Usually around March, when the climbing is not so good, SACsters come together to hear about noteworthy trips either by other SACsters or by an invited guest.
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2014 SAC season review by Jeremy Gish and climbing Aconcagua by Peter Urban
SAC member Peter Urban, Trekking in Burma, a family perspective.
SAC members Mike, Jeremy & Peter recount their South American climbing expedition.
A number of presentations by SAC members from climbing and trekking trips in Nepal, South America and India.
SAC members Joanna Picchi and John Coyier recounting their second, and last, trek in Nepal.
SAC member Doug Adair recounting trekking the high mountains of Peru.
SAC member Brian Bartholomew presenting a retrospective with photographs supplied by life members.
SAC members Kari Friedewald and Shawn Donnelly recounting their summit of Mount McKinley (Denali).
Three SAC members recounted trips, 1) Ric Weaver's trip to the Dolomites, 2) Doug Adair's trip to Nepal, and 3) Bob Lindsey's Jefferson climb for his 79th birthday present to himself.
SAC member Shawn Donley recounting his solo ascent of Aconcagua.
SAC member John Coyier and Chemeketan Joanna Picchi recounting their month-long trek in Nepal.
Frank Evans, Bill Geibel and Ric Weaver, three SAC members, recounting SAC's middle years.
Jim Whittaker, the first American to summit Mount Everest, recounting the early days of REI and a number of climbs.
Dee Molenaar, renown mountaineer and artist, recounting a number of climbs including the notable K2 ascent where Pete Schoening made the boot-ax belay respectable.
Pete Keane, co-owner of Timberline Mount Guides of Bend, recounting a trip to the Tien Shan Mountain Range in Kyrgyzstan.
Jason Edwards, moonlight Mount Rainier guide, recounting three ascents of Mount Everest.
Pete Bond and Paul McClellan, recounting canoeing on Canada's Bowron Lakes and ascending Mount McKinley via the west rib.
Bill Brownlee, recounting an ascent of Aconcagua.
John Harlan III, publisher of Summit magazine, recounting ski descents in the Pacific Northwest and South America.
Steve Elder, recounting climbs in New Zealand, Yocum Ridge, Illumination Rock and discussing a possible new route on the north side of Mount Hood.
Bob Woodward, writer and Nordic skier from Bend, telling of his trips worldwide to explore the sport.
Don Pattison, of Oregon Mountain Community, showing Nordic descents in the former USSR and South America.
Greg Child, recounting last year's successful ascent of K2's north ridge without oxygen.
Ric Weaver, SAC member, recounting a rock climbing trip to Soviet Union by seven Willamette Valley climbers.
Stacy Allison, Oregon climber and the first American woman to summit Mount Everest, recounting Everest and other climbs.