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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

Adventures in Chiapas, Mexico

Date: 
Wed, 2013-07-17

Contrary to previous announcement, meeting will start at 7:30 PM as has been the case. This may be the last meeting on the old schedule.

A month of camping through Australia and New Zealand

Date: 
Wed, 2013-06-19


 
Mt. Cook at sunset
Late in 2012, Momo Vuyisich and his family took a month-long family camping trip through Australia and New Zealand. They drove, hiked, kayaked, flew, and explored the forests, cities, mountains, and coasts of these two beautiful countries. Momo will show many photographs that he captured during the trip and describe his travel experiences.

Capitol Reef and Beyond

Date: 
Wed, 2013-05-15


Head of Sinbad Pictograph Panel in the Capitol Reef Area

Biking Tibet in the days of "Red China"

Date: 
Wed, 2013-04-17

For our April program, Tim Goering and Dave Colbert will give a slide show about a mountain biking trip they took to China and Tibet back in 1986, while they were students at the University of Arizona.  They decided to take a semester off from school to bike across China and Tibet to Nepal, riding across Inner Mongolia, northern and central China, and from Lanzhou across Qinghai province and Tibet.

Adventures in Ninja Alpinism

Date: 
Wed, 2013-03-20

Patagonia

Adventurer Doug Shepherd will be the featured speaker at the March meeting of the Los Alamos Mountaineers. Shepherd is simultaneously a sponsored athlete (Mammut, Sterling Ropes, Cilogear Backpacks) and a postdoc in systems biology.

Adventures in Africa

Date: 
Wed, 2013-02-20

Michael and Michele Altherr
 

Grand Canyoneering - Exploring the Rugged Gorges and Secret Slots of the Grand Canyon

Date: 
Wed, 2013-01-16

Grand Canyon National Park is big, but not that big. It is almost exactly the size of Santa Fe County, and, with 5 million visitors per year, draws five times the crowds. Many places in the southwestern desert are far more remote. How can there be places in the Park that are hardly visited from one year to the next?
 

December Potpourri Meeting

Date: 
Wed, 2012-12-19

 The December meeting will celebrate our member's adventures during 2012 through a potpourri of presentations. The tentative lineup (some previews below) includes:
 
Daffy Does Peru - Paula Barclay & Cathy Grastataro
Two couples, two weeks, two fabulous ancient Incan cities. And that doesn't even begin to describe the incredible Andean scenery.
Canyon Adventures - William Priedhorsky
Ten Minutes in the Khumbu, Nepal - Donathan Krier & Kelly Gallagher
A November trek in the Mt. Everest region.

60th Anniversary Celebration

Date: 
Wed, 2012-11-28

Greetings Los Alamos Mountaineers,

Happy Anniversary! The honor of your presence is cordially requested
at the 60th Anniversary celebration of our club on November 28, 2012
at Fuller Lodge. We will be celebrating this momentous occasion with a
series of special presentations, rememberances and a potluck dinner.
The meeting will start at 6:30, and we will start lining up for dinner at 6:45 p.m. 

Accidents in North American Mountaineering - What We Have Learned

Date: 
Wed, 2012-10-17

Jed Williamson knows how people get into trouble in the mountains. He has been the chair of the Safety Advisory Council and the editor of the American Alpine Club’s annual report Accidents in North American Mountaineering since 1974.  On Wednesday, October 17 at 7:30 p.m. at Fuller Lodge, Jed Williamson will present an overview of his vast knowledge of moving through the mountains with other people, what works and what goes wrong.
 

 

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