Welcome to PAF2016!



The Portland Alpine Fest is a week-long celebration of mountain recreation, presented by Grivel and hosted by the Mazamas.

The Summit: An Evening with Sasha DiGiulian & Colin Haley. The BIGGEST night of the festival! Nov. 19 at Revolution Hall (. You’ll enjoy exciting presentations from these amazing athletes, a silent auction — with proceeds going to support the Mazama Mountain Science Schoolportlandicecomp, vendor fair, and possibly even a special guest!

Portland Ice Comp at PRG: Put your dry-tooling skills to the test in the 11th Annual Portland Ice Comp at the Portland Rock Gym.

Clinics & Seminars: Clinics offer 3-hour, hands-on sessions with a pro-athlete. Clinics are limited to 8, 10, or 12 people (depending on location, subject) to maximize your instructional time with the athlete. Seminars are either 1, 2, or 3 hours and are lecture-style with a larger group.

speakerseries_arrigetchSpeaker Series: An evening event, slideshow style presentation with an athlete.

Portland Alpine Fest (PAF) Photo of the Year: PAF and Friends of Outdoor School’s Photo of the Year (POTY) are joining forces this year to bring you one great photo contest! Submit your best photos from the year and earn a chance to win a $250 gift card from Pro Photo Supply!

Celebration of Trails: A morning of trail running fun in Forest Park for all ability levels.

photocontestNorthwest Sustainable Climbing Conference: Join the Mazamas, Access Fund, and Oregon State Parks as we explore collaborative partnerships to create a sustainable future of recreation and conservation.