The Obsidian Bulletin, June 1949, p. 1

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The OBSIDIAN

VOLUME IX EUGENE, OREGON - JUNE 1949 N0. 5

SUMMER CAMP

MOUNTAINEERS

PROSPECTUS SUMMER CAMP MT. ST. HELENS --- SPIRIT LAKE AUGUST 7-20

The TWENTY PIRST ANNUAL SUMMER CAMP of the Obsidians will be on the north side of beautiful Mt. St. Helens. The camp site will be near the shore of Spirit Lake, across the lake from the mountain, and some distance from the end of the forest road.

Transportation to camp will be by private cars, over highway 99 and a good mountain road. The distance from Eugene is about 230 miles. The camp committee will assist in arranging for transportation.

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MOUNTAINEERS

At the October, 1947, Annual Meeting, the Obsidians established a Climbing Committee, whose duties would be to "Schedule and supervise" the major mountain climbs. The need for this grew out of the realization that often, during the all too short summer season, the people wanting to go on the traditional week end trips could be divided into two groups; those who would prefer a one day trip, of medium difficulty; and those who would prefer a week end trip, with a climb of some major snow peak. To meet this need, the Local Walks committee would plan and supervise the less difficult trips; the Climbing Committee would plan and supervise the major mountain climbs.

The schedule of climbs for the 1949 season has been planned by the committee, and appears on the following pages.

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