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Donating made easy – the pros to joining the monthly giving progam

It’s our final week highlighting one of our donors during this season of Thanksgiving! As we near the end of the year we need YOUR help to reach our fundraising goal of $25,000. Please make a gift today so that we can continue the strong tradition of changing under-resourced youth’s lives through the inspirational power […]

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Making His Climbs Count for More: Read Steven’s Story

This is our second week celebrating the season of Thanksgiving by featuring some of our donors and sharing their stories of why they give. We are so thankful for each and every one of you and your desire to show under-resourced kids that they have a place they belong in the outdoors.  This week, it’s our pleasure to […]

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Why do you give?

Over the next 3 weeks we will celebrate the season of Thanksgiving by featuring 3 of our donors and sharing their stories of why they give. We are thankful for each and every one of you and your gift of time, energy, and resources to ensure safe and life-changing wilderness experiences for our youth! This week, it’s […]

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Summit for Someone 2016 Wrap-Up

We’re so thankful for all of the Summit for Someone climbers who took on a summit of their own this year and helped raise money for Big City Mountaineers at the same time. We had participants summit Mt. Denali, hike the entire Pacific Crest Trail and more. Here are some quick stats: 90 Summit for Someone […]

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Big City Mountaineers 2016 Program Wrap-Up

The Summer of 2016 was packed for the Big City Mountaineers. We had programs running across the country in the Pacific Northwest, New England, Colorado, California and Minnesota. We visited places like Olympia National Park, Oh Be Joyful Wilderness and the Boundary Waters Canoe Area. Here is a quick snapshot of our summer programs: 630 […]

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Positive Tracks Climber Takes on Mt. Hood

On June 24, Jasper (a Positive Tracks Summit for Someone climber,) his dad, Mountain Meister and a few other Summit for Someone climbers attempted to climb Mount Hood to raise money for Big City Mountaineers. Positive Tracks doubled the amount Jasper was able to raise through their program with Big City Mountaineers supporting the efforts of […]

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Issa’s Story

When Issa first came to us she was a quiet, sweet, but obviously uncomfortable teenage girl. Backpacking was a new experience for her and being so far from home was intimidating. On just the second day of the expedition, with doubts in her mind and tears on her cheeks, she said, “I can’t do this.” […]

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Big City Mountaineers Goes Live with Dispatch Radio

In September, Big City Mountaineers got to celebrate all things adventure with the Colorado outdoor community at Gociety’s Adventure Fest in Denver. During the festival, a few of the Big City Mountaineers’ team and alumni sat down with Dispatch Radio.

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COLORADO PROGRAMS 2016

Being the home of Big City Mountaineers, we love seeing the impact programs have on our own Colorado. This summer we had a number of expeditions and even overnight camps for the young ones exploring Colorado’s wilderness. Some of the week-long expedition groups had a chance to visit the Oh Be Joyful wilderness in Crested […]

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Pacific Northwest 2016

Big City Mountaineers had a huge summer filled with adventures in the Pacific Northwest. The Big City Mountaineers’ youth hiked in Olympic National Park, summited peaks in Wallowa Mountains, camped under the stars on Deception Pass and more. Check out some of the photos from the adventures this summer.

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