20220618 Troop 127 Climbing MB at HorseThief

Troop 127 has done several outings with us over the years, and this year we did the Merit Badge together. They did some of the requirements during meetings before the outing, and then Doug Doss, CPC Program Trainer, walked them through the basics on Friday night before we went climbing on Saturday. This group was

2022 NCS at Camp Meriwether

This year, Camp Meriwether again hosted the National Camping School for the NorthWest. Joe Davis, our committee Chair, was the Director for the Climbing section, supported by Bryce Horine (CPC) and Matthew Robbins (Chief Seattle). We had a total of 6 students, 4 of whom graduated to serve their respective Councils and run climbing programs

2022 Climbing Instructor Training

It was exciting to have our first Level 2 training in 2019! We have 6 new Level 2 instructors and 5 new Level 1 instructors. We also had two students from Crater Lake Council and three from Blue Mountain Council. It was fabulous to work with such a great team of instructors and students to

2022 April SuperWeekend at Camp Meriwether

A busy spring! The weather wasn’t quite as nice for the April SuperWeekend than for March, but it didn’t stop us from having upwards of 140 climbers over the weekend. We also had not just one, but two climbers send #4 route, which is ~5.11a. It was a busy weekend at camp, with 4 other

2022 March OA Rendezvous

We staffed the tower for the Order of the Arrow Wauna La-Mon’tay lodge’s Rendezvous. Unfortunately, the weather wasn’t as nice as for the March SuperWeekend, with constant rain all afternoon. Even with the Oregon sunshine, we had more than 30 climbers come out for both climbing and rappelling. We opened the inside rappel and many

2022 March SuperWeekend at Camp Meriwether

After a two-year hiatus, SuperWeekend has re-started! We were super excited to be able to open the tower and get youth and adults up on the tower again! The tower is newly renovated with 100’s of hours of volunteer work by the committee and was in stunning form with fantastic weather. We also had a