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Volunteers Needed - Youth Trip to Squamish June 29-July 8

Volunteers Needed - Youth Trip to Squamish June 29-July 8

We're looking for climb, hike, and backpack leaders to support our annual MAC youth trip to Squamish. Come for all or part of the trip and enjoy free food, free camping, and free high-fives from our students!

Post-Surgery Summits: The Resilience of Body and Brain

Post-Surgery Summits: The Resilience of Body and Brain

If you've been a member of The Mountaineers over the past six years, you have probably met Tess Wendel. She's has been a huge support for volunteers as staff and a volunteer herself, as a leader and member of the climbing community. You may know how strong and amazing she is, but you may not know her incredible story of resilience.

How to: Determine Party Size for Mountaineers Trips

How to: Determine Party Size for Mountaineers Trips

The Mountaineers Outdoor Ethics Policy encourages leaders to consider several factors when determining how large or small of a group to take on their outing. Learn about these considerations, and how you can be a safe, responsible, and respectful steward of our wild places!

An unexpected encounter in the great Northern Temperate Rainforest

An unexpected encounter in the great Northern Temperate Rainforest

Reflections on the rewards of "June-Uary" and the power of the Little Guy.

Overcoming Impostor Syndrome: Climbing Through The Status Quo

Overcoming Impostor Syndrome: Climbing Through The Status Quo

Tacoma Mountaineer Sam Ortiz is not like other climbers. She's a curvy woman; a woman of color. And in this feature piece from our magazine, she shares her braver personal story to show that outdoor recreation IS a place for everyone.

Announcing the 2018 Squamish Alpine Ambassadors

Announcing the 2018 Squamish Alpine Ambassadors

Congratulations to the newest inductees into the Alpine Ambassadors skills development program. These climbers will head to Squamish in July to refine their skills and be better situated to give back to their branches as a result.

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