Welcome to Mountain Education!


Snow Basic:
Extended Weekend .
Snow Intermediate:
Apply your knowledge .
Snow Advanced:
More Challenging Terrain
Testimonials:
“skills and confidence…”
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News & Coming Events…

Mountain Education, Inc. has become a non-profit, public charity! Now you can donate to help our Mission and get a tax deduction, too!

The 2014-2015 Course Schedule is out! Click on the courses you need to see the dates for next year!

Summer is finally Here! The snow is almost melted away, the mosquitoes are out in swarms, and the little creeks are already drying up!  It’s time to discover how to explore the hills with your house on your back!

Check out our Courses Page for the exact dates of all our Wilderness Skills Course Offerings!

Who we are…

We are a non-profit, public charity Wilderness School empassioned to teach you how to have safe, fun, and enriching backpacking trips of your own. In our minds, after 47 years of hiking and teaching in the backcountry, there is nothing more therapeutic than a “walk in the woods!” However, there are some things to be aware of before you go….

Our Summertime, “Mountain Basics” courses will get you started toward feeling comfortable on a trail, “Mountain Intermediate” will show you how to walk every day to see and do new things, while “Mountain Advanced” will make you start thinking about hiking something more challenging like the Pacific Crest Trail!

Wintertime is all about the quiet, clean snow! Snow-Hiking and Snow-Camping are nothing to be afraid of and we’re here to dispel those fears! Learn how to stay warm and dry, follow a trail you can’t see, and go up, down, and across almost anything. Why put away your pack and tent when it starts snowing?

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