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Rendezvous Schedule 2017

The following Rendezvous events are scheduled for 2017. Please use the contact information for the specific rendevous events below.

Feb 4th and 5th, 2017

Tioga Mountain Man 2017 Winter Rendezvous

Rook Higgins Park, OR

1840's camp and muzzeloading

CONTACT NAME: Ken Sjogren 541-396-5565 or Bill Coplin 541 294-1597

Feb. 10-14  2017

26th annual Texas Free Trappers Rendezvous

Near Shiner Texas

Organized by the White Smoke Company of Buckskinners.

Contact: for details.

Feb. 16-19 2017

Brouse Hills Muzzleloaders Rendezvous

Brouse Arizona

Contact: Larry Gilbert623-386-3572 Phillip Sparks 623-853-9194

Feb. 22-26 2017

43rd Annual Horse Ridge Winter Shoot 

Grizzly Mountain Long Rifles

Bend, OR

Contact: Ted "Shortstroke" Hartman

March 11th & 12th 2017

34th Annual Cascade Mountain Man Muzzleloading & Pioneer Craft Show

Evergreen State Fairgrounds, Monroe, WA

mountain man display and pioneer crafts through the 1840's

CONTACT NAME : Steve Baima, 425-466-6956, or Karen Martin (206) 300-1481,  general info at 425-890-7208

Mar. 17-19 2017

Spring Thaw Rendezvous

Evergreen Muzzleloaders, Evergreen Sportsmen's Club, Littlerock, WA

Contact: Don Kerr 360-858-7571

March 18-19 2017

Eastern Ozark Rendezvous

Barks Plantation, state hwy ZZ Glen Allen MO.            Located off hwy 34 in Glenallen MO. Turn onto zz hwy and travel 2 miles.

Contact: Tommy Smith 573 225-4424

March 18th-25th, 2017

33 Annual Southwest Regional Rendezvous

Bartlesville, Oklahoma, 1925 Woolaroc Ranch Rd.  Woolaroc Museum and Wildlife Preserve. Take Hwy 75 Noth from Tulsa to Bartlesville

pre-1840 history come alive!

CONTACT NAME: Booshway Jenifer Johnson at (417) 294-1175 or Segundo Gina Kelley at (918) 845-7888 or visit the Southwest Regional Rendezvous Facebook Page.

March 27th-April 2nd   2017

26th Annual Fur Trade Rendezvous at Fort Washita

Fort Washita Historic Site 3348 State Rd. 199 Durant, OK

Contact: Jim Argo 580 924-6502


Mar.31-April 2nd 2017

  Bear Mt. 23rd Annual Trapper's Creek

Rendezvous, Reading, CA.

Mountain Man or trappers era of dress

Tom Crowl 530 247-3722, Ernie Stephenson 530 549-5170 or Diana Cunningham 530-917-5283

April 7-9 2017

Comanche Peak Muzzleloaders Spring Rendezvous

Second Sunday weekend each April.                                 719 County Road 458 Palastine, TX 75803

From Athens south 22 miles or 8.7 miles north of Palestine, TX at the intersection of Highways 287 & 19. Turn East on Hwy 19 onto County Road 2330. Travel 1.4 miles to County Road 458. Turn right and travel 0.6 mils to mailbox 719 on left.

Chuck Morison 254 392-3546

April 14th-16th Easter Weekend 2017

Fort Buenaventura

Fort Buenaventura is located at:
2450 A Avenue
Ogden, UT 84401

Fur Trade Era, pre 1840

For more information, call (801) 399-8491 or (801) 399-8099.

April 2017 contact below for dates

Sonoma Valley Muzzleloaders 34th Annual Rendezvous

Cloverdale, CA

pre-1840's dress

CONTACT NAME: Michael George 707-996-1308 Jeff Rush 707-795-7761

April 13-16 2017

Sagebrush Free Trappers Rendezvous

Rattlesnake Mt Shooting Facility, Benton City, WA

primitive rendezvous encampment, pre 1840's dress

CONTACT NAME: Clint Bouslaugh 509-585-6415         "Iron Heart" Kater 509-619-6607

Apr 21-23 2017

Wenaha Muzzleloaders Rendezvous

"Griz Flats" near Troy, OR

Mountain man and trapper era of dress

CONTACT NAME: "Sunshine", 541-962-6140 or "Bull" 541-377-8415

Late April, Early May, 2017, call below for dates and details

Bitterroot Rocky Mountain Rendezvous

Eureka Area in Eureka,MT

pre-1840's dress

Contact Name: Randy

Apr 2017 contact below for dates

38th Annual Frog Holler Primitive Rendezvous

Oakridge, OR

Primitive encampment, Pre-1840's and trapper era

CONTACT NAME: Melody Morrell, 541-689-4281

April 28th-30th 2017

Mt Mazama Mountain Men Spring Rendezvous

Klamath Falls, OR

Fur trade era dress and mountainman shoot and trading

CONTACT NAME: Kurt Phillips 541-891-5140                Justin 541-850-8516

April 28-30 2017

David Thompson Black Powder Shoot

Tobacco River Muzzleloaders                               Eureka, MT

Contact: Joe Nelson 406-882-4691 Jerome Johnson 406-889-3845

April 27-30th 2017

Anasazi Free Trappers Rendezvous

Saint George Utah

Contact "Stoneman" Joe Wilde                     (435) 673-9426

Segundo, "Barking Beard" Al Haberman            (435) 574-2936

April 28-30 2017

Davis Mountains Brigade Spring Rendezvous

Evans Mulhern Ranch in Fort Davis, TX

Contact: 432-426-3818,

May 12-14  2017

Grizzly Mountain Spring Shoot

Prineville, OR

Contact: "Crashpad" White 541-280-6806         "Coffeebean" Hobbs 541-420-0126

May, 19-21 2017

Skagit Muzzleloaders Rendezvous

Sedro Wooley, WA

trapper and pre-1840's dress required

CONTACT NAME: "Uncle Bob" Troxclair 360-856-5428 "Grizz" Adams 360-428-0173

May 19-21  2017

Merical Mountain Rendezvous

LOCATION: Marion, Montana

DESCRIPTION: Flathead Valley Muzzleloaders

CONTACT NAME: Don Webber 406-752-5190

May 19-21

 Women's Primitive Skills Weekend

  Paul Bunyan Rifle & Sportsmen's Club Puyallup, WA            (women only)                                   

Contact: Sandy Merrigan 206-327-2700 Renita Foust 360-551-0751

May 19-21

Paradise Acres Rendezvous

Fort Paradise Free Trappers
Salem, OR

Contact: Steve & Michelle Aldrich

May 26-29 2017

Paul Bunyan Plainsmen 42nd Annual Rendezvous

Paul Bunyan Rifle & Sportsmen's Club                 Puyallup, WA

Contact: Mike Moran 253-232-3087

May 26-29  2017

Sapphire Mt. Men 34th Annual Wild Horse Rendezvous

Missoula, MT

Contact: Bates Kuethe

May 26th-May 29th 2017; Memorial Day Weekend

Cache Valley Rendezvous

West of Smithfield Utah on Hwy 218, turns into 142 towards Newton. NEW LOCATION!!!

Pre-1840 dress

Sponsored by Old Ephraim Mountain Man Club/435) 563-1913

CONTACT NAME: Booshways: Dani (Running Moon) Crosbie (435) 760-3870 

Doug, (Skunk Britches), Hooton (801) 866-7073

Vistit on Face Book at OEMM Cache Valley Rendezvous


May 25-29 2017

Forest Hills Black Powder Brigade Rendezvous

Desert Rose Memorial Day Rendezvous

31660 Berlin Ridge Rd. Lebanon, Oregon

contact: Bill Alguire (Smily Bill) (503) 930-0802                                                      or "Pok a Dot" KinKaid (503) 390-5679

June 2-4

Spokane Falls Muzzleloaders Annual Mountain Man and Long Hunter Rendezvous
Spokane, WA

Contact: Larry LaRue 509-533-0163 Rick Callesto 509-953-3804

June  2-4 2017

Port-Neuf Mountain Man Rendezvous

McCammon, Idaho I-15 Exit 44                                  Site is 3.5 miles west of Exit 44 on I-15. Follow the signs

Pre-1840's dress

CONTACT NAME: Boosway: Tony Domingo 208-242-6687
Segundo: Ed Staub 208-252-1464                                or 208-242-6687 

First full week in June, 7th-11th 2017

Fort Henry Buckskinners Rendezvous

Hwy 20 N. Rexburg Idaho, exit 337


CONTACT NAME: Booshway: Mike Hogle (208) 760-9910


June 2017, call below for details and dates

Skagit Muzzleloaders Site, Sedro Wooley, WA

DESCRIPTION:pre 1840's dress,  traders row, rifle and other competitions

CONTACT NAME: "Overload" Litten 206-310-5530

"Many Jugs" Trader  206-571-6662

June 2017 call below for details

8th Annual Gold Mountain Rendezvous

 Coeur d'Alene Muzzleloaders Coeru d'Alene, ID

Fur Trade Era or pre 1840's dress required

CONTACT NAME: Bob Kelly 208-659-3784 Pat Silbernagel 208-255-8813

June 2-4  2017

Cascade Brigade Rendezvous



CONTACT NAME: Ted Hartman 541-788-2122

June 2017  call for details

Hells Canyon Muzzleloaders 37th Annual Rendezvous

Winchester, Idaho

Contact: "Moose" Westfall (208) 843-5709 or "Rattler" Presnell (208) 746-3109

June 2017 , call below for details and dates

37 Annual Jed Smith Mountain Men,   Tall Grass Rendezvous

Vernonia Muzzle Loaders, Brookings, OR

Fur Trade Era dress required

CONTACT NAME: Sharon Stewart 707 839-3967

June 2017 call below for details

33rd Oregon Trail Muzzleloaders Rendezvous

Albion, Idaho

Pre 1840's dress

CONTACT NAME: Rick Ramsey  208-670-1021

June 2017 call below for details and dates

Hog Heaven Muzzleloaders Annual Father's Day Rendezvous

LOCATION: Troy, Idaho


CONTACT NAME: Vernon Illi 208-835-5872 Tom Wilson 208-892-0885

June 23-25 2017

Palouse Hills Muzzleloaders 24th Annual Rendezvous


DESCRIPTION:  Pre-1840's Dress

CONTACT NAME: Tony Roberts 509-397-4447

June 23 -July1 2017

Pacific Primitive Rendezvous

LOCATION: Winchester, Idaho

DESCRIPTION: Primitive camp, 1840's dress required

CONTACT NAME: Booshway Glen La Chapelle (541) 385-7446 Booshway Arnie Momb (541) 280-2336

info go to:

June 15-17 2017

Idaho Free Trapper's 33rd Annual Backwards Rendezvous

LOCATION: Cascade, ID.  North on highway 55 towards Cascade, Idaho. Turn right onto Corral Creek Road located between mile marker 109 - 110. Go to end where Corral Creek Road "Y", turn left go through green gate and continue on to the Rendezvous site on right

DESCRIPTION: info go to:

CONTACT NAME: Debbie  208-703-2639

June 2017 call for details and dates

Snowy Mountain Muzzleloaders 10th Annual Rendezvous

LOCATION: Lewiston, Montana


CONTACT NAME: Tommy 406-366-6462

June  2017 call for dates and times

37th Annual Jed Smith Mountain Men Tall Trees Rendezvous

LOCATION: Brookings, OR

DESCRIPTION: Trappers and Fur Trade dress

CONTACT NAME: Sharon Stewart 707-839-3967

Opening Cerimony: June 28th

Camp Activities: June 29th-July 2nd 2017

1838 Rendezvous

Riverton Wyoming

pre-1840 dress (strictly enforced)

CONTACT NAME: Booshway: Carol, "Wolflady" Lechner,,                     307 349-4360

Segundo: LJ "Leadsmany" Clark, 435 725-0098

(307) 321-2546

July 7th-16th, 2017


Montpellier,  Idaho

CONTACT NAME: Booshway: Ben Sitter and Travis Poole

registration deadline June 9th!

July 7th-10th 2017, always the second full weekend in July.

Green River Rendezvous

Pinedale, Wyoming

Pre-1840's Fur Trade Dress

CONTACT:,       307-367-2242

July 2017, call contact below for dates and times

7th Annual Broken Wagon Rendezvous


DESCRIPTION: 1840's dress

CONTACT NAME: Allyn Wilson 541-935-8528


July 2017, contact below for details and dates

35th Annual Buckskin Bill Rendezvous

LOCATION: Kennedy Ranch, Cascade, ID

DESCRIPTION: Fur Trade dress

CONTACT NAME: Paul Bolin208-631-8268 Charlie Swindell 208-559-7408 or the Idaho Chamber of Commerce at 208 382-3833

July 14-16 2017 call contact person before atttending

46th Annual Pine Creek Rendezvous

LOCATION: Cliffdell, WA. (call to confirm site before traveling)

DESCRIPTION 1790's 1840's

CONTACT NAME: Gary Wilson 509-248-1118 Ken Boyle 509-249-1218

July 14-16 2017 call contact person before attending

Barlow Trail Long Rifles Rendezvous

LOCATION: 2 miles from Government Camp

DESCRIPTION: 1840's, rifle competition

CONTACT NAME: "Stinky" Wamboldt 503-668-6275 Jim Sheets 503-722-7514

July 14-16 2017 call contact person before attending

Two Rivers Rendezvous

LOCATION: Fawn Creek Camp Ground, Libby, MT

DESCRIPTION: Trapper and Fur Trade Era

CONTACT NAME: Dave Windom 406-283-1916 Mark Morain 406-293-8239

July 21-23 2017

  41st Annual Lolo Trail Rendezvous

  LOCATION: Reggar's Tree Farm, Orofino, ID

  DESCRIPTION Pre- 1840's

 CONTACT NAME: "Ridgewalker" 208-435-4814 or "Two Dogs" (208) 476-3371

July 2017 call for dates and times

Northwest Colonial Reenactors Encampment

LOCATION: Rochester, WA. 

DESCRIPTION Colonial Dress only, primitive camp

CONTACT NAME: Mike Farnum (253)988-0684,  (

July 2017 call for dates and times

43rd Annual Penninsula Long Rifles Rendezvous

LOCATION: Port Angeles, WA

DESCRIPTION Rifle competition and encampment

CONTACT NAME: Deb Rupp 360-452-6755 Karl Schroeter 360-452-5463

Late July, Early August, 2017 call for times and dates

Red Lodge Mountain Man Rendezvous

Red Lodge Montana,  located 5.2 miles north of Red Lodge, along Highway 212.

Authentic time period-specific dress


Aug. 2017 call below for dates and times

Teton Valley Mountain Rendezvous

Victor City, Idaho (9000 S. Hwy 33)

Fur Trade era Dress (Pre-8140)

CONTACT NAME: City of Victor Idaho 

 Phone: (208) 787-2940

August 3-6 2017

Bear Lake Rendezvous

Laketown Utah, south end of Bear Lake

Pre-1840's Dress

Kash Johnson  or
801-452-1518 or 801 567-1194 (info)

Glen Lachapell

Sept. 1st-4th 2017; Labor Day weekend

Ft. Bridger Rendezvous

Fort Bridger Wyoming/Every Labor  Day weekend since 1972

Fur trade era. Dress: 1790-1840

Contact Name: Conagher

or  2017 Booshway
Bob Christensen 801-690-6619

Segundo: Heather Shell (801) 867-2293

Sept. 8-10

Montana Trappers Association Annual Rendezvous

Fergus County Fairgraounds, Lewiston Montana



Late Sept. 2017

Varsity Scout Mountain Man Rendezvous

Mataguay Scout Reservation, 27955 Hwy 79, Santa Ysabel , CA. 92070

Fur trade era dress

CONTACT NAME: Lon Atkinson
Phone: 619-818-5903