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Mountaineers Member Info Session - May 26

Mountaineers Member Info Session - May 26

Are you a new or prospective member? Come learn about upcoming courses, activities, and events going on with The Mountaineers on Tuesday, May 26 at 6:30pm.


Mary Poppins Opens May 24

Mary Poppins Opens May 24

Snag your tickets for the Kitsap Forest Theater's spring and summer shows: Mary Poppins and Shrek The Musical!


How To: Recognize and Prevent Altitude Sickness

How To: Recognize and Prevent Altitude Sickness

For over a decade, I've been leading global adventures to elevations well over 20,000 feet. I've been lucky enough not to experience altitude illness myself, but I have witnessed rescues in the places I have visited. Staying knowledgeable and aware of your body at the changing elevations is key to preventing illness.


Re-authorization of the Land and Water Conservation Fund

Re-authorization of the Land and Water Conservation Fund

The Land and Water Conservation Fund - the foundation for our access to outdoor recreation, conserving outdoor spaces, and helping insure equal access for all Americans - is threatened. Read more to learn what you can do.


What does it mean to be a Mountaineers Leader?

What does it mean to be a Mountaineers Leader?

"Leaders" are the people who put on most of what our programs do! They teach courses, lead trips, and generally fulfill every aspect of our mission. Read about their privileges and responsibilities.


Eldorado - The Outcome Could Have Been Very Different

Eldorado - The Outcome Could Have Been Very Different

While descending from camp following a successful climb of Eldorado, a climber dislocates her shoulder after hitting a wet spot on the final stretch of slabs.


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Loni Uchytl Volunteer Profile

I love the commitment that the Mountaineers has to the community, the environment and its members. We are always trying to grow, improve and lead by example. Volunteers have a voice here and there is such a commitment to excellence it's inspiring to be a part of that process."
Loni Uchtil
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