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Stories of Transformation Straight from the Source

Luz’s Story

Luz’s Story

May 22, 2018


When you talk with BCM student, Luz, about her outdoor experiences and involvement with various youth development organizations, she’ll tell you how grateful she feels that she ended up in these positions. She smiles and shakes her head as she […]

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The Next 100 Coalition National Summit

The Next 100 Coalition National Summit

May 16, 2018


The Next 100 Coalition is dedicated to creating an inclusive vision for the next 100 years of conservation and stewardship in America. Here at Big City Mountaineers, we’re proud to be a member of the coalition. At the beginning of […]

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CUMBRE

CUMBRE

March 27, 2018


Last year, four women, shaped by the #poweroftheoutdoors, climbed Pico De Orizaba to raise awareness of the transformational powers of the outdoors and to help introduce more under-resourced youth to the outdoors through the Big City Mountaineers programs. Follow their […]

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Seattle Brew & View Recap

March 19, 2018


  On February 28th, BCM volunteers, sponsors, and supporters came together at the Filson Showroom in South Seattle for our annual BCM “Brew and View.” Led by Seattle-based members of our National Council, the event is a great way to […]

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A note from BCM Board President (Teddy’s Story)

March 8, 2018


Dear Friends and Supporters of Big City Mountaineers, Much like parenting my two boys, 2017 was both a challenging and rewarding year for BCM.  As we moved into the late spring we were set up for a full and exciting […]

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Zen Divas in the Flat Tops Wilderness

February 2, 2018


Spend a week in the wilderness with someone and you’re bound to develop a special bond and share some pretty memorable moments with them. We’re proud to say this happens a lot on the Big City Mountaineers youth expeditions. There […]

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“I Really Hope I Can Do This.”

February 1, 2018


By: Elizabeth Williams There have been two distinct times this year that my backpack has felt disconcertingly heavy: the first was after I loaded a full tent and all my glacier gear into it at the Piedra Grande Hut at […]

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