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Advice: Avoiding Snakes – Dealing with Snakebites

Very interesting and helpful feature on NPR's Morning Edition May 13, 2019. How You (And Your Dog) Can Avoid Snake Bites — And What To Do If You Get Bitten Best tips: 1. Stay on the trail.Keep the kids and animals on the trail. 2. Keep dogs on leash. 3. Wear long...

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I-MAC Mountaineering School Summits Mt. Hood

The leaders from the I-MAC Mountaineering School led 6 first time mountaineers up Mt Hood. They made it to the summit on April 28. They endured sub-zero temps and winds endured all night but enjoyed sunny smiles at the summit!

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Hiking Climbing Rescues This Week – April 21, 2019

Here is a roundup of some of the recent hiking and climbing rescues reported in the news this week: King County SAR Rescues Climber Four Hawaii Hikers Helicoptered to Safety Overdue Hiker Found Dead in Zion National Park Rescue After Man Falls 75 feet in NY State...

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IMAC Backpacking Class 2019 Completed!

Congratulations Graduates! We finished out last instructional class at the Richland Public library. This coming Monday April 22nd at 6 PM, we will be in LESLIE GROVES PARK for a gear inspection and practice class. Bring your packs and equipment! Graduation trip...

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250 Uses of the Ice Axe

250 Uses of the Ice Axe

1 self arrest 2 somebody else arrest 3 walking stick 4 running stick 5 resting stick 6 sitting stick 7 just a stick 8 can opener 9 can closer 10 firewood 11 tent pole 12 tent stake 13 wind break 14 back scratcher 15 rear scratcher 16 leader poker 17 self defense 18...

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A Peak Down the Back Trail

A Peak Down the Back Trail

A Peak Down the back trail by Larry Upson, 1967Being a fairly personal and not-so-short historical account of our ancient and honorable affiliation for alpine endeavor. A Baby is Born In the summer of 1948, Richland was still a strictly "government town", and GE was...

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Welcome Guests

Welcome Guests

To Our Guests: Welcome! Please read the followings for a more enjoyable hike. I-MAC conducts hikes for the enjoyment of all who go along. The overall safety and enjoyment of the group is paramount in the conduct of all trips. As with many activities, hiking exposes...

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Inter-Mountain Alpine Club

P.O. Box 505
Richland, WA 99352