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The Alaska Mountaineers

The Alaska Mountaineers is a Meetup Group for people actively engaged in Mountaineering and related activities. It was established by The Mountaineering Club of Alaska (MCA) to provide an effective means for Mountaineers to communicate with each other to pursue outdoor activities of mutual interest. Members post events and other Members will respond if interested.

Alaska Mountaineers' events are not supervised or monitored in any way and members accept full responsibility for themselves

The Mountaineering Club of Alaska also has club sanctioned trips available at its website

The Mountaineering Club of Alaska

Mission Statement

"to maintain, promote and perpetuate the association of persons who are interested in promoting, sponsoring, improving, stimulating and contributing to the exercise of skill and safety in the Art and Science of Mountaineering"

MCA has been around since 1958 and currently includes activities such as a Winter Basic Mountaineering Class, the Fall Ice Climbing Festival (all levels of instruction), use of the club’s hut system, sponsored trips and expeditions, and a monthly meeting with mountaineering related presentations. Club dues are a very reasonable $20 a year or $25 for a family.

MCA also Sponsers a Newsletter (the Scree), a Calendar, an email listserver, and a Facebook page.

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Recent Meetups

  • 4 days ago · 6:30 PM

    Correction to the August 17, 2017, Scree.

    2 Members

    We will have a regularly scheduled meeting at the BP Science Center September 19, 2017, from 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM.

  • July 19 · 6:30 PM

    MCA Summer Picnic

    15 Members

    The July MCA meeting will be the annual summer picnic. The club will provide the bbq items - hot dogs, burgers, cheese, lettuce, condiments, & buns - along with a... Learn more

  • March 11 · 7:00 AM

    Ski Mount Iliamna 3-11 to 3-19

    2 Members

    We'll fly with Alaska West Air out of Nikiski to the Tuxedni Glacier. From there, we'll establish a base camp from which we can ski the surrounding glaciers and Mount... Learn more

  • March 9 · 5:45 PM

    After Work FlatTop Flyer Ski

    5 Members

    Join us for an evening ski from Flat Top (Glen Alps) Parking Lot to Service High School. This is a fast, fun, but challenging ski. There are some steep narrow sections,... Learn more

  • February 19 · 7:00 AM

    Ski Girdwood Glaciers 2-19 to 2-25

    2 Members

    This trip destination may change, but I think it would be fun to hit the glaciers above Girdwood again mid-winter. We'll fly onto Eagle Glacier with Alpine Air out of... Learn more

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  • Tim Silvers founded The Alaska Mountaineers

    on November 19

Founded Nov 19, 2010

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