As the Mazamas celebrate their 125th Anniversary we invite you to tell us your Mazama story.
It could be your first climb, a first ascent, or a memorable hike. Perhaps it’s watching a parent, child, or mentor start climbing or achieving something great. It could when you participated in the hike of a lifetime or your fiftieth climb of Mount Hood. In short, we’d love for you to share with us the Mazama story that has the most meaning for you. Your story, along with those of other Mazamas, will be included in our evolving oral history collection. We aim to preserve and celebrate the decades of local climbing and mountaineering culture that the Mazamas help establish in the Pacific Northwest.
The Mazamas is building a archive of stories and short recordings documenting the climbing, hiking, and explorations of our amazing members. Your story will join a growing collection of oral history recordings held by the Mazama Library and Historical Collections. Stories, images, and recordings will be added to our online collection found here.