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Canon Explorers of Light Presentation with Stephen Johnson - Nov 17

Join our Seattle Photography Committee on November 17 to enjoy a presentation from photography pioneer Stephen Johnson. We're partnering with Canon as part of our Speaker Series featuring expert photographers from around the US. Read more…

Walking the Wild Series - Trekking in Patagonia with Steve Yi - June 1

Steve Yi is an avid alpinist, ice climber, skier, hiker and outdoor photographer, who has traveled to many parts of the U.S., Canada, Chile, and Argentina to experience the outdoors. He's also a climb leader and instructor with The Mountaineers. Read more…

BeWild with Bree Loewen - June 7

The Mountaineers are proud to present the BeWild Speaker Series, putting passion and adventure on the stage! This year, we're presenting adventurers who've 'found' themselves in the outdoors. Come to these talks to unlock inspiration to seek adventure, connect with nature, and work to protect the wild places we cherish. Read more…

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…

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…