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Buy One, Donate One: Nature-Themed Coloring Book for Middle School Students

Most middle-school art teachers have really small budgets. Lida Enche, author and illustrator of Pacific Northwest Nature: Coloring for Calm and Mindful Observation, teaches about 250 students a year with only $1000 for supplies. That doesn’t go far, so we thought we’d reach out to our community to give her a hand by donating copies of this new adult coloring book from Mountaineers Books. Read more…

Everett Annual Potluck Dinner and Gear Grab a Huge Success

On Wednesday, March 1, a large group of Mountaineers gathered for the Everett Branch’s Annual Pot Luck Dinner and Gear Grab at the Everett United Church of Christ (UCC). Members of the general public attended as well and learned about Mountaineers courses and activities. The UCC is a historic gathering place for the Everett Branch because its membership meetings convened there for 38 years.  Read more…

Voices for the Arctic: Kit DesLauriers

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. The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge  – unique in its vast expanse of uncharted lands – represents one our last and greatest connections to this spirit of adventure. Read more…

New Merchandise from The Mountaineers

Working together with partners that focus on eco-sensibility and performance - not to mention plain ol’ good looks - we're pleased to bring you official Mountaineers gear. We know... you've been asking for this since 1906. We hope you wear these with as pride as much as we do! Read more…

Tech Update 2.8 - Lodge Reservations, Merchandise

After lots of hard work all last fall and early this winter, we're pleased to announce two new major features have been added to our website: an online lodge reservation system and online merchandise sales. We've also made some smaller, noteworthy improvements. Read more…

My Old Man and the Mountain - An interview with Leif Whittaker

I first dreamed of writing books when I was twelve years old, stuck on my family’s sailboat in the middle of the Pacific Ocean. Writing was an antidote to boredom, but as I grew up, it became a true passion. When I followed in my father’s footsteps to the summit of Mount Everest, the story was too good not to write about. Read more…

Mountaineers Books Amplifies Voices for The Arctic

On December 20, 2016, 115 million acres of the Arctic Ocean were protected when the US and Canada issued a Joint Arctic Leaders Statement launching actions to sensure "a strong, sustainable and viable Arctic economy and ecosystem, with low-impact shipping, science based management of marine resources, and free from the future risks of offshore oil and gas activity.” This action protects the wild Arctic Ocean ecosystem. Read more…

Bookmarks | A Wild Idea

One of the stories from The Wild Edge that resonates strongly with me is from Baja California, of gray whales approaching boats and trusting people to touch their bodies and stroke their newborn calves. People who experience these intimate encounters with whales describe them as among the most stirring moments of their lives--a connection of heart and spirit. Read more…

Take a Vacation for Conservation in Alaska

Small yacht cruise specialists Discovery Voyages will be donating one-hundred percent of the trip fees for a 5 day/4 night voyage in Alaska's Prince William Sound to Braided River, our partner nonprofit organization focused on protecting wild places in western North America.  Read more…

Mountaineers Books Staff Picks

Having published over 700+ books, we sure do get opinionated! Here are a few of our favorites from 2016 to share with you, just in time for the holidays Read more…