Foothills Branch Upcoming Events

Upcoming Mountaineers events in the Foothills area (I-90 and I-405 corridors on the east side of Lake Washington).

BeWild | Graham Zimmerman: Global Adventures of an Imperfect Advocate

Join Graham Zimmerman for an event on the intersection between climbing big mountains and climate change advocacy.

May 13, 2021
07:00 PM to 09:30 PM
Virtual Event

Backpackers' Pajama Party: Backpack Section L of the PCT between Rainy Pass and Canada, with Cheryl Talbert and friends!

Put on your most comfy zoom pants and slippers, grab a favorite beverage and some popcorn, and join your fellow backpackers in this eighth and final virtual tour in our 2021 Pajama Party series, featuring Cheryl Talbert on one of the most panoramic sections of the Washington PCT, between Rainy Pass and Canada (in two parts). The event is free and open to the public but you must get a ticket at the link below and then we will email you the zoom link to join.

May 14, 2021
07:00 PM to 08:30 PM
Zoom online event

Scramble Leader: Outdoor Leadership Scenarios

Leadership seminar for aspiring Foothills Scramble Leaders.

May 17, 2021
08:00 PM to 09:00 PM
Zoom
7700 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115

Branch Leadership Committee

Branch Leadership Committee

May 19, 2021
06:00 PM to 08:30 PM
Zoom Meeting

Virtual Photo Sharing

JOIN US FOR OUR MONTHLY ZOOM PHOTOS AND SLIDESHOWS SHARING MEETING!

May 19, 2021
06:30 PM to 09:00 PM

Foothills Navigation Committee

Navigation Committee Meeting. Agenda TDB. ZOOM TBD.

May 25, 2021
07:00 PM to 09:00 PM
Zoom

Beta & Brews: Ptarmigan Traverse

A virtual Beta & Brews on the Ptarmigan Traverse. Our presenter is Seattle Mountaineers Climb Leader, Catharine Killien. Have a beer (at home) with us and watch the presentation!

May 27, 2021
07:00 PM to 08:30 PM
Seattle Program Center
7700 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115

Baker Lodge Spring Fling

Come join the annual Spring Fling held this year Friday May 28th –Monday the 31st at the Mountaineers Baker Lodge.

May 28, 2021 11:00 AM to May 31, 2021 11:00 AM
Baker Lodge
48°51'55.1"N 121°40'49.0"W

Meet The Mountaineers Info Session - Jun 7

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

Jun 07, 2021
06:30 PM to 08:00 PM
Seattle Program Center
7700 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115

Cascade A, Cascade B

Foothills Branch Council Meeting - June 8, 2021

Virtual meeting (by zoom) of committee and branch leaders and key volunteers to make decisions and advance actions for the benefit of the Foothills Branch and its communities. See branch basecamp for zoom details and agenda).

Jun 08, 2021
07:00 PM to 09:00 PM
Zoom Video Conference

Foothills Sport Climbing Field Trip #1

First field trip for the inaugural Sport Climbing course offered by the Foothills branch.

Jun 12, 2021
09:00 AM to 05:00 PM
Seattle Program Center
7700 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115

Basement: North Bay, South Plaza: Climbing Wall East Side, South Plaza: Climbing Wall West Side

Leave No Trace for Trail Runners

Trail runners use trails in a unique way when training and racing. Join us to learn how to apply the 7 principles of "Leave No Trace" to your trail running and become an environmental steward.

Jun 15, 2021
07:00 PM to 08:00 PM
Zoom

Branch Leadership Committee

Branch Leadership Committee

Jun 16, 2021
06:00 PM to 08:30 PM
Zoom Meeting

WALKING THE WILD: Backpack Vancouver Island's West Coast Trail with Eileen Miller

Join Mountaineer and long-time backpacker Eileen Miller as she shares photos and trip planning info from her backpacking adventure in 2018 on the famed West Coast trail along the wild western coast of Vancouver Island.

Jun 17, 2021
07:00 PM to 08:30 PM
Zoom online event

CANCELED - The Mountaineers 50-Year Member Luncheon 2021

Each year, The Mountaineers celebrates our legacy members by hosting a luncheon for those who have been members for over 50 years or have received an honorary membership. This event is by invite only.

Jun 23, 2021
11:00 AM to 02:00 PM
Seattle Program Center
7700 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115

Goodman A, Goodman B, Goodman C, Goodman C: Rock Walls, Goodman C: Ice Walls

FH Alpine Ice - Foam Wall Practice

Practice on the Foam Walls

Aug 04, 2021
06:00 PM to 09:00 PM
Seattle Program Center
7700 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115

Goodman C, Goodman C: Ice Walls

FH Alpine Ice - Dry Tooling

Practice Dry Tooling for Alpine Ice

Aug 11, 2021
06:00 PM to 09:00 PM
Seattle Program Center
7700 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115

Basement: Vertical Wall, Basement: Overhanging Wall
Aug 18, 2021
06:00 PM to 08:30 PM
Zoom Meeting

Foothills Navigation Committee

Navigation Committee Meeting. Agenda TDB. ZOOM TBD.

Aug 24, 2021
07:00 PM to 09:00 PM
Zoom

Foothills Branch Council Meeting

Foothills branch council meeting

Sep 07, 2021
07:00 PM to 09:00 PM
ZOOM ONLINE MEETING
Sep 15, 2021
06:00 PM to 08:30 PM
Seattle Program Center

FH Self Rescue - Skills 1

Rescuing the follower skills

Sep 15, 2021
06:00 PM to 09:00 PM
Seattle Program Center
7700 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115

Basement: South Bay, Basement: North Bay, Basement: Vertical Wall, Basement: Overhanging Wall

FH Self Rescue - Rescuing the Follower

Live scenarios of rescuing an injured follower

Sep 18, 2021
08:00 AM to 05:00 PM
Seattle Program Center
7700 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115

North Plaza: North Wall, North Plaza: Friction Slabs, North Plaza: 50-degree Slab, North Plaza: Towers & Chimney

Foothills Navigation Committee

Navigation Committee Meeting. Agenda TDB. ZOOM TBD.

Sep 28, 2021
07:00 PM to 09:00 PM
Zoom

FH Self Rescue - Skills 2

Learn skills to rescue a leader

Sep 29, 2021
06:00 PM to 09:00 PM
Seattle Program Center
7700 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115

Goodman C: Rock Walls, Basement: Vertical Wall, Basement: Overhanging Wall

Foothills Climbapalooza

The postedponed inaugural Foothills Climbapalooza in Leavenworth! Come for climbing, scrambling, hiking, comradery, and hot dogs!

Oct 01, 2021 09:00 AM to Oct 03, 2021 09:00 AM
Leavenworth, WA

FH Self Rescue - Rescuing the Leader

Live scenarios - rescuing an injured leader

Oct 03, 2021
08:00 AM to 05:00 PM
Seattle Program Center
7700 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115

South Plaza: Climbing Wall East Side, South Plaza: Climbing Wall West Side

WALKING THE WILD SERIES

details to be provided later

Oct 05, 2021
06:30 PM to 09:00 PM
Seattle Program Center
7700 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115

Goodman A, Goodman B

FH Self Rescue - More Scenarios

Adding more difficulties to your rescues

Oct 10, 2021
08:00 AM to 05:00 PM
Seattle Program Center
7700 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115

North Plaza: North Wall, South Plaza: Climbing Wall East Side, South Plaza: Climbing Wall West Side
Oct 20, 2021
06:00 PM to 08:30 PM
Seattle Program Center
7700 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115

Foothills Navigation Committee

Navigation Committee Meeting. Agenda TDB. ZOOM TBD.

Oct 26, 2021
07:00 PM to 08:30 PM
Zoom
Nov 17, 2021
06:00 PM to 08:30 PM
Seattle Program Center
7700 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115
Dec 15, 2021
06:00 PM to 08:30 PM
Seattle Program Center
7700 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115

Volunteer Appreciation Dinner

Every year, The Mountaineers hosts an organization-wide Volunteer Appreciation Dinner at the Seattle Program Center.

Jan 22, 2022
05:30 PM to 08:30 PM
Seattle Program Center
7700 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115

Goodman A, Goodman B, Goodman C

WALKING THE WILD SERIES

to be defined closer to the event

Feb 15, 2022
06:30 PM to 08:30 PM
Seattle Program Center
7700 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115

Goodman A, Goodman B

Backpacking Building Blocks - Gear "Demo Day"

Gear demonstration session for 2022 Backpacking Building Blocks course

Mar 27, 2022
07:00 AM to 05:00 PM
Seattle Program Center
7700 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115

Goodman A, Cascade A, Cascade B, Summit Room, Basalt Columns
Apr 11, 2022
05:30 PM to 05:30 PM
Seattle Program Center
7700 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115

Goodman A

GTCR Instructor Training

Review course materials in preparation for the 2022 ski and snowboard crevasse rescue course.

Apr 11, 2022
06:30 PM to 09:00 PM
Seattle Program Center
7700 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115

Goodman A
Apr 18, 2022
05:30 PM to 05:30 PM
Seattle Program Center
7700 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115

Cascade A, Cascade B

GTCR (Foothills) Session 1

Introductory session for Glacier Travel and Crevasse Rescue 2022.

Apr 18, 2022
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 SERIES

To be provided closer to the event

Apr 21, 2022
06:30 PM to 08:30 PM
Seattle Program Center
7700 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115

Goodman B, Goodman C

GTCR (Foothills) Practice Session 1

Optional practice session for 2022 course.

Apr 21, 2022
07:00 PM to 09:00 PM
Seattle Program Center
7700 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115

Goodman A
Apr 25, 2022
05:30 PM to 05:30 PM
Seattle Program Center
7700 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115

Goodman A

GTCR (Foothills) Session 2

Glacier Travel and Crevasse Rescue session 2 - knots and belaying.

Apr 25, 2022
06:30 PM to 09:00 PM
Seattle Program Center
7700 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115

Goodman A, Goodman B

GTCR (Foothills) Practice Session 2

Practice session 2 for 2022 Glacier Travel and Crevasse Rescue course.

Apr 28, 2022
07:00 PM to 09:00 PM
Seattle Program Center
7700 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115

Goodman A
May 02, 2022
05:30 PM to 05:30 PM
Seattle Program Center
7700 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115

Goodman A

GTCR (Foothills) Session 3

Glacier Travel and Crevasse Rescue Course session 3 - prusiking.

May 02, 2022
06:30 PM to 09:30 PM
Seattle Program Center
7700 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115

Goodman A, Goodman B

GTCR (Foothills) Practice Session 3

Glacier Travel and Crevasse Rescue Course practice session.

May 04, 2022
07:00 PM to 09:00 PM
Seattle Program Center
7700 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115

Goodman A

GTCR (Foothills) Session 4

Glacier Travel and Crevasse Rescue Course session 4 - rescue systems.

May 09, 2022
06:30 PM to 09:30 PM
Seattle Program Center
7700 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115

Goodman A, Goodman B

GTCR (Foothills) Session 5

Mandatory planning session for field trip.

May 12, 2022
07:00 PM to 09:00 PM
Seattle Program Center
7700 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115

Goodman A, Goodman B

GTCR (Foothills) Graduation Celebration and Course Imrpovements

Celebrate with your fellow graduates and instructors, and recommend improvements for next year's course.

May 19, 2022
07:00 PM to 09:00 PM
Seattle Program Center
7700 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115

Cascade A, Cascade B

WALKING THE WILD SERIES

to be filled in as the event gets closer

Jun 22, 2022
06:30 PM to 08:30 PM
Seattle Program Center
7700 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115

Goodman A, Goodman B

WALKING THE WILD SERIES

to be completed when the event gets closer

Aug 10, 2022
06:30 PM to 08:30 PM
Seattle Program Center
7700 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115

Goodman A, Goodman B

WALKING THE WILD SERIES

to be completed as the event gets closer

Oct 06, 2022
06:30 PM to 08:30 PM
Seattle Program Center
7700 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115

Goodman A, Goodman B

MountainFilm Festival

Mountainfilm Festival Hold

Oct 13, 2022
07:00 PM to 09:30 PM
Seattle Program Center
7700 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115

Goodman A, Goodman B, Goodman C, Cascade A, Cascade B, Summit Room, Executive Conference Room

WALKING THE WILD SERIES

to be completed as the event gets closer

Dec 08, 2022
06:30 PM to 08:30 PM
Seattle Program Center
7700 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115

Goodman A, Goodman B