BOEALPS Elections

»Posted on Aug 25, 2011

September 2011 General Meeting & Elections

WHEN: Thursday, September 1st AT 6:30 PM
WHERE: Blue Star Café

The September General Meeting will host the 2012 BOEALPS Executive Board elections.
The club will provide appetizers AND fabulous door prizes (must be present TO win).

Feel free TO JOIN us (even IF you are NOT an “official” BOEALPS member) FOR SOME food AND a chance TO take home SOME NEW climbing gear.

Hope TO see you AT the September General Meeting!

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Wilderness & Remote FIRST Aid (WRFA) Course

»Posted on Aug 15, 2011

WRFA prepares you TO deal effectively WITH accidents that occur IN remote areas WHERE professional medical HELP IS NOT readily available. The course combines classroom lecture WITH hands-ON practice scenarios held outdoors. Learn valuable skills that could make the difference IN the back country.

Sign up now FOR the BOEALPS WRFA CLASS TO be held IN September 2011!

Click HERE FOR more information.

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GriGri Recall Notice

»Posted on Jul 8, 2011

Petzl has discovered that exerting excessive force ON the fully extended handle OF the GRIGRI 2 can cause internal damage, such that the GRIGRI 2 handle may become stuck IN the OPEN POSITION.

Click HERE FOR more information.

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Summer Picnic

»Posted on Jul 6, 2011

What: BOEALPS Summer Picnic
When: Thursday July 7th, 2011 – 6:00 PM
Where: Warren G. Magnuson Park – Shelter #3

BOEALPS will be providing the main dish (real hotdogs, burgers – veggie & beef). We ask that you please bring a potluck item to share. Last year picnic goers also brought climbing gear for use at the Mountaineer’s Building outside wall.

See you there!

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Rockfest 2011

»Posted on Jun 15, 2011

Click HERE for more information!


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Bag It Night

»Posted on Jun 6, 2011

When: Wednesday, June 15 2011
Where: Boeing 2‐22 building (7775 East Marginal Way S Seattle, WA 98108)

6:30 PM: Snacks and Socializing
7:00 PM: Dr. Andrew Luks Presentation on Altitude Sickness
8:00 PM: Summer Climb Planning

Come join all of your friends Wednesday June 15th at the annual BOEALPS Bag-it-night! This year we have Dr. Andrew Luks speaking about altitude sickness and the latest research going on. Its a great talk to get informed on something we all have to deal with as we climb higher!

Following Andrew’s talk we will START TO plan AND sign up FOR climbs. They’ll be plenty of blank sign up sheets on hand to for every one of you to lead your own climb. We have plenty of eager new BOEALPS BCC grads ready to get out there and climb, so please come prepared to not only sign up for climbs but lead one or two as well.

Hope to see you there!

Summer Climb Series Coordinator,
Luke Shy

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Calling All BRC Students & Instructors

»Posted on May 13, 2011

The BRC is right around the Corner! Sign up today!

The BOEALPS Basic Rock Class is designed to bridge the gap between the Basic and Intermediate Climbing Classes.It introduces students to principles of technical rock and basic alpine climbing.

Structure: 4 Outings, 4 Lectures, 1 Skills Outing
Class Size: 12 Students
Cost: $170 BOEALPS Members / $200 Non-Members
2011 BRC Schedule




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Spring Campout & BBQ

»Posted on Apr 26, 2011

The group campsite is reserved for Friday (4/29) & Saturday (4/30) nights.
The BBQ Potluck is on Saturday (4/30) night after the BCC is done with class. (approx. 6:00 pm)

WHEN: April 29-31

WHERE: Eight Mile Campground Group Site

BRING: The club will provide the main dish for the BBQ. BYOB and a side dish or dessert to share with others.

WHO: BOEALPS members, past and present class participants, and their guests.

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May General Meeting

»Posted on Apr 26, 2011

Special Club Discussion & Presentation on the future of the Agris Moruss Fund

When: Thursday, 5 May 2011
6:30 PM: Snacks and Socializing
7:00 PM: Agris Moruss Fund Presentation and Discussion

Where: Boeing 2‐22 Building
7775 East Marginal Way S
Seattle, WA 98108

For the May 5 General Meeting, Martha Wykoff, a BOEALPS member and BCC student in the early 1980’s when Agris was an instructor, will be giving a presentation on the Trust for Public Land and answering any question regarding the donation and long term recognition it can provide to Agris Moruss and BOEALPS.

See the April 2011 Echo for more information on the past, present, and future of the Agris Moruss Fund.


Your Programs Chairs,
Sam and Shadle

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Mountain Hardwear Shopping Night

»Posted on Apr 4, 2011

Mountain Hardwear is pleased to host a BOEALPS Shopping Night!

BOEALPS members and guests will receive 25%off the entire transaction!

Date: April 19th, 2011

Time: 4:00 to 8:00 PM

Location: Seattle Mountain Hardwear Store: 250 Pine Street Seattle, WA 98101

Click HERE for more details!

Hope to see you there!

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April General Meeting

»Posted on Apr 4, 2011

What: Gym Climbing.
When: Thursday, April 7th, at 6:30 pm.
Where: Seattle Vertical World

Your BOEALPS programs chairs,
Shadle and Sam

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Welcome to the NEW website!

»Posted on Mar 28, 2011


Please click HERE and take a short website survey to help us improve the website!

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March Alpine Echo

»Posted on Mar 28, 2011

Check out this month’s version OF The Alpine ECHO.

Inside you’ll get to see the 2010 photo contest winners, a trip report of a classic winter route up the North Face of Chair Peak, and even a link to another video trip report of Chair Peak, and of course all of the latest news and information about the club.

Be herd and submit content to the next Alpine Echo!

[Download not found] Alpine Echo

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