Foothills Branch Upcoming Events

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

Planned Giving Information Session

What will your legacy be? For new and potential members interested in learning more about how to make a lasting difference in your community. Join us as we hear from qualified estate planning and financial planning professionals for this free, one hour presentation to help you with the basics of estate planning, charitable opportunities, and estate taxes. 

Thu, Nov 14, 2019
6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Seattle Program Center
7700 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115

Cascade A, Cascade B

Folkdance - Kirkland

The Seattle Folkdance Committee plays traditional folk and ballroom favorites, line dances, sets (squares or contras), and international music. Sessions will be held every Tuesday, from 7:30pm - 9:30pm at the Kirkland Community Senior Center (also known as the Peter Kirk Community Center). Address: 352 Kirkland Avenue.

Tue, Nov 19, 2019
7:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Peter Kirk Community Center
352 Kirkland Avenue, Kirkland WA

Mountaineers Books Event

Hold for Mountaineers Books Reception

Thu, Nov 21, 2019
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Seattle Program Center
7700 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115

Cascade A, Cascade B

Folkdance - Kirkland

The Seattle Folkdance Committee plays traditional folk and ballroom favorites, line dances, sets (squares or contras), and international music. Sessions will be held every Tuesday, from 7:30pm - 9:30pm at the Kirkland Community Senior Center (also known as the Peter Kirk Community Center). Address: 352 Kirkland Avenue.

Tue, Nov 26, 2019
7:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Peter Kirk Community Center
352 Kirkland Avenue, Kirkland WA

Foothills Hiking and Backpacking 2019 Review-2020 Planning Meeting

Join us as we discuss learnings from our 2019 hiking and backpacking programs and map out our offerings for 2020! Anyone who has been involved with our programs, or would like to be, is welcome to attend! Please RSVP below.

Sun, Dec 1, 2019
6:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Issaquah City Hall Eagle Room
130 E Sunset Way, Issaquah, WA 98027

Folkdance - Kirkland

The Seattle Folkdance Committee plays traditional folk and ballroom favorites, line dances, sets (squares or contras), and international music. Sessions will be held every Tuesday, from 7:30pm - 9:30pm at the Kirkland Community Senior Center (also known as the Peter Kirk Community Center). Address: 352 Kirkland Avenue.

Tue, Dec 3, 2019
7:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Peter Kirk Community Center
352 Kirkland Avenue, Kirkland WA

Folkdance - Kirkland

The Seattle Folkdance Committee plays traditional folk and ballroom favorites, line dances, sets (squares or contras), and international music. Sessions will be held every Tuesday, from 7:30pm - 9:30pm at the Kirkland Community Senior Center (also known as the Peter Kirk Community Center). Address: 352 Kirkland Avenue.

Tue, Dec 10, 2019
7:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Peter Kirk Community Center
352 Kirkland Avenue, Kirkland WA

Cross-branch Hike and Backpack Leaders' Social!

Come to this fun and relaxed event to connect with other hike and backpack leaders, share favorite trips, stories and learnings, and hear about some of the latest happenings around the club!

Thu, Dec 12, 2019
6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
KCLS Library Service Center
960 Newport Way NW, Issaquah, WA 98027, USA

Folkdance - Kirkland

The Seattle Folkdance Committee plays traditional folk and ballroom favorites, line dances, sets (squares or contras), and international music. Sessions will be held every Tuesday, from 7:30pm - 9:30pm at the Kirkland Community Senior Center (also known as the Peter Kirk Community Center). Address: 352 Kirkland Avenue.

Tue, Dec 17, 2019
7:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Peter Kirk Community Center
352 Kirkland Avenue, Kirkland WA

Planned Giving Information Session

What will your legacy be? For new and potential members interested in learning more about how to make a lasting difference in your community. Join us as we hear from qualified estate planning and financial planning professionals for this free, one hour presentation to help you with the basics of estate planning, charitable opportunities, and estate taxes. 

Thu, Dec 19, 2019
6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Seattle Program Center
7700 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115

Cascade A, Cascade B

Folkdance - Kirkland

The Seattle Folkdance Committee plays traditional folk and ballroom favorites, line dances, sets (squares or contras), and international music. Sessions will be held every Tuesday, from 7:30pm - 9:30pm at the Kirkland Community Senior Center (also known as the Peter Kirk Community Center). Address: 352 Kirkland Avenue.

Tue, Dec 31, 2019
7:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Peter Kirk Community Center
352 Kirkland Avenue, Kirkland WA

Methow Valley Winter Trails Weekend

Join us for 3 days of cross country ski trips, with options to snowshoe, take a sleigh ride, and much more.

Fri, Jan 3, 2020 8:00 AM to Sun, Jan 5, 2020 5:00 PM
Methow Valley
Winthrop, WA

FOOTHILLS BRANCH LEADERSHIP COUNCIL MEETING

Regular meeting of committee and branch leaders and key volunteers to make decisions and advance actions for the benefit of the Foothills Branch and its communities.

Tue, Jan 7, 2020
6:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Issaquah Town Hall Eagle Room
130 E Sunset Way, Issaquah, WA 98027

Walking the Wild: Backpacking Oregon’s Eagle Cap Wilderness and the American Matterhorn with Daniel Zilcsak

In this 13th Walking the Wild event featuring photos and stories from extraordinary adventures on foot in the wilds of the world, Daniel Zilcsak is back with another great presentation featuring backpacking in Oregon's Eagle wilderness, often called Oregon's Enchantments! Come at 6:30 for snacks and socializing; presentation begins at 7. Advance ticket is required to attend.

Tue, Jan 14, 2020
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Seattle Program Center
7700 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115

Goodman A

Volunteer Appreciation Dinner - 2020

Every year, The Mountaineers hosts an organization-wide Volunteer Appreciation Dinner 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!

Sat, Jan 25, 2020
5:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Seattle Program Center
7700 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115

Goodman A, Goodman B, Goodman C

I Won The Lottery And You Can Too: How to Plan Your Adventures

Confused about permits, passes, lotteries, and other aspects of planning your backcountry adventures? Stumped by the different systems and land management agencies? Join us and learn how to reserve campsites, select the right passes for your needs, and more.

Thu, Feb 6, 2020
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Seattle Program Center
7700 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115

Summit Room

Adventure Writing Workshop with Charlotte Austin: Secrets of a Travel Writer

Everyone can be a travel writer, but not everyone knows it. With a little practice, your snapshots, postcards, tweets, and scribbled notes can be crafted into a unique story — and in this one-of-a-kind workshop, you'll learn the secrets that travel writers swear by to turn those creative sparks into narrative arcs.

Mon, Feb 10, 2020
6:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Seattle Program Center
7700 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115

Goodman A

CANCELED - Foothills CASC Kick Off lecture

Foothills CASC Kick Off lecture

Sat, Mar 14, 2020
9:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Seattle Program Center
7700 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115

Cascade A, Cascade B
Mon, Mar 23, 2020
6:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Seattle Program Center
7700 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115

Goodman A

Travel and Adventure Writing Workshop with Writer Nick O'Connell

Join award-winning writer Nicholas O’Connell, MFA, Ph.D. of The Writer’s Workshop for an Introduction to Travel and Adventure Writing, one of the most exciting forms of narrative.

Tue, Mar 24, 2020
6:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Seattle Program Center
7700 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115

Goodman A

B3 lecture 2

Second basics lecture for B3 course

Thu, Mar 26, 2020
6:30 PM to 9:00 PM
South Bellevue Community Center
14509 SE Newport Way, Bellevue, WA 98006
Tue, Apr 14, 2020
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Seattle Program Center
7700 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115

Basement: South Bay, Basement: North Bay

GTCR Instructor Training

Review course materials in preparation for the 2019 ski and snowboard crevasse rescue course.

Tue, Apr 14, 2020
6:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Seattle Program Center
7700 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115

Goodman A
Thu, Apr 16, 2020
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Seattle Program Center
7700 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115

Basement: South Bay, Basement: North Bay

Conditioning for Hiking and Backpacking Level II

A hands-on clinic to help hikers and backpackers develop a personalized strength and conditioning training plan to help them prepare for more challenging trips.

Thu, Apr 16, 2020
6:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Seattle Program Center
7700 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115

Goodman A

GTCR (Foothills) Session 1

Introductory session for Glacier Travel and Crevasse Rescue 2020.

Thu, Apr 16, 2020
6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Seattle Program Center
7700 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115

Cascade A, Cascade B

GTCR (Foothills) Practice Session 1

Optional practice session for 2020 course.

Mon, Apr 20, 2020
7:00 PM to 9:10 PM
Seattle Program Center
7700 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115

Goodman A

WALKING THE WILD SERIES

Photos, stories and planning details from extraordinary adventures on foot by Mountaineers members in the wilds of the world.

Wed, Apr 22, 2020
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Seattle Program Center
7700 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115

Goodman A, Goodman B
Thu, Apr 23, 2020
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Seattle Program Center
7700 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115

Basement: South Bay, Basement: North Bay

GTCR (Foothills) Session 2

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

Thu, Apr 23, 2020
6:30 PM to 9:05 PM
Seattle Program Center
7700 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115

Goodman A, Goodman B

2020 Snowshoe Summit

Annual meeting of snowshoe committee leadership.

Sat, Apr 25, 2020
9:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Seattle Program Center
7700 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115

Summit Room

GTCR (Foothills) Practice Session 2

Practice session 2 for 2020 Glacier Travel and Crevasse Rescue course.

Mon, Apr 27, 2020
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Seattle Program Center
7700 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115

Goodman A
Thu, Apr 30, 2020
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Seattle Program Center
7700 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115

Basement: South Bay, Basement: North Bay

GTCR (Foothills) Session 3

Glacier Travel and Crevasse Rescue Course session 3 - prusiking.

Thu, Apr 30, 2020
6:30 PM to 9:30 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.

Mon, May 4, 2020
7:00 PM to 9:00 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.

Tue, May 5, 2020
6:30 PM to 9:40 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.

Thu, May 7, 2020
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Seattle Program Center
7700 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115

Goodman C, Cascade A, Cascade B

Meet The Mountaineers and Gear Grab

Join us for our next Gear Grab, open to members and non-members. Come to meet our activity leaders and learn about winter and spring course offerings, and score from other outdoor enthusiasts at our used gear sale. Anyone can sell gear but you need to contact garretta@mountaineers.org to secure a table.

Tue, May 19, 2020
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Seattle Program Center
7700 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115

Goodman A, Goodman B, Goodman C, Cascade A, Cascade B

The Mountaineers 50-Year Member Luncheon 2020

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.

Wed, Jun 10, 2020
11:00 AM to 3:00 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

WALKING THE WILD SERIES

Photos, stories and planning details from extraordinary adventures on foot by Mountaineers members in the wilds of the world.

Wed, Jun 24, 2020
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Seattle Program Center
7700 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115

Goodman A, Goodman B

WALKING THE WILD SERIES

Photos, stories and planning details from extraordinary adventures on foot by Mountaineers members in the wilds of the world.

Wed, Oct 7, 2020
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Seattle Program Center
7700 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115

Goodman A, Goodman B

Planned Giving Information Session

What will your legacy be? For new and potential members interested in learning more about how to make a lasting difference in your community. Join us as we hear from qualified estate planning and financial planning professionals for this free, one hour presentation to help you with the basics of estate planning, charitable opportunities, and estate taxes. 

Thu, Oct 15, 2020
6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Seattle Program Center
7700 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115

Cascade A, Cascade B

Planned Giving Information Session

What will your legacy be? For new and potential members interested in learning more about how to make a lasting difference in your community. Join us as we hear from qualified estate planning and financial planning professionals for this free, one hour presentation to help you with the basics of estate planning, charitable opportunities, and estate taxes. 

Thu, Nov 12, 2020
6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Seattle Program Center
7700 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115

Cascade A, Cascade B

Planned Giving Information Session

What will your legacy be? For new and potential members interested in learning more about how to make a lasting difference in your community. Join us as we hear from qualified estate planning and financial planning professionals for this free, one hour presentation to help you with the basics of estate planning, charitable opportunities, and estate taxes. 

Thu, Dec 10, 2020
6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Seattle Program Center
7700 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115

Cascade A, Cascade B