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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 30 - Sept 2 at an undisclosed location.

To sign up, go here.

This year’s Luau will be at a site in the Central Cascades with two climbing opportunities. Location to be re-confirmed Friday morning if there are forest fires. Participation will be a limited, so sign up!

This year to reduce the weight on the donkeys it is important that each camper bring their own mess kit, (plates, cups, silverware). Campers are encouraged to bring in happy hour snacks and their own lunches, beer, wine, spirits and really good jokes.

We need a few participants to commit to help Greg load up at the trailhead Friday and more importantly unload and help set up camp. Greg plans on being at the trailhead at 10am Friday morning and on the trail by Noon.


Friday Dinner:
Sausage, mashed potatoes and gravy for everyone who comes in to help. The potatoes and gravy are meat free. I’ll need a count for dinner.

Saturday Dinner:
We’ll do Seafood Sauté or Paella, (with the rice cooked in fish stock on the side). White wine vs tomatoes base. Thoughts? Preferences?

Sunday Breakfast:
Climber’s breakfast and standard fare.

Sunday Dinner:
Nachos made in pan with half side meat and half side veggie.

Monday Breakfast:
Whatever is leftover with 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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