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The Mountaineers Testifies Before Congress

The Mountaineers Testifies Before Congress

We were incredibly honored to testify before Congress last week in support of the Simplifying Outdoor Access to Recreation (SOAR) Act, our permitting reform bill. Read our trip report on the hearing and how the SOAR Act would benefit our programs.

Trip Report: Yaquina Head Lighthouse and Seal Rock

Trip Report: Yaquina Head Lighthouse and Seal Rock

In the second installment of our Oregon Winter Adventures, learn about Yaquina Head Lighthouse and Seal Rock and why you should plan your own trip to these gorgeous seaside spots.

It all adds up! $45,000 raised for our programs and publishing

It all adds up! $45,000 raised for our programs and publishing

Thanks to 315 donors, including 160 individuals who made their first-ever gift, we were able to raise an astounding $45,000 for The Mountaineers people, places, programs, and publishing. We are grateful for the ongoing and increasing philanthropic support that has a direct positive impact on the health and wellbeing of our community and wild places.

Foothills Branch Members - Get Involved at a Leadership Level

Foothills Branch Members - Get Involved at a Leadership Level

Thinking about giving back to your branch, Foothills members? Take a look at a few opportunities available to take on a long-term leadership role, or to dive deeper into the hiking and backpacking community.

Safety Stories: Unable to Arrest Above a 30-Foot Cliff

Safety Stories: Unable to Arrest Above a 30-Foot Cliff

"Suddenly and unexpectedly, I go down and feel myself tumbling and sliding uncontrollably. I crash into a tree, then go sailing over the 30-foot cliff, bumping and bruising my body on the way down. The whole incident seems to take only a few seconds."

Did You Know? | Owls in Washington

Did You Know? | Owls in Washington

In this piece from Mountaineer magazine, read about the lives of owls found in Washington state, and get tips on how to spot one.

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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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