The Obsidian Bulletin, September 1961, p. 1

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P. O. Box 322 Eugene, Oregon
Vol. XXI September, 1961 No. 8


Sept. 16 (Sat.)-Maxwell Butte (Q) Good viewpoint in Santiam Pass area. Mike McCloskey Leader.

Sept. 17 Sims Butte. Cinder cone near Obsidian Trail. Mark McLaughlin, leader.

Sept. 23 & 24 Tampanogas Lake. Over night camping trip. Sunday hike to Indigo Lake and/or climb Sawtooth & Cowhorn (Q). Margaret Wiese, leader.

Sept. 30 (Sat.) Collier Glacier Loop trip (Q). Lorena & Alan Reid, leaders.

Oct. 1 Lava Falls. "The Island" and other fascinating spots reached from Huckleberry Lake. Reeve Johannis, leader.

Oct. 7-8 Chemeketan Cabin overnight. Sunday hike cross country by blazed trail to Jefferson Park (for conditioned hikers) (Q). Margaret Markley, leader from Eugene.

Oct. 14 (Sat.) South Waldo (Q). A favorite trip for the fall season. Frank Jones leader.

Oct. 15 Wolf Rock (Q). Explore & climb this unusual geological formation. Ray Harris, leader.

At the Board meeting September 7, a discussion was held regarding the problem of transportation. It was suggested that each person signing for trips should be responsible for finding his own transportation rather than leaving it for the leader or one person to do. This has been a problem for leaders who have many other problems on trips. Board approved purchase of poison oak spray at request of Chase. Letter from Oregon Historical Soc. offering prize of $35 for best color slide of Mt. Rainier. Also 4x5 color or black and white photo. Camp reunion will be Sept. 30 at Sons of Norway Hall, $2 adults, $1 children under 10. Board approved purchase of chairs for lodge. Climbing Committee reported completion of 12 climbs this year; 4 more scheduled. Catherine Dunlop reported that lack of enthusiasm may result in discontinuance of Scout Troop. Girl Scouts have requested our aid in outdoor activities. Doris Shinn first woman to climb North Sister from east side. Alan Reid reported compass course poorly attended. Kay Fahy turned in $13 membership dues. J. Dotson, Mark McLaughlin & Peter Hintz were advanced to senior membership having reached their majority. Markley reported all trip reports in and 718 people have participated in Obsidian trips this year. Waldo Lake trip cancelled and Collier Glacier Loop trip of Sept. 30 has been cancelled. Outing Committees Jeppesen reported total receipts of $1326.30, expenses of $1375.88 but purchase of certain items of equipment leave an actual profit of $150.02 rather than a deficit as first expected. There were 37 first-weekers, 38 for two weeks and total individuals attending camp were 58. Bills approved: water & elec. $11.55, postage $6.; Outing Committee, 49.58. Balance in treasury 609.64. Minutes very condensed.

Glenna & Don Kohler announce arrival of Peggie Marie Aug. 4, 1961 Palo Alto, Calif.

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