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Date: Sunday January 12, 2012 (weather permitting) Outing Coordinator: Mike Caccavano Start: 9:00 a.m. Elevation/Distance: 3000’+/- climb, 3.5 to 4 miles one way Directions to Start: From Sisters, take Hwy 242 West to FS Road 1018 (to Scott Pass TH about 1 mile past Cold Spring CG). Head south...

** CANCELLED ** Who: CM and prospective members When: New Date TBD Where: Dutchman Flat Snow Parking Lot Meet Time: New Time TBD This outing will start with a leisurely Backcountry Ski/snowshoe  (Cross country skis not recommended) up Tumalo Mountain 7,775’. On the summit Bill Strycharz will instruct a snow anchor...

Scheduling a climb in the Cascade peaks in October can be a risky proposition but this year we hit the jackpot.  Seven of us gathered at the Pole Creek trailhead on a Saturday morning for a weekend of practicing the skills necessary for safe travel...

A Cascades Mountaineers membership includes many great benefits and discounts, including the Eddie Bauer First Ascent Pro Deal. Here are three ways to get the discount: Sign up for a Pro Deals card. Go to www.eddiebauer.com.  Towards the bottom of the page under Programs and Services, click...

Bill Strycharz will give a slide presentation of his recent climb of the Zugspitze, Germany’s highest peak. Then, Frank Florence will recap the club’s October trip to Hayden Glacier / Middle Sister. Marcus Muffly will get us stoked for upcoming outings with a summary of...

Date: Sunday, Nov. 10, 2013 Group Leader: Frank Florence Target Audience: Climbers interested in climbing moderate multi-pitch gear routes. Outing Description: This will be a fun day of rock climbing on traditional gear routes. We will focus on moderate grade routes (to 5.6, 5.7), most likely on the Red...

Our October monthly meeting will be on Wednesday October 16, 2013 at 7:00pm at the Environmental Center 16 NW Kansas Avenue in Bend We'll have slideshows of Cascades Mountaineers 2013 outings so far this year including Broken Top, Mt. Shasta (x2), Mt. Hood, Three Fingered Jack...

Mount Washington, North Ridge Route Outing Coordinator: Rod Jacobson Date: Sept. 22, 2013 (Sunday) Start: Patjens Lakes Trailhead (#3395) parking lot at 4700’ elevation. Elevation Gain / (loss): About 3100 feet net gain from the trailhead to the 7794’ summit. Distance / Grade: About 10 miles & 10 hrs. round...

Cascades Mountaineers Outing (membership required to participate) Middle Sister – Hayden Glacier Team Leader: Frank Florence Date: Oct. 19-20, 2013 Target Audience: Mountaineering aspirants who would like to learn roped climbing techniques used useful on glaciers and increase their experience with travel on snow and ice. Outing Description: Day 1:  (Rain...

Come to Pine Nursery and practice team crevasse rescue with a Z-pulley system. Bring your harness, ice ax, 2 locking and 2 regular carabineers and prusiks and get ready for your next glacier crossing. Meet at Pine Nursery on NE Purcell at 6pm on August 14th. Bill...