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. 

Walking the Wild: Together on the Camino Frances

Our Walking the Wild series features extraordinary adventures on foot in the wilds of the world by Mountaineers members. Come walk with Jonathan Hawkins and Ann Mecklenburg on the Camino Frances, a 500 mile/800km foot path and pilgrimage route from St. Jean Pied-de-Port to Santiago de Compostela.

Feb 02, 2023
07:00 PM to 08:30 PM
Online seminar

CANCELED - New Hike & Backpack Leader Seminar

Informational meeting for prospecting hike and backpack leaders.

Feb 06, 2023
06:30 PM to 08:00 PM
Tacoma Program Center
2302 N 30th St, Tacoma, WA 98403

Classroom

Olympia Branch Used Gear Sale - February 9, 2023

Do you have gently used equipment or gear to sell, or are you looking for great bargains? If yes to one or both, our Used Gear Sale is for you!

Feb 09, 2023
06:30 PM to 08:30 PM
Lacey Community Center
6729 Pacific Ave SE, Lacey 98503

Fruits of the Forest with Daniel Winkler (virtual)

Join Daniel Winkler, author of "Fruits of the Forest: A Field Guide to Pacific Northwest Edible Mushrooms," for a Zoom lecture on foraging for mushrooms, hosted by the Seattle Naturalists Committee.

Feb 09, 2023
07:00 PM to 08:30 PM
Online - join from anywhere

Backpackers' Pajama Party 2023: Backpack Oregon's Elkhorn Crest and Broken Top

Join long-time backpacker and Mountaineers backpack leader Melody George in our 4th Backpackers' Pajama Party event of 2023, sponsored by the Mountaineers Foothills Backpacking Committee, this February 10th! Melody will share a photo journey and essential planning details for two classic routes in Oregon: the Elkhorn Crest Trail, and Broken Top. You must get a ticket at the link below (free tickets available) to receive the zoom link to participate. Mountaineers members, guests and the general public are welcome!

Feb 10, 2023
07:00 PM to 08:30 PM
Zoom online seminar

Presentation: Packrafting in Washington, Utah, and the Arctic

Seattle Packrafting Committee presents a slideshow on packrafting in Washington, Utah, and the Arctic.

Feb 15, 2023
06:30 PM to 08:30 PM
Seattle Program Center
7700 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115

Cascade A, Cascade B

Backpackers' Pajama Party: Backpack 150 miles on and off trail through the Olympics backcountry

In August of 2021, David Burdick completed a 150-mile loop of the Olympic National Park hitting the highlights of the park via on-trail and off-trail routes over 12 days. This fifth Pajama Party event of the 2023 series features David's wonderful photos and trip beta to help you experience his route on your own, in pajamas or hiking boots. You must get a ticket at the link below (free tickets available) to receive the zoom link to participate. Mountaineers members, guests and the general public are welcome!

Feb 17, 2023
07:00 PM to 08:30 PM
Zoom online seminar

Tacoma Branch Gear Grab

Used Gear Sale, All Branch Open House, and New Member Info

Feb 20, 2023
06:30 PM to 09:00 PM
Tacoma Program Center
2302 N 30th St, Tacoma, WA 98403

Great Hall, Indoor Climbing Wall, Outdoor Climbing Wall & Backyard

Meet The Mountaineers Info Session - Feb 28

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

Feb 28, 2023
06:30 PM to 08:30 PM
Seattle Program Center
7700 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115

Cascade A, Cascade B

Adventure Speaker Series: Lauren Braden - 52 Ways to Nature: Washington By Season (New)

The presentation will highlight ways to get outdoors and experience nature in spring, summer, autumn and winter: from waterfall hikes to apple picking, from cross country skiing to digging for clams. Each of the 52 adventures in the book features a detailed “how to” section, places to go and try each activity, and a guided nature journal prompt so that you can record your connections to nature and make memories.

Mar 01, 2023
06:30 PM to 08:30 PM
Friends Meeting House
3201 Boston Harbor Road NE Olympia

Beta & Brews: Training Philosophy for Big Mountain Climbing

Join Leif Whittaker, mountaineer, climbing ranger, and endurance coach for a presentation on training for big mountains.

Mar 01, 2023
07:00 PM to 09:00 PM
Seattle Program Center
7700 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115

Goodman A

Banff Mountain Film Festival Day 1

Tickets are on sale for the Olympia Banff Film Festival

Mar 24, 2023
06:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Capitol Theater
205 5th Ave Se Olympia 98501

Banff Mountain Film Festival Day 2

Tickets are on sale for the Olympia Banff Film Festival

Mar 25, 2023
06:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Capitol Theater
205 5th Ave Se Olympia 98501

Banff Mountain Film Festival Day 3

Tickets are on sale for the Olympia Banff Film Festival

Mar 26, 2023
05:00 PM to 09:00 PM
Capitol Theater
205 5th Ave Se Olympia 98501

Meet The Mountaineers Info Session - March 27

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

Mar 27, 2023
06:30 PM to 08:30 PM
Seattle Program Center
7700 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115

Cascade A, Cascade B

WALKING THE WILD: Backpack the Idaho Sawtooth and White Cloud Mountains with Dick Lambe

Join Mountaineers hike, backpack, ski and snowshoe leader Dick Lambe as he shares photos and trip beta from recent backpacking trips in Idaho’s Sawtooth and White Cloud Mountain ranges.

Apr 20, 2023
07:00 PM to 08:30 PM
Online presentation

Meet The Mountaineers Info Session - Apr 24

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

Apr 24, 2023
06:30 PM to 08:30 PM
Seattle Program Center
7700 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115

Cascade A, Cascade B

New Hike-Urban Walk-Backpack Leader Seminar

ZOOM SEMINAR WITH INTERACTIVE GROUP DISCUSSION! This 2.5 hour evening seminar is designed for experienced Mountaineers hikers, urban walkers or backpackers to provide information and practice in a 'safe space' to help you get certified and be successful as a hike, urban walk or backpack leader for the Mountaineers. This seminar is a pre-requisite (along with a mentor hike/backpack, appropriate navigation and first aid training/experience, and committee approval) to becoming an official hike or backpack leader for the club, and prospective leaders from any branch can get credit for this seminar toward their leader certification. IF YOU'VE ALREADY ATTENDED THE SEMINAR TO BECOME A HIKE LEADER YOU DON'T NEED TO TAKE IT AGAIN TO GO ON TO BECOME A BACKPACK LEADER UNLESS 3+ YEARS HAVE PASSED.

Apr 26, 2023
06:00 PM to 09:00 PM
Online seminar

New Hike-Urban Walk-Backpack Leader Seminar

ZOOM SEMINAR WITH INTERACTIVE GROUP DISCUSSION! This 2.5 hour evening seminar is designed for experienced Mountaineers hikers, urban walkers or backpackers to provide information and practice in a 'safe space' to help you get certified and be successful as a hike, urban walk or backpack leader for the Mountaineers. This seminar is a pre-requisite (along with a mentor hike/backpack, appropriate navigation and first aid training/experience, and committee approval) to becoming an official hike or backpack leader for the club, and prospective leaders from any branch can get credit for this seminar toward their leader certification. IF YOU'VE ALREADY ATTENDED THE SEMINAR TO BECOME A HIKE LEADER YOU DON'T NEED TO TAKE IT AGAIN TO GO ON TO BECOME A BACKPACK LEADER UNLESS 3+ YEARS HAVE PASSED.

Jun 06, 2023
06:00 PM to 09:00 PM
Online seminar

Meet The Mountaineers Info Session - Jun 13

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

Jun 13, 2023
06:00 PM to 06:00 PM
Seattle Program Center
7700 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115

Cascade A, Cascade B

WALKING THE WILD

Presentation event

Jun 14, 2023
07:00 PM to 08:30 PM
Seattle Program Center
7700 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115

Goodman A

Meet The Mountaineers Info Session - Aug 21

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

Aug 21, 2023
06:30 PM to 08:30 PM
Seattle Program Center
7700 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115

Cascade A, Cascade B

Meet The Mountaineers Info Session - Sept 25

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

Sep 25, 2023
06:30 PM to 08:30 PM
Seattle Program Center
7700 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115

Cascade A, Cascade B

WALKING THE WILD

PRESENTATION EVENT

Oct 11, 2023
07:00 PM to 08:30 PM
Seattle Program Center
7700 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115

Goodman A

Meet The Mountaineers Info Session - Oct 30

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

Oct 30, 2023
06:30 PM to 08:30 PM
Seattle Program Center
7700 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115

Cascade A, Cascade B

Seattle Branch 2024 Snowshoe Season Kickoff Social

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

Nov 16, 2023
06:00 PM to 09:00 PM
Seattle Program Center

Goodman B

CANCELED - Seattle Leadership Conference

The annual Leadership Conference is a fun day of professional development dedicated to thanking, inspiring and empowering the Mountaineers’ current and aspiring volunteer leaders.

Dec 02, 2023
07:00 AM to 06:00 PM
Seattle Program Center
7700 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115

Basalt Columns, Basement: North Bay, Basement: South Bay, Cascade A, Cascade B, Executive Conference Room, Goodman A, Goodman B, Goodman C, Summit Room

WALKING THE WILD

PRESENTATION EVENT

Dec 07, 2023
07:00 PM to 08:30 PM
Seattle Program Center
7700 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115

Goodman A

Meet The Mountaineers Info Session - Dec 12

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

Dec 12, 2023
06:30 PM to 08:30 PM
Seattle Program Center
7700 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115

Cascade A, Cascade B

Volunteer Appreciation Night - Celebrating 2023

Every year, The Mountaineers hosts an organization-wide Volunteer Appreciation Night at the Seattle Program Center! This event is open to all volunteers across the organization. Thank you for your dedication and commitment to supporting our programs!

Jan 27, 2024
05:00 PM to 07:30 PM
Seattle Program Center
7700 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115

Goodman A, Goodman B, Goodman C