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Two Free Webinars To Take Your Outdoor Adventures Further

Save your legs and learn expert outdoor tips from the comfort of your living room! Mountaineers Books is excited to bring you author webinars this summer - just in time for your next big adventure. Read more…

Wild Skills Day for Girls - May 20 & June 11

SheJumps and The Mountaineers are pleased to present Wild Skills Day again this year - a free day camp for young girls (age 6-12) to learn the skills they need for outdoor adventuring. You can read more about this exceptional experience from Wild Skills Director Christy Pelland.  Read more…

Leader Resources Webinars - April 24 & May 16

As many of our most experienced leaders know, there's a lot to learn about our website and running Mountaineers programs. Whether you’re a new or seasoned leader, we want to make your life easier by making sure you know what resources are out there for you.  Read more…

Adventure Writing Workshop with Charlotte Austin - May 15, 2017

We're very excited to be hosting IMG mountain guide and adventure writer Charlotte Austin again for an evening writing workshop. Whether you're an experienced author, part-time blogger, or curious novice, this class will give you a glimpse into the wide world of travel writing.  Read more…

Expect the Unexpected: An AWE-inspiring Recap of our Annual Gala

In a moment of awe, your body responds viscerally. You get goose bumps and the hair on the back of your neck stands up. You feel small, yet powerful. As if you understand what matters in the world. As if you’ve been given a splendid gift – one that can never be taken away. Read more…

Dee Molenaar - A Mt. Rainier icon

A musty odor wafts up as we descend the narrow, creaky staircase into the basement. I’m following a surefooted 92-year-old man down the steps and into a cold, well-lit room. Paint, brushes, books, and stacks of papers cover every available surface. “It’s here,” he says as he gestures me to follow him towards a large table. Read more…

AWE - Auction Sneak Peek

Awe is defined as "an overwhelming feeling of reverence, admiration, and fear produced by that which is grand, sublime, and extremely powerful." At The Mountaineers, we have 110 years of awe-inspiring moments in our history, from our founding in 1906 to helping to establish all three national parks in our state, we are proud of our legacy and are doing all we can to continue making an impact. Read more…

AWE Strikes Again: Expect the Unexpected with Kit DesLauriers March 18

Two years ago, we welcomed 400 members of our community for Breakthough, a night celebrating the accomplishments of those who dare to adventure outside the box. We told guests to expect the unexpected. When special guest Alex Honnold put on a harness and participated in a Tyrolean traverse race 20ft above the audience, guests were in awe. Read more…

AWE - expect the unexpected - March 18

We look forward to seeing you when you join The Mountaineers for an unforgettable evening at our annual Gala celebration! Read more…

Enhanced Trip Navigation Resources

Climbers, scramblers, hikers, snowshoers are all keen to find good beta for the next adventure. Sometimes a simple, downloadable map customized for the trail or route is enough. Other times we want tracks to follow when traveling in questionable terrain. There is no shortage of private and public collections of maps and tracks online, but we want to make these materials more accessible to you. Read more…