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Mountaineers Joins Outdoor Alliance

Mountaineers Joins Outdoor Alliance

The Mountaineers are joining Outdoor Alliance, a coalition of outdoor recreation associations advocating on your behalf for stronger protections for public lands and waters.


Naturalist Speaker Series - March 12

Naturalist Speaker Series - March 12

Learn how local bird lovers are helping to re-introduce the Western Bluebird in the San Juan Islands.


Kick-off Sailing Season with The Mountaineers

Kick-off Sailing Season with The Mountaineers

Join 6 Mountaineers' skippers on their boats for a Spring Season Sail and Raft-Up Saturday March 14. No previous sailing experience is necessary!


10 Essential Questions: Erik Swanson

10 Essential Questions: Erik Swanson

Read about Erik Swanson, a snowshoer, hiker, scrambler, and electrical engineer, on why he's inspired by his fellow Mountaineers.


Announcing Colin Haley: Expect the Unexpected April 11th

Announcing Colin Haley: Expect the Unexpected April 11th

Seattle native and world renowned alpinist Colin Haley will be presenting Fred Beckey with The Mountaineers Lifetime Achievement Award.


Olympia Branch Stewardship Advocacy

Olympia Branch Stewardship Advocacy

On February 24, volunteers from the Olympia Branch represented The Mountaineers as part of the "Big Tent Outdoor Recreation Coalition" to promote "the importance of our state’s outdoor recreation sector in enhancing Washington’s economy and its reputation for healthy and active living."


Recent Trip Reports - Read More From the Blog

Board of Directors Cheryl Talbert

When you watch someone's eyes light up when they see a flower field on the side of Rainier on their first hike in the Northwest, and you know that you've helped them get there and gain the skills and passion to go back over and over again, there is nothing like it."
Cheryl Talbert
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