Mazamas - Your Adventure Starts Here


The Mazamas is a nonprofit mountaineering education organization in Portland, Oregon. We offer over 1000 climbs and hikes annually, classes and activities for every level and are open to both members and nonmembers. Learn more. learn more

in their words ...

Kate Evans“Climbing, hiking, cross country and telemark skiing, backpacking,  international outings, serving on committees, trail tending, tree planting, and being with people who share my love of the outdoors and conservation ethics ... For 20 years the Mazamas have been a rich and rewarding part of my life.” -Kate Evans (Member since 1994)  Learn more. learn more


Mazama volunteers make it all happen! Whether you like to climb, hike, ski, socialize, advocate or teach, we have a volunteer opportunity for you. Check out our Volunteer Opportunities page to learn more and get started. Learn more. learn more

New Website

Members: You will need to get a new username and password for this site. Click here to get the directions. If you have questions or reports of dead links or non-functional pages, send us an email.

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DIY - Mark your locking carabiners for safety

The history of climbing accidents is full of examples of climbers who have taken an often fatal fall because they did not notice that their… learn more learn more