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Happy 100th Birthday, Dee Molenaar!

Happy 100th Birthday, Dee Molenaar!

Legedary Mountaineer Dee Molenaar turns 100 today! Join us as we wish him a very happy centennial birthday and look back at his fascinating life and meaningful contributions to the climbing world.

I Found My Trail Running Community at The Mountaineers – And You Can Too!

I Found My Trail Running Community at The Mountaineers – And You Can Too!

The Foothills Trail Running Committee has helped me learn about gear, pacing, and the importance of enjoying the journey. Check out how you can join this group of crazy, fun, and passionate runners!

Legendary Ice Ax:  Bid a New Home

Legendary Ice Ax: Bid a New Home

Mountaineers Manisha Powar and Vineeth Madhusudanan bid to support our future at the 2018 annual Gala, taking home a one-of-a-kind ice ax signed by Mountaineering legends. “The Mountaineers is our second life. When we’re not at home and not at work, we’re at The Mountaineers. It’s been a central part of who we are and we hope more and more people can have this type of opportunity.”

2,000 Miles to Summer Camp: One Counselor's Journey

2,000 Miles to Summer Camp: One Counselor's Journey

Summer camp season is a special time at The Mountaineers. Students are given memories to last a lifetime - and so are our counselors! Hear from Marissa McDowell who joined us from Indianapolis last summer, and learn how you and your kiddos can get involved.

Forbidden Peak Incident - Summary Incident Report

Forbidden Peak Incident - Summary Incident Report

In 2017, The Mountaineers community experienced the tragic loss of Sue Bennett when she fell while descending Forbidden Peak during a climb of the Mount Torment - Forbidden Peak traverse. The Mountaineers initiated a critical response process, including creating an incident review committee that compiled an incident report.

Volunteers Needed - Youth Trip to Squamish June 29-July 8

Volunteers Needed - Youth Trip to Squamish June 29-July 8

We're looking for climb, hike, and backpack leaders to support our annual MAC youth trip to Squamish. Come for all or part of the trip and enjoy free food, free camping, and free high-fives from our students!

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