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National Outdoor Book Awards goes to Mountaineers Books title

We’re excited to announce that a Mountaineers Books title won the Outdoor Literature category in the 2014 National Outdoor Book Awards! Read more…

Mystery of the 120-year-old biscuit

Some of you may have seen a little fruit cake tin in the Mountaineer Archives which contains a very old cookie or biscuit. I've seen this before and have always set it aside for another time (after scratching my head over why it was even there). Read more…

Volunteer Needed: Author of Building Management Manual

We are looking for a volunteer with Facility Management/Building Engineering experience to complete a building documentation project that will compile all of the information necessary for maintaining and repairing our facility in one set of easy-to-read documents.  Read more…

Seattle Naturalist Speaker Series - Nov. 20

Join WSU ecologist John Bishop as he talks about the stunning return of life to Mt. St. Helens, 34 years after the blast. The lecture hosted by The Mountaineers Seattle Naturalist Committee will be held on Nov. 20 at the Seattle Program Center from 7-9pm.  Read more…

Mountaineers Library Update

Founded over 100 years ago, The Mountaineers has a long written history of setting outdoor standards and achievements. The library archives containing this history is managed by our History committee, which has recently done an overhaul to combine our books with artifacts, photos, and collections stored in our Seattle Program Center.  Read more…

Remembering Mountaineer Lisa Berntsen

With great sadness we share the news of the passing of Lisa Berntsen, a beloved member of The Mountaineers community - a Mountaineer, Tacoma branch member, volunteer leader, and board member. Read more…

What does membership mean to you?

Members join our community for all sort of reasons. Some folks simply want to support our mission to get more people outside. Others are passionate about our commitment to bring outdoor experiences to young people through our youth programs. And many more join to learn specific skills or increase competencies to better enjoy their outdoor pursuits. Read more…

Mountaineers Board of Directors Election Results are in!

Ballots have been cast and the results are in! Your new at large board members are: Read more…