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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

Capitol Reef and Beyond

Wed, 2013-05-15

Head of Sinbad Pictograph Panel in the Capitol Reef Area

Biking Tibet in the days of "Red China"

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

Wed, 2013-03-20


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

Wed, 2013-02-20

Michael and Michele Altherr


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

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

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

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

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

Wed, 2012-09-19


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

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.



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