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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

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.

Jason Lott of Bandelier

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 talk will be at 7:30 pm Wednesday, July 16, at Fuller Lodge.  The talk will follow the business portion of the meeting, which will include information on recent and upcoming LA Mountaineer-sponsored trips and outings.

June Program Announcement

Wed, 2014-06-18

Bill and Zack's Excellent Adventures**

If you've ever wondered what there is to do in Los Alamos, then this month's presentation by the Los Alamos Mountaineers could be your answer.

Long-time Mountaineers Bill Priedhorsky and Zack Baker will present "Out and About in Los Alamos," a compilation of information from excellent adventuring at local trails, creeks, peaks, monuments and crags.

The presentation will be at 7:30 pm Wednesday, June 18, in the main room at Fuller Lodge. The presentation is free and refreshments will be provided.  

“Ancient Relics,” 7:30 pm Wednesday, May 21, at Fuller Lodge

Wed, 2014-05-21

For those who like to get off the beaten path there are endless discoveries awaiting in the desert southwest.

Outdoor adventurist Dave Rice has spent more than 50 years exploring the outdoors and following his interest in Native American archaeology. At the May meeting of the Los Alamos Mountaineers, Rice will describe several sites that are easily accessible from Los Alamos and the discoveries a visitor might find there.


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