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Event Organizers wanted! (NOT AN EVENT)
THIS IS NOT AN EVENT - But it is a repeating announcement that we need volunteers to organize and lead events. Our group is only as active as the people willing to post there interests. Please RSVP "yes" here only if you are interested in leading or organizing an event for this group, so we can contact you... Not finding trips that interest you? There always full? Don't travel at your pace? How about you work weekends and only can get out weekdays... Well being a organizer allows you to openly post a Meetup Trip at you own convenience and allow you to get out more and make many friends that have the same interests as yourself. There is no minimum commitment although we do ask that you consider leading at least (6) events per year. That's 1 every 2 months.. If your a outdoor person that is nothing in the scope of being active participant. We need event organizers for: Hiking, Backpacking & Camping Climbing, Ice & Rock & Mountaineering of all types. Snow sports: skiing, snow boarding, cross country skiing & Back Country Sking. Monthly socials & Events around the wilderness topic. Just about any other outdoor or outdoor related event you can think of that would be interesting to this group type. Remember: This is a 100% volunteer run social group so if no one volunteers the events can't happen. Limitations: Since we don't charge dues we don't have money to buy insurance coverage so we don't organize any high risk sports like para-sailing, skydiving, base jumping. Qualifications: You should have enough prior experience with the event type that you want to organize that you can safely organizing others in that event format. ( example: You organizing a top rope climbing Meetup. You should know how to setup the anchor system and the top-rope based on AMGA guidelines.) Also be able to comment or express You concern when something doesn't look correct or proper regarding those other members whom participate. Some events are easy like a local walk in a state park and really don't require much to be a organizer except a couple minute to create the Meetup during the week while your resting for the next weekend. For any wilderness trips: you should know or have done your homework on the geographical area you are going to be exploring. Prepaired prior knowlage and realistice goals from either prior experience or because you have done your research about it reading descriptions, in guide books or bought maps, etc. will always make for a fun event. Even if you know the area, you need to get updates on road and weather conditions and be available to be contacted and update your trip plans accordingly. Post updates by 9am the day prior to the event, if needed. While first aid training is not required. Would be great that at some point you where to get first aid training. Groups are always safer in the event of a accident. But groups still need organization & leadership to be effective in self rescue. Be prepared to carry basic survival and first aid supplies always. "The ten essentials" Set up a contact plan with someone who will report your group missing if you don't check in by a certain time. Not all events require complex skills or high levels of fitness. Leading casual hike's Local areas like Forest, Parks, or around the city. Visiting parks in another state or even hikes on well known trails like in the White Mountains can be fun, safe, and not too physically challenging. Perfect for new leaders and people with moderate fitness levels or small kids. Events can be more social like outdoor movies & slide show's or hike's with picnics. You don't have to be young or a tri-athelon star.. You get to set the event that fits your physical level and tell people what to expect. You pick the time and date and group size that fits your schedule. Don't worry about finding other folks, there is always somebody who has time to join you and we have a big membership. Being the organizer there is many rewards and even leadership skills that can be learned along the way. So if you are interested - please RSVP "yes" with a comment about what you would like to organize and a little about yourself and what your prior experience is that relates to the trip or event you are thinking about doing. Jay Meet - Mountaineers Organizer

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What we're about

Meetup Mountaineers, group is for anyone with any abilities who wants to get out and participate some recreational Mountaineering, Climbing, Hiking & Backpacking.

This group is intended to form a community of outdoor, relationships and networks for members with some experience to meet other members also looking to get out on a more consistent level, doing mountaineering, climbing, Hiking & backpacking along many other types of related adventures.

Eventually this group will grow with experienced organizers of different levels and include world class people and friends. Hopefully in time, make some really great trips throughout New England and expeditions outside of our local area.

Welcome! Come join in the adventure & community...

“The world is so empty if one thinks only of mountains, rivers & cities; but to know someone who thinks & feels with us, & who, though distant, is close to us in spirit, this makes the earth for us an inhabited garden.”
― Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (

Groups Rule's:

1) Always be friendly

2) Post a profile photo containing a your face.

3) Understand the organizers are only volunteers and not paid for their volunteering time.

4) Make sure if you "RSVP".. you show up on time.! Upon your second "No Show" you will be removed from the group & blocked. You have till the time posted for the Meetup to change your RSVP and which there will be no penalty.

5) 99% of all Meetups have questions at RSVP you must answer all of them to be excepted on that Meetup event.

OK, enough of that stuff... Lets go have fun...!

See you on the mountain...

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