The Mazamas have a 100+ year legacy of mountaineering and outdoor advocacy. If you love to play in the mountains, inspire the next generation to get outdoors, and support research, expedition, and conservation efforts then you should become a part of that legacy. You must have summitted a glaciated peak prior to joining the Mazamas. If you haven’t done that yet, then we can help you!

By joining the Mazamas you are adding your voice to a collective group advocating for the protection of outdoor spaces. You are joining a group that is working to create one of the best outdoor education programs in the country, actively building a robust youth & outreach program, and creating activity programs to get all types of individuals out into the mountains.

If you have already summitted a glaciated peak, join now!

Be a part of one of the most respected mountaineering organizations in the country

Contribute towards Conservation, Expedition, and Scientific Research Grants

Discounted rates on Mazama activities

Discounts at local outdoor retailers and gyms

Receive the monthly Bulletin

Receive the Mazama Annual

Meet new friends who share your love of the outdoors

Volunteer with the Mazamas

Gain full access to the world-class 5,000-volume Mazamas mountaineering library and archives collection

Receive free rescue insurance anywhere in the world below 6,000 meters up to $10,000

 

Membership Types

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Regular

Regular members include anyone who doesn't fall into the other categories below and encompasses the largest group of membership. Over 18, non-students, living in Oregon or Washington.

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Resident Outside Oregon or Washington

Members living outside Oregon or Washington receive a reduced membership rate.

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Youth Membership

A member under the age of 18 pays half of the regular membership rate. Youth members whose parents are also members will not receive publications.

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Spouse of Member

Receive all the normal member benefits, except only one copy of publications are mailed to the household. Note that domestic partners or “significant others” also get the spouse rate.

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Full time Students

Full time enrolled students over the age of 18 may join at half the regular membership fee. You are required to submit a copy of your student ID when you join and each year when you renew your membership.

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Senior (Over 60 & Member for more than 5 years)

Over 60 years AND a member for more than 5 years pays half the regular membership rate. It is required that you include your birthdate on your profile in order to receive this rate.

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Life Membership

Mazamas who have been members for more than 50 years, or who pay an amount equal to 25 times the current annual dues are eligible for life membership.  Life members pay no dues. To arrange a life membership, please email us.