• Club Meetings and Location

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

    The Hi-Lakers meet the third Wednesday of each month from 6:30 to 9:00 p.m. at the Mercer Island Community Center, 8236 SE 24th Street, Mercer Island, Washington.

    Typically, a business meeting is followed by a short break and then a program relevant to the club. Programs are quite popular. Plan to arrive early to secure a seat!

    Questions about the Hi-Lakers or becoming a member? Please contact Kris Harken, chair of the new member committee, newmembers@hilakers.org.

  • Upcoming Programs

    7:00 PM on Wednesday, June 19th: "Tech Toilets in the Backcountry." Geoff Hill of Toilet Tech Solutions on engineering and installing some of the first  composting toilets in the North American backcountry. His toilets are installed in Olympic National Park, Smith Rock State Park, and Camp Muir among other places. He is going to give us a peek into his journey and how we might be able to accomplish our club goal of installing a backcountry toilet this season. Note the meeting start time – 7 PM!

  • President’s Pack

    Special Member Benefit -Trail raft

    Membership in the Hi Laker's brings many benefits. One of them is the opportunity to take a class and build a 24-ounce raft perfect for backpacking and fishing the high lakes.

    Curious about alpine fish stocking in Washington? Read more about it on the Science page.