a membership organization that brings together people who enjoy high lake fishing and hiking

Club Meetings

Hi-Laker meetings are open to the public and visitors are warmly welcome!

The Hi-Lakers meet the third Wednesday of each month from 7 – 9  p.m. We are currently meeting online via Zoom. In person meetings are held at the Mercer Island Community Center, 8236 SE 24th Street, Mercer Island, Washington.

Typically, a short business meeting is followed by a program.

The Hi-Lakers welcome all genders, races and ethnicities. Learn about membership benefits and join here. Questions about the Hi-Lakers or becoming a member? Please contact Anson Evans, chair of  the new member committee, newmembers@hilakers.org

Upcoming Programs

Wednesday, November at 7 PM: “Annual Photo Contest.” HYBRID meeting in person and by Zoom.

The club’s best photos of the year! You decide which photos will be featured in the 2024 Hi-Lakers Calendar by voting on your favorites. All voting will happen LIVE during the meeting, so you must be present (via Zoom OR in-person) to participate.

Guests are welcome.

See our Facebook page for event info, or to learn more about the Hi-Lakers and programs. Join the meeting here.

President’s Pack

Don Wicklund had some humorous adventures a few seasons ago. Read “Old Goat” here.

Learn more about the damaged dam on Eightmile Lake and plans to replace it here. And check out this 2019 story in The Seattle Times about the Eightmile dam and other crumbling dams in the Alpine Lakes Wilderness.