Military Outdoors

Military Outdoors

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1 week 6 hours ago
In Washington State, the population of the military community is approximately 40% of the state's total population. Additionally, the revenues generated around the military community, ranging from military installations and their surrounding communities to the aerospace industry are a...
1 week 3 days ago
For me, mountaineering has always replicated the good things that come from combat. Camaraderie, putting your life in the hands of your team in the pursuit of a dangerous objective, the inherent risk and thrill, operations and logistics, an adversary, and a sense of self worth and extraordinary...
1 month 1 week ago
Left to Right: Joshua Brandon, Stacy Bare, Tim Brown, Chad Spangler, Kathleen Koch The Russell Senate Building on Capitol Hill in DC feels about as far away from the wilderness as one could get. I made my way down endless marble halls, past imposing double-doored conference rooms and offices to...
1 month 3 weeks ago
On Saturday, June 21st, Sierra Club Military Outdoors and the Bureau of Land Management hosted the "America's Heroes and America's Public Lands event at the BLM's Meadowood facility in Virginia. Steve Ellis, BLM Deputy Director, John Ruh, BLM Eastern States Director, Dan Chu,...
2 months 1 week ago
  As a member of Governor Inslee's Blue Ribbon Task Force on Parks and Outdoor Recreation, I had the privilege to work with some of the best people and organizations in Washington State. Last week was no exception. Sierra Club Military Outdoors partner Outdoor Research ...

Testimonials

"There's nothing more familiar than planning the next days summit attempt, working as a team, with each member having a specific role, to execute that plan. Programs like this take the rewarding components of combat- camaraderie and a sense of mission, and apply it to mountaineering. You quickly form bonds with fellow veterans you've really only just met, and take on ambitious goals together." 
—Dan Wiwczar, Military Outdoors Veteran