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10 Essential Questions: Beth Morrigan

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

Olympia Branch Seeks Volunteer Equipment Manager

The Equipment Manager plays an important role in the management and security of the Olympia Branch’s non-climbing equipment storage.  Read more…

Nepali Friends of The Mountaineers

Many Mountaineers have visited and climbed in the Himalayan mountains of Nepal, developing a love for the stunning landscapes and the warm hospitality of the Nepali people. What you might not know is that we have a vibrant Nepali immigrant community right here in the Pacific Northwest! Read more…

10 Essential Questions: Steve Smith

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

Let's Talk About Affinity Groups

As a part of Vision 2022, The Mountaineers is committed to creating a more diverse, equitable, and inclusive community. Affinity groups are an important part of that equation, but we often receive questions about exactly why or how affinity groups support this initiative. If we're striving for diversity and inclusion, shouldn't all of our activities be open to anyone? Read more…

Honoring Mother Nature this Mother's Day - The Mom We All Share

On this Mother's Day we celebrate Mother Nature, the mom we all share.

At The Mountaineers, we go outside to inspire curiosity and self-discovery. To feel small. To unlock our true potential and release the burdens of every day. We love the outdoors, and we all owe Mother Nature a word of thanks for all she's given us. Read more…

10 Essential Questions: Amanda Albright

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

10 Essential Questions: Hong Shen

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

Carolyn Burreson Honored as Coordinator of Olympia Adventure Speaker Series

Carolyn Burreson has been a member of The Mountaineers since 1982 and is the inspiration and force behind the Olympia Branch Potluck & Adventure Speaker Series, which she's coordinated for the last eleven years. We are grateful for all she's given to The Mountaineers! Read more…

Leader Spotlight: Jill Uthoff

For our Leader Spotlight this month we talked to Jill Uthoff, a volunteer leader with the Tacoma Branch whose favorite piece of gear is a trucker hat ... the more ridiculous, the better! Read more…