Upcoming Events

View our upcoming featured events and find links to events at our branches and program centers.

Events near you

We host events through our branches,  program centers, and publishing division throughout the year. To view specific events in your area or of interest to you, select your area below, or check out our most popular events across all locations in the calendar below. 

Banff Film Festival Day 2

The Banff Mountain Film Festival is back to bring the best action, environment, and adventure films to Olympia!

Mar 02, 2024
07:00 PM to 09:30 PM
Capitol Theater
205 5th Ave Se Olympia 98501

CANCELED - Backcountry Film Festival - Seattle

It's back for another year! The 19th annual Backcountry Film Festival. The Film Festival will be screening a collage of short documentaries and ski movies about the pursuit of objectives and ideals in the mountains, artistic vision, friendship, and how the snowsports community is adapting to a changing environment. The total runtime is 2 hours. The Backcountry Film Festival, presented by Winter Wildlands Alliance, celebrates human-powered, backcountry-inspired stories rooted in wild snowscapes, stewardship and stoke.

Mar 02, 2024
07:30 PM to 09:30 PM
Seattle Program Center
7700 Sand Point Way, seattle 98115

Goodman A, Goodman B

Banff Film Festival Day 3

The Banff Mountain Film Festival is back to bring the best action, environment, and adventure films to Olympia!

Mar 03, 2024
06:00 PM to 08:30 PM
Capitol Theater
205 5th Ave Se Olympia 98501

NASA Citizen Science Presentation: Mountain Rain or Snow

Learn how to get involved this winter & spring in a NASA citizen science project: Mountain Rain and Snow. Simply use your smartphone to report precipitation and help scientists better understand winter weather.

Mar 07, 2024
07:00 PM to 08:00 PM
Zoom Meeting

VIRTUAL Meet The Mountaineers Info Session - March 13

For new and potential members looking to learn more about what The Mountaineers has to offer.

Mar 13, 2024
06:30 PM to 08:00 PM
Zoom Video Presentation
7700 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115

BeWild: Alpine Rising - Bernadette McDonald

Join us in welcoming award-winning Mountaineers Books author Bernadette McDonald as she introduces her new book "Alpine Rising: Sherpas, Baltis, and the Triumph of Local Climbers in the Greater Ranges." Discover and celebrate the extraordinary achievements in exploration, first ascents, and summits in the Himalaya and Karakoram by local climbers. Bernadette will be joined in conversation with record-breaking climber Melissa Arnot Reid.

Mar 14, 2024
06:30 PM to 10:00 PM
Seattle Program Center
7700 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115

Goodman A, Goodman B, Goodman C

University of Washington Environment & Well-being Lab Science Presentation

Join us for an evening with a scientist from the UW's Environment & Well-being Lab. We'll dive into the findings of recent local research in Tacoma that explores the ways in which human well-being is impacted by the environments we experience.

Mar 19, 2024
07:00 PM to 08:00 PM
Zoom Meeting

Intermediate Backpacking Social and Trip Planning Session

Social and Trip-Planning meeting for the Seattle Intermediate Backpacking Program.

Mar 26, 2024
06:30 PM to 08:30 PM
Seattle Program Center
7700 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115

Goodman A

CANCELED - WALKING THE WILD

PRESENTATION EVENT

Apr 03, 2024
07:00 PM to 08:30 PM
Seattle Program Center
7700 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115

Goodman A

Walking the Wild: Trek the Slovene Mountain Trail with Monique Cherrier and Ken Garrison!

Enjoy another evening of grand photos and storytelling from the wilds of the world, this time from the ‘Slovene mountain trail’ (Slovenska Planinske Poti) - Europe's oldest transversal trail . The zoom link will be open at 6:30PM, and the presentation will go from 7PM to 8:30 with the last 15-20 minutes being open for questions. You must have a ticket to receive the zoom link to join - free tickets are available!

Apr 04, 2024
07:00 PM to 08:30 PM
Zoom online seminar

Mountaineers Gala 2024: Adventure with Purpose

Our biggest fundraiser of the year raises funding for the future of outdoor education. Attend in person or virtually to be inspired by our speakers and participate in a live and silent auction.

Apr 06, 2024
06:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Fremont Studios / Virtual
155 N 35th St, Seattle, WA 98103

Lightweight Backpack Food Planning and Preparation: Practice, share and taste!

Practice the food planning principles from the Lightweight Food Planning seminar and try some tasty options from your fellow students!

Apr 17, 2024
07:00 PM to 08:30 PM
Seattle Program Center
7700 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115

Cascade A, Cascade B

CANCELED - WALKING THE WILD

PRESENTATION EVENT

Jun 11, 2024
07:00 PM to 08:30 PM
Seattle Program Center
7700 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115

Goodman A

Kyrgyzstan Global Adventure pre-trip review

In this evening zoom event you will meet your fellow travelers and get all your questions answered about the details of our upcoming adventure in Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan!

Jul 08, 2024
06:30 PM to 08:30 PM
Zoom online meeting

East Iceland Global Adventure Pre-trip Review

Meet your follow adventurers, review some of the essential planning and logistics details, and get a chance to ask your important questions!

Jul 16, 2024
07:00 PM to 09:30 PM
Zoom online meeting

CANCELED - WALKING THE WILD

PRESENTATION EVENT

Oct 03, 2024
07:00 PM to 08:30 PM
Seattle Program Center
7700 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115

Goodman A

Seattle Branch 2024 Snowshoe Season Kickoff Social

The Seattle Snowshoe Committee hosts an evening for our snowshoe community.

Nov 07, 2024
06:00 PM to 09:00 PM
Seattle Program Center
7700 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115

Goodman A, Goodman B

CANCELED - WALKING THE WILD

PRESENTATION EVENT

Dec 05, 2024
07:00 PM to 08:30 PM
Seattle Program Center
7700 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115

Goodman A

100 Peaks In Mount Rainier National Park Celebration

An evening program to recognize and acknowledge those individuals that are working on the "100 Peaks" list.

Mar 06, 2025
06:30 PM to 08:30 PM
Seattle Program Center
7700 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115

Goodman A