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This #GivingTuesday, Give Back by Increasing Access to the Outdoors

This #GivingTuesday, Give Back by Increasing Access to the Outdoors

Facebook has pledged to match up to $7 million USD in donations made on Facebook on #GivingTuesday. Save the date for this global day of giving, and help connect more people to the outdoors. All donations received on #GivingTuesday will directly support Mountaineers need-based scholarships.

10 Essential Questions: Joanna Maltbaek

10 Essential Questions: Joanna Maltbaek

Meet Joanna Maltbaek, a PhD student in immunology who loves climbing and has jumped straight into our community as a volunteer.

Impact Giving | How Scholarships Strengthen Community

Impact Giving | How Scholarships Strengthen Community

Donations received for #GivingTuesday on December 3 will directly support scholarships at The Mountaineers. Hear from scholarship recipient Ekaterina Sukhanova about the impact our courses have had on her life and how donor-funded scholarships make a difference in our community. After you #OptOutside this holiday season, consider giving in support of access to the outdoors.

Cutthroat Peak: Hit By A Large Rock At High Velocity

Cutthroat Peak: Hit By A Large Rock At High Velocity

Between 6,800-7,000 feet, with all three members of the team standing close together, a rock flew down from above, nearly silently, and hit the basic student in the stomach.

Field Notes From An Arctic Climate Photographer - Nov 21

Field Notes From An Arctic Climate Photographer - Nov 21

Braving endless hordes of mosquitoes, quicksand, and extreme temperatures, researchers are racing the clock to understand the massive threat posed by the Arctic's rapidly thawing permafrost. Science and natural history photographer Chris Linder captures their story in "The Big Thaw," a new book from our conservation imprint Braided River. Hear from him and join us Nov 21.

Retro Rewind | Mastering McKinley

Retro Rewind | Mastering McKinley

In this piece from Mountaineer magazine, read an excerpt from the journal of Charles Crenchaw - the first African American man to summit Denali.

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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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