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Titles by The Mountaineers Books      20% off
Titles by other publishers 10% off
Green Trails
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20% off
All other maps 10% off
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We also carry a selection of Mountaineers Books "seconds" titles. These are books with minor imperfections or damage.

We offer them to you at 50% off the cover price!

Come choose from our selection today and save a bunch!

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Can’t make it to the Program Center Bookstore, prefer to order online?  You can now order print versions of the titles we publish and merchandise with The Mountaineers logo right here in our online shop!

  • If you're logged in and a current member or have a membership in your shopping cart, we'll automatically apply the member discount on books and merchandise.
  • We'll send you the books you order to you from our warehouse on Harbor Island.


A small, local bookstore with the best selection of outdoor titles you could ever imagine. Stop by and experience an outdoor book selection with no rival!

The Mountaineers Bookstore is the place to go for outdoor books, maps and software. Located in our Seattle Program Center, it is one of the best outdoor bookstores in the world.

We carry an extensive assortment of guidebooks for hiking, climbing, sea kayaking, skiing and snowshoeing, as well as narratives, biographies, mountaineering literature and instructional "how to" books.

We sell the Northwest Forest Pass, Discover Pass and Sno-Park permits. The bookstore is also the place to find Mountaineers merchandise: hats, shirts, water bottles, decals and more!

If we don't have what you are looking for, contact us, we are happy to special order what you need.



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7700 Sand Point Way NE
Seattle, WA 98115
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Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri: 9am to 5pm
Wed: 9am to 7pm

  • Our office and bookstore are closed for the holidays in 2019 on Jan 1, Jan 21, Feb 18, May 27, Jul 4, Sep 2, Nov 28-29, Dec 24-25, and Jan 1 in 2020.
  • Friday, 3/28/19 we will be closing at 4pm
  • The bookstore extends its hours into the evening for special events and those nights when particular classes are offered. See the "Extended Hours" calendar at the right for the dates and times.

206-521-6001 (Member Services Team)
206-521-6002 (Bookstore Manager)


Looking Cover for a place to hike, climb, snowshoe or kayak this weekend? We carry a wide selection of guidebooks for Washington, Oregon and British Columbia. We have guides that showcase the best routes backcountry travelers, going with children and even for finding trails within greater Seattle's parks.

Heading out of the state? We carry guides for other states and countries too! Come in and take a look at our selection of national and international guidebooks. Need a route book for Aconcagua? We've got one. Want to climb Devil's Tower? We've got the book. Want to sit in your chair and dream about climbing Everest? We have books for you too!


Adventurers, Coverscoundrels, explorers and tough-as-nails climbers. Tragedy, triumph, discovery and mystery. Our narrative selection contains stories of men and women who have defied, or tried to defy, the accepted ideas of that which a person is capable. Some have pushed beyond the physical limits of these accepted capabilities. If you are looking for a wealth of personalities and incredible journeys, we have one of the largest concentrations of mountain and exploration related stories to be found anywhere.


We freedom_9_cover_image.jpegcarry a large selection of instructional "how to" books for nearly every human-powered outdoor activity -- hiking, camping, climbing, biking, navigation, first aid, expedition planning, cooking, sea kayaking, skiing, snowshoeing, fitness and training, leadership, photography, weather, and more.


We Caribou Rainforest Covercarry a small selection of books about conservation and the environment, field guides, histories, biographies and "coffee table" photography books. If we don't have a book in stock that you want, we can probably special order it for you. Just tell us what you need!


Purchasebook_bundle_wa_day_hiking.jpeg all of a multi-volume or multi-series set of books and receive a discount on a Book Bundle. Members take 30% off and non-members take 10% off.




Whether maps_book.jpgyou need a USGS 7.5’ quad, or a Green Trails 15’ map, or even a map of Everest, our selection of maps will not leave you wanting. We carry USGS and Green Trails maps for the entire Cascade and Olympic mountain ranges, Custom Correct maps for the Olympics, Washington State DNR maps for central and eastern Washington and the Capitol Forest, and National Geographic Trails Illustrated maps for the Cascades and national parks throughout the United States. For the kayakers out there, we carry the MapTech and WaveLength lines of kayaking and small craft maps.


We NWForestPassAnnual.jpgsell three permits in the bookstore:

 The Northwest Forest Pass is required at National Forest trailheads in Washington and Oregon. You can purchase a day pass or annual pass.

The Discover Pass offers access to nearly 7 million acres of Washington State recreation lands (State Parks, DNR and Fish & Wildlife). You can purchase a one day pass or annual pass.

Sno-Park permits are for the winter season and good for all Sno-Parks maintained by the Washington State Department of Parks and Recreation. These are available in a Seasonal permit and a Day permit. There is also a Groomed Trails sticker which attaches to the Seasonal permit and is required at Sno-Parks with machine-groomed cross-country ski trails.


Want to sport The Mountaineers logo?  Stop by the bookstore and pick up one of these items:

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  • T-shirts
  • Hats
  • Water Bottles
  • Thermoses
  • Drinkware
  • Key Chain Bottle Opener
  • Lipbalm Sunscreen
  • Rite-in-the-Rain Notebook
  • Playing Cards
  • Carabiner Pocketknife
  • Flashlight/Lantern

We have merchandise with The Mountaineers logo available online and in the bookstore.


Looking gift_membership.jpgfor the perfect gift for the outdoor lover on your list? Give a gift of outdoor adventure! A membership with The Mountaineers opens a world of self-discovery, conservation, and stewardship through outdoor adventure. This holiday season, we're offering you 25% off to give a gift of outdoor adventure! That's our deepest discount of the year. Visit our Gift Membership page for more information.


Can’t make it to the Program Center Bookstore, prefer to order online?  You can now order print versions of the titles we publish right here in our online shop!

  • If you're logged in and a current member or have a membership in your shopping cart, we'll automatically apply the member discount on books.
  • We'll send you the books you order to you from our warehouse on Harbor Island.