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Stevens Lodge Hosts Climate Change Roundtable with Rep. DelBene

The Mountaineers were honored to host a round table discussion on climate change and the winter recreation economy with Congresswoman DelBene at our Stevens Lodge this past Tuesday. We brought together representatives from the retail, ski and guiding industries, the Forest Service, as well as leaders from local communities, to discuss how our changing environment is impacting our work and how we can collaborate on these issues going forward. We sat by our lodge’s fireplace with snow falling outside and shared how the significantly varied weather patterns of 2014-2015 impacted all of us. Read more…

Safety First: The Danger of Herd Mentality

We’ve all read stories in the news or Accidents in North American Mountaineering or our annual safety reports of bad things happening to good, smart people, often with years of experience. Read more…

Seattle Branch Volunteer Appreciation Dinner - January 30

Join the Seattle Branch as we recognize the outstanding achievements of all of our Mountaineers volunteers. The event will feature guest speaker James Edward Mills, author of The Adventure Gap: Changing the Face of the Outdoors. The event is open to volunteers across the entire organization and tickets are available on a first come first serve basis. Read more…

10 Essential Questions: Anya Zolotarova

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

Happy Birthday, Fred Beckey!

Fred Beckey, a living legend among Northwest Mountaineers, is a climber, environmentalist, historian, and author. He has achieved enduring recognition as the most imaginative, persistent, and thorough explorer and mountain investigator of the Cascade Range Wilderness. Last year we celebrated Fred as the recipient the of 2015 Mountaineers Lifetime Achievement Award at our BREAKTHROUGH dinner and auction featuring Fred, Colin Haley, Mike Gauthier, and Alex Honnold.  Read more…

Mt. Rainier: Skiing with a fractured fibula

After a great day out in the snow, it can be easy to let your guard down once you start getting close to the parking lot. Here are some tips to stay safe: Read more…

Tech Update 2.5 - Seminars & Clinics, Search, Youth

Our minions were busy late last year into the early days of 2016 to give us mountaineers.org 2.5, including improvements for seminars & clinics and site-wide search, and new features for our youth programs. Read more…

Meany Lodge: A Gateway to Adventure

The word ‘adventure’ is used a lot today – overused really. But when you think back on the highlights of your life, surely the memories that stand out are those containing a certain level
of adventure.  Read more…

Join the 2016 Meany Lodge Patrol Race!

A three-person-team backountry ski race (not a relay) 

Saturday February 27, 2016. Start time: 6am-8am. Read more…

10 Essential Questions: Mike Baker

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