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Cascades Mountaineers Club Outing (membership required) Outing Coordinator: Rod Jacobson Date: Aug. 24th, 2013 Start: PCT Trailhead, N. side - Santiam pass. Elevation Gain: ~3,500' actual vert., ~13 miles round trip Meeting Time/Place: 6am Saturday morning, PCT parking lot across the highway from Hoodoo. For those who would like to...

[caption id="attachment_139" align="alignleft" width="148"] Z-pulley diagram[/caption] Come to Pine Nursery and practice team crevasse rescue with a Z-pulley system. Bring a harness, ice ax, 2 locking and 2 regular carabiners, and prusiks and get ready for your next glacier crossing. Meet at Pine Nursery on NE...

Introduction to Prusik Ascents Instructor Bill Strycharz Objectives: Learn to ascend a rope using a Prusik Ascent System to simulate a crevasse fall self-rescue situation. Skills Overview: Learn the Prusik knot (middle of rope prusik), figure 8 knot, overhand knot with a bite, double figure 8 knot. Goal:...

Cascades Mountaineers Outing (membership required to participate) Location: Mt. Shasta, CA – West Bolam Glacier Route Team Leader: Bill Strycharz Date: July 20-21, 2013 Target Audience: Intermediate to advanced climbers who are in very good to excellent physical condition. Climbers must be comfortable with considerable exposure on...

Cascades Mountaineers Club Outing (membership required) Three Fingered Jack, South Ridge Outing Coordinator: Rod Jacobson Date: Aug. 24th, 2013 Start: PCT Trailhead, N. side - Santiam pass. Elevation Gain: ~3,500' actual vert., ~13 miles round trip Meeting Time/Place: 6am Friday morning, PCT parking...

Cascades Mountaineers Outing (membership required to participate) Location: Mt. Shasta, CA – West Bolam Glacier Route Team Leader: Bill Strycharz Date: July 20-21, 2013 Target Audience: Intermediate to advanced climbers who are in very good to excellent physical condition. Climbers must be comfortable with considerable exposure on...

Cascades Mountaineers Club Outing (membership required) Outing Coordinator: Rod Jacobson Date: Aug. 24th, 2013 Elevation Gain: ~3,500' actual vert., ~13 miles round trip Meeting Time/Place: 6am Friday morning, PCT parking lot across the highway from Hoodoo. For those who would like to car-pool,...

Date: June 30, 2013 (Sunday) 9:00am at the N. Point parking lot – Smith Rock State Park. Outing Description: This will be the perfect opportunity for those who have always wanted to try rock climbing, but didn't know where to start. Here is your chance to...

Date: June 30, 2013 (Sunday) 9:00am at the N. Point parking lot - Smith Rock State Park. Outing Description: This will also be the perfect opportunity for those who have always wanted to try rock climbing, but didn't know where to start. Here is your chance...

Cascades Mountaineers Club Outing (membership required for outing participants) 7.10.13 MONTHLY MEETING WILL BE REPLACED BY THIS OUTING Instructor Bill Strycharz Objectives: Learn to ascend a rope using a Prusik Ascent System to simulate a crevasse fall self-rescue situation. This type of training and experience will not just...