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The end of access? An inside look at the implications of privatizing our national forests.

The end of access? An inside look at the implications of privatizing our national forests.

In the mounting battle to keep public lands in public hands, certain voices have been louder than others. Here's an interview with a Forest Service Program Manager on her perspective on the public land heist.


10 Essential Questions: Michael Telstad

10 Essential Questions: Michael Telstad

Meet Michael Telstad, a budding photographer and member of our MAC crew who has a surprising affinity towards trying new foods after long trips in the backcountry.


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.


Seattle Program Center - You! CALL 911

Seattle Program Center - You! CALL 911

A climber at Open Climb Night feels faint and dizzy. (It wasn't the altitude.)


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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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