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Held every year on Labor Day Weekend, the Luau is only partly about climbing. It is also about relaxed camp life and luxurious wilderness dining made possible by pack animals and dedicated cooks. Guests and children are welcome. The fee is $30 per person, which covers two breakfasts and two dinners. Participants are also requested to share a few jokes around the campfire, and to bring happy hour treats and your own drinks.

This year's luau will be Aug 31 - Sept 3 at an undisclosed location.

To sign up, go here.

This year’s Luau will be at a site in the Central Cascades with access to a real mountain climb on Sunday (precise destination shared only with attendees). We will provide Saturday and Sunday Dinner, Sunday and Monday Breakfast.

The location may vary due to fire conditions. If a fire starts near the location or we have smoke, we reserve the right to relocate, postpone or cancel. If the area we are planning to use is closed, we have fall back locations. If you plan on a day trip in to visit us, check in with Byron, Greg, or Brian before Friday in case there is a change of location.


Saturday Dinner:
The plan is to do a fish based Gumbo and rice with a vegetarian sausage. The fish and shrimp go in last so the vegetarians can have theirs without the fish. There will also be vegetarian patties.

Sunday Breakfast:
Climber’s breakfast and standard fare.

Sunday Dinner:
Nacho/Burrito Bar with the meat and beans cooked separately.

Monday Breakfast:
Cowboy style Breakfast Burritos: All the leftover happy hour treats, hash browns, scrambled eggs.

Participants to supply: Your own Lunches, Trail food, Snacks, Drinks and Libation (Booze)

Bring a good joke, Happy hour treats and a willingness to pitch in and help around the camp.

After you have signed up through the website, please contact Byron with dietary restrictions or special requests.

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