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Climbing: The Unbreakable Bond

As author Simon McCartney recovers from a climb plagued by altitude sickness, hypothermia, crevasses, avalanche, and famine, a doctor tells him, “I don’t understand what drives guys like you to do what you do.” Read more…

Hiking in the Rain - Without Pain

Can you really have a successful hike through a waterlogged day or weekend? Sure — if you have the right attitude, and if you keep your gear dry. Read more…

Voices for the Arctic: Mark Magaña

From the Cascades to the Himalayas, The Mountaineers has a long history of exploring nature’s wild unknown, and now we're doing our best to protect what's left of it. Read more…

Legends and Lore Reaches Back Across the Pond

“I must stress that this book is a fascinating read,” wrote Noel Dawson in his review of Sherpa: The Memoir of Ang Tharkay, which appeared recently in an issue of the UK’s Climber magazine. “It tells a very important story that could so easily have been lost.” Read more…

Voices for the Arctic: Rue Mapp

From Olympus to Everest, the thrill of the road less traveled has literally taken Mountaineers' members to the peak of possibility. Our organization has a long history of exploring nature’s wild unknown, and now we're doing our best to protect what's left of it.  Read more…

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…