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Seattle Office Under Construction

Starting August 1, our Seattle Program Center staff office will be under construction. With an active and growing membership, The Mountaineers staff is expanding too. We are adding a few additional program staff members to assure we're offering the same level of service and support to our increased membership base. Read more…

Meet The Mountaineers - June 30

Interested in learning how to snowshoe, kayak, or navigate in the backcountry? Want to meet some new exploration buddies? Then come to The Mountaineers Seattle Program Center from 6:00-8:30pm on Monday, June 30th for Meet The Mountaineers! Read more…

Conditioning for Outdoor Enthusiasts 50+

As an outdoor enthusiast nearing fifty, I’ve noticed my balance and coordination aren’t what they used to be several decades ago. Both of these are important for hiking, climbing, backpacking, trekking, skiing, and mountaineering. Try this exercise to help restore balance and coordination for any age or ability level. Read more…

Peakbaggers honored

On March 8th, 2014, The Mountaineers had their first of what is hoped to become a yearly tradition. Those who have climbed all 100 peaks of Mount Rainier are honored with a peak pin. Read more…

Backcountry Essentials Seminar with NWAC

Is "NWAC" a household term and already a valuable resource for you? Or, have you never heard of them? Whether you are already a veteran backcountry skier/rider/snowshoer or you are still feeling very new, the Northwest Avalanche Center (NWAC) website has much to offer you. And this season, much has changed on their website that you need to know about.  Read more…