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We are going to change things up a little and dedicate the next meeting to planning and organizing outings. The board put together an outing plan for the next four months. We'll be getting ready on Tumalo and climbing Thielsen, Shasta, Hood, Adams and Broken...

Team Leader: Frank Florence Date: April 27, 2013 Target Audience: Mountaineering enthusiasts looking for an early season summit. Outing Description: Meet: Assembly point is the parking lot at the Mt. Thielsen Trailhead, located on Route 138, across from the SE corner of Diamond Lake. Time: 6:30 AM.  Anticipate a 2.5...

When: March 12, 2014, 7:00 p.m. Where: The Environmental Center 16 NW Kansas Ave. Bend This month, Emilie Cortes, club member and president of Call of the Wild Adventures,  will present a slideshow on her climbs of Mt. Kilimanjaro (19,341') and Mt. Kenya (17,057').  We'll be in the...

Six club members skinned up the south ridge of Three Fingered Jack on February 23, 2014. Mike Caccavano organized the trip. Pete Linscott, Bruce Lakin, Frank Florence, Matt Ebbing and Matt Denney and Darby the dog came on the trip. After a little confusion about...

Outing Coordinator: Mike Caccavano Date: Sunday February 23, 2013 Start: 9 a.m. at Santiam Sno-Park Elevation Gain / (Loss): 1,500’+/- Directions to Start: From Sisters, take Hwy 20 west to Santiam Sno-Park on the north side of the highway across from the Hoodoo turnoff (20 miles). Sisters Carpool: Meet at...

Cascades Mountaineers Club Outing Todd Ridge BC/XC Ski Outing Coordinator: Mike Caccavano Date(s): Saturday February 1, 2014 Start: 9 a.m. at Mt. Bachelor Nordic Parking. Elevation Gain / (Loss): -230’, +580’ Carpool: Meet at Mt. Bachelor bus parking at 8:30 a.m. or Mt. Bachelor Nordic Center parking at 9:00 a.m. Outing Description:...

Not sure if there will be enough snow at Meissner, but we are going to go for it for Wednesday's (January 15) meeting. There's 12" as of today, but the temperature is supposed to hit 50 by Wednesday. Ski, snowshoe or hike, it will still...

Our planned January 8, 2014 meeting, to ski or snowshoe to Meissner Shelter, is postponed to January 15.  Pray for snow.  If not, we'll do something inside.  Check back for final plans....

by Frank Florence  Numbers can be motivating. Some of us count how many summits we’ve reached in a year. For others, it’s how many miles of single track they rode or how many kilometers they’ve skied. For my friend Woody, it’s all about how many vertical...

When: December 11, 2013, 7:00 p.m. Where: McMenamins Smoking Room, 700 NW Bond, Bend What:  Christmas Party.  The club will provide appetizers.  Please support McMenamins by purchasing drinks (they are letting us use the room for free). We'll have door prizes and plenty of time to tell stories about past...