Peak with a view (*** difficulty) - Red Mountain Cle Elum 8AM

The meetup will appear full for manual control -  add yourself to waiting list, and I'll pull you in depending on fit for mountain/team. If u have a 4x4, or a high clearance vehicle, and are willing to drive, then pls mention in your RSVP.

1. This is not a technical climb, but a physically demanding hike and scramble

Our typical hikes are around 8-10 miles round trip, 3000-4000 feet elevation gain, and mixed terrain scramble to a peak.

2. What to Bring (required list)

Crampons - at the trailhead, we decide whether we need to carry them.
Microspikes
Snowshoes  - at the trailhead, we decide whether we need to carry them.
Ice Axe
Gaiters
Headlamps
Gloves (incl.spare)
Chest Harness
Winter mountaineering boots - This is a alpine scramble, and hence be ready for mixed terrain including snow travel.
Hydration and food
10 Essentials
Essentials to stay outdoors overnight in winter - for emergency use.

For a full list of equipment: see http://www.firstemall.com/epeaks/

3. Time -
keep full day free

4. Slow Hiking speedI go at a  very slow pace. If u are faster, u have to slow down or carry more weight.
5. Carry cash for carpool the group charge $0.50 per mile divided to each occupant.

6. Weather Permitting Destination may change at last minute due to weather or other situations.

7. No Shows and Last minute cancellations: avoid


Note: 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.

Note: 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 conditions" . You can not be a minor to sgn up with us.

- Ashwin

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  • Ashwin

    fun team, mountain and workout..

    April 22, 2013

  • Gerald luna

    Great work out

    April 21, 2013

  • Ashwin

    fyi-Weather forecast has slightly changed - chance of rain at 1-2pm. But, still, weatherwise, this area seems to be the best tomorrow.

    April 20, 2013

  • Ashwin

    Red mountain - Cle Elum?

    April 19, 2013

    • Ashwin

      and, Pat's trip report: http://www.nwhikers.n...­

      April 19, 2013

    • Ashwin

      Bent also sent a GPS track and it is same as the one Pat used.

      I double-checked the route. We are good to go tomorrow. Everyone, pls get headlamps as well.

      April 20, 2013

  • Li

    Why Sunday? How about Saturday? If not, I need re-schedule my whole Sunday...

    April 15, 2013

    • Gerald luna

      Hahaha you guys are funny. Nothing special about this hike stArt time is 8 am and it is still snowing at the mountains. I don't want to disappoint you guys hehehe.

      April 19, 2013

    • Li

      oH NO....THAT PIC....

      April 19, 2013

  • Selena

    8am? staying close to home?

    April 17, 2013

    • Selena

      I have to see patients all weekend anyway. Gotta bring home the dollar bills yo! ;) Yay for longer days!

      1 · April 18, 2013

    • Gerald luna

      Have mixed emotion when it comes to longer days depending on the day of the week

      April 18, 2013

  • Connie

    Are you going to do something easy? Maybe that's just my wishful thinking... :-)

    April 17, 2013

    • Ashwin

      yes - that's wishful thinking.

      1 · April 17, 2013

    • Li

      What's the real deal, sir?

      April 18, 2013

  • Li

    If it's easy and I'm in toooooooo

    1 · April 17, 2013

  • Amy

    Really looking forward to this, guys. Assuming I will survive another rock climbing outing the day before, lol. :) Going to be an epic day with some of my favorite people! Welcome back, Gerald!

    April 17, 2013

  • Eva Wilson

    Wish I could make it Ashwin. I have my mountaineering Rock Scramble Field Trip.

    3 · April 15, 2013

  • Li

    And 8:00am....Awesome!

    April 15, 2013

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