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Fortune Peak

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. 

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

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

2. Equipment

Microspikes - Required

Crampons - Required

Ice axe - Required

Snowshoes  - Required - (MSR or similar which have side traction)

Harness - Recommended

Mountaineering Shoes - Recommended 

Headlamps - Required

10 Essentials - Required

Prepared enough to stay overnight in winter incase of emergency - Required

For a full list of equipment: see

http://www.firstemall.com/epeaks/

SIGNUP ONLY IF U PLAN TO BRING THE  REQUIRED LIST OF EQUIPMENT WITH YOU. NO EXCEPTIONS. If some equipment is not required, the organizer will post a note.

3. Time - keep full day free. Be ready to go for dinner after hike

4. Hiking speed - I go at a  very slow pace If u are faster, u have to slow down or carry more weight. 

5. Carpool -
As per peak's policy, carpool cost is $0.50 per mile divided to each occupant (incl driver). 

6. Waiver

All participants must have a Waiver on file. If your title does not have a * or, has a w*, then u don't have a waiver with Peaks. You should print/sign and bring this waiver with you.

http://files.meetup.com/1783201/PEAKSWaiverForm.doc

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 sign up with us.

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.

- Ashwin

Mobile#: four-two-five three six six seven five eight one

SMS and Email preferred

Urgent- SMS, Not-urgent - Email.


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  • Ashwin

    GPS track - download to GPS and print map
    http://caltopo.com/map?id=6L6A

    May 16, 2014

    • A former member
      A former member

      Looks cool from the topo, so we are traversing over the summit and coming down the other side?

      May 16, 2014

    • Ashwin

      We can go up the left and then decide whether to come down the right side- i'll tell u the pros/cons on the way.. The day seems to be turning out to be good - get sun-screen.

      May 16, 2014

  • Shabnam

    Can josh and I come?

    May 15, 2014

3 went

  • Ashwin
    Flying Indian Turtle, Assistant Organizer,
    Event Host
  • A former member

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