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Meetup details changed: Sightseeing Flights: Everett-Glacier-Baker- Everett: - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/ePeaks/e­vents/59068992/ When : Sunday, July 8,[masked]:00 PM Val Jul 5, 2012 8:53 PM
Val-People falling in snow....! - Like last year, this is again: http://www.yakima-herald.com/s­tories/2012/07/03/ellensburg-c­limber-dies-on-dragontail-peak­ Val Jul 3, 2012 1:01 PM
Meetup details changed: A Peak with a View *** Vesper or Ingalls - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/ePeaks/e­vents/69620222/ When : Saturday, June 23,[masked]:00 AM Val Jun 21, 2012 2:55 PM
Meetup details changed: Mount Daniel ***.....(tentative date) - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/ePeaks/e­vents/69345242/ When : Saturday, July 21,[masked]:30 PM Gerald l. Jun 21, 2012 11:37 AM
Meetup details changed: Peak with a view - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/ePeaks/e­vents/69658032/ When : Sunday, July 8,[masked]:00 AM Ashwin Jun 18, 2012 8:10 AM
Meetup details changed: Little Si - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/ePeaks/e­vents/69564072/ When : Sunday, June 17,[masked]:00 PM Ashwin Jun 17, 2012 11:59 AM
Meetup details changed: Earl Peak *** Sunday - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/ePeaks/e­vents/67845822/ When : Sunday, June 10,[masked]:00 AM Val Jun 7, 2012 1:00 PM
Meetup details changed: Earl Peak *** - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/ePeaks/e­vents/67845822/ When : Saturday, June 9,[masked]:00 AM Val Jun 7, 2012 12:13 PM
Meetup details changed: Peak with a View - Advanced *** Likely Ingalls Lake - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/ePeaks/e­vents/66655522/ When : Sunday, June 10,[masked]:00 AM Ashwin Jun 5, 2012 10:05 PM
Re: [ePeaks] Stuart - Works for me. I prefer going Sat and Sunday. If weather doesn't look too promising we could turn this trip into a day hike, going towards Lake Ingalls. On Tue, Jun 5, 2012 at 10:07 AM, Erich Smith < Bent Jun 5, 2012 12:17 PM
Re: [ePeaks] Stuart - Sat/Sunday works for me.  Fri/Sat preferred if the weather is pretty similar (less people, less traffic jams). Cheers, Dan On Tue, Jun 5, 2012 at 10:07 AM, Erich Smith < Dan Jun 5, 2012 10:58 AM
Stuart - Howdy, I am Mr. Roark, your host.... The weather seems to be changing by the minute, but for now it looks sunny and clear on Sunday. I have not made any decisions yet and won't likely until tomorrow, but would all of you be able Erich Jun 5, 2012 10:07 AM
Val-June Newsletter -   Dear Mountain Turtles:   Please read this news letter to be prepared for future hikes….. Val Jun 5, 2012 8:28 AM
FLEXIBLE DATES: Sightseeing Flights: Everett-Glacier-Baker- Everett - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/ePeaks/e­vents/59068992/ When : Sunday, June 17,[masked]:30 PM Val Jun 2, 2012 11:22 AM
Val-Work Wanted, Help Wanted - Hi   Times are tough, so ePeaks' Mountain Turtles should help each other out. Thus, I have started to list services and crafts that people want to moffer to other Turtles. Since the meetup software only allows limited space, I'll host Val May 29, 2012 6:50 PM
Meetup details changed: Mount Dickerman or Bandera Mountain *** - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/ePeaks/e­vents/66526142/ When : Sunday, June 3,[masked]:00 AM Mark J. May 28, 2012 8:57 PM
Meetup details changed: A Peak with a View: Advanced *** The Defiance Ridge - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/ePeaks/e­vents/63770392/ When : Saturday, May 12,[masked]:00 AM Val May 8, 2012 6:53 AM
Meetup details changed: A Peak with a View: Mc Clellan Advanced *** - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/ePeaks/e­vents/58584192/ When : Sunday, May 6,[masked]:00 AM Val May 5, 2012 10:39 AM
VAL-PEAKS: HOW TO SIGN UP - Hi To sign up ANY meetup, you need to add yourself to a WAITING LIST. Seemingly, all meetups are full when you get an email. They are NOT!   The Organizer sets the RSVP to "1", so they have con Val Apr 24, 2012 7:14 AM
$15 off $75 at EMS.com - I can't use it, so its up for grabs. Dave Y. Apr 23, 2012 3:53 PM
Meetup details changed: Sunset Conditioning Hike: Bandera - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/ePeaks/e­vents/61478352/ When : Tuesday, May 1,[masked]:30 PM Val Apr 23, 2012 1:58 PM
50% at GoLite - http://www.golite.com/ and even more on their clear Dave Y. Apr 19, 2012 4:24 PM
Meetup details changed: Advanced *** 3P-Putrid Pete'sPeak-W.Defiance -Defiance-Mason Lake Loop - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/ePeaks/e­vents/52208522/ When : Saturday, April 21,[masked]:00 AM Val Apr 14, 2012 10:21 PM
Val-Sightseeing Flights - Hi We need more people on standby, at least by Friday, so if someone drops out, I can fill the plane. http://www.meetup.com/ePeaks/e­vents/21845211/ This Val Apr 8, 2012 8:12 PM
Meetup details changed: Sightseeing Flights: Everett-Glacier-Baker- Everett - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/ePeaks/e­vents/59068992/ When : Sunday, May 20,[masked]:30 PM Val Apr 4, 2012 4:49 PM
Glacier Travel Course - The Mountaineers has a new class called "Glacier Travel Course" starting later this month. Good for students who are interested in snow skills, glacier travel, crevasse rescue and roping, but are not interested in rock climbing. Up until Darren Apr 2, 2012 9:58 PM
Re: [ePeaks] Val have you trained with this guy??? :-) - He wasn't born when I gave up mountaineering --- On Fri, 3/30/12, Dave Y. <[address removed]> wrote: Val Mar 30, 2012 11:39 AM
Re: [ePeaks] Val have you trained with this guy??? :-) - He wasn't born when I have up mountaineering.... --- On Fri, 3/30/12, Dave Y. <[address removed]> wrote: Val Mar 30, 2012 11:38 AM
Val have you trained with this guy??? :-) - http://blog.theclymb.com/scary­-fast- Dave Y. Mar 30, 2012 11:14 AM
Val-Advanced Trips: - I urge you to read the 32 hour Chiwaukum story and all the follow-ups and explanations. It give you tips and you can learn from it. It now is pretty much complete: Val Mar 29, 2012 7:37 PM
Sight Seeing Flights - http://www.meetup.com/ePeaks/e­vents/21845211/ Waitlist for future flights! Val [masked] Val Mar 28, 2012 9:29 AM
RE: [ePeaks] Val-Chiwaukum Revision: Add Mark and Jeremy - All are fine and well val --- On Tue, 3/27/12, JohnB <[address removed]> wrote: Val Mar 27, 2012 11:48 AM
RE: [ePeaks] Val-Chiwaukum Revision: Add Mark and Jeremy - JohnB Mar 27, 2012 11:39 AM
Val-Chiwaukum Revision: Add Mark and Jeremy - Sorry I left out Mark on top and Jeremy at the bottom, All did well! Hi To put speculations within Peaks to rest, here is the story about the 32 hour trip (car to car) onto Chiwaukum Mtn by Dan, Erich, Mark, Jeremy, Gabi Val Mar 27, 2012 10:10 AM
Val-Chiwaukum Trip: Mark Jr was on the trip as well of course - Chiwaukum Trip: Mark Jr was on the trip as well of course Sorry I obmitting him in the into Val Val Mar 27, 2012 9:55 AM
Val-The Chiwaukum 32 Hour Day Trip Story - Hi To put speculations within Peaks to rest, here is the story about the 32 hour trip (car to car) onto Chiwaukum Mtn by Dan, Erich, Jeremy, Gabi and Dave Y: http://www.me Val Mar 27, 2012 9:45 AM
Meetup details changed: A Peak with a View: Medium ** TBD - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/ePeaks/e­vents/57356912/ When : Sunday, March 25,[masked]:00 AM Ashwin Mar 21, 2012 7:20 PM
Meetup details changed: Enchantments, Date TBA - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/ePeaks/e­vents/52845112/ When : Wednesday, June 27,[masked]:00 AM Val Mar 16, 2012 12:18 AM
Meetup details changed: A Peak with a View: Medium ** TBD - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/ePeaks/e­vents/55737492/ When : Sunday, March 11,[masked]:00 AM Ashwin Mar 9, 2012 8:02 PM
Avalanche Video - I've posted a new avalanche video on the Discussion page. There are some good things worth noting, if you like to venture into the back country in the Winter.  Lance Mar 6, 2012 11:38 AM
Meetup details changed: West Granite Advanced Snowshoe(***) - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/ePeaks/e­vents/55070252/ When : Wednesday, March 7,[masked]:00 AM Dave W. Mar 5, 2012 11:59 AM
Slope+Aspect Analysis tool - http://caltopo.com/maps Dave Y. Mar 5, 2012 11:16 AM
RE: Change Snowshoe Date to Sunday? - Hi Everyone, Bent is traveling and asked me to send this out. The weather is supposed to be better on Sunday. Bent also has a family situation where he has to call his family in Europe on Saturday (nine hour difference). Can eve Cathy Mar 2, 2012 9:18 AM
Meetup details changed: A Peak with a View: Medium ** TBD - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/ePeaks/e­vents/54611482/ When : Sunday, March 4,[masked]:00 AM Ashwin Mar 2, 2012 5:32 AM
Re: [ePeaks] New spatial map of the NWAC reports - I would warn against this, as it simplifies a very complex issue: Route Selection. Last weekend, despite HIGH avalanche Risk on Avalancher Slop Val Mar 1, 2012 6:54 PM
New spatial map of the NWAC reports - http://www.wwu.edu/huxley/spat­ial/maps/nwac/ Dave Y. Mar 1, 2012 3:17 PM
Meetup details changed: Intermediate SnowShoe: Guye or Hex - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/ePeaks/e­vents/52264512/ When : Saturday, February 25,[masked]:00 AM Ashwin Feb 23, 2012 5:28 AM
Meetup details changed: Mason Lake - Intermediate (**) - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/ePeaks/e­vents/50573532/ When : Monday, February 20,[masked]:00 AM Mark J. Feb 19, 2012 10:34 PM
NWAC Avalanche Forecast - As Val always points out, w Bent Feb 17, 2012 7:39 PM
Change Day's? - I was wondering if we could change the trip to Sunday instead. I have a conflict..........I wan't to do this hike but I have a Sounders Game to work. I could get the day off but I would rather work it! What do you think? David W. Dave W. Feb 16, 2012 7:04 PM
Re: [ePeaks] Safe Travel at High Altitudes - Thank you Bent for sharing this! On Feb 16, 2012, at 1:49 PM, Bent < [address removed] > wrote: Elaine Feb 16, 2012 3:02 PM
Safe Travel at High Altitudes - Some of us attended yesterdays presentation at   REI . It was very informa Bent Feb 16, 2012 1:48 PM
Meetup details changed: Backpacking Overnight (Hex, Baldy?) *** - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/ePeaks/e­vents/45957682/ When : Saturday, February 18,[masked]:30 AM Mark J. Feb 16, 2012 11:39 AM
Re: [ePeaks] Val-Altitude, Rainier, Adams etc... - We at Peaks call ourselves turtles for good reason. It's not the hare that reaches the finish line first. Barbara L Feb 16, 2012 8:31 AM
RE: [ePeaks] Val-Altitude, Rainier, Adams etc... - Outstanding advise Val and good reminder! Unfortunately I c Bonnie Feb 16, 2012 8:22 AM
Val-Altitude, Rainier, Adams etc... - One of the often overlooked issue was again brought up at the Altitude Meet-Up: "Remember that being in good physical shape does NOT protect someone against Altitude Sickness. It's the same for the great Athlete AND Couch Pota Val Feb 16, 2012 8:12 AM
congrats and Happy Valentines Day to Val and DiDi - Dear Val and DiDi, Never did I imagine that in less than a year my exploratory endeavors would evolve around the wonderful world of turtles and their joyful pursuit of Peaks. I have come to feel very much a part this amazing family and look forward to Barbara L Feb 14, 2012 11:30 PM
Re: [ePeaks] Congratulations to Peaks first year anniversary - It was an awesome and successful first year indeed ! It feels great to see the number of turtles grow from a few to 300 in ju Ashwin Feb 14, 2012 6:28 AM
RE: [ePeaks] Congratulations to Peaks first year anniversary - Happy Anniversary Peaks and thanks to Val for being su Ruth Feb 13, 2012 10:21 PM
Re: [ePeaks] Congratulations to Peaks first year anniversary - Happy anniversary to Peaks!! Was a great first year. I've learned a lot about mountaineering. Thanks to Val and didi for sharing their knowledge to us. I'm hoping that I can go with you again on a big hikes Gerald l. Feb 13, 2012 10:19 PM
Re: [ePeaks] Congratulations to Peaks first year anniversary - The most memorable hike I have ever done was to Ingalls Peak on July 3, 2011.  It was THE experience that I cherish many years to come.  I also do appreciate and respect your gained knowledge through life experience. Thank you Val  KiWa Feb 13, 2012 9:52 PM
RE: [ePeaks] Congratulations to Peaks first year anniversary - Happy anniversary Peaks! I have to follow Wanda' Lance Feb 13, 2012 9:12 PM
RE: [ePeaks] Congratulations to Peaks first year anniversary - Manolo Feb 13, 2012 1:47 PM
Val-Flight Seeing - Possibly for that too, so if you have time Friday Afternoons, let me know too. We need to fly when the weather is good, so scheduling it far ahead is difficult!!! Val Val Feb 13, 2012 8:51 AM
RE: [ePeaks] Congratulations to Peaks first year anniversary - wow, i have not met any of you guys yet. I have recently jo user 3. Feb 13, 2012 8:30 AM
Re: [ePeaks] Congratulations to Peaks first year anniversary - I have to cash in on this comment- to Val - sometimes in life you meet peop Wanda Feb 12, 2012 11:54 PM
Congratulations to Peaks first year anniversary - Val The results speak for themselves. One year after Peaks was born (or reincarnated) it grew to 300+ members. Of all local outdoors Meetups it is the Meetup that has the most activity, and the most summits and hikes bagged. Within this very first year Bent Feb 12, 2012 11:22 PM
Val-Two EASY HIKES this weekend - New members, here is your chance to go out, and get to know a couple of people from our group. This is needed before we can take most of you on Advanced Hikes. http://www.me Val Feb 10, 2012 9:19 AM
Val-More on Avalanche Safety - Even small avalanches are a serious danger to life, even with properly trained and equipped companions who avoid the avalanche. Between 55 and 65 percent of victims buried in the open are killed, and only 80 percent of the victims remaining on the surf Val Feb 5, 2012 5:28 PM
EASY SNOW SHOE HIKE, GREAT LOCATION - OK, all new members, here is another chance to get ot know us: http://www.meetup.com/ePeaks/e­vents/50896332/ so later you can go with us on Advanced hikes! Val Feb 3, 2012 10:47 AM
Re: [ePeaks] Val-Avalanche Receivers - FYI... I am able to get gear and instruments at a good price if anyone is interested.  For example, Pieps Freeride for $120 + shipping Pieps Iprobe 220cm $144 + shipping, 260cm $129 + shipping A Dan Feb 2, 2012 1:20 PM
Re: [ePeaks] Val-Avalanche Receivers - I'm interested in a Pieps beacon/shovel for $180 - can I pay you on 2/15 (p Wanda Feb 2, 2012 12:52 PM
Val-Avalanche Receivers - I can get discounts for buying bulk: 10 x Pieps Freeride beacon only: $155 each, no tax, free shipping. Total = $1,550.00 6 beacon/shovel, 4 x beacon/probe: $180 each, no tax, free shipping. Total Val Feb 2, 2012 12:39 PM
Val-Rescue off Mt. Index - http://www.komonews.com/news/l­ocal/100223764.html Val Feb 2, 2012 9:20 AM
New Members and Advanced Snowshoes or Scrambles - Hi We got many new members and most want to sign up for Advanced Hikes and on Rainier. I need to explain a few things about our group and it's purpose: Val Feb 1, 2012 9:40 PM
Lake Valhalla & Mt. McCausland *This Saturday* - advanced snowshoe with optional XC ski -  Hey peak baggers, I just posted this event which may be of interest to you. Check Darren Feb 1, 2012 8:24 PM
Human triggered avalanche on Stampede Pass - All I just wanted to share this story with everybody as it reiterates the importance of avalanche awareness. Bent Jan 29, 2012 10:08 PM
Re: [ePeaks] Val-Peaks January 2012 New letter - Preview not available Mark J. Jan 24, 2012 5:13 PM
Emails from Val - All, Sending this out on behalf of Val. He has limited internet access and will get back to some of your emails when he returns. Thanks. Vincent Dect Jan 21, 2012 9:31 PM
Re: [ePeaks] RE: Rainier Snowshoer Found - Because of ice, nobody is coming.... whimps! --- On Mon, 1/16/12, Cathy <[address removed]> wrote: Val Jan 16, 2012 8:49 PM
RE: Rainier Snowshoer Found - Did you hear the snowshoer was found on Rainier? He was Cathy Jan 16, 2012 5:31 PM
Meetup details changed: New Assistant Organizer Potluck - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/ePeaks/e­vents/45674872/ When : Thursday, February 2,[masked]:30 PM Val Jan 16, 2012 5:21 PM
RE: [ePeaks] Val-Peaks January 2012 New letter - Preview not available Lance Jan 16, 2012 3:47 PM
Re: [ePeaks] The Clymb - Preview not available Mark J. Jan 16, 2012 12:37 PM
Re: [ePeaks] The Clymb - Preview not available jeffrey Jan 16, 2012 12:08 PM
The Clymb - Great place for discount gear… Just want Daniel J. Jan 16, 2012 11:06 AM
Val-Peaks January 2012 New letter - 2012, January New Letter Hello Mountain Turtles We had a very successful first year and "Peaks2" (Peaks1 = 1995) is well on Val Jan 16, 2012 9:56 AM
Val-Slides Show Potlucks coming up.... - I have a series of Travel Shows coming up: Libya: Crossing the Sahara http://www.meetup.com/ePeaks/e­vents/44167212/ Flying and Living in A Val Jan 9, 2012 4:25 PM
Val-Our Sponsor Verizon asks this to be sent to you. - Hi Meetup Community Members, Thank you again for participating in the Verizon Wireless sponsorship program! We would like to wish you a Happy New Year and we are proud to help support your Meetup to kick off 2012! We also think Val Jan 9, 2012 9:40 AM
Meetup details changed: A Peak with a View: Advanced SnowShoe - Mailbox Peak or Green Mountain - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/ePeaks/e­vents/44794512/ When : Saturday, December 31,[masked]:00 AM Mark J. Dec 30, 2011 7:59 AM
Minimum Required Gear - I would highly recommend everyone take a look at the Minimum Required Gear list on the Discussion forums. I have posted this as a guideline for YOUR safety when hiking and mountaineering. Also, if anyone has any questions regarding this gear feel free Daniel J. Dec 16, 2011 12:48 PM
Re: [ePeaks] Mt. St. Helens Winter Scramble - http://www.meetup.com/hiking-2­33/events/42916592/ --- On Wed, 11/30/11, Xin <cha Val Nov 30, 2011 11:52 AM
Re: [ePeaks] Mt. St. Helens Winter Scramble - Can't sign up online.:) do you still have place available for the trip. Thanks! Xin On Nov 30, 2011, at 11:12 AM, Gabi < gabigabs111 Xin W. Nov 30, 2011 11:20 AM
Mt. St. Helens Winter Scramble - I'm organizing a trip to attempt Mt. St. Helens this coming weekend through Pacific NW Hiking & Backpacking Meetup and wanted to invite Peaks members to join us. If you are interested, please check it out: http://www. Gabi Nov 30, 2011 11:12 AM
Val-Group Limits, Dogs - Hi Last week at Ingalls, there were too many people, everybody agrees with that. Some are getting pretty bend out of shape over it and calling for more Rangers to patrol the area and hand out tickets. Val Oct 11, 2011 8:32 AM
Meetup details changed: Hike to Iron mountain Via De Roux Campground trail head - good morning!! I've change the limit of people who can attend because i can only drive for 4 people(between peaks and Seattle Spontaneous there are 4) . if you want to come please put your self to the waiting list. if there's eno Gerald l. Oct 6, 2011 11:28 AM
Meetup details changed: Hike and Scramble up to Mount Aix - This weekend's weather is not good for outdoor activities. Does anybody interested of doing this hike tomorrow? I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: htt Gerald l. Sep 28, 2011 3:19 PM
Meetup details changed: Trappers Peak (Description update) - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/ePeaks/e­vents/35189062/ When : Thursday, September 29,[masked]:30 AM Dect Sep 28, 2011 7:03 AM
Val-Peaks Travel Costs and Sharing Expenses: - Hello So far we shared only gas expenses, and the drivers were very easy on the participants, hoping we share more cars and drivers to overall balance things out. However, it seems that always the same peop Val Sep 18, 2011 12:09 PM
Meetup details changed: Skyline Divide - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/ePeaks/e­vents/33108392/ When : Saturday, September 17,[masked]:30 AM Dect Sep 11, 2011 11:13 AM

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