Adventurers’ Club News
For over 50 years,
The Club has published the monthly magazine "The Adventurers' Club News."
It contains stories of adventure submitted by members and details of club events and guest speakers.
Below are a number of selected stories of adventure from the Adventurers' Club News.
Click on the title to read each story.
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RECORD CLIMB UP POPOCATEPETL by John Booth, #860
John has traveled the world from Timbuktu to Singapore and Kukukukus, New Guinea. This story recounts his climb of Popocatepetl in Mexico
SURVIVAL BY THE SLENDEREST OF THREADS by Paul MacCready, #959
Paul is not always designing human powered aircraft.
Sometimes he does more mundane things such as hiking and mountain climbing.
Here he tells about a harrowing experience mountain climbing.
THE BORELLI STORY by Frank Haigler, #825
Frank Haigler is a very good storyteller.
He always has an interesting story to tell -- this is one of them.
EAT RATS! by Chuck Jonkey, #1026
Chuck travels around the world collecting sounds, instruments and music for his independent record label.
SOUTH PACIFIC LANDFALL by Ed Boden, #659
Ed spent 13 years sailing around the world on a 25 foot sloop.
TELEPHOMANIA by Frank Haigler, #825
Besides being an excellent storyteller, Frank is also a collector of military equipment.
Bob Williams was former editor of the Adventurers' Club News.
He did a tremendous job for the club and retired as editor after almost 30 years of service to the club and the monthly magazine.
Bob Williams is now On The Great Adventure.
Starting with the January 2006 issue, Robert Williscroft #1116 is the current editor for the Adventurers' Club News.
Robert appreciates the support our membership gives him, especially when it comes to content.
The Editor can be reached at
or The Adventurers' Club News P.O. Box 1087 Los Angeles, CA 91614
A special thanks to Bob Zeman for editing the Adventurers' Club News issues from July 2009 through April 2010.