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Intro to Hiking - Nov 1

There's still room in this free and informative 2.5-hour evening seminar, designed for brand new hikers as well as people who have hiked before, but want an introduction to safe hiking. Read more…

New Hike-Backpack Leader Seminar, Oct 17 at the Redmond Library

Leading hikes and backpacks offers unique rewards, but also unique challenges. Unlike other more technically demanding Mountaineers activities, hikes and backpacks have no course pre-requisites. We often lead people who are new to the outdoors and/or have widely varying capabilities. This seminar focuses on leadership skills to help you thrive and deliver safe, enjoyable trips. Read more…

2.7 - Mobile Website, Youth Forms

We've done lot's of work in the last few months. This update is short and sweet, but high impact! Read more…

Telluride Mountainfilm on Tour | Oct. 6 & 7, 2016

Established in 1979, Mountainfilm is dedicated to educating, inspiring, and motivating audiences about environments, cultures, issues, and adventures. Get tickets. Read more…

Introduction to Hiking in the PNW - Sept 8 at Mercer Island Library

There's still room in this free and informative two-hour evening seminar, designed for brand new hikers and for people who have hiked before but want an introduction to safe hiking in our major Pacific Northwest hiking areas. The seminar will help you find hikes that suit your interests and capabilities, understand common trail hazards, prepare for hikes with the right gear and clothing, and practice Leave-No-Trace and good trail etiquette so that you protecting our trails and wild places. We'll also provide useful information on permits, where to buy essential gear on a budget, and other valuable resources. Read more…

Bad Movie Night - Aug 18, 2016

The Mountaineers pioneered alpine climbing in North America. Join us on August 18, 2016, to revel in the terrible ways climbing has been portrayed in the movies ever since. The "Arc'teryx Bad Movie Night" is the premier event you didn't know you wanted!  Read more…

Adventure Speaker Series Line Up - Olympia 2016-2017

Join the Olympia branch on the first Wednesday of every month, from September through May, at the  Friends Meeting House at Priest Point for a potluck and talk as part of our Adventure Speaker Series. Read more…

Laughing with Libby Sauter

Speed climbing record-crusher and pediatric ICU nurse Libby Sauter joined The Mountaineers on June 2, 2016, for the third installment of our BeWild Speaker Series, presented by adidas outdoor. Libby spoke about her personal challenges with climbing and being a nurse educator for an international NGO. Read more…

Story Telling with Brendan Leonard

The BeWild Speaker Series, presented by adidas outdoor, welcomed Mountaineers Books author, climber, and blogger Brendan Leonard on May 19, 2016. He shared personal stories of passion and adventure with us, inspiring the room of attendees to get out there and try something new.  Read more…

Dirtbag: The Legend of Fred Beckey – Launch Party July 26

Fred Beckey got his start climbing with The Mountaineers in the 1940s, and went on to establish himself as the original dirtbag. We don't need to tell you he's a legend, and we're excited to invite you to a Kickstarter Launch Party for the brand new documentary, "Dirtbag: The Legend of Fred Beckey". Read more…