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Mountaineers Hosting LUNAFEST!

The Mountaineers is hosting the Seattle premiere of LUNAFEST, a traveling short film festival by, for, and about women  on Thursday, November 3, 2016! Read more…

How To: Reduce Your Backcountry Bathroom Use Impact

At The Mountaineers, we've believe venturing into the outdoors is an essential piece of the human experience. It's important to implement low-impact recreation skills to keep our wild places as sanctuaries for the human spirit. Read more…

10 Essential Questions: Sean Albert

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

Celebrate the PCT with Photographer and Guidebook Author Tami Asars - Nov 11

Please join us at the Seattle Program Center on November 11 for a fun-filled evening with Tami Asars and fellow Mountaineers, who share your love for the amazing Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail! Tami's new book Hiking the Pacific Crest Trail Washington just came out and she will share some of her always stunning photography as well as information and stories from her two years traveling and data-gathering on the trail.   Read more…

Reminder: Vote in our 2016 Elections by Oct 21

The Mountaineers have been a volunteer-led organization for 110-years. We depend on volunteer initiative and leadership to run our programs. We're grateful for the service that all board members and branch leadership provide, and are humbled by how much they devote to our mission. As a member, your participation in our election process is valuable! Read more…

Community Building with Tacoma Mountaineers Youth Programs

As Mountaineers, we see the outdoors as the ultimate community center. It's a venue for young and old, new and seasoned, professional and novice to convene around a common interest. The renovated program center in Tacoma is an indoor space that proves the outdoors is not the only place Mountaineers come together.  Read more…

How To: Reduce Your Backcountry Camping Impact

At The Mountaineers, we've believe venturing into the outdoors is an essential piece of the human experience. It's important to implement low-impact recreation skills to keep our wild places as sanctuaries for the human spirit. Read more…

How To: Avoid Being Caught in a Natural Disaster

Exploring the backcountry comes with its own set of risks: emergency care is often far away, cell phone coverage is rare, and the natural elements can be unpredictable. This risk is often what draws people to wild places, but some natural disasters are so risky that you should make every effort to avoid being caught out in them. Here are tips for avoiding four natural disasters and advice for how to get through to the other side if you are swept up in an unexpected event. Read more…

10 Essential Questions: Anna Constance

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

2016 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…