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Future program presenters are requested to send the Programs Chair (officer list here) brief write-ups of your intended presentations and one or two representative photos. This information will be posted on the webpage and included in the local newspapers, handouts, and posters. Note that future presentations are listed as well, if we have the details. Presentations predating this website can be found here

Exploring Lechugilla Cave!

Date: 
Tue, 2017-05-23

Please join us Tuesday, May 23 at the Los Alamos Nature Center for a presentation by local James Hunter, as he shares his experience exploring Lechugilla Cave.

Avalanche Forecasting in Northern New Mexico

Date: 
Tue, 2017-04-25

Please join us Tuesday, April 25 at the Los Alamos Nature Center for a presentation by Andy Bond of the Taos Avalanche Center.

Carrying Less Means More Fun Backpacking

Date: 
Tue, 2017-03-28

Please join us Tuesday, March 28 at the Los Alamos Nature Center for a presentation
by local mountaineer Rick Light.

Rick will present the essence of his backpacking book published in 2015 that sold
1976 copies in its first year. This book helps conventional backpackers to learn
from through-hikers to lighten their packs without sacrificing comfort or safety.

West Canyon Traverse -- An Arizona Adventure

Date: 
Tue, 2017-02-28

Please join us Tuesday, February 28 at the Los Alamos Nature Center for a presentation by local mountaineers Norbert Ensslin and Ron Morgan.

Skiing and Climbing from Chamonix to Argentina to Antarctic

Date: 
Tue, 2017-01-24

Please join us Tuesday, Jan 24, 2017 at the Los Alamos Nature Center for a presentation by Alex Mueller.

In late 2014, Alex had the luck of traveling to Antarctica to go ski mountaineering with a team of friends and a boatful of great people. It really was the trip of a lifetime, and is accessible to everybody. As his journey to this point started on a visit to France, he will be showing photos of skiing and climbing from Chamonix, Argentina and Antarctica.

Social at 6:45, reports of recent and upcoming trips at 7:00pm. Program at 7:30pm.

Annual Los Alamos Mountaineers Potpourri and Holiday Party!

Date: 
Wed, 2016-12-21

This year, the Mountaineers Potpourri takes place on Wednesday, December 21, starting at 6:30 PM at Fuller's Lodge.

Potpourri is a heavenly stew, consisting of one part potluck and six parts ten-minute talks, simmered slowly in a delicious sauce of conversation and camaraderie. This is by far the most popular Mountaineers meeting of the year. Make your own early New Year's resolution to attend!

Check in at the Membership Table to renew for 2017. Please bring a check or cash - $15 for singles and $20 for couples.

Adventures in the Alps: Mont Blanc and Matterhorn

Date: 
Tue, 2016-11-22

Please join us Tuesday, November 22, 2016 at the Los Alamos Nature Center for a presentation by Kelly Gallagher and Don Krier

Several days of acclimatization in the French and Swiss alps were spent climbing peaks and traversing glaciers to prepare for ascents of Mont Blanc and Matterhorn. And, we experienced fabulous weather and good health, and drank quite a bit of Génépi and overidulged on gelato. This talk describes the gorgeous setting and routes for our two weeks of alpine climbing.

Social at 6:45, reports of recent and upcoming trips at 7:00pm. Program at 7:30pm.

Climbing to the top of the bottom of the world – half-century ago on Mt. Vinson

Date: 
Tue, 2016-10-25

Please join us Tuesday, October 25, 2016 at the Los Alamos Nature Center for a presentation by Eiichi Fukushima

Christmas Day on the Roof of the Americas

Date: 
Tue, 2016-09-27

Please join us Tuesday, September 27, 2016 at the Los Alamos Nature Center for a presentation by local mountaineer Joshua Payne.

On December 25th 2015, Margie Root and Joshua Payne stood on top of Aconcagua, 22,841 feet above sea level after 10 days on the mountain. Margie and Joshua were treated to one of the best Christmas presents a mountaineer could hope for: a nearly 7,000-meter summit with crystal clear, warm, and calm weather! We had an amazing time, made some new friends, and pushed ourselves to the limits.

Temples, Tigers and Tak-taks: Travels in Thailand and Cambodia

Date: 
Tue, 2016-08-23

Please join us Tuesday, August 23, 2016 at the Los Alamos Nature Center for a presentation by Melissa Bartlett.

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