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2015 Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour

We’re bringing the spirit of outdoor adventure and mountain culture to The Mountaineers again! The World Tour features the best mountain films this year, showcasing amazing filmmaking talent from the world over to an audience that spans the globe.  Read more…

10 Essential Questions: Dave Perez

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

Help kids believe in themselves

Angela stood at the base of the climb and anxiously looked up. It was Aki Kurose's final Mountain Workshops session and her last chance to climb to the top of the outdoor wall. Read more…

Renaming and revamping the Basic Navigation Course

You may have gotten a little confused lately browsing for Navigation courses on our website. The traditional "Basic Navigation" course has recently been renamed "Wilderness Navigation" by our Seattle and Tacoma branches. If you're a student or instructor trying to satisfy a Basic Navigation requirement, HAVE NO FEAR: you will still receive the same badge by taking the newly named Wilderness Navigation course. Read more…

New Mountaineers Benefit: Promotive (Experticity)

There's no question that our Mountaineers community is full of leaders when it comes to enjoying our outdoor playgrounds. You love the outdoors and you know the restorative power of spending time in nature. And you need to be properly equipped to do so. That's why we're pleased to announce that we've teamed up with Promotive (Experticity) to offer Mountaineers members discounts on almost 100 different outdoor brands! Read more…

Annual Everett Branch Banquet Awards November 7

Join the Everett Mountaineers for our Annual Awards Banquet to recognize 2015 course graduates and volunteers. Be inspired by guest speaker and adventurer Jordan Hanssen, author of the book Rowing into the Son. Read more…

It's going to be a POW year and we're ready!

While some folks are still disillusioned about last year's ski season, our team at Stevens Lodge is 100% convinced that this will be a year to remember...and we are doing lots of work to prepare the lodge for an epic season! Read more…

Uniting our Collective Voice - Mountaineers and Outdoor Alliance

This August, while backpacking through the Hoover Wilderness in California with my husband and brother-in-law, I ran into a woman about my age. She was headed down the trail in our direction so we hiked together a few miles, chatting about our work, her Pacific Crest Trail thru-hike the previous summer, and our mutual love of solo trips. She was a teacher out on a three-day trip before the school year started back up. I told her about my work with Outdoor Alliance and our efforts to bring together the outdoor recreation community to protect public lands. Read more…

Kids like Malia Need your help

We met Malia, a shy and insecure 9-year old, through a program we offer for formerly homeless kids at Brettler Family Place located in Magnuson Park. Growing up at Brettler, Malia was not encouraged to play outside or explore the park - literally her back yard. Read more…

Olympia Mountaineers Annual Recognition Banquet - Oct 30


Pre-sold tickets are SOLD OUT. A small number of walk-ins may be able to be accommodated at the door. Read more…