Olympia Branch Committees

Olympia Branch Committees
Olympia Adventure Speakers Committee

Olympia Adventure Speakers Committee

Meet the Mountaineers, Potluck and Adventure Speaker Series meets the first Wednesday of the Month, September to May (excluding November), Doors open at 5:30 pm, potluck dinner starts promptly at 6:00PM. You can grab a hot drink, check out our Mountaineer library, audiovisual presentation , or pick up membership, activities and class information. Branch announcements are at 6:45 and our outstanding Adventure Speaker Series starts promptly at 7pm. Location: Friends Meeting House at Priest Point, 3201 Boston Harbor Road. Olympia Come early, attend all four activities or arrive no later then 6:45 for the Speaker Need more info? Call the coordinator, Carolyn Burreson, cbburreson@q.com No meetings in the summer months, June, July, or August

Olympia Alpine Scrambling Committee

Olympia Alpine Scrambling Committee

Join our community of scramblers in Olympia.

Olympia Conservation & Stewardship Committee

Olympia Conservation & Stewardship Committee

Conservation Committee, Current Stewardship Activities - Stewardship Partners and Recognition and Stewardship Awards

Olympia Family Hiking Committee

The Olympia Branch Family Hiking Committee is a sub-Committee of the Olympia hiking committee established to allow families and their young children a way to get out and explore nature in family friendly hiking activities.

Olympia Hiking & Backpacking

Olympia Hiking & Backpacking

The Hiking and Backpacking Committee offers hikes year-round and backpacks during the warmer months. Enjoy day hikes or extended trips in the wilderness. Enjoy fishing, photography and the simple pleasures of carrying your camp on your back.

Olympia Leadership Committee

Olympia Leadership Committee

Our Leadership course is aimed at promoting and producing activity Leaders in Hiking, Scrambling, and Climbing.

Olympia Library

Our library collection consists includes books, maps, atlases, DVDs, CDs, and videos. Subjects: biking; hiking; climbing rock, ice, and glaciers; backpacking; snowshoeing; backcountry skiing; sea kayaking; whitewater boating; running; caving; natural history; environmental issues; fitness and training; first aid; photography; and some history and cultural information. We have virtually all of the books published by Mountaineers Books.

Olympia MOFA (Mountaineering Oriented First Aid)

Olympia MOFA (Mountaineering Oriented First Aid)

Mountaineering Oriented First Aid Committee

Olympia Navigation Committee

Olympia Navigation Committee

Our navigation course consists of two evenings of instruction, exercises, and discussion, followed by a day of outdoor exercises and testing.

Olympia Nordic Ski Committee

Olympia Nordic Ski Committee

Come ski with us! Looking for cross country ski leaders today! Contact the chair if interested in leading some wintery adventures for the Olympia Nordic Ski Committee.

Olympia Sea Kayaking Committee

Olympia Sea Kayaking Committee

We are a community of avid sea kayakers who enjoy the Puget Sound and coastal waters of the Pacific Northwest. We range from beginner sea kayakers to internationally paddled experts.

Olympia Snowshoe Committee

Olympia Snowshoe Committee

Come snowshoe with the Olympia Branch. Looking for new snowshoe leaders today! Contact the chair for more information.

Olympia Wilderness Skills Committee

Olympia Wilderness Skills Committee

Wilderness Skills prepares people to day hike and be safer on an unplanned overnight, along with the basics of backpacking. The 16-hour course on two consecutive Saturdays includes presentations, hands-on activities, and a short local hike with scenarios and navigation exercises.

Olympia Winter Travel Committee

Olympia Winter Travel Committee

The Winter Travel Course offered by the Olympia Mountaineers is designed to prepare the winter outdoor enthusiast for skiing and snowshoeing with a group or independently in the mountains of the Northwest.

Olympia Youth Outreach

Olympia Youth Outreach

This committee hosts youth programs with partner agencies and collaborates with the hiking committee to develop the Family Hiking and Adventure Group for families with kids under age 14.