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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

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.
 

 

How I learned to lead “Priedhorsky moderate”: Forty canyon adventures from age 10

Date: 
Wed, 2012-09-19

Speaker:
On Wednesday, September 19 at 7:30 p.m. in Fuller Lodge, Reid Priedhorsky will tell stories of his forty adventures on the Colorado Plateau.
 

Dark Canyon, 1989
 

Dorthy Hoard on the Caldera Loop Trail

Date: 
Wed, 2012-08-15

The Valles Caldera Deserves a Rim Trail
 
The Valles Caldera deserves a trail around its rim. On Wednesday, August 15 at 7:30 p.m. in Fuller Lodge, Dorothy Hoard will tell of her 12-year still unfinished odyssey to make the dream a reality.
 

Peakbagging in New England and where it brought me

Date: 
Wed, 2012-07-18

Although not internationally known for its mountain hiking, New England has a surprising quality and variety of small ranges and moderate peaks. The naturally obsessive tend towards a tradition of bagging peaks meeting certain criteria, of which the New Hampshire Fours are probably the most well-known. I'll share my adventures climbing the hundred highest peaks in New England, with some relevant local history and a dash of light geology. Peakbagging naturally lead me to other outdoor pursuits and concerns in an environment that has seen heavy use for a century and a half.

 

The Geology of Climbing: How the Rocks Make the Routes

Date: 
Wed, 2012-06-20

 
Los Alamos Mountaineers SWAP MEET is Wednesday, June 20 at Fuller Lodge from 6:45 to 7:30 pm

Doug Shepherd - "Winter Alpine Climbing: The Idiot's Guide to Self-Abuse"

Date: 
Wed, 2012-05-16

 
LAM Club business starts at 7:30. Presentation at 8:00.
"Winter Alpine Climbing: The Idiot's Guide to Self-Abuse"
 
Doug Shepherd, in his own words:

Adventures in the Juneau Icefields

Date: 
Wed, 2012-04-18

Matt Heavner

March 21, 2012 - Dennis Brandt

Date: 
Wed, 2012-03-21

The White Rim of Canyonlands National Park
 

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