The Mountaineers


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The Mountaineers

Address:300 3rd Ave W
Seattle, WA 98119

Phone:206-284-6310
Fax:206-284-4977
Web: www.mountaineers.org
Established: 1906. Description:Explores, studies, preserves, and enjoys the mountains, forests, and watercourses of the northwestern United States. Conducts activities such as hiking, climbing, and bicycling trips for members. Members: 11,000. Dues: $73/year ($130/year for families).
Publications: The Mountaineer (monthly); free to members and $15/year for nonmembers. Publishes a wide range of books on conservation, outdoor activities, and natural history in Pacific Northwest.

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References in classic literature ?
A totally different class has now sprung up:--"the Mountaineers," the traders and trappers that scale the vast mountain chains, and pursue their hazardous vocations amidst their wild recesses.
The consequence is that they are less hardy, self-dependent and game-spirited than the mountaineer. If the latter by chance comes among them on his way to and from the settlements, he is like a game-cock among the common roosters of the poultry-yard.
Such is the mountaineer, the hardy trapper of the West; and such, as we have slightly sketched it, is the wild, Robin Hood kind of life, with all its strange and motley populace, now existing in full vigor among the Rocky Mountains.
He was sure that his mission would result in good, and he had private visions of igniting the Pentecostal spark in the souls of the mountaineers and of inaugurating a revival that would sweep down out of the mountains and across the length and breadth of the Great Land from sea to sea and to the isles in the midst of the sea.
The mountaineers and hikers took part in exploration of a number of challenging and partially unexplored itineraries in the hilly, fascinating region of Swat Kohistan during this survey.
While answering to the media both the mountaineers praised the Pakistani communities there and around.
The mountaineers were composed of five males and two females, all graduating college students of a university in Balanga City.
In this effort, ascending and descending was highly technical and risky but executed successfully by the mountaineers.
Prince; QUEEN OF THE MOUNTAINEERS; Chicago Review Press (Nonfiction: Biography) 28.99 ISBN: 9781613739556
He said the mountaineers would need at least two months to complete their voyage.
He said life in cities seemed constant to him while life in the mountains was varying, which the mountaineers liked.
The severing of communication with the team at such a high altitude was considered to be dangerous for the mountaineers.