancel:)?"

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  • New comment
    anick

    "Also, I don't know if anyone plans on staying overnight but ill be staying saturday to check out the ape caves on sunday if anyone is interested!­"

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