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10 Essential Questions: Jim Paxinos

For our member profile this week we talked to ... Read more…

The Mountaineers Gets People Moving!

Mountaineers members are active people, and we have the numbers to show it! Simply by looking at the trips our leaders have posted online, our membership has done some serious human-powered travel so far in 2015 - over 72k miles and 22 MILLION feet of elevation gain (and we've got plenty of time for more)!  Read more…

Executive Director Martinique Grigg to leave August 13

Serving as executive director of the Mountaineers for nearly six years has been the high point of my professional career.  I’m pleased we have achieved so much: financial sustainability, significant programmatic advancement, and growth in every part of the organization. Read more…

10 Essential Questions: Lisa Johnson

For our member profile this week we talked to Lisa Johnson, a paddle leader who finds adventure in knowing that for now, in this moment, time stands still and nothing else matters. Read more…

10 Essential Questions: Tom Madden

For our member profile this week we talked to  Tom Madden, a Sailor who thinks there's nothing better than getting out on the water and sharing the experience of learning to sail with a new student.  Read more…

Olympia Branch Elections - 2015

It is time to elect new officers to replace the Olympia Branch Officer's Committee members whose positions will expire and become vacant. Please join me in voting for our new leaders, and thanking our retiring leaders for their service!  Read more…

Get involved with your local branch!

Our outdoor experiences are organized and led by volunteers based out of seven branches: Read more…

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…