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Introducing: Vision 2022

Every five years or so, we refresh our strategic plan - a roadmap defining  the priority actions and investments we believe are essential to our future success. After a year-long process involving significant input from The Mountaineers community, our Board of Directors approved our latest strategic plan, Vision 2022. The actual document itself is hot off the presses and we're pleased to share it with our community.  Read more…

Meet The Mountaineers + Gear Grab - Sept 24, 2018

Interested in learning how to snowshoe, kayak, or navigate in the backcountry? Want to meet new exploration buddies? Have a gear wishlist a mile long, or have some extra gear you'd like to unload? Come to The Mountaineers Seattle Program Center from 6-8pm on Monday, September 24! RSVP today! Read more…

Clarifying Failure as a Path to Success

What happens if a student isn’t able to demonstrate proficiency in a skill? What if a student has demonstrated the skill, but fails to do so during a test? When is good enough good enough, and when is an error sufficient to fail a student? When we fail a student, what options does that student have to continue to pursue this activity with The Mountaineers? Read more…

10 Essential Questions: Krishna Dase

Each week we bring you a personal story from one of our members. For our member profile this week we talked to .... Read more…

Leader Spotlight: Ted Miller

For our Leader Spotlight this month we talked to Ted Miller, a volunteer leader with the Bellingham Branch who strives to provide a safe environment for students to learn from their mistakes. Read more…

10 Essential Questions: Sara Ramsay

Each week we bring you a personal story from one of our members. For our member profile this week we talked to.... Read more…

Foothills Volunteer Spotlight: Patti Polinsky and Michael Montgomery

Our branch wants to give a big shout out to Patti Polinsky and Michael Montgomery! Meet these awesome volunteers whose hard work is a huge asset to the Foothills branch community. Read more…

10 Essential Questions: Dale Flynn

Each week we bring you a personal story from one of our members. For our member profile this week we talked to .... Read more…

The Gift of Solar Power at the Seattle Program Center

Within 5 minutes of meeting Charlie and Carol Michel, it’s clear that they care very deeply about three things: Sea Kayaking, The Mountaineers, and our collective carbon footprint. Read more…

Leader Spotlight: Bernadette Lamarca

For our Leader Spotlight this month we talked to Bernadette Lamarca, a volunteer leader with the Everett Branch who was hooked on The Mountaineers after three hikes ... and one fortuitous piece of chocolate! Read more…