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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…

Olympia Branch Presents Radical Reels - March 3

The best high-adrenaline films from the Banff Mountain Film Festival are coming to Olympia on March 3, 2017. Join The Olympia Mountaineers as we host Radical Reels! Read more…

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…

Happy 94th Birthday, Fred Beckey!

Fred Beckey, a living legend among Northwest Mountaineers, is a climber, environmentalist, historian, and author. He is recognized as one the most imaginative, persistent, and thorough explorer and mountain investigator of the Cascade Range Wilderness.  Read more…

Adventure Writing Workshop with Charlotte Austin - Jan 5, 2017

We're very excited to be hosting IMG mountain guide and adventure writer Charlotte Austin for a one-night 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…

Why wasn't I getting emails from The Mountaineers?

If you're a long time member with The Mountaineers with a Comcast.net email address, you may have noticed you've received fewer emails from us this past year. Comcast wasn't playing well in the proverbial sandbox with us, but we've made two big changes this past month to fix the problem. Read more…

Bad Movie Night - Nov 10, 2016

The Mountaineers wore the first skis on Mt. Rainier in 1912. Join us on November 10 to revel in the terrible ways skiing has been portrayed in the movies ever since. The "Arc'teryx Bad Movie Night" is the premiere event you didn't know you wanted, and we're happy to present it to you again! Read more…

Additional Seattle Banff Tickets on Sale

If you haven't bought your ticket yet for this year's Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour showing in Seattle, fantastic news: we've upgraded to a larger auditorium on Wednesday, December 7! Tickets will go on sale Friday, November 4 at 10am! Read more…

Mountaineers Hosting LUNAFEST!

The Mountaineers is hosting the Seattle premiere of LUNAFEST, a traveling short film festival by, for, and about women  on Thursday, November 3, 2016! Read more…

2016 Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour

We’re bringing the spirit of outdoor adventure and mountain culture to The Mountaineers again! The World Tour features the best mountain films this year, showcasing amazing filmmaking talent from the world over to an audience that spans the globe.  Read more…