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Author and International Mountaineer Nick Clinch Passes Away

Mountaineers Books author and international mountaineer Nick Clinch passed away June 15, 2016 in Palo Alto, California at the age of 85. Read more…

New yoga books and discounted classes for Mountaineers members

We just released two new books for avid hikers and climbers looking to use yoga to hike farther and climb higher. Each guide - one specific for climbers and one for hikers - were written by  Nicole Tsong and feature photos of our members! Read more…

Celebrate the New 100 Classic Hikes - June 14

With the release of our new edition of 100 Classic Hikes: Washington, we are carrying an important stewardship legacy forward. It’s time to celebrate!  Read more…

Our National Parks - The Next Chapter

How can we ensure the iconic lands “made for you and me” continue to be the gateway for falling in love with and protecting the natural world? Can our national parks be more inviting and better reflect the rich diversity of America? Will they remain world-class destinations? Can our parks become models for sustainability? Read more…

Recovering an Almost Lost Voice - Sherpa Book Launch April 13

Ang Tharkay, born in 1908, became one of the most renowned Sherpas of early Himalayan exploration. His autobiography has long been a collector’s item in the original French-language edition but it has never been available in English until now. Read more…

BeWild Speaker Series 2016

The Mountaineers, Mountaineers Books, and adidas outdoor are pleased to present the 2016 BeWild Speaker Series, putting passion and adventure at center stage! This year, we're presenting adventurers who've achieved great things and overcome huge challenges through the outdoors. Come to any one of these talks - or all four - and we guarantee you'll leave inspired to seek adventure, connect with nature, and work to protect the wild places we cherish. Read more…

How To: Pick an Altimeter

Early altimeters with 19 jewels and Swiss-made movements were price-prohibitive and thus weren’t included in either The Mountaineers navigation courses or the Ten Essentials. However, with new technology emerging, the upcoming  9th edition of Freedom of the Hills  will feature map, compass, and all of the modern tools with altimeters prominent among them. Read more…

Thankful for you. For our community.

We're lucky. At The Mountaineers, we've always known the value of natural places to restore our bodies and our spirits. Our outdoor playgrounds offer endless ways to explore and learn and discover and connect. Read more…

Mountaineers Books Holiday Gift Guide 2015

Are you looking for holiday gifts that will inspire, educate, entertain and delight? Well, look no further than Mountaineers Books. Read more…

Buy Textbooks With Your Course Registration

Course instructors may have noticed new fields to course templates recently. A field called "Required Books" was added, along with the existing  "Recommended Books" field, to allow students to buy books in the same transaction as their course registration. Mountaineers Books will capture the order and ship those books directly to the student. Read more…