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2015 Volunteer Appreciation Dinner and Awards

2015 Volunteer Appreciation Dinner and Awards

Each year, the Seattle Branch hosts a dinner to thank all the volunteers across our seven branches. Particularly impactful volunteers are also selected by each branch and the Board of Directors to receive Service and Leadership awards. We applaud the efforts of volunteers to make The Mountaineers a leading conservation and recreation organization in the world!


Black Diamond Runner and Carabiner Recall

Black Diamond Runner and Carabiner Recall

If you use Black Diamond runners or carabiners now is the time to check your gear!


Traffic Advisory - Seattle Program Center

Traffic Advisory - Seattle Program Center

If you have plans to visit the Seattle Program Center in February, please be advised of traffic revisions on Sand Point Way just north of the clubhouse.


Forest Service Expands Permit Season for Enchantments

Forest Service Expands Permit Season for Enchantments

Due to increasingly high use, the Forest Service is expanding permitted access to the Enchantments. We support their efforts to balance access while protecting the outdoor experience for generations to come.


Safety First: The Danger of Herd Mentality

Safety First: The Danger of Herd Mentality

When smart people make poor decisions.


Become a hike or backpack leader for the Mountaineers!

Become a hike or backpack leader for the Mountaineers!

Many experienced hikers and backpackers have found great personal satisfaction and growth and new trail companions by becoming a Mountaineers hike or backpack leader. This evening seminar provides some basic information and leadership training for those interested in taking this path.


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Rikki Hinz

The Mountaineers is a wonderful organization that affords people the agency to get outside in a meaningful way. I appreciate the weight placed on safety and skill building, and am continually impressed by the work of countless volunteers within The Mountaineers. The quality instruction and inspiration I receive from The Mountaineers motivates me to stay outside with them. "
Rikki Hinz
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