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Safety Stories: Our Ice Pitch Top-Rope Anchor Would Have Been Worrisome, Had We Known

Safety Stories: Our Ice Pitch Top-Rope Anchor Would Have Been Worrisome, Had We Known

Long story short, this could have ended very poorly for a participant. It is never, ever appropriate to make a top rope anchor with only one non-locking carabiner attaching the rope to the anchor.

Backpacking Courses Spring 2021

Backpacking Courses Spring 2021

Not sure which backpacking course to choose this spring? Take a look at our handy guide detailing the differences between our four offerings this season.

Join Mountains to Sound Greenway for an MLK Day of Service

Join Mountains to Sound Greenway for an MLK Day of Service

The Foothills Conservation Committee invites all members to join Mountains to Sound Greenway for a day of service in celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

What's in a name?

What's in a name?

Words matter. SuJ'n Chon, a founding member of our Equity & Inclusion Committee, describes how the committee landed on those words - Equity & Inclusion - to describe our work at The Mountaineers.

Conservation Currents | At Capacity: Getting outside in the age of COVID-19

Conservation Currents | At Capacity: Getting outside in the age of COVID-19

In this piece from Mountaineer magazine we learn about the impacts that COVID-19 has had on our public outdoor spaces, and why it's important that we educate and support new outdoor recreationists.

Mountaineers Programming and the Coronavirus

Mountaineers Programming and the Coronavirus

Visit this blog to see a timeline of our responses to COVID-19, and follow the link to our COVID-19 Response page to see all of the resources available for volunteers, members, guests, and staff.

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When I joined The Mountaineers, people used to ask me, "Have you ever climbed a mountain before?". I wanted to put this to rest and enjoy the maximum time in the woods. I wanted to break stereotypes by inviting and showing ways for more people to enjoy the outdoors. I enjoy bringing diverse crowds into the mountains to share the awesome outdoors of the Pacific Northwest."

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