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Tacoma Summer Camp 2014

The Tacoma Mountaineers will be hosting four weeks of summer camp this August! All information and registration is available on The Mountaineers website. Read more…

Foothills Branch on Defining Your Own Role

As our membership grows, requests for new programs and activities create leadership and support needs. These needs are opportunities for you to develop skills in leading, teaching, organizing, or facilitating events and activities. They are opportunities to make new friends, work on issues that you care about, and experience adventures with like-minded people. Read more…

Donor Profile: John Ohlson

Anyone walking by the Seattle Program Center on a sunny day would be hard-pressed to miss climbers ascending the trio of rock columns in the courtyard, one of which is aptly named Ohlson Peak, in recognition of a major donor to the basalt columns fundraising effort, John Ohlson. Read more…

Volunteers Share Why They Serve The Mountaineers

Volunteers often spend 1-2 days a week training course participants in skills to ensure safe and responsible enjoyment of our natural world. Others also help coordinate and administer course offerings. This is the core of what defines us - The Mountaineers - as a community.  Read more…

Donor Profile: Peter Hendrickson and Nancy Temkin

It's 8pm on a rainy Monday night. The perfect time to be indoors for a Basic Navigation Workshop. A record 90 students have shown up to learn navigation skills from 34 volunteers. And overseeing it all is Peter Hendrickson, Navigation Committee Chair. Walking between tables, quietly observing and stopping to course correct a student, or provide words of encouragement, Hendrickson is in his element. Read more…

Registration Open for The Mountaineers 50-Year Member Luncheon

We are thrilled to be celebrating our honorary and fifty-year members of The Mountaineers and their guests an our annual luncheon. Read more…

BeWild Speaker and Film Series

On May 16th The Mountaineers will help to inspire diversity in the outdoors with an interactive presentation from the National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS) climbers of Expedition Denali. Read more…

Start of the Fire Lookout Season

The Mountaineers Everett Branch's Lookout and Trail Maintenance Crew’s 2014 season has begun! Member Bruce Wolverton describes 'opening season' at the Mt. Pilchuck lookout. Read more…

Tacoma Program Center Thursday Evening Class Series

The Tacoma Mountaineers host Thursday evening classes on everything from geology to birding to cycling. Join us. Read more…

Tacoma Mountaineers Open House and Speaker Series

Join us on April 18th for our Tacoma Mountaineers Branch Orientation Open House and Climbing Liberty Ridge via the Grand Canyon presentation – a retrospective of exploration and discovery by Marty Babare. Read more…