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Help Wanted: NW Mountaineering Journal, 2008

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Help Wanted: Northwest Mountaineering Journal, 2008


The Northwest Mountaineering Journal is looking for volunteer editors to help us assemble our 2008 issue. The journal is published by a team of volunteers in collaboration with The Mountaineers.


The journal has been produced annually each summer since 2004. The American Alpine Club E-News has called it "One of the most beautiful electronic publications on the Internet." Past issues of the journal can be found here:




Editorial volunteers can contribute to the journal in a variety of ways. The team is flexible in how each volunteer contributes. Successful volunteers will have the following qualifications:


* Mountaineering background with experience in Northwest mountains.


* Good English language skills and attention to detail.


* Ability to interact well with contributors, especially by e-mail.


* Comfort working with computers and the Worldwide Web (or eagerness to learn).


* Willingness to contribute ideas and a few hours of time each month as part of a volunteer team. Most of the work of assembling the journal occurs between the March 31 submission deadline and publication in summer.


The Northwest Mountaineering Journal is a unique resource for the mountaineering community that contains material not found anywhere else. If you are interested in helping prepare the next journal, send me a private message through this bulletin board or send an e-mail to:




Lowell Skoog

NWMJ editorial team leader


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This call for volunteers generated a pretty good response, so we're no longer actively seeking new recruits. We're happy to hear from potential contributors, though, so feel free to send me a note if you'd like to help out in some way on the NWMJ.


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