The Adventurers’ Club of Los Angeles
A Gathering Place for Those Who Leave the Beaten Path in Search of Adventure
For over 50 years, The Club has published “The Adventurers’ Club News.” It features 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.
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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.
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
An excellent storyteller, Frank is also a collector of military equipment.
Bob Williams was editor of the Adventurers’ Club News. He did a tremendous job for the club and retired as editor after almost 30 years of service. Bob Williams is now On The Great Adventure.
Robert Williscroft #1116 became editor starting in January 2006 issue until 2015. Robert appreciates the support our membership gave him, especially with regard to content. Thank you Robert.
A special thanks to Bob Zeman for editing the Adventurers’ Club News issues from July 2009 through April 2010.