Annual Dinner

Portrait of Lynn Hill

The Chicago Mountaineering Club is proud to announce that Lynn Hill will be our guest speaker at our annual dinner. We hope you will join us on Saturday, March 11th at Brookfield Zoo.

Saturday, March 11, 2017 from 5:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m.
Discovery Center at Brookfield Zoo
3300 Golf Road
Brookfield IL 60513

There is ample free parking at the event. Arrive at the south entrance (access Golf Road from Washington St or Ridgewood Rd) and follow the signs to the Discovery Center parking lot.

Chicago Mountaineering Club

The Chicago Mountaineering Club was founded in 1940 and has a mission is to promote interest in the sport and craft of mountaineering, foster fellowship among climbers of the Chicago/Midwest area, disseminate mountaineering knowledge and information, develop skill in the climbing techniques of its Members, and sponsor local practice outings and periodic western outings. Membership in the Club is open to anyone who is 18 years of age or older, is interested in climbing/mountaineering and has fulfilled the remaining membership requirements.

February 2017 Newsletter

February Meeting

Hey, Chicago! Think you can tough out our infamously cold winters? How about withstanding an ambient air temperature of 50 degrees below zero while sopping wet after falling through ice? World-famous polar explorer, and first unsupported American to the North Pole, John Huston is here to share his harrowing stories at our upcoming CMC meeting at Skrine Chops in Forest Park, IL on February 13th. Doors are at 7:30 p.m.. Throw back a beer, snag some delicious grub, and rub elbows with one of the world’s finest explorers and gifted speakers! See you there!

January 2017 Newsletter

Print version of the January 2017 newsletter

December 2016 Newsletter

Print version of the December 2016 newsletter

Members Only Site

The members only section of the web site has not been migrated here yet. You can still access the old site using the link below and login there. Member logins will not work on this site until a later time. Thank you for your patience!

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November 2016 Newsletter

Print version of November 2016 newsletter.

October 2016 Newsletter

Print version of the October 2016 newsletter.

Climb of the Month - November 2016

Member John Wanner documents Durrance, 5.7 or 5.8, 3 to 7 pitches, Devil’s Tower, WY


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