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Stories of Transformation Straight from the Source

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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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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A BCM Mentor Reflects on Their Week in The Wilderness

January 16, 2018

By: Ayn-Marie Hailicka I close my eyes and see Masiti’s whole face laugh against a backdrop of Douglas-fir trees; Faisa’s strong stride in the position ahead of me on the trail; Linda’s sweet voice telling me about tickle wars with […]

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