What we're about

Flak·ey --- adj., to be unreliable, and/or absent-minded, flighty, fickle. Generally irresponsible

Tired of the flakey group singles/friends scene in Los Angeles?

Ever show up to a Meetup event, just to find that the organizer is a no-show and only a few other group members have bothered to attend?

This group is all about those who are serious about meeting new friends, having a good time with old friends, meeting potential dates/mates and having a good time doing it.

We'll have happy hours, wine tastings, potlucks, dining out events, hiking trips - the possibilities are endless.

The point is to interact and mingle, so any event that lends itself to that idea is welcome.

The only requirement is that you are an individual who is down-to-earth, intelligent, and humorous and wants the very best life has to offer.

Individuals who realize that this group is only going to be as good as they make it.

Please encourage your friends to join also - I promise this will be the best singles/friends Meetup group you could ever hope to join.

Please, only join if you have a strong desire to attend the events.

Because we are trying to weed out the flakey types, there are no "MAYBE" RSVP's. Members who RSVP "YES" and flake out on two events (or one if you are committed to a fee), will be deleted from the group.

Upcoming events (2)

Camping Memorial Day Weekend: Big Pine Lakes!!! Glaciers, Roaring Rivers

Things are opening up, and it is time to plan ahead to Memorial Day Weekend.

Big Pine Lakes is an amazing hidden gem. The water is a crazy hue. The Minarets rising above are stunning. If you doubt it . . . . check the Instagram hashtag #bigpinelakes

We reserve out the entire camp/campsite for our meetup, and this is our early Memorial Day Weekend event. Tons of fun to a super special part of the state.

We are making this a "flexible-stay" weekend. We have the site from Thurs to Mon. Options Below:

  • Friday, Saturday and Sunday night of Memorial Day Weekend
  • Thursday, Friday and Saturday night and head home Sunday (if you have work Monday).
  • Thursday night all the way thru to Sunday night making it a 4 day weekend.
  • Friday and Saturday night and head out Sunday.

Do what works best for you.

There are amazing places on the drive there as well as nearby as side trips. Such as the Ancient Bristlecone Forest, Mansanar, Alabama Hills, Fossil Falls or Red Rock Canyon (Cantil), as was even some mineral hot springs and even some abandoned mines.

Even with all this awesomeness you don't see trips often to Big Pine Lakes. This is because area is only open from May to October. The snow is thick even into May and in Oct the nights are below freezing. With such a small window sites are super hard to get. Especially for holiday weekends.
AND WE HAVE A PRIVATE SITE FOR Memorial Day WEEKEND!!!!!!

Our site is amazing. Tons of conveniences. There is a small rustic cafe.
Many of the sites have electrical at the site or close by. Same goes for water. Restrooms are close. Space for cars, and an overflow lots near.

Best of all . . . There is a Fish Pond!!!!! Stocked with trout. You can even catch dinner. The fish pond is free!!! For fishing you will need to buy (AND HAVE WITH YOU) a fishing license before you go.

Tons of shade from mature pines for many of the sites

We are steps away from the trail-head AND steps away from the roaring glacier fed Big Pine Creek.

This is a great beginner or first time camping. You only need the basics of camping gear. You will receive packing and equipment list recommendations. The only specialized equipment you will need is a tent. You can get one on sale at Big 5 or for even less at Goodwill.

And we also do some Zooms beforehand and talk about gear, food, easy cooking idea, activities, hikes, etc.

Speaking of Hiking and Excursions:

Hike to Big Pine Lakes 9.2 mi out and back. 3000 ft elevation change. 5 hrs
or
Modern Hiker

And Ancient Bristlecone Forrest is close too

TO ATTEND TO ATTEND TO ATTEND

SECURE PAYMENT LINK Per Person $123.00
What if I have a +1 or +whatever? Cost is Per Person. Just do the payment link a 2nd or 3rd time.
After you do the payment link be sure to also FILL THIS OUT

Kids 17 and under are free.

Dogs OK on trail and in camp.

To ATTEND THIS EVENT . . . RSVP here, take care of payment, AND Fill out our google form

Questions? CLICK HERE to send a Direct Message

We do a Local Camping Zoom Q & A (every other) Wed 7:30 PM
Come to the zoom and ask any questions.

In addition to the zoom we also have some informational pages you may want to look at and review.

We believe in good decent social. We have a set of sister group we post our local free, local/reginal camping, and our overseas events too.

NOTE: We do not discriminate by age, gender, gender preference, ethnicity, race, color, national origin, disability or family status.

  • We create and promote a safe and fun environment for all.
  • Curated or guided hikes & adventures that are safe and fun at
  • quality sites with amenities.
  • WE WELCOME ALL AND THAT INCLUDES YOU !!

CLICK HERE to see the MAIN posting RSVP there to get comments and updates.

CLICK HERE to see all our other fun events

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Ultimate Death Valley Road Trip AND Camping & Dark Skies & Meteors !............

As the hottest, driest and lowest national park, Death Valley is a place of contrasts and extremes. From a scorching desert, to snow that frosts the park’s towering peaks to lush wildflower meadows & small oasis that provide a reprieve from the heat to seemingly endless desert plains!

Aside from the blistering sun and bright in the day, it's also a Dark Skies location AND and is is also amazing photos at every turn.

late Oct is mid 70's in the day and mid-50's at night. Perfect time of year. Over our weekend there will be THE PEAK of the Orionoids Meteor Shower

This event is for camping and a road trip. Our site is civilized with flush restrooms, and running water. As well as some shops/stores close if needed.

This is the perfect time to explore our own backyard. California has so much to offer! And what better way to enjoy the stunning nature in these strange times than camping. It is the safest, most fun and covid-safe social activity!

This is also FLEXIBLE camping. You can do two or three nights. Your choice.
Itinerary:
Fri: Arrive at your site and setup.

Sat: Head out and explore the park. The park as much to offer from harder hikes, to easy hikes or to all car with only a few steps needed.
We split between those who want some good hikes and those who want more of road trip w/ several smaller hikes. We have a planned route and you can be with us. Or you can strike out on your own.

Sun: you get to do on Sun what you did not do on Sat. And head home. Or you can stay Sunday night and head out Mon.

Click Here for things to do the way home.

Click Here for a good guide resource.
or
Click Here for another one.

What do I bring? Due to varied dietary needs and food contact issues, it's better if bring what you like and prep it. The logistics of providing food for every possible diet, as well as food prep issues is just not feasible or safe.
The only specialized gear you need to bring is Tent, Sleeping bag, Sleeping Pad (yoga mat). Everything else is household items you already have.

Newbie? Solo Traveler? Singles? Kids? Older? Younger? In the middle?
***Absolutely Yes.

  • Many come solo.
  • Perfect for first-timers.
  • Come alone and leave with friends. Come with friends & leave with more friends.

Cost for Tent Camping, two or three nights camping is $79 Per Person.
To ATTEND THIS EVENT . . . RSVP and then Click Here for Secure Payment link and Click Here to fill out our google form

IF you are a X2 or have a +1 just do the payment link twice. Kids under 18 are free.

Click Here to Send Direct Message questions

We do a Local Camping Zoom Q & A (every other) Wed 7:30 PM
Meet others attending, be social, or come and get any questions answered. Click Here for the Camping Zoom Event

In addition to the zoom we also have some informational pages you may want to look at and review.

Click Here for The Main place where posted. RSVP there to be part of conversations.
Click here for a Gallery from the last time we went

This event will be under any required permit and permission with required safety certifications, plans, insurance filed and in full compliance.

NOTE: We do not discriminate by age, gender, gender preference, ethnicity, race, color, national origin, disability or family status.

We believe in good decent social. We have a set of sister group we post our local free, local/regional camping, and our overseas events too.

WE WELCOME ALL AND THAT INCLUDES YOU !!

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