This calendar is compiled to promote muzzleloading shooting in Washington and the Northwest. It is also available at  To get a new event included or supply information for future lists contact the Washington State Muzzle Loaders Association through Bob Gietz, 19220 Old Ranch Lane SW, Rochester WA 98579, 360.273.7862 or e-mail to:



Listed events projected from past years without current information are shown in italic type

Jan 12-14 WSMA SILHOUETTE MATCH, Evergreen Sportsmenís Club Pete Strobl 360.352-1800

Tim Sampson 360-264-4243 Mike Nesbitt 12736 Marksman Rd SW Olympia 98512

Jan 14-15 Mountain Man, Indian Craft and Cowboy Action Show Gerry Lane 503-661-2159

Gresham National Guard Armory 544 NE Division St Gresham OR 97030


Jan 25-29 Washington Sportsmenís Show Puyallup Fairgrounds Walt Christensen 206.878.4907


Feb 4-5 Tioga Mt. Man 2012 Winter Rendezvous Ken Sjogren 541-396-5565

Rook Higgins Park, OR, Buff Coplin 541-396-6217


Feb. 17-19 Rain-Dee-Voo, Capitol City Gun Club,Littlerock, WA Rowland Zoller 360-350-2895 Tim Sampson 360-264-4243, 14318 Littlerock Rd SW, littlerock WA 98512


Feb. 18-19 16th Annual Couer Ďd Alene Muzzleloading Arms & Historical Crafts Show Tony 509.397-4447

4060 N Govít Way Couer d ĎAlene, ID 83814


Feb. 18-19 32nd Heritage Fair Eugene, OR Lane County Fairgrounds Melody Morrell 541-689-4281

796 W 13TH Ave, Eugene OR: Ft Umpqua M.L. P.O.Box 566, Springfield OR 97477


Feb. 23-26 40th Annual Horse Ridge Winter Shoot, Grizzly Mt. Long Rifles,

Bend, OR ,Ken (Ratrobber) Miltenberger 541-389-7007

Marty (Snowflake) Adams 541-410-3492

Mar 4 Hells Canyon Muzzleloaders Memorial Shoot Down River Range

Clarkston, WA Montana 208-791-6596 Don (Ol' Hoss) Dotson   208-843-2017   


Mar 10-11 30th Annual Cascade Mountain Men Muzzleloading & Pioneer Craft Show

Evergreen State FairgroundsMonroe, WA

Bud Maune

Mar 15-18 Spring Thaw Rendezvous Evergreen Muzzleloaders, Adam Sampson

Mike Nesbitt 12736 Marksman Rd SW Olympia 98512


March 17 Y.V.M.L Grudge Match w/ Wenas Valley Muzzleloaders Ken Boyle (509) 949-1218


Mar 31 WSMA Annual Program Support Dinner Mark Rumbaugh 253-858-0563

Tacoma Sportsmenís Club Puyallup, WA Steve Cole 253-389-8922


Apr 6-8 Bear Mountain 18th Annual Trappers Creek Rendezvous Dianna Cunningham 530.917-5283

Redding, CA Ernie Stephenson 530.549.5170


Apr. 13-15 Spring Rendezvous Lewis & Clark P. O. Box 44, Roosevelt, WA 99356 SR14 mile post 133

Michelle Stanley 509-387-6224


Apr.13-15 OR State Championships, Tri County BP Club, Sherwood OR, Clifford Reed 503-632-7791


April 15 Lolo Trail Muzzleloaders Spring Fling Orofino ID: Directions: Drive straight through Orofino on Michigan Ave

which will turn into Grangemont Rd.  At mile post #5 watch for signs. Turn left on Lower Wells Bench Road.

First log house on the left.  Bill (Two Dogs) Kaufman 208-476-3371 Larry (Smoke Pole) Kaufman 208-476- 7749

E-mail: Cathy Walker <>


Apr 19-22 Sonoma Valley Muzzleloaders 31st Annual Rendezvous

Cloverdale, CA, Marie Hill Ranch on HWY 128 near Booneville. Camping open April 20th

Booshway: Terry Weaver (707) 664-0511Segundo: Michael George (707) 996-1308

E-mail: Glenn O'Neil No dogs allowed


Apr 20-22 Sagebrush Free Trappers Annual Rendezvous, Rattlesnake Mountain

Rattlesnake Mt. Shooting Facility, Benton City WA. Bill (Ironheart) Kater 509.582-2728

Phil (Talkiní Crow) Hight 509.588-3036


Apr 20-22 WSMA TRADE GUN CHAMPIONSHIPS, Don Kerr 360-786-1380

Evergreen Muzzleloaders, Littlerock WA Mike Nesbitt,

12736 Marksman Rd SW, Olympia WA 98512


Apr.20-22 Wenaha Muzzleloaderís Rendezvous, "Griz Flats" near Troy Or.

Family:$25, single $15, Single event $5; Sunshine 541-962-6140

Rattlesnake 541-278-7868 Bull (541)377-8415 & Yout Skut (541)910-4300


Apr. 25-29 35th Annual Frog Holler Primitive Rendezvous Oakridge, OR Melody Morrell 541-689-4281

Preregistration required : Ft Umpqua M.L. P.O.Box 566, Springfield OR 97477


Apr. 27-29 Skagit Muzzleloaders Rendezvous President: Cindy ĎMud Woman" Walton 360-631-6799 
Sedro Woolley, WA Booshway:JerryíLady Duckí McKinney 360-630-4387;

Segundo Sherry ĎMilkdudí Mills 360-333-7216


Apr 27-29 David Thompson Black Powder Shoot Tobacco River Muzzleloaders

Eureka, MT Joe Nelson 406.882-4691 Jerome Johnson 406 889-3845


Apr 27-28 2nd Annual West Coast Horn Fair John Shorb

Veteranís bldg. Morro Bay, CA


May 4-8 Sagebrush Primitive Skills 2012 Young men & women age 12-17


May 18-20 Limit 50 enrolled, cost $10 Clint Bouslaugh509.585.6415


May 4-6 Olalla Long Rifles Rendezvous, John Dilger 360-698-3331, Dave Riggs 360-871-7175

Poulsbo Sportsmenís Club, 16990 Clear Creek Road NW,Poulsbo, WA


May 2-6 California State Championships and California NMLRA Territorial at Sacramento Shooting Center

Michael Bush 916-362-1469, George Steger 530-477-1069


May 19,20 Oregon Gunmakerís Fair,Ron Scott 541.858-2800

Philomath OR 4730 West Griffin Cr. Rd, Medford OR 97501

Lock Making and Patchbox Workshops held the two days prior


May 4-6 Mt Mazama Spring Rendezvous Contact: Booshway Kurt Phillips 541-891-5140

Klamath Falls, OR e-mail: or Mac :

May 10-12 Grizzly Mt Spring Rendezvous, Prineville OR Dianna White 541-447-4146


May 11-13 Grizzly Mt Spring Shoot at the Club Grounds between Redmond & Prineville Off Hwy 128

between mile markers 14 Ė 15 Google map Crook County Prineville, Oregon. Booshway: Dirtlicker (Harley Hunter)

Co-Booshway Diana White (Crashpad) 541-280-6806, Deena Hobbs (Coffeebean) 541-420-0126.



May 12 Y.V.M.L. Northwest Championship Musket Match Musket Match Yakima, WA

Loreen Lund (509) 966-9339


May 11-13 Snohomish Valley Muzzleloaders 23rd Annual Rendezvous Skagit Site near Sedro Woolley

Harold McCurdy 360-387-2625


May 18-20  Merical Mountain Rendezvous, Marion Montana  

Flathead Valley Muzzleloaders, Contact Don Webber (406) 752-5190


May 24-28     Flying M Rendezvous    Jack Meade 503-324-6700

Forest Hills Black Powder Brigade web:


May 25-28 Sapphire Mt. Men 31st Annual Wild Horse Rendezvous, Mike (Lone Oak) Tomell 406.626-4702

Missoula MT


May 25-28 Paul Bunyan Plainsmen, 37th Annual Memorial Day Mark Curtis 253.678-5343

Rendezvous, Puyallup, WA Karla Hilberg 253-927-1296


Jun 1-3 Running Cayuse Rendezvous, Cascade Mountain Men

Table Top Mountain area out of Ellensburg WA

Booshway: Howard (Lee) Johnson,


June 2nd Bremerton Brigade Kids/youth shoot, Poulsbo Sportsmenís club, 16990 Clear Creek Rd NW, Poulsbo WA

Wally McKendry 360-990-2584 Doug Kitchens 360-340-2268


June 7-10, 5th Annual Gold Mountain Rendezvous Coeur d'Alene Muzzleloaders

Sagle, Idaho 4588 Sagle Rd. Sagle, ID 83860 4.7 mi from US 95 on Sagle Rd

Booshway, Bob Kelley, 208-777-6931,

Segundo Pat Silbernagel 208-255-8813

Howard Wright, President  208-687-1149 (

Coeur d'Alene Muzzleloaders on Facebook


Jun 7-10 Cascade Brigade Rendezvous Booshway Ted Hartman 541-788-2122

Bend OR

Jun 6-10 Snowy Mountain Muzzleloaders & Re-Enactors' 7th Annual Rendezvous

6600 East Fork Road; Lewistown, Montana  59457 Dean406/428-2286 or

  Central Montana, 11 miles SE of Lewistown, Montana at the Ed McGivern Memorial Park adjacent to East Fork Reservoir


June 9-10 Ft. Walla Walla Days & Art Show , Fort Walla Walla Museum 755 Myra Road,Walla Walla, WA,99362

Paul Franzman Communcations Manager 509.525-7703, Website: e-mail:


June 12-17 Idaho State Muzzle Loading & NMLRA Territorial Championship BOISE Idaho

A.K. Burr, (208) 870-0551,


Jun 15-17 Tall Grass Rendezvous, Vernonia Muzzle Loaders, Vernonia, OR.

Booshway: Lois Braze 503-681-8328 Cell 976-645-7210

Jeff Strickland 503-359-9141 day 503.324.4024eve


Jun 15-17 29th Oregon Trail Muzzleloaders Rendezvous Albion, ID Rick Ramsey (208) 670-1021

Jun. 16-17 Hog Heaven Muzzleloaders Annual Fatherís Day Rendezvous, Chris Lewis 208-835-8272

Troy, ID Vernon Illi


Jun 16-17 Friends of Spokane House Encampment Living History Weekend

Spokane House, Nine Mile Falls WA Contact Information:

Dan Day, President of F. O. S H.

Jun.22-30 Pacific Primitive Rendezvous,, Winchester Idaho.


Jun 22-24 38th Annual Interlake Rendezvous Skagit Muzzleloaders site, Sedro Woolley, WA 

Booshway: Larry"Overloadí Litten 206-310-5530

Segundo: Steve Trader 206-571-6662


Jun 21-24 Idaho Free Trapperís 30th Annual Rendezvous; Idaho Free Trappers Ltd 2011 , Cascade Idaho,

From Idaho Highway 55, turn east onto Corral Creek Rd between mile markers 109 & 110.  Stay on Corral Creek Road

to end of road Sign, Turn right, pass thru green gate and follow the road to the Rendezvous site.

Rendezvous registration Mike Miller 208-336-7524

Link: http://www.


Jun 21-24 Sternwheeler Days/Living History POC Liska and Raunchy Crowley, P.O.Box 63, Klickitat WA 98628

At Cascade Locks OR at the port


Jun. 22-24 Palouse Hills Muzzleloaders 21stth Annual Rendezvous Tony Roberts 509.397-4447

Colfax, WA


June 28, 29 Kalispell Encampment presented by the U.S. David Thompson Bicentennial Partnership near

Thompson Falls, MT. Pre-registration required. On-site camping available. College accredited

courses for educators and historians.  Local Contact: Jennifer Fielder 406-210-5944 or


July 6-8 Tacoma Sportsmen's Club Summer Rendezvous,

 Dennis Pirello 206-300-1714

Puyallup, WA Dwayne Anderson 253-375-3009 


July 6-8 CRITíRís 16th Annual Pack In, Granite Falls, WA 425.335-4262


July 6-8 Hells Canyon Muzzleloaders 35th Annual Rendezvous Webb Ridge Rendezvous Grounds, Winchester ID

Montana 208-791-6596 Don (Ol' Hoss) Dotson   208-843-2017

Hellís Canyon M.L. P.O. Box 508 Lewiston ID 83501 


July 7 David Thompson Days Ė Parade, Living History Encampment, Community Celebration

Thompson Falls Brigade, Thompson Falls MT Event Location: Downtown Thompson Falls

Contacts: Jennifer Fielder; 406 210 5944;


July 12-14 3rd Annual Broken Wagon Rendezvous, Veneta OR 84209 Territorial Road

Ft Umpqua ML Box 566 Springfield OR 97477

Allyn Wilson 541-935-8528


Jul. 12-15 32nd Annual Buckskin Bill Rendezvous, Cascade, ID Booshway

Segundo:Charlie Swindell 208.559-7408


July 13-21 Rocky Mountain National Rendezvous, Roitz Ranch, Mt. View WY,

Registration deadline June 9, 2012


July 13-15 Pre-1840 Primitive Skills Week End (Women Only)

Paul Bunyan Sportsmenís Club, Puyallup WA   Booshway Ann Rumbaugh  253.858.0563

Renita Foust  360-551-0751 Segundo Kim Kormas 253-253-326-5420 or 253-229-8871


July 13-15 Barlow Trail Long Rifles Rendezvous.2 mi. from Govít Camp in Mt. Hood National Forest.

Marvin (Stinky) Wamboldt at 503-668-6275 or 360-430-7262) e-mail

Jim (Screaminí Fern) Sheets at 503-722-7514 or Dave Pettit 503-709-8460


Jul 19-24 Western States Muzzle Loaders Association Black Powder Shoot and Oregon NMLRA Territorial,

Josephine County Sportsman Association, 7407 Highland Ave, Grants Pass OR 97526

Roger McFall, President (503) 625-6864


Jul 19-21 Mt. Mazama MM Shotgun Rondy on the Ca / OR Border Pretty Balls 541-885-5488



Jul. 19-22 40th Annual Peninsula Long Rifles Rendezvous Port Angeles, WA

Deb Rupp - (360)452-6755, Karl Schroeter 360-452-5463


Jul. 20-22 44th Annual Pine Creek Rendezvous Cliffdell, WA (New temporary site, easy access)

Gary Wilson e-mail 509-248-1118


Jul 20-29 Mountain Man Rendezvous at Red Lodge Red Lodge MT,  Kathy Burgener 406.446.3443

Bob Thompson 406-446-1366, Early set up 8 AM July 20 Complete info-


July 20-22 36th Annual Lolo Trail Rendezvous Orofino ID Rudo Road 2.9 miles down the road}

Bill (Two Dogs) Kaufman 208-476-3371 Larry (Smoke Pole) Kaufman 208-476- 7749

Guy (Ridgewalker) Walker 208-435-4814 Email;Cathy Walker <>


Jul 27-29 Tenino Oregon Trail Days, 35th Annual Gib Isaakson Memorial Black Powder Shoot

Tenino, WA Will (Bugler) Ulry 360-352-4224


Aug 2-5 Tioga Mountain Man 2012 summer Rendezvous,Ken Sjogren 541-396-5565

Coquille OR (Mast Family Farm) Buff Coplin 541-396-6217


Aug 3-5     Bremerton Brigade Muzzleloaders Rendezvous, Poulsbo Sportsmen's Club Poulsbo WA

16990 Clear Creek Rd NW, Poulsbo WA Booshway: Doug (Badwind) Kitchens 360-340-2268, or Boyd Philips 360-692-6643


Aug 2-5 Nehalem River Rendezvous,; Booshway: Lois Braze 503-681-8328 cell 976-645-7210 Vernonia, OR

Segundo: Dan Ball Jeff Strickland 503-359-9141 day 503.324.4024eve


Aug.9-12 Seven Rivers Mountainmen Rendezvous near Brady store on the Satsop River

Booshway: Jerry Charlton 360-500-0744, Charlie Battersby 360-538-7403

Club president: Nathan Olsen 360-249-5118

  DIRECTIONS; Take Oly-Aberdeen hwy westbound go by Elma, cross the twin bridges, look for the Brady turnoff,

turn right, you are on the Middle Satsop rd.  Keep going straight, follow the 7-Rivers signs to the West Satsop Rd,

Turn left there, about 3 city blocks on the right, follow the signs.  If you cross a concrete bridge you have gone too



Aug. 17-19 Central Whidbey Sportsmen Rendezvous, Safari Rd, Coupeville, WA

Grey "Black Hat" Wunderly, 360-679-1714; cel: 360-6-0740

Chris(Powerdancer) Elaison 360-675-7122 David "Rabbi" Hollett @ 360-675-7540


Aug 22-26 Washington Historical Gunmakerís Guild Steve Biama 425-466-6956. 

Littlerock, WA Steve Skillman 360-458-8740. Glenn Sutt (360) 455-9904,


Aug 31-Sep 3 Grand Ronde Muzzleloaders Labor Day Rendezvous, La Grande OR 97850 Hwy 244, 2 miles from

Hilgard Park David Bingner (Dyiní Goose) 541.963-2440 Darrell Plank (Mountain Man) 541.963-5368

(Camping open Wednesday August 29th..  Earlier by appointment) 


Aug 31-Sep 3 2012 Green River Mountain Men Rendezvous at Peninsula Long Rifles, SEQUIM, WA

Green River Mountain Men, Booshway Lance Mertz 206-384-9496 LANCE.MERTZ@GMAIL.COM

Segundo Michael Mahlock  253-931-5418 Trade Chief Michael Shurr..253 884 6763 


Sept. 7-9 Mt. Mazama MM Come on to Paisley,OR Mac the Knife 541-281-2422

Billie Bonnet 541-883-8911(call ahead for fire restrictions)


Sept ?? Astoria Bicentennial Fur Trade Encampment, Astoria Bicentennial Committee,

Fort Stevens State Park 100 Peter Iredale Rd Hammond OR 97121 Set up 9-11&12

Jeff or Jane Donnelly 503-325-9026


Sept. 13-16 Fall Harvest Rendezvous & WSMA PRIMITIVE Pete Strobl 360.352-1800

CHAMPIONSHIPS, Evergreen Muzzleloaders,, Littlerock, WA


Sept 13-16 Steenís Mountain Men Rendezvous. Kevin Klatt (Killer) 543.573-2234

Yellow Jacket Lake, Burns, OR


Sept 28 & 29 Sacajawea Heritage Days, Phil Hight 509-588-3036

Sacajawea State Park, Pasco WA, Dennis Barr 509.943-9574

Horse Heaven Historical Re-enactors & Sagebrush Free Trappers 


Sep 28-30 Trask Mt. Primitive Rendezvous  Jack Meade 503-324-6700

Forest Hills Black Powder Brigade web:


Nov 17 Yakima Valley Muzzleloaders Turkey Shoot Gary Wilson509-248-1118

Yakima, WA






Postal Shoots Pacific NW Flinterís Association, Spokane Jack Dolan 509.299-5419


1st Saturday Snohomish Valley Muzzleloaders, Marysville WA. Ron Biggerstaff 360.668-6731


1st Saturday (Oct-May) Puget Sound Free Trappers, Littlerock WA Bob Gietz 360.273-7862


1st Saturday Green River Mountain Men, Ravensdale WA Matt Berntsen  425-235-7254


1st Sunday Bremerton Brigade in conjunction with Olalla Long Rifles, Poulsbo, WA

                Doug Kitchens 360.340.2268 / John Dilger 360.698.3331


1st Sunday Palouse Hills Muzzleloaders, Colfax WA Tony Roberts 509.397-4447


2nd Sunday Spokane Falls Muzzleloaders, Spokane WA Jack Dolan 509. 299-5419


2nd Sunday Seven Rivers Mountain Men, Hoquiam WA Nathan Olsen 360-249-5118


2nd Sunday Lewis & Clark Muzzleloaders, Vader WA Don Fillpot 360.425-9381


2nd Sunday Evergreen Muzzleloaders, Littlerock WA Mike Nesbitt


3rd Saturday Interlake Mountain Men, Rose Hill WA Dell Ellison 425.483.5710


3rd Saturday Tacoma Sportsmanís Club, Puyallup WA Dennis Pirello 206-300-1714


3rd Saturday Sagebrush Free Trappers, Rattlesnake Mt. Phil (Talkin Crow) Hight 509.588-3036


3rd Sunday Mica Peak Muzzleloaders, Spokane WA Rick St. Marie 509.893-9558


3rd Sunday Cascade Mountain Men Lee Johnson 253.922-3073


3rd Sunday Issaquah Gun Club Paper Shoot (Meat Prizes) John Abbott 425.392-1972

11:45 Issaquah, WA


4th Sunday (Nov.-Apr.) Paul Bunyan Plainsmen, Puyallup, WA Mark Curtis (253) 678-5343


4th Sunday (3d in Nov., Dec.) Peninsula Long Rifles, Port Angeles WA Brad Pinnell (360) 681-0225


Last Sunday Skagit Muzzleloaders, Sedro Woolley, WA Cindy Walton 360-631-6799