Blogs

  • Live Filmed General Membership Meeting - Rod Price 55 Summits

    Posted May 20 by Club Vice President

    Last week, our Vice President Li Ciavola hosted the May General Membership meeting on Facebook Live! He was joined by Rod Price, who told his story of climbing 55 summits in one year to raise awareness for veteran suicide. If you missed the interview, use the link below to see it on YouTube!  ...

  • May Gneral Membserhip Meetin On Facebook Live

    Posted May 12 by Club President

    Our Vice-President, Li Ciavola will be joined by guest speaker Rod Price on live streaming video as they discuss Rod's incredible project of climbing 55 summits in one year to raise awareness for veteran suicide. This event will be held Wednesday, May 13 at 7:00 pm PDT on the club's Facebook Group P...

  • Club Event Cancellations Due To COVID-19 Emergency

    Posted Mar 24 by Club President

    Due to Governor Inslee's order effective Monday 3/23/2020, all Club events for the period of 3/23/2020-5/4/2020 are cancelled. I encourage you to continue to get out there and enjoy the outdoors while using social distancing practices, but the club will not be able to support organized events during...

  • Club Event Changes Due to National Health Emergency

    Posted Mar 13 by Club President

    Greetings Mountaineers, With the current state of affairs surrounding the National Emergency COVID-19 pandemic, the club will be taking steps to comply with proper protocols regarding group gatherings. The bad news is that Backpack School and our March General Membership meeting are cancelled. If y...

  • Arlene Blum Presentation Moved to New Venue

    Posted Jan 7 by Club President

    The Spokane Mountaineers are pleased to welcome Arlene Blum for a special presentation at our January General Membership Meeting on Tuesday, January 21 at 7:00 pm. Arlene is a Ph.D biophysical chemist, author, and world-class mountaineer. She has led successful expeditions to some of the world's m...

  • Trouble With Online Membership Purchase

    Posted November 29, 2019 by Club President

    We've been experiencing trouble with our online membership purchase feature. Please bear with us while we have the issue fixed. If you have attempted to purchase a new or renewed membership and have gotten stalled at the payment page, please contact ecomm@spokanemountaineers.org.

  • Vice-President Position Filled

    Posted November 10, 2019 by Club President

    I'm happy to announce that Li Ciavola has stepped up to fill the vacant office of Vice-President. Li was nominated from the floor and approved by the Board of Directors at our board meeting on November 4, 2019. Li is a relatively new member of the club and was a graduate of Mountain School this yea...

  • Western Trail Flicker

    Posted July 3, 2018 by Club Ecomm_Chair

    WESTERN TRAIL FLICKER Submitted by Chic Burge (Summer 2018 Kinnikinnick) As we walked the Split Creek trail in  Liberty Lake Regional Park the other day, I noticed a  very unusual ...

  • THE TIMBERLINE TRAIL

    Posted July 3, 2018 by Club Ecomm_Chair

    THE TIMBERLINE TRAIL Submitted by Sandra Saathoff (Summer 2018 Kinnikinnick) Team: Rika Ream, Sandra Saathoff Dates:  August 28 – September 1, 2017  Mileage:  40 miles +/Elevation:   9,000 feet of elevation gain&...

  • Membership Renewal

    Posted February 22, 2018 by Club Membership Chair

    Welcome new members and thank you to everyone who renewed your membership. Please don't hesitate to contact membership@spokanemountaineers.org with any questions regarding your membership. Welcome to everyone attending one of our schools (Backpack, Mountain, Rock School.) It appears there are s...

  • Success in the High Angle Rescue Seminar

    Posted October 2, 2016 by Sara Schmelzer

    Students at the High Angle Rescue Seminar work through various scenarios at the newly enhanced teaching area at Q'emlin Park.

  • Letters of Support, Beacon Hill

    Posted April 21, 2016 by Jeffrey Mergler

    Good day mountain bikers and other outdoor enthusiasts.  I wanted to make you aware that Evergreen East is attempting to rally the Conservation Future Program to purchase key parcels of Land at Beacon Hill.  They are asking for letters of support here: http://www.evergreeneast.org/bea...

  • Spokane Nordic needs our help again this weekend!

    Posted November 24, 2015 by Holly Weiler

    Three additional opportunities to help clear the Nordic trail system!  Since the Park will be unable to groom the Nordic trail system until the trees are cleared from the route, Spokane Nordic has arranged three additional work parties for the Thanksgiving weekend.  Please consider jo...

  • John Wayne Trail Closure Public Mtgs Announced

    Posted November 9, 2015 by Club President

    Rep Joe Schmick is hosting at least three John Wayne Trail public meetings to gain public comment on possible closure of parts of the trail in E WA Meeting locations are:   Rosalia------Tuesday November 10th  12pm            Community Center (7th St. and Whi...

  • Welcome To Our New Web Site

    Posted May 11, 2015 by Chuck Huber

    Welcome to our new online home! This site has many new features that we invite you to explore. We're now using the Social Engine platform to manage our membership and event functionality. Please log in and complete your profile. To be included in all the info about upcoming events, navigate to Activ...

  • Impromptu Trail Run

    Posted March 24, 2015 by Holly Weiler

    Here's the link to the trip report from the impromptu trail run up Antoine Peak on March 13, 2015.  It's early for such good trail conditions on Antoine!

  • White Friday 2014

    Posted March 24, 2015 by Holly Weiler

    Here's the link to the trip report from the White Friday snowshoe on the day after Thanksgiving.  As you can see from the pictures, it was a snowshoe in name only.  There wasn't much snow to speak of.

  • Conservation Meeting

    Posted January 19, 2015 by Jeff Lambert

    Conservation Committee Meeting is Monday, January 19 just before the General Membership Meeting. The Conservation topics include the Centennial project, Mt. Spokane and any other topic that you bring forward. The meeting is at Mountain Gear Headquarters at 6021 E Mansfield Ave near Felts Field. Take...

  • Colville National Forest Trail Work

    Posted May 1, 2014 by Mark Taylor

    Holly Weiler and Ken Mondal were our leaders in association with the Hiking Committee, Backcountry Horsemen and Conservation Northwest

  • Minnehaha Park and Beacon Hill Cleanup

    Posted May 1, 2014 by Mark Taylor

    Steve Reynolds and Joe Coates led our effort. See Steve’s write-up elsewhere in this Kinnikinnick

  • Dishman Hills Trail Work

    Posted May 1, 2014 by Mark Taylor

    Ken Mondal arranged for the Washington Trails Association to provide expertise and crew leaders to build new trails at the Iller Creek Conservation Area

  • Save Mt. Spokane from Ski Area Expansion

    Posted May 1, 2014 by Mark Taylor

    Jeff Lambert and John Roskelley are working with the Save Mt Spokane coalition to work to prevent the west side Mt. Spokane Ski Area expansion and work

  • Dishman Hills Dream Trail

    Posted May 1, 2014 by Mark Taylor

    Lorna Ream and Patty Houff facilitate a coalition of organizations to protect a wildlife corridor from the existing Dishman Hills

  • Record Numbers Sign Up for Rock School 2014!

    Posted March 24, 2014 by Mark Taylor

    Take a 4-question survey and you'll be entered to win a pair of crampons, a trekking axe, an all-weather duffel, Mazama hoodie, a Mazama membership, and more. Do it today.