NWSCC web site
FWSA web site
NSCF web site
photo for a
about our club.
Mt. High Events
November 30, 2018
Latest news in the left column,
Click on underlined events in
the Calendar on the right or
scroll down for details of upcoming events.
Weather forecast for Government Camp on the
See bottom of this page for
ski area reports.
November Lift Lines
Trips - NW
Ski Club Council and other local ski
FWSA News Flash
- November 2018 issue. Far West Ski Association
Newsletter. Trips, Racing, Ski news,
Special Discount on Meadows 10-time
A special deal for
all local ski clubs associated with
the NWSCC. Get a 10-time pass to MT
.Hood Meadows for just $399.
)Regular price is $449.)
Just click on the heading of this
Barlow Road field trip photos
are now posted on our PHOTOS page. A
video will also soon be added there.
West Skiers' Guide - Summer
Click on the image
here to see this very colorful
magazine. Learn all about the upcoming
Far West Convention in Reno. Also
read about summer fun at
Learn about our Scuba
Click on each 2-page
spread to thumb through the rest of
Season Passes compared.
Compare the cost and benefits of
various lift ticket passes. This was
first published on page 8 of the
September issue of Lift Lines
(#177). It is now on our
NOTE TO NEWCOMERS
Our club provides numerous
activities in the following
a) Day trips to Mt.
Hood ski areas –
b) Ski trips
to other ski areas in the West
c) Recreational racing –
d) Social events,
parties, etc. – on the
e) Summer activities
(Biking, Hiking, Rafting,
Picnic, etc.) – usually on our
To fully understand what our
club does, please see a whole
year of past photos on the
Ski Fashion Show
at the Mt. Hood Museum & Cultural
Center in Government Camp. See
video of this fun event held
on March 31, 2018. It shows vintage
ski apparel from the 1930s to the
present day, including several
garments currently available for
purchase at Hillcrest Sports in
High Cookbook available.
A great gift.
Debbi Kor put
together a Club Cookbook, full of
recipes contributed by many of our
club members. You can purchase the
book at any of our social events and
ski trips, or
Contact Debbi at:
Man and Woman of the
Our 2018 man and
woman of the year are: Bill King and
Congratulations! They are also
our current Vice-President (Bill)
and President (Debbi). See our
page for a list of past men
and women of the year and other awards. Please send us your
nominations for Man & Woman of the
Year for 2019 (by October or early
page - new & improved
way to get info about ski areas. The
updated page contains almost all the
ski areas in the West, 170 of
them. It's the easiest way to get
info for a trip. Just click on
whatever ski resort you want.
Also find info on
heli-skiing. Also available on
our Ski Areas page is an Excel
Spreadsheet continaing a list of all
the ski area in Norrh America.
You can use it to track te places
you have skied.
are now on our
page, including pictures from the
whole past year.
Mid-Week skiing at
Mt. Hood Meadows
A group of us skis
more or less regularly mid-week at
Mt. Hood Meadows. Come
join us. See details
Weekend skiing at Timberline
A group of us skis
more or less regularly on weekends
att Timberline Come
join us. See details
Road trip, Skiing some hidden gems.
Kurt Wilke and Emilio Trampuz went
on a 4-day road trip to ski some
small and hidden gems in eastern
Oregon and Washington. See
video of their adventure.
Let's ski together!
for an informal fun day on the
slopes! Our weekend skiers
tend to go to Timberline and/or
mid-week skiers usually go to
Meadows on Thursdays or whenever
there is some fresh powder. How to
connect with us?
See the weekend
& mid-week entries on our
Click on our two
FORUM buttons in the menu and see
who is going skiing and when.
Participate in the discussions!
Facebook page, where all our
members can post their own
messages and often invite others
to come ski with them. Start by
clicking on the Facebook button
in our main menu.
Hood Express bus service
We have always
encouraged carpooling from Sandy,
and that is still an option. But, now
you can take the new Mt. Hood Express
bus instead. For only $2 (or just
$1.50 if you prepay for 20 tickets),
you can ride the bus from Sandy to Skibowl, Government Camp, or
Timberline. Catch the bus
right on Hwy. 26, at a park and ride
bus stop half way between Champion
Way and 362nd (which is the Fred Meyer
traffic light in Sandy). Turn into
Champion Way to park at the
The most convenient bus starts at
7:45 am and arrives at Skibowl at
8:32 and at Timberline at 9 am.
Click here for the complete
Also note that
Timberline runs its own hourly
shuttle between Government
Camp (stopping at the Mt. Hood
Brewing Co., at Collins Lake Resort,
and at the Chevron station at the
top end of Govy). This shuttle runs
only on weekends and holidays.
Approximately once an hour to make
the full round trip.
skiing at Timberline and
Mt. Hood Skibowl + 3 free
tickets at each of 17 other ski
areas, for a total of 51 free ski
Not valid on Saturdays.
Those 71 and over pay only $50.
All prices will increase after Nov.
5 and 26.. See more at:
on the Facebook page:
The GOOD OLD
TIMES will soon be moved
Photos from our whole
past year will soon be moved from the
to a new Photos 2018 page. Our
will be cleared to make room for new
photos for this coming season,
starting with the SkiFever Show and
the Kickoff Party.. Just keep
scrolling down the photos page to see all
our past events.
Skiing North America -
about our club member John Andrew
skiing all of North America has
appeared in the Wall Street Journal
on March 20, 2016. See
Let's go skiing!
Meet at McDonald's in Sandy 7:30 am. We can carpool, or
just drive up together. Some of us
are going to Timberline
or Skibowl. Others are going to
Meadows. We can all meet at McDonald's.
See details about our
day trips on the
TRIPS page. Hey, a day trip
is a trip too! If you have a
2-way radio, tune it to
50% discount at adidas
Go to our
Board and print the
special coupon for the adidas
employee store, fill it out and get
a 50% discount. Thanks to our member Elsebeth Frank for
NOTE: This offer is not ongoing.
It comes and goes periodically.
When it becomes available again,
Mountain High club members who have
opted to receive ALL emails will be
informed by email.
New Video about our club
See the new video
about what our club has been up to
lately. Included is a funny snow
report about the upcoming Whitefish
Express Rental &
Service shop in Rhododendron
John Hanson (formerly
of the Ski Chalet) is helping
Skibowl with a new project in
Rhododendron: an Express Rental &
Service outlet with retail as well.
"One of our target customers is the
high school/ club racer looking to
maintain a competitive advantage.
Racers can drop their skis off after
training nights and pick them up
ready to go on race day. We are
currently set up to do edge tunes
and hot waxes."
Mon-Tue: 8-5, Wed-Fri: 8-9pm,
Sat: 7-6pm and
Next season, they
plan to stock race accessories as
Stop by anytime. The location is
on the right hand side of Hwy 26 in
Rhododendron across from the Village
Ski - Or Help Someone
Our club now has a
devoted just to beginner skiers, and
we need volunteers who are willing
to help newcomers to the sport. This
is a win-win for everybody. By
brining in new people to the slopes,
the ski areas get more customers,
our club gets more members, and the
newcomers get their wings (their
skis or boards)!
Please renew your club membership
in the Fall (September, October, or early November). This is also the best
time to sign up for a ski trip with the club. It is best to renew in person at the annual Ski Fair or at our annual Kickoff Party. If
you do it by mail, simply print print
the Dough Transmittal form and mail it in. You can find it on our Membership page and on the
Forms & Docs page.
a PACRAT team
Teams are being formed
in October and November,
and many teams need a few new
racing, après ski parties and more!
Check it all out on
page and on the
PACRATs web site.
Benefits updated - 20% off at the
Thanks to Kevin
Bastin, owner of the Taco Shoppe and
a Mountain High club member, we have
now been offered 20% off of any item
on the menu (not just the burritos).
But only 10% discount during the
The Taco Shoppe
in Government Camp, across the
street from the Huckleberry Inn (but
a house or two up the road), or just
downhill from the Mount Hood Museum. See details on our
Benefits page and on our
Board page. Click here for
is a web site devoted to
everything Mt. Hood. It contains the
latest news, classifieds, racing,
new school, old school, videos,
slides, events, resources.
The web site was started by Ben Jacklet, a local journalist.
Check it out:
pole Inclinometers -
Attach this simple device to your
ski pole and use it to measure the
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viewed links will then change color, due to your browser's settings,
but the dates will still remain the original color.
Blue: Mountain High club events
Maroon: NWSCC, FWSA, or multi-club
Black: General events
See more event details in the next section below.
Club membership has steadily increased from 2002 - 2011,
and has stabilized around 300 since then. Current membership
as of September 2015 = 304.
Last Monday of the month,
we meet at the Round Table
Pizza 10070 SW Barbur
Blvd., Portland (near the corner
of Capitol Hwy.) to plan future
club events, trips. Phone: (503)
245-2211. If you would
like to get a bit more involved
with the club, please come and
join us. This is a working and
planning meeting, but it's
open to all. Social gathering:
6:00 pm, and the meeting
of local ski clubs gather to
coordinate activities, plan
joint events and trips.
Sometimes, there's a guest
speaker. These meetings are open
Socializing starts at 6 pm.
Meeting starts at 6:30 pm..
Meetings are held quarterly on
the 3rd Wednesday in October,
December, March and June.
At various locations around the
Portland metro area. See the
NWSCC web site for details.
Searching for the Perfect Ski Watch
out some of the features available
on watches these days: Altimeter,
Compass, Clinometer, Barometer,
Stop-watch, and more. And water
resistant to 200 meters. Sadly, not
all in one watch. Read
Oregon Skiing & Boarding Blog
set up by Drew Jackson, the
weatherman at KPTV-12, writing about
snow conditions from a skier's
perspective. This has been added to
Vision for the
A whole new vision of
enhancing both safety and fun on the
slopes. Read all about it (click on
button. Get involved. Write to the
ski areas. Write to ski magazines.
Refer them to our website:
Trips Survey Results
Thanks to the 60
people who completed the online
survey. See the results summarized
in the July issue of "Lift Lines",
or see the complete results
Mt Hood List
- A great new
to post your own message, to find a
carpool to Mt. Hood, to find buddies
for a Meadows 4x4, or any
other Mt. Hood related activity.
Check out this
content on our site!
David Schor's adventures
(our recent trips and racing)
sale on our
Send us your photos/stories!
What did you do this
past winter? Where did you
ski? Where were you 20 or 30 years
ago? How did you learn to ski?
Any spectacular falls? Any
embarrassing moments? Send in your
personal short stories or
reminiscences. Please add a
photo of yourself or the people in
your story. Digital photos are most
welcome. Printed photos will be
scanned in and returned to you.
Free $kiing corner.
half-priced lift tickets.
post your questions, requests,
offers, or help provide answers.
For plain text
announcements or questions, feel
free to post your own message in the
For more elaborate,
announcements, including graphics,
photos, etc. please email them to us
firstname.lastname@example.org and we'll post
it on the Bulletin Board.
We Want You!
you have something to contribute to
the club. Organize a party, a
hike. a game of cards, a visit to
the theater, or just a TGIF. Take
your favorite activity and invite
other club members to join you. Just
let us know what you could do for
the club. Or, better yet, come to
our monthly planning meeting, any
last Monday of the month, at the
Round Table Pizza.
2-way Radios on the
Connect with other
club members on the slopes. Simply
get on the radio channel 6-19,
and call for Mountain High members.
That is Channel 6, Privacy code 19.
There is a permanent note about this
Say goodbye to your
Avast! is totally free and
performs even better in tests.
Download it and try it yourself:
NW Sk/Ride Challenge
continues each winter season. It is
not a competition for the most ski
areas visited. Instead,
everyone who visits at least 7 ski
areas in the Northwest will be
entered into a drawing for a prize.
Just save your lift
tickets or receipts from the ski
areas and mail them to the NWSCC:
The address is on the form.
Click here for the Entry Form and
Skiing the Northwest
can be quite an adventure. See
David Schor's blog:
Emilio's journal on our
"Articles" page, at:
Note: Trips and Racing events have their own pages.
The events listed below are events other than ski trips and
Mt. High members at Stevens Pass
Mt. High members on Mt. Hood
NOTE TO NEWCOMERS
Our club provides numerous activities in
the following categories. Most of
them have their own separate pages on
our web site:
a) Day trips to Mt. Hood
ski areas (both weekend
and mid-week) – currently on the
b) Ski trips to other
ski areas in the West -- see
c) Recreational racing –
d) Social events, parties,
etc. – on the
e) Summer activities
(Biking, Hiking, Rafting,
Picnic, etc.) – usually on our
Our Home page is mainly a calendar of
events and a place to post social events
that don't have their own separate
pages, such as Trips and Racing events
To get a better view of what our club
does, please check the
ABOUT US page and the
PHOTOS page, which shows almost
everything we did in the past year(s).
Each season, we start to build a new
Photos page, so if you are checking us
out at the beginning of the season,
check out one of the previous year's
Photos page, which will be more
More info at:
Retails at SkiFever offer 70,000 sq. ft. of their best deals of
the season of ski & Snowboard equipment, accessories, and apparel.
Those in the know recognize this as the best deal in town. The
SkiFever Ski Swap features overstock of new noncurrent merchandise
from local retailers and lightly used community swap items that
include skis, snowboards, boots, and soft goods.
Since 1986, Dan and Rebecca Schindler have offered the largest
and best ski and snowboards shows in the Portland market to launch
the winter sport season. With 30 years of history in the Portland
market, SkiFever has the industry connections with resorts,
manufacturers, and local retail heavy weights like U.S. Outdoor
Store, Next Adventure, Hillcrest Sports, The Pro Shop, Mountainology,
Daddies Board Shop, Evo, Gorge Performance and others. This makes
this the premier ski & Snowboard event of the season. The savings on
gear, resorts, and tour operators cannot be beat. It’s all under one
While other Portland events feature only bits of SkiFever like a
beer fest or film festival as a part of an event in a small format,
SkiFever is the largest, fun, and comprehensive kick off for winter
season for hardcore shredders and ski and snowboard families alike.
Other features of the SkiFever Ski & Snowboard Show include the “Saturday
Night SkiFever Pray For Snow Party” features the Famous
Phasous live cover band; other live music throughout the show;
dance performances; X-Games athletes; aerial performances; scuba
demo; and more.
With 20,000 plus attendees, the excitement of ski & riding this
winter season is palpable and electric at this event. SkiFever
the SkiFever Freeride
Theater with the latest ski films;
and aerial demonstrations giant indoor grind rail;
Free ski lessons on
the Mogul Busters Kid Slope;
for aerial fun,
Wall for all attendees to try;
Grand Prize Giveaway;
Thousands of dollars
worth of skis, bindings, snowboards, and other prizes.
Ski Fever & Snowboard Show
Portland Expo Center
2060 N. Marine Dr.,
Portland OR 97217
Nov. 2 - 4, 2018 (Fri - Sun.)
SkiFever rolls out the
most awesome Six Million Dollar SkiFever Bonanza Sale™ in the
country! Save Up To 70% on the latest brand name gear from
Portland’s best retailers.
ski show at the Expo Center. Great deals on ski clothing
and equipment. Many freebies. Free Two For One Lift
included a giant Ski Swap, where you can keep 80% of the sale value
when you sell your used equipment.
Thursday is the ONLY day to drop off your gear for the Ski Swap.
Last chance to sell your old gear.
Our Mountain High club will have a booth at the Show. So please come to
the Ski Fever Show and visit our booth, where you will be able to
renew your club membership, signup for ski trips, etc.
This SkiFever Show and the Season Kickoff party on Nov. 5 are the
only 2 events where you can renew your membership in person and
receive your membership card.
SkiFever packs the entire ski & snowboard universe all under one
roof™. With 108,000 square feet of exhibition space, SkiFever
live acts, interactive exhibits and ongoing giveaways that
provide SkiFever visitors with non-stop entertainment. Enjoy
the new SkiFever BrewFest, with beer
from Deschutes Brewery, Oregon WineFest,
and regional spirits. Full of excitement, SkiFever provides big
savings on gear and more to get you stoked for the season.
SAVE— Up to 70% off on top brand gear, clothing and
accessories! Or sell your own gear and keep 80% of the pice.
DREAM — Check out resorts for winter destination vacations
to get discount travel and lift packages!
TASTE — Walk and shop through the new SkiFever
BrewFest, with beer from
Deschutes Brewery, Oregon WineFest,
and regional spirits!
THRILL — Watch past and future Olympic and X-Game medal
winners perform tricks and stunts on the Les Schwab Main
Stage and Hillcrest Sports Rail Jam!
PARTY PARTY — Throw your hand in
the air at the SkiFever Pray For Snow Party™ with Government
Camp’s favorite band Phamous
Phases. Enjoy Free Beer & Pizza while it lasts and the best
Click here to see a complete list of show features.
Admission: $14 at the gate. Or $18 for two-day pass.
Juniors (6 - 12 years old) pay only
$3. Under 6 is free.
Show hours are:
Friday 1 pm - 10 pm
Saturday 10am - 9 pm
Sunday 10am - 6 pm
.More info at:
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: We need several
volunteers to help staff our Mountain High club's booth for a 3-hour
shift. Each volunteer will receive free admission to the Show.
To volunteer, please contact Emilio Trampuz,
Local ski clubs will have their booths in
the yellow highlighted area in the middle of the show floor. Click
on the floor plan to enlarge it
Mt. Hood Heritage
in Government Camp
Nov. 3 (Sat.)
The Mt. Hood Cultural
Center & Museum is holding its annual Heritage Night at the Museum
featuring a silent and oral auction.
Mt. Hood Museum & Cultural Center
The Museum's annual "Welcome Home to the Mountain" Auction is a
fun evening featuring silent auction, oral auction, food, drinks,
awards, live music and more. Auction items include vintage
collectibles, art, gift baskets, vacation getaways, event tickets
and more. Your museum membership is your ticket to this fun event.
Memberships available at the door or online.
Donations Needed. You can make the auction a success by
donating objects for the auction. Bring items to the museum anytime
or call the staff at 503-272-3301 to discuss potential donations.
More info at the Mt. Hood
Museum's web site:
Find our more about our club,
See info & photos on display.
Membership & Kickoff Party
+ Mini Ski Swap
Nov. 5, 2018. (Monday) 6:30 -
Our biggest party of the
year, marking the start of a new ski season. There will be free food.
- Join the club, or renew your membership, or just check us
- New membership cards will be issued on the spot.
- Sign up for ski trips.
- Join a 10-person PACRAT racing team, the best way to gain 9
instant ski buddies!
- Win some door prizes!
- Meet other members. Have a great time!
- Find out more about our club.
- Find out about our mid-week skiers, and meet them.
- Enjoy some tasty food.
- Bring something to sell at our mini ski swap, or see if
there's anything there you might want to buy.
- Win some door-prizes!
- Socialize! Get to know other club members.
- Donate a ski jacket!
AGENDA: We’ll have
food and drinks, visit with old friends, and meet new members. See
what we are cooking up for the upcoming season. Be there or be
square! Bring a friend!
BYOB (Bring your own drinks).
To volunteer with set up, take down or help during event please
contact Karen Michels
19945 SW Boones Ferry Rd, Tualatin, OR 97062
Introduction to Racing
Recruiting new racers
(Wednesday), 2018 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm.
NW 17th and Northrup St. Portland, OR
(Wednesday), 2018 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm.
Hillcrest Ski & Sports
2506 SE Burnside Rd., Gresham, OR 97080
Board cordially invites you to PACRAT 101. This is a
recruitment and education class, open to everyone. Bring friends who
might be interested in racing! Find out what's new for this
Come learn more about
PACRAT Racing, join a team, and hear why we love it so much.
Some of the benefits of
the PACRAT Racing League:
skiers are welcome
Join a 10-person team
tickets on race days
Run some gates.
5 races. 5 parties
NASTAR races (2 of
them) - open to the public
See yourself improve
Lots of fun!
Join a 10-prson team.
Participate in 5 races throughout the season, held at all 3 major
ski areas on Mt. Hood. No experience necessary. It's all
just for fun!
The only qualification is
that you must b 18 years or older to join.
Check out the official
PACRAT racing website at
Click on image to enlarge the flyer.
Live music at
Charlie's Pub in Govy
10 (Saturday) 2018.
at 7:00 pm
by the Schnee Vogeli club. Everyone is invited!
See the event
Location: Charlie's Pub in
Come celebrate the upcoming winter. Live music, and
door-prizes. All local skiers and riders are invited, regardless of
which club they belong to.
There will be a live band.
are $20. Sold in advance (not at the door). Tickets always
sell out completely before the event. For tickets, contact
your favorite member of the Schnee Vogeli club, ... or one of the following:
in the heart of Government Camp
Sandra, Elisabeth, and Larry
Steve Coxen, charming the crowd.
Gary and Alice enjoying the pizza.
(Have some pizza
and learn more about our club)
on map to enlarge.
Nov. 13, 2018
6:30 - 9:00 pm
This gathering will be geared toward welcoming our new club
members. Long term members, come meet our newest members
and help introduce them to the club.
New members will get a good introduction to what our club is all
about. Hear about our trips, racing, social events, and more.
For potential new members, come check out our club and
hear about all the fun stuff we do year round . We will have
trip leaders and board members present to answer all your
For current club members, this is a great chance to bring
a friend that might be interested in checking us out. It is also
a great opportunity to share your experiences in the club with
newcomers. The club will provide pizza and entertainment.
10070 SW Barbur Blvd. (near Capitol Hwy)
is on the club! Just buy your own drink.
All new members
and potential new members are invited! Come meet other club members, check out
what’s new. Bring a friend! Enjoy some "Maui Zaui" pizza!
For any long-term
members planning to attend, this will be your chance to
buddy-up with some "newbies" and share some of your own
experiences with the club. Come tell us your story about your
experience with the club.
I hope to see you
From I-5 Southbound (going out of town):
- Take the Capitol St. exit.
- Loop around the exit ramp to the right and get on Capitol St.
- Cross Barbur Blvd. plus one more set of traffic lights.
- Turn right into a driveway just in front of a motel.
- The Round Table Pizza is right behind the motel.
From I-5 Northbound (going into town from Tualatin or Tigard):
- Take the Pacific Hwy (Barbur Blvd.) exit
- Get onto Barbur Blvd. and follow it up the hill, over the crest.
- Turn right into driveway for the Round Table Pizza and a Chinese
restaurant (or is it Japanese?), just a few feet before McDonald's.
The Mountain Shop
1510 NE 37th Avenue
Portland, OR 97232
and the Thanksgiving Table
- A Survival Guide
A presentation at he Mountain Shop
20 (Tuesday) 2018. 7 - 9 pm.
The Mountain Shop
1510 NE 37th Avenue
Portland, OR 97232
Avalanche Awareness Course
At the Mountain Shop
28 (Wednesday) 2018. 7 -
Starting with a Happy
Hour around 6:30 pm.
Sandy Ski Swap
+ Warren Miller movie
November 30, 2018.
Free admission. to the swap.
December 1 (Saturday)
Ski and Snowsports Swap & Sale.
Come and do some shopping before the movie
and during the 30 minute intermission. There
will be lots of new and used ski and
snowsports equipment and clothing at great prices!
See more at:
Swap & Sale
Hours: Friday Dec 1st:
5pm - 9pm
Saturday Dec 2nd: 10am - 7pm
If you’d like to consign your used items for
this event, please
enter your swap items here.
Silent Auction & Raffle Enter a
chance to win some great raffle prizes and
bid on amazing silent auction items during
this fun 2 day event!
WARREN MILLER movie tickets
are now available! Use the school’s secure
system to buy tickets from Sandy Ski Team
Racers & Freestylers.
Buy tickets now by clickinc on the Warren
Miller words above.
Show times: Friday: 5 pm ,
Saturday: 7 pm
(after the Swap)
Theater doors open 30 minutes befpre the
Movie tickets $20 (a limited
number available at the door).
NOTE: Sandy Ski Team is unable to offer "WM
giveaway promos" at this price
Location: New Sandy High School
Hood Cultural Museum preserves and showcases the rich history of
Mount Hood through interpretive exhibits and educational
programming. The museum features six galleries that highlight the
history of the mountain’s early exploration, winter sports,
settlement and natural history.
museum, the Mt. Hood Information Center and the Museum Gift Shop are
open seven days a week from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The museum is closed
Thanksgiving and Christmas. Admission is free.
History Happy Hour
at the Mt. Hood
Last Saturday of each month, 2018 (except this
November, when it will happen on December 1st.).
Doors open: 6:30 pm.
Presentation starts: 7:00
Be entertained and learn
$5 cash at the door. Beer
& Wine available for purchase.
Mt. Hood Museum & Cultural Center
Government Camp, Oregon.
Across the street from Huckleberry Inn and about 2 houses up the
road. Right next to the Taco Shoppe.
History Happy Hour events take place the last Saturday of the month
at the museum. Topics range from Mount Hood photography to ski
fashion to volcanic activity on the mountain.
Dec. 1 Continental Divide Trail: Exploring America’s Wilderness Trail - presented by
"Triple Crowner’ Hiker Barney ‘Scout’ Mann
Author and hiker Barney “Scout” Mann will discuss his latest book/
It exxplores the rugged Mexico-to-Canada footpath perched along
the Rocky Mountain Divide. The book features 250 contemporary images
and unpublished historical photos of the 3,100-mile path. The book
discussion at the museum in Government Camp is perfect for anyone
interested in the outdoors or who someday dreams of heading out on
Mann is an author, adventurer and outdoor advocate. His articles
have appeared in Backpacker magazine, the Oregonian and the New York
Times online. He is the author of “The Pacific Crest Trail:
Exploring America’s Wilderness Trail.”
Mann is a “Triple Crowner,” a designation given to those who have
hiked all three American iconic footpaths, the Appalachian, Pacific
Crest and Continental Divide trails. He served as board chairman of
the Pacific Crest Trail Association from 2012 to 2015 and is a board
member of the Continental Divide Trail Coalition.
Copies of Mann’s books will be available at the event. Proceeds from
book sales will benefit the Continental Divide Trail Coalition.
There is no charge for the author’s presentation and discussion.
Beer, wine and other beverages are available for purchase.
For more information about Mann,
Dec 29 Mount Hood Movie
Outtakes - Lloyd Musser
outtakes from R. L. Kohnstamm’s historic Timberline movie
collection. This collection consists of movies made at Timberline
Lodge between 1955 and 1995. If you skied or partied at Timberline
during this era, you may appear in these movies.
information about the lecture series, please call the museum at
Mt. Hood Cultural Center and Museum
NWSCC & PACRAT
Joint meeting & Race bibs pickup
December 5, 2018
(Wednesday) - 6 - 9 pm
6835 SW Macadam Ave, Portland, OR,. See
This is a combined NWSCC General Meeting, PACRAT Bib
Pick Up Night, and Pie Auction for charity.
It will start
at 6:00 pm with a social. Food will be served; beverages no host.
This is also PACRAT bib pickup night
for teams. All PACRAT racers are welcome to attend, but
team captains need to be there to pick up the bibs for their team.
PACRAT Team Captains
will pick up the racing bibs for their team
if all their team-mates have paid their PACRAT dues and submitted
all the paperwork, signed liability forms, etc. If a team
captain cannot attend in person, please send one of your team-mates
to collect the bibs for your team.
Christmas Ships Parade Social
December 12, 2018 (Wednesday) - 6:30 pm
gather at Joes' Crab Shack, on the Columbia River (just across
the Interstate Bridge, on the Vancouver side) to watch the Christmas Ships.
Location: Joe's Crab Shack, 101 SE Columbia Way, Vancouver WA
98661. Phone: 360-693-9211.
your Mt. High friends at the Annual Christmas Ships Parade on the
Columbia. We'll gather about 6:30 p.m. for drinks and dinner. The Ships
typically show up around 7:45 - 8:00 p.m.
some tables staked out, beginning around 6:00 p.m., so come for drinks, stay for dinner, and enjoy
the evening with your fellow Mt. Highers.
Contact: Debbi Kor, 503-314-7078,
Usually on the last
Monday of the month.
monthly Board meeting
December 17, 2018. (Monday)
- Usually the last Monday of the month.
6:00 pm - social
6:30 pm - formal
10070 SW Barbur Blvd., near
Capitol Hwy. (by McDonald’s).
This is an
organizational and planning meeting, attended mainly by Board
members, trip leaders, activity organizers etc., but it is open to
all. Anyone wanting to get more involved with the club is
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