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Leader Spotlight: John Gilbert

For our Leader Spotlight this month we talked to John Gilbert, a volunteer leader with the Foothills Branch who loves both close-to-home and more remote adventures. He has hiked Tiger Mountain more than 100 times, and is also working his way through the Rainier 100! Read more…

10 Essential Questions: Komal Sanjeev

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

Last Chance for Gift Memberships at 25% off!

December 23 is the last day to order your holiday gift membership at 25% off. Join today to connect, explore, share, learn, protect, and pass it on! Read more…

Our Strength Lies in Our Community

In July 1984, my dad climbed Mount Rainier and dedicated the climb “to his unborn daughter” in the summit log. His love of the mountains would soon be infused into my life forever. Read more…

10 Essential Questions: Hannah Tennent

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

We Drank Straight From the Lake!

Do you remember when you first fell in love with the outdoors? As the middle of five children growing up on Lake Winnepesaukee in New Hampshire in the 70s, I was encouraged to play outside all day. The water was so clean that we drank straight from the lake. I realized from a young age the importance of having close access to the outdoors for body and mind. Read more…

Celebrating Peak Society Donors at Benaroya Hall

December is a wonderful time of the year, not only for the spirit of generosity  but also for festive celebrations. In an attempt to merge the two, we once again hosted a Peak Society reception to celebrate our top Mountaineers donors—those who give over $1,000 per year—in conjunction with the ever-popular Banff Mountain Film Festival, all hosted at the elegant Benaroya Hall. Read more…

Which volunteer has made an impact in your life?

Whether you hike, ski, climb, or paddle, we’d be willing to bet your life has been positively impacted by a Mountaineers volunteer. Volunteers are the heart of our organization - they lead our trips, teach our courses, run our branches and committees, and build our Program and Outdoor Centers. This giving season, consider making a gift in honor of the volunteer who has made a difference in your life. Read more…

Thank you for Supporting Future Mountaineers this #GivingTuesday

This #GivingTuesday, The Mountaineers community stepped up once again to support scholarships for our growing outdoor community. Read more…

10 Essential Questions: Michael Lai

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