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Meet other people interested in backpacking, hiking, camping and skiing. Our signature hike is the Wednesday night hike up to Echo Mountain for a fun HAPPY HOUR potluck. Everyone is welcome, so come and help us make this the greatest group on meetup.

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Welcome to Happy Hour Backpacking

Recent Meetups

  • 2 days ago · 6:00 PM

    Echo Mountain - 430

    32 Happy Hour Backpackers | 3.50 | 33 Photos

    Please be advised - as a co-organizer of Happy Hour Backpacking and organizer of this hike, I am not soliciting funds. Meetup has added the "Chip in" button and receives... Learn more

  • 3 days ago · 6:00 AM

    Hiking in Montana

    2 Happy Hour Backpackers

    This event is being posted so our friends who are enjoying the scenery in Montana can share some of their photos with us.

  • 6 days ago · 7:45 AM

    Eaton Canyon

    5 Happy Hour Backpackers

    It's going to be a hot day today, so we are going to do an early, short hike to Eaton Canyon Falls. The gate opens at 7:30AM, so the hike is posted for 7:45AM to give... Learn more

  • July 20 · 6:00 PM

    Echo Mountain - 429 (Day after the Full Moon)

    35 Happy Hour Backpackers | 5.00 | 15 Photos

    Please be advised - as a co-organizer of Happy Hour Backpacking and organizer of this hike, I am not soliciting funds. Meetup has added the "Chip in" button and receives... Learn more

  • July 15 · 7:30 PM

    Mt. Wilson 60" Telescope Tour

    25 Happy Hour Backpackers | 5.00 | 14 Photos

    Please do not sign up for this event - there is something wrong with Meetup. I specifically selected "No waitlist" and yet it is allowing people to join a waitlist.... Learn more

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What's new

  • New Photo Comment
    Bob in P. Bob in P. commented on a photo
    8h ago

    "It's song is beautiful and I heard it before I saw it. Here's a link to hear it: https://www.you­tube.com/watch?­v=k05r2oo1SgU"

  • New Photo Comment
    Bob in P. Bob in P. commented on a photo
    8h ago

    "This may be a California Thrasher .... note the long, downward curves bill ...."

  • New Photo Comment
    Bob in P. Bob in P. commented on a photo
    8h ago

    "Found this on the large cactus on the bottom section of the trail. This is likely a Silver Garden Spider (Argiope argentata). The family Argiope typically rest with pairs of legs together, forming a cross."

  • New Photo Comment
    Bob in P. Bob in P. commented on a photo
    8h ago

    "Yay ... glad someone thought to get a pic ...."

  • New Photo Comment
    Bob in P. Bob in P. commented on a photo
    9h ago

    "Wow, I think I can just barely make out the solar panels ....? Am I imagining .....?"

  • New Photo Comment
    Bob in P. Bob in P. commented on a photo
    9h ago

    "Yes, I remember seeing them. Celeste may have brought them down."

  • New Photo Comment
    Bob in P. Bob in P. commented on a photo
    9h ago

    "Dang ... hoped to see one of these guys ... but no. Glad you got the shot !"

  • New Photo Comment
    Bob in P. Bob in P. commented on a photo
    9h ago

    "Black Widow and her prey, wrapped up in webbing ...."

  • New Photo Comment
    Bob in P. Bob in P. commented on a photo
    9h ago

    "Scorpion taken with flash (UV flashlight was on, giving him a residual greenish cast ...."

  • New Photo Comment
    Bob in P. Bob in P. commented on a photo
    9h ago

    "This guy appears to be missing two legs ...."

 
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