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Sharing the Winter Backcountry

Do you spend time outdoors during the winter? Do you backcountry or cross-country ski, snowboard, snowshoe or enjoy winter mountaineering? If your answer is yes, then you may be impacted by the new rules for Over-Snow Vehicle (OSV) Travel Management. Read more…

Take Only Memories…and Noxious Weed Data

Share your views about use on Mt. Baker

Do you spend time on Mt. Baker? Skiing, climbing, hiking or taking in the views from Artist Point? Are there more people out there then when you started climbing there 10 years ago? Did you just make your first trip there? What did you think? Come share your experience as a user of the mountain. Read more…

The 3 P's on our new website: Private, Pending, and Published

The website was designed both as a tool for the public to find information about The Mountaineers and as a place for our volunteer leaders and administrators to store and share information specific to courses, activities, and committees. Read more…

Conservation Currents | Back on the Map: A town's road to recovery

The mudslide that destroyed the small community of Steelhead Haven in Oso also blocked access to the town of Darrington. Before this disaster brought the area national attention, Darrington was known for two things: logging and access to amazing outdoor recreation opportunities. From climbing at places like Three O’Clock Rock, rafting on the Sauk River, setting out on an adventure to Glacier Peak or enjoying an afternoon with the family on the Old Sauk Trail, Darrington has been a gateway for Mountaineers as long as we have been getting folks outdoors. Read more…

"Intense" Is Just Half the Story

Intense Basic? Climbing immersion? Mountaineering "boot camp"? I’m not quite sure what words best describe nine-straight 12-hour days of climbing instruction, including two nights out for the snow-training portion. But, wow, what an unbelievably wonderful experience! Read more…

Meet The Mountaineers - June 30

Interested in learning how to snowshoe, kayak, or navigate in the backcountry? Want to meet some new exploration buddies? Then come to The Mountaineers Seattle Program Center from 6:00-8:30pm on Monday, June 30th for Meet The Mountaineers! Read more…