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Latest Updates from the Blog

Latest Updates from the Blog

 
Retro Rewind | The 1934 Silver Skis Race

Retro Rewind | The 1934 Silver Skis Race

Broken skis, lost poles, torn shoulders... In this feature from Mountaineer magazine, enjoy an excerpt from Lowell Skoog's book, Written in the Snows, about the exhilarating and chaotic events of the 1934 Silver Skis Race.

New Course: Emotional Safety in the Outdoors

New Course: Emotional Safety in the Outdoors

We are excited to share our new Emotional Safety in the Outdoors eLearning course. One of the unwritten core values at The Mountaineers is safety, and this new course highlights the connections between emotional safety and physically safe outcomes. It's designed to help leaders and instructors foster environments where all people feel belonging.

Mountaineer of the Week: Juliet Liu

Mountaineer of the Week: Juliet Liu

Meet Juliet, a Mountaineers leader who enjoys the simple pleasures of adventure, like carpooling with new people, soaking up sun at the crag, or listening to the crunching sound of snow.

Global Adventures | Cross-Country Skiing in Yellowstone National Park

Global Adventures | Cross-Country Skiing in Yellowstone National Park

In this feature from Mountaineer magazine, learn about all the fun our Global Adventurers had during a Cross-country ski trip to Yellowstone.

Action Alert! Anti-Public Lands Measures Return to Congress in House Rules Changes

Action Alert! Anti-Public Lands Measures Return to Congress in House Rules Changes

Last week, the new Congress doubled down on a familiar attack on our public lands through the new House rules package. Just like in 2017, it’s now easier to transfer or sell federal public lands. Learn more about this threat to our lands and waters and urge lawmakers to stand against anti-public lands attacks over the next two years.

Conservation 101: What We Advocate For and How We Choose Our Issues

Conservation 101: What We Advocate For and How We Choose Our Issues

In this final installment of our Conservation 101 blog series, we explore what conservation and recreation issues The Mountaineers advocates for and our decision-making framework that helps us decide.

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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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