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Member Benefits:


Monthly Slide Shows: Our club's Program Committee is quite active in bringing a variety of presentations to Los Alamos.  At our monthly meetings you will see inspiring photos and hear the stories behind them.  In addition to featuring personal adventures from local club members, we occasionally feature professional climbers and other speakers on a variety of outdoor and mountain activities.  The Mountaineers have toured several of the world's highest peaks, not only from the perspective of professional mountain guides, but also from several club members.  We've heard topics ranging from adventure race competitors (e.g. the Eco-Challenge) to photographic exhibits on the Valle Grande National Preserve and Artic National Wildlife Refuge.  We've also seen wonderful talks on canyoneering, river rafting, trekking, ice climbing, peak bagging, and more.  See for yourself and join us at Fuller Lodge!

Club Trips: Join your fellow club members on any of the numerous hiking, backpacking, scrambling, rock-climbing, ice-climbing, peak-bagging, skiing, and biking trips offered throughout the year.

Top Roping: Although the club seldom schedules top roping sessions, our member and webmaster Jan Studebaker has been scheduling community top roping for 20 years, and we include his schedule on our TOP ROPING page.  We also link to Mark Mathis's schedule for weekend climbing.  Jan's top-roping sessions are scheduled every Tuesday and Thursday evening from March thru October.  This is a great way to stay in shape and meet potential climbing partners.

Climbing School: Learn what technical rock climbing is all about. We will teach you the fundamentals of technical climbing and climbing technique with a strong emphasis on safety. (Registration fee required.)  Nonmembers are not eligible for this course!

Trip Leader Awards: The club is grateful to those who lead our outdoor adventures.  As a token of appreciation, our awards will be a series of caps and hats with the Club logo. To encourage first-time trip leaders, we will award a first hat to anyone who leads a Club trip.  In more detail, we will recognize trip leaders as described here.

Web Pages: Hey, we have a great web site! Get club announcements, advertisements for upcoming club trips, trip reports, and links to tons of pictures, gear reviews, climbing beta, etc. on the club web pages.

Borrow Equipment: We have a limited amount of mountaineering equipment for loan (e.g., avalanche transceivers).  Contact Zack Baker, our Equipment Manager, at (505) 412-5961 or zackbaker@gmail.com.

Become an Author: Write illustrated trip reports for inclusion in our TRIP ARCHIVE. See the TRIP ARCHIVE page for details.  It's easy!

And Much, Much More Of course, some of these items (for example, the summer top-roping sessions) don't require club membership. By supporting the Los Alamos Mountaineers with your dues payment, however, you are ensuring that these benefits remain available to you, your family, your friends, and the local climbing community.

To Become a Member Now:


It is easy to become a member of the Los Alamos Mountaineers!  We ask that you read our constitution, pay your dues, sign a waiver of liability so that you can participate in our activities, and give us your contact information for club announcements:

The "Los Alamos Mountaineer's Constitution and Bylaws" provide guidance and rules for the operation of all aspects of our club's operations. The bylaws specifically address issues such as rules for trip leaders and participants. LAM is a New Mexico, registered, non-profit corporation. We ask that all members read our constitution at least once a year.

 Membership Types

 
Dues are currently $15 for an individual, or $20 for a family.

Checks payable to the "Los Alamos Mountaineers", or cash, are acceptable.

This waiver is to be signed by each member of the "Los Alamos Mountaineers" as a condition of membership and participation in our activities. It is a release of liability and a waiver of rights that will be held by our club's secretary.

Please include your e-mail address with your mailing address so that we can contact you about our activities and meetings.  We never share our contact information without member consent.  We prefer to e-mail our club newsletter, rather than using snail mail, as it makes it easier for our secretary.  If this is not possible, let us know.

Completed waivers, dues checks, and contact information can be mailed to:

  • Los Alamos Mountaineers
  • P.O. Box 987
  • Los Alamos, NM 87544

or given to either:

More details about our club are available in our BOARD ROOM
or by contacting any board member.
 

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