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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

From Baboquivari to the Cascades: Dayhiking the Mountain West

Wed, 2015-04-15

Please join us Wednesday, April 15, 2015 at at the Fuller Lodge (Los Alamos) for a presentation by Sean O'Rourke, a Los Alamos native and peak-bagger. Social and reports of recent and upcoming trips at 7:00pm. Program at 7:30pm.

High Pointing Gets Addictive

Wed, 2015-03-18


Please join us Wednesday, March 18, 2015 at 7 pm at the Fuller Lodge (Los Alamos) for an exciting presentation by Brett Kettering – a local, active LAM members.

Northern Sangres Traverse - A Colorado Adventure

Wed, 2015-02-18

Please join us Wednesday, Feburary 18, 2015 at 7 pm at the Fuller Lodge (Los Alamos) for an exciting presentation by Norbert Ensslin and Nathan Moody - two local, active LAM members.


(Special Note:  This program is dedicated to Don Liska, a great Mountaineer and climbing partner, who passed away in December and who was very interested in this traverse.  In honor of Don, and to remind us of experiences we might want to share at a later ceremony, Norbert will start the program by showing a few slides highlighting some of Don's many outdoor adventures.)


Life in the Big Hills

Wed, 2015-01-21

Please join us Wednesday, January 21, 2015 at 7 pm at the Fuller Lodge (Los Alamos) for an exciting presentation by Dave Hahn, professional climbing guide and ski patroller in Taos, New Mexico. Dave will provide a slideshow of a year in review, detailing his work in guiding and patrolling from Taos to Everest, with a little Antarctica, Africa, Alaska and Mt. Rainier thrown in.

December Potluck and Potpourri

Wed, 2014-12-17

The December meeting of the Los Alamos Mountaineers will feature its annual “potpourri,” a special meeting featuring a potluck dinner and a collection of short presentations from Mountaineers who took a notable trip in 2014 and have stories and photos to share.
The Mountaineers will provide barbeque from Bob’s Bodacious and cake from the Chocolate Maven. Others are asked to bring side dishes, desserts or main course alternatives as they like.

Degenerate States of Euphoria in the Valley of Death

Wed, 2014-11-19

Denali, aka Mt. McKinley, is the highest peak in North America. More than 20,000 feet tall, with temperatures framed by its proximity to the Arctic Circle, winds that can top 10 miles per hour, and an unforgiving landscape of glaciers and crevasses, Denali, of course, is a siren song to adventurers and mountaineers.

“Ain’t lost nothing up there”, but found a Grand Adventure

Wed, 2014-10-15

The Los Alamos Mountaineers' October meeting wuill present a first-hand account of the club's first organized trek to the Grand Teton in Wyoming in more than a decade.

Speaker Michael Altherr will describe the trip preparations and results at the meeting, 7 pm Wednesday, Oct. 15, at Fuller Lodge in Los Alamos. The meeting offers, in addition to the featured talk, refreshments and casual conversation, as well as updates on upcoming trips and safety advice learned from outdoor adventuring.


Nepal Peaks for Dummies: A Himalayan Adventure

Wed, 2014-09-17

The September meeting of the Los Alamos Mountaineers will feature a presentation by Carol Kotchek, a staff member at the American Alpine Club who has been climbing for more than 30 years, including a number of years working a number of classic climbs in the Yosemite Valley.

The Right Place at the Wrong Time: Hot Limestone Climbing of Croatia and Slovenia

Wed, 2014-08-20

Live to work or work to live? That’s a question that some of us will be left pondering after the August presentation at the Los Alamos Mountaineers.


The monthly meeting of the LA Mountaineers begins 7 pm Wednesday, Aug. 20, at Fuller Lodge in Los Alamos. The meeting starts with refreshments, reports on recent and upcoming LAM-sponsored trips, a “safety minute” courtesy of one of the members, and a feature presentation.


Bandelier Superintendent to Address LA Mountaineers

Wed, 2014-07-16

Jason Lott, Superintendent of Bandelier National Monument, is the featured speaker at the July meeting of the Los Alamos Mountaineers.
The meeting, which is free and open to the public, starts at 7 pm Wednesday, July 16 at Fuller Lodge with refreshments and casual conversation, followed by reports on recently completed and upcoming trips.


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