Who are The Cascadians?

The Cascadians is an outdoor recreation and conservation club located in Yakima, Washington.

Activities include hiking, backpacking, climbing, skiing, snowshoeing, bicycling, golf, paddling and more.

Cascadians have been enjoying the trails and peaks of the Pacific Northwest since 1920.

December General Meeting

Wednesday, December 28, 7:00 p.m.

Meyer Auditorium at The Terraces at Summitview

(Formerly the Living Care Retirement Center), 215 N 40th Ave Yakima

PROGRAM:  Annual Member Slideshow

Members are invited to bring up to 25 photos from 2022 Cascadians Events to share with the membership.  Start reviewing your year in photos and making your picks now.  Details of file type, media type, and routes for submission will follow.  

NEW MEMBER ORIENTATION is 6:00-7:00 p.m. before the general meeting in the Village CafĂ© West room.

Leader: Dan Fortier (509-952-5900). This is a time set aside to welcome new members to the club, provide information about Cascadians, and answer any questions that new members may have.

The Alaska Suite Benefit Concert

Yakima Bikes and Walks invites you to The Alaska Suite Benefit Concert

In memory of Wendy Baker

Seasons Performance Hall – Friday, Dec. 2, 2022, 7:30 - 9:00 pm

Silent Auction starts at 6:45 pm

"The Alaska Suite: a story of beauty, loss and hope” was composed by Seattle's Nelda Swiggett, will be performed by The Nelda Swiggett Jazz quintet, and is being hosted by the William O. Douglas Trail Foundation, Yakima Citizens’ Climate Lobby, Yakima Bikes and Walks!, and 350 Yakima Climate Action. The impacts of climate change are significant and alarming in Alaska right now, and this should be a wakeup call for all of us. The Alaska Suite information sheet has details about the musicians and the concert.

Ticket proceeds will be used to support the design of the West Powerhouse Road Pathway, a protected bicycle/pedestrian path which will connect the Greenway's trails at 40th and Fruitvale Blvd. to the Lower Cowiche Canyon Trail. See About the Benefit for details about this Pathway project.

To Purchase Concert Tickets:

You can purchase tickets at General Admission $15, Students $10, VIP Table per person (minimum 2) $25.

Come to enjoy this concert and help to support the West Powerhouse Road Pathway project!


2022 Cascadians Annual Deadline is January 15, 2023

Hey, Cascadians!

The 2022 Cascadians Annual will be published in February 2023. The deadline for submitting items is January 15, 2023, with no exception for late entries.  The Annual is our club’s historical record, and it is important to include as many activities as possible for the archives. Please submit your trip reports, photos, or stories for our 2022 Cascadians Annual NOW while your ideas are fresh.

Items do not have to be official club outings. Your trip might be inspiration for other members to try a new destination. If you want your event included in the annual, please send your report to me by email at Please include the destination and date, and identify people in close-up photos.  Also, pleased designate who gets photo credit if you did not take the picture.


Joyce Hagen

Annual Editor

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