2019 Jed Smith Mountain Men Tall Trees Rendezvous
Join us for the 41st Annual Jed Smith Mountain Men Tall Trees Rendezvous on June 28 – July 5, 2018 at the Del Norte Gun Club in Smith River, California, an event that brings black powder shooters and their families together from all over. This mountain man rendezvous is held at the Del Norte Rod & Gun Club, 1.5 miles up Rowdy Creek Road in Smith River. They have a variety of camping types available, along with a Trader’s Row. There will be shooting competitions for men, women & youth (ages 5 years and up).
Spectators are welcome to come visit the encampment and wander through Trader’s Row. You will see campers dressed in the clothing, and engaging in the handicrafts, of the mountain men era. Come and see how people used to live and work at the Jed Smith Mountain Men Tall Trees Rendezvous.
The week-long Jed Smith Mountain Men Tall Trees Rendezvous features competitions in black powder shooting, tomahawk throwing and archery. There are competitions for men, women, teens and children. Members of the public are invited to watch the contests.
The public is also invited to browse through Trader’s Row. Gunsmiths, bead crafters and bowyers will ply their wares, calling to mind a time when the fur trappers came down out of the hills to trade their pelts for salt, sugar, cornmeal and bacon.
Shooters to provide a quality blanket prize as their shooting ‘fee’. The prize must be brought at the time of registration. Prizes subject to the approval of the JSMM. The prize must have a minimum value of $5.00, and cannot be alcohol in nature.
Rifle and Pistol * Trade Gun * Pee Wee BB Gun * Primitive Bow * Hawk & Knife * Special Events * Liars Contest
Shooter Participant Categories
Adults 18 years & older; Juniors 13-17 Pee Wees 4-12
We strive to make our Jed Smith Mountain Men Tall Trees Rendezvous a family friendly event. There will be activities and events to encourage this. We ask that you have fun and follow the rules and guidelines posted at the shooters’ shack. If you have questions, inquire of a JSMM member.
Modern & Primitive Camp Sites are for Shooters
Campfires subject to fire restriction and property owner guidelines.
Primitive campers must remain in era dress.
Del Norte Rod & Gun Club
Rowdy Creek Road, Smith River, CA 95567
For Registration Forms & More Information:
Brian Scott 707-954-6032; Trapper John 707-722-4259; Joyce Lockhart 707-458-3585
Mark your calendar today so you don’t miss the next Jed Smith Mountain Men Tall Trees Rendezvous at the Del Norte Gun Club in Smith River, California,
Tags: Jed Smith Mountain Men Tall Trees Rendezvous, Tall Trees Rendezvous, California Mountain Man Rendezvous, California Rendezvous