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Donor Profile: Tab Wilkins

When I arrived in June 2011, The Mountaineers had recently achieved 501(c)(3) nonprofit status and fundraising was in its infancy. With the exception of dedicated campaigns to raise funds for capital projects, like the basalt columns in the courtyard of the Seattle Program Center, efforts to raise unrestricted dollars for budding youth, conservation and yet-to-be-developed volunteer programs were just getting off the ground. The concept of inviting members and volunteers – who already give a significant amount of time – to make an additional investment of dollars in these programs was new and risky. Read more…

10 Essential Questions: Rikki Hinz

For our member profile this week we talked to Rikki Hinz, a Washington local who feels most at home when she's outside. She has a great instagram feed too - check her out @rikkirachelleRead more…

10 Essential Questions: Imran Rahman

For our member profile this week we talked to Imran Rahman, a volunteer and self-professed "choss lover" who met his friends and chosen family in The Mountaineers. Oh, and he volunteers with Everett Mountain Rescue too! Read more…

10 Essential Questions: Tess Wendel

For our member profile this week we talked to Tess Wendel, a Basic grad and Intermediate student who can eat a surprising amount of Phad Thai after a weekend in the mountains. Read more…

Fancy yourself an expert? Bloggers Needed.

People come to The Mountaineers because we are experts in the outdoors – we’ve been doing it for 110 years after all! As one of the oldest volunteer-led clubs in the country, our experience has been documented in the pages of our books and in the memories of our volunteers and members. Now we want to share even more of your personal stories, and we ask you to let us! Read more…

10 Essential Questions: Scott Schissel

For our member profile this week we talked to Scott Schissel, a Park Ranger and Mountaineer who loves feeling all the stress melt away while on a long hike or run. Read more…

10 Essential Questions: Lace Thornberg

For our member profile this week we talked to Lace Thornberg, a climber, hiker, and Mountaineers Books employee who finds inspiration in little kids with big smiles. Read more…

10 Essential Questions: Justin Elder

For our member profile this week we talked to Justin Elder, a Lawyer who balances his life in the courtroom by resetting his soul in the outdoors. Oh, and he loves picnics. Read more…

FYI: REI Job Positions

REI was hoping to spread the word about some full-time opportunities with their Outdoor Programs in Portland and Seattle. There are Senior Instructor positions open in each city. The role is a bit unique in the industry because it is full-time with great benefits, allows someone to come home every night and has a good balance of field and office time.  Read more…

Mountaineers Member Info Session - July 27

Meet your fellow Mountaineers and learn more about our programs and activities at this 40 minute information session, and stay after to chat with your fellow members and guests. Read more…