Saturday, November 6

Mountain Club Elections, Overland, Wilderness Ventures!

President and Head Guide for 2011 will be elected in Adirondack Attic at 7 pm on November 10th. (There is no regular meeting due to the Wilderness Ventures presentation-- see below for more info.) 

In order to run for President or Head Guide, you must have been active in the Mountain Club for the past year. If you would like to run for one of these positions, please come prepared to make a brief statement on Wednesday.

Elections for the remainder of the board positions will be on November 17th at 6 pm in Adirondack Attic. If you would like to run for a board position, please email Marty Schnure
( a statement by Friday the 12th at 5pm. If you are unable to make it to the meeting on the 17th, but would still like to vote, please email Marty and she will get you an absentee ballot

Board Positions: 
-Boating Coordinator
-Climbing Coordinator
-Social Chair
-Presentations Coordinator
-Communications (email) 
-Advertising Coordinator 
-Cabins and trails
-Website Manager
-Contrapapa or mama
-Polar bear papa or mama
Visit go/mmc for descriptions of positions

Tuesday, November 9th; MBH 220
Learn about the possibility of leading a hiking, biking, language, service, writing, or field studies outdoor trip this summer! Overland trips travel to regions all over the world. In the last 2 years, 17 Middlebury students (more than any other college in the country) have spent their summers leading Overland trips. 
Interested? Email Liz Kantack ( to set up a brief, informal interview to take place on the 9th. See for an application. 

Wednesday, November 10thMBH 220
Learn about the possibility of leading a Wilderness Ventures trip this summer. Wilderness Ventures offers multi-activity trips for teenagers; backpacking, whitewater rafting/kayaking, sea kayaking, rock climbing, canoeing, mountaineering, fly-fishing, snorkeling, SCUBA diving, sailing, surfing, and mountain biking

And now, a haiku:

Last week we voted
And this week we vote again
Democracy. Ah.