John Jack Grauer
Jack Grauer entered the Mazamas in 1957 after climbing Mount Hood. He soon became active in their climbing program, serving several times on the Climbing Committee, the Executive Council, and the Publications Committee. He served as president in 1962. He is author of Mount Hood: A Complete History.
The history of the Mazamas began in early 1894 when William Gladstone Steel and several Oregon Alpine Club members met to organize a new society. They hoped to fulfill Steel’s vision of a Pacific Northwest mountaineering club that was second to none in climbing, exploration, and scientific achievement. The group …