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2.3 - Branch & Committee Pages, Event RSVP, and more!

2.3 - Branch & Committee Pages, Event RSVP, and more!

New features and improvements launched with our website's Spring 2015 development cycle include improved formatting for branch and committee web pages, content management tools, event RSVP, calendar quick views, printable activity rosters, fully functional online wait-lists and cancellation for paid activities, and fee collection for optional course activities.


Farewell to Martinique: A message from board president Dan Lauren

Farewell to Martinique: A message from board president Dan Lauren

After nearly six years, Executive Director Martinique Grigg has announced she will leave her position August 13.


Executive Director Martinique Grigg to leave August 13

Executive Director Martinique Grigg to leave August 13

On August 13, after nearly six years at the helm, Martinique Grigg will step down as executive director of The Mountaineers.


Welcome to Your Backyard: Mountaineers Summer Camp 2015

Welcome to Your Backyard: Mountaineers Summer Camp 2015

The Mountaineers Summer Camp program begins late June and runs through late August. Our first group of campers join us from Brettler Family Place, here in Magnuson Park. We are so thrilled to kick off this summer with a fantastic group of outdoor enthusiasts!


Greenway National Heritage Area Introduction

Greenway National Heritage Area Introduction

Last month we encouraged you to sign a petition in support of the Mountains to Sound Greenway being designated as a National Heritage Area. Over 3,000 of you gave your support, and we are excited to announce that legislation was introduced yesterday in the House and Senate!


How To: Evaluate Self Arrest Skills Without Snow

How To: Evaluate Self Arrest Skills Without Snow

A record low amount of snow left the Basic Climbing Course leaders brainstorming ways to evaluate students during their final Field Trip for the course: Hard Snow and Ice Axe Self-Arrest. A peak into the past helped our instructors formulate a plan!


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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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