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Over the July 12 weekend, Bruce Lakin joined me for a climb of South Sister’s Prouty Glacier route.  We were a little surprised at the start of the trip by how crowded the Green Lakes trailhead was when we arrived.  The recent warm temperatures must...

Team Leader: Frank Florence Outing Description:  This will be an overnight trip to the summit of South Sister via its largest glacier.  It is a moderate climb in terms of technical difficulty, but will require appropriate skills and gear for glacier travel. Meet: SE corner of the...

by Frank Florence all photos: Brian Wood The Hotlum-Bolam Ridge is a readily visible feature on the north side of Shasta, forming a divide between two of the larger glaciers on that side of the mountain.  Three of us, Gary Armstrong, “Woody” (Brian Wood), and me, had...

Meadow Camp Toprope and Pizza Picnic, June 12! Our June meeting is the annual toprope and picnic. Rod Jacobson will set up several ropes on the rock just downriver from the Meadow Camp picnic area. The turnoff to Meadow Camp picnic area is left off...

submitted by Frank Florence “Did you see the forecast for Sunday?  What do you think?” I had seen the forecast and I wasn’t thrilled.  A passing low pressure system and moving fronts meant that clouds would cover the top of the mountain and the chances for precipitation...

Dates: May 31-June 1, 2014 Team Leader: Frank Florence Outing Description: This is a moderate snow climb on the north side of Mt. Shasta (14,162’).  Round trip distance is ca. 10 miles.  Elevation gain from trailhead to summit is ca. 7200 feet. Meet: SE corner of the Mt....

[caption id="attachment_299" align="alignleft" width="200"] Bob Bryant and Bruce Lakin at the summit of Black Crater March 2014[/caption] We had a good meeting last month, planning outings and sharing information and stories.  We'll do it again this month, gather around the iPad to check out photos of...

Date: May17-18, 2014 Team Leader: Frank Florence  Outing Description: A Spring Climb on the South Side of Oregon’s Highest Peak (11,239’) Meet: Overnight parking area in the Timberline parking lot. Time: Sat. afternoon/evening.  Anticipate a 2.5 hour drive from Bend.  Plan on retiring for the night by 7 PM.  Yes,...

Outing Coordinator: Mike Caccavano Date: Saturday May 10, 2014 Start: 8 a.m. at Hwy 242 Snow Gate. Elevation Gain / (Loss): Cycling 860’, Climbing 2320’ Directions to Start: From Sisters, take Hwy 242 West to the parking area just short of the snow gate (approx. 8 miles). Bend Carpool:  Meet...

Cascades Mountaineers Club Outing (membership required) Tumalo Mtn fitness outing Outing Coordinator:  Marcus Muffley (541.633.3000) Date:   This Sunday…04/13/2014 Start: Meet at Mt Bachelor park and ride lot on Simpson Ave at 7:30am. From there we will carpool up to Dutchman Flat Sno Park (Call Marcus at 541.633.3000 if late etc) Elevation Gain:  Depending...