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.

Monthly Meeting Tonight

Monthly meeting tonight, Monday, October 9th at Skrine Chops.

The board meeting begins at 6:30 p.m. All club members are welcome to attend.
The general meeting starts at 8:00 p.m. and is open to everyone.

Tonight's general meeting program will be devoted to: "What I did on my Summit Vacation" and feature YOU!
Bring your slides, videos, and stories.

Skrine Chops is located at 7230 W Madison St. Forest Park, IL 60130. We hope to see you there.

October 2017 Newsletter

Old Timers/New Climbers Outing This Weekend August 19th & 20th

The annual Old Timers/New Climbers outing will be held this weekend, August 19th and 20th. The picnic will be on Saturday at 6:00 p.m. Pulled pork and corn on the cob will be provided by the club. Please bring a side dish, dessert, or salad to share.This is a great opportunity to meet club members that may not be as active as they once were. We hope to see you there.


Ski Hi Road Closed at Route 12!

If you are heading to the lake this weekend please be aware that Ski Hi Road is closed at Route 12.

March 2017 Newsletter

Western Outing 2017 - Sangre De Cristo Range

Distant view of Sawatch Range

CMC Western Outing 2017 - Sangre De Cristo Range

The Western Outing dates are August 6th through the 12th

Have you ever wanted to climb a 14,000 foot mountain? Are you looking to bag some 14ers in Colorado? Do you just want to goto the mountains for a week?

February 2017 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!

Access the old site here:

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