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General Announcements

General Announcements

WMC Centennial Kick-Off Open House Monday, Jan 27, 2020, at the Utah State Capitol Rotunda

Bring friends and family to join the Wasatch Mountain Club for mingling and Hors d'oeuvres as we kick off our Centennial year. Some highlights: The Governor's office will present a Congratulatory State Proclamation to the WMC; several of our community leaders and WMC community partners will share congratulations (Forest Service, Bonneville Shoreline Trail Committee Chair, Preservation Utah, Former Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker, and others); Alexis Kelner Classic photograph prints, Dale Green's measuring wheel, and a 100-year photographic walk through time will be on display; WMC commemorative items will be available for donations to the WMC Scholarship Endowment. 3:30-5:30 p.m. Please RSVP by sending an email to January.Event@wasatchmountainclub.org so we can plan accordingly. Due to the Utah legislative session, parking will be at a premium. Please consider carpooling or taking UTA bus 200 to the capitol. Parking is available in the public lots on the east side of the Capitol Complex. Refer to maps of Capitol Hill through the following link provided.


Join the Wasatch Mountain Club!

Become a member of the WMC as we launch our second century as custodians of our environment here in the Wasatch Front, and as active participants in backcountry skiing, backpacking, camping, canoeing, conservation persuits, canyoneering, climbing, hiking, kayaking, mountaineering, mountain biking, river rafting, road biking, socializing, snowshoeing, and multi-day adventures. If you haven’t already done so, please consider joining us at a club activity. Many of our activities are open to non-members, and our schedule is available on our website, www.wasatchmountainclub.org, as well as via our monthly publication, The Rambler, (issues go back to 1922). Check out a brief description of our history and purpose. Our annual membership dues are quite reasonable (some would say ridiculously low), so membership is not really a cost of admission to participate in an activity. WMC membership commits to a larger purpose of supporting our organized outdoor recreation community and local conservation persuits. It's easy to join us, and you can be part of a history that has come to define what makes living and playing in Utah so unique.


The Wasatch Mountain Club Centennial

In 2020, the WMC turns 100! We are planning a year of celebration, and there are so many ways you can participate!

  • Attend a Centennial Celebration. Key Centennial Dates (PDF) lists monthly centennial activities planned throughout the year. Key dates to mark your calendar: January 27th (The Centennial Kick-Off at the Capitol Rotunda), May 13th (the formal organization date celebration, Red Butte Gardens Orangerie), and December 5 (Closing Event/Christmas Party, Alf Engen Ski Museum, Olympic Park). 
  • Donate to the Centennial Education Endowment. The WMC is creating a lasting legacy by establishing a permanent Education Endowment at the U of U. To learn more about the endowment and donate visit Centennial Education Endowment (PDF).
  • Be a sponsor. Centennial Sponsor Levels (PDF) lists the levels of sponsorship available to support our Key Centennial Dates.
  • Purchase centennial merchandise from our Centennial Store.
  • Advertise in the Rambler. Our goal is to produce a color Rambler each month throughout the Centennial. If you have a business, or know of a business, that would like to reach not only our 1,000 members, but hundreds of prospective members, consider a Rambler ad. All ad revenue goes directly to support the Rambler publication costs. Visit Centennial Advertising Opportunities (PDF) to learn more.
  • Encourage a business owner you know to become a sponsor or to advertise in the Rambler.


The UofU Ski Archives Honors the WMC with 2019 History Maker Award

Each year the University of Utah’s J. Willard Marriott Library holds the Ski Affair, a fundraising event for the library’s Utah Ski Archives, the largest archive of its kind, which is dedicated to the history of ski and snow sports in the Intermountain Region.  On Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019 at the Ski Affair, the U’s Marriott Library presented the History Maker Award to the Wasatch Mountain Club.  https://unews.utah.edu/university-of-utah-library-honors-wasatch-mountain-club-utah-ski-legend-alan-engen-at-ski-gala/  To view the wonderful video they created of the the WMC's history click this link https://www.wasatchmountainclub.org/docs/history-maker-award-video-of-wmc-history.mp4


Wasatch Mountain Club, 1390 South 1100 East Suite 103, Salt Lake City, UT 84105-2462
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Wasatch Mountain Club
1390 South 1100 East Suite 103
Salt Lake City, UT 84105-2462

The Wasatch Mountain Club is an outdoor recreation club for adults dedicated to fostering
awareness of the scenic beauties of the Wasatch and encouraging preservation of our natural areas

1390 South 1100 East, Suite 103, Salt Lake City, Utah 84105         801.463.9842         www.wasatchmountainclub.org