Goodbye Annoying Rocks

After 2020 camp sessions staff members, Max King and Jackson Brill, took a trip back up to the mountain to explore the Steens backcountry for new and exciting training routes.

While up there they worked on upper body stamina by “MaxJacksHammering” the road boulders coming down the road into camp.


“Reunion” at Oregon Relays 2021

WOW! It’s going to be a Steens Camper/Camp Assistant Reunion of sorts today 4/23 and tomorrow 4/24 at the Oregon Relays held at Hayward Field.

Steens Headliners Include:
David Ribich – Brooks Beasts,
Ella Donaghu – Stanford(15:36.52)
Oliva Johnson – Boise St.(4:23.44)
Maddie Boreman – Colorado(4:23.03-2:07)
Jackson Mestler – Oregon
Sailor Hutton – Boise St.
Hunter Hutton – W. Oregon
Justin Crosswhite – W. Oregon
Francesa Ierulli – Oregon
Caramia Mestler – Oregon
Kylie O’Connor – Santa Barbara TC(400 H)
Luke Rameriz – Portland St.
Josh Snyder – Portland St.
Dominic Arce – Gonzaga
Melissa Berry – Oregon

Running Events start at 6PM. Watch live webcast on RunnersSpace.

Please no campfires on the infield😀


Andrea Outstanding Harney County

Andrea Letham was recently named as Harney County’s Woman of the Year. The award was given to Andrea by the Harney County Chamber of Commerce. Congrats to the former State Championship XC Coach and many time Steens KP Wrangler! Way to Go Andrea! Your Steens Family is very proud of you and your accomplishments! 

For more on why Andrea Letham received this award go to the following article


Julian wins award

Julian Heninger received the Bowerman Track Club elite male runner of the year award and recently qualified for the Olympic Trials in his first marathon!

Julian has been a Steens camper, tent assistant, and last year a coach.


Steens Synchronicity

“Can you believe it!? We filled up in Evanston, Wyoming last night and look who was there, pumping his gas! Beautiful Steens synchronicity.” – Melody Fairchild

Melody Fairchild with Charlie Romans (ex Steens bus driver of 10 years)


A Steens Poem by Charlie Romans

Charlie Romans was our camp bus driver for 10 years during the early years of camp.This summer at the age of 94 he made the long trek from Kentucky to camp for a Steens homecoming. While at camp he read us a poem he wrote back in 1991.