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Lundin: Brush-Bashed and Bivied

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Our plan was to hike in via Cave Ridge, climb the West Ridge, descend by rappelling via the East Ridge, and return via Commonwealth Basin where we had left a car. The actual climb went well, but several things contributed to it taking longer than expected which resulted in an unplanned overnight bivouac in Commonwealth Basin: Read more…

The Mountaineers & Camp Long - Partners in Serving Youth

Our first-ever Mountain Workshop was with the John Muir Elementary School fifth grade. The program had three parts: our volunteers visited the school, the kids came to the Seattle Program Center to climb, and we all met one last time at Seward Park to spend the day exploring outside and working on a stewardship project with Seattle Audubon. 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…

Tom Hornbein to Speak at Microsoft - June 16

On June 16, Tom Hornbein – member of the 1963 American Mount Everest Expedition, and a retired University of Washington anesthesiologist/physiologist – will make two special appearances in Redmond. 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…

Annual Photography Show

The Photography Committee of the Tacoma Mountaineers will hold their Annual Photography Exhibit and reception on Thursday evening, May 21, from 6-7:30pm.   Read more…

Mary Poppins Opens May 24

Did you know that The Mountaineers have a penchant for the theatrical, dating back to our earliest days entertaining each other around the camp fires? Since 1923, The Mountaineers Players have been bringing quality outdoor theater to the people of Puget Sound. Read more…

Backpack with the Mountaineers in Patagonia - Info Session June 30

Is it on your life-list to backpack the lovely, unique landscapes of the Patagonian Andes?  The Mountaineers can take you there. Read more…

Re-authorization of the Land and Water Conservation Fund

One of the most important things we do as Mountaineers is inspire people to love the outdoors. Since you can only love what you know, we work to get people of all ages outside into nature. Our public lands provide outstanding places to recreate and experience the great outdoors up close. Read more…