Welcome!
Welcome to Mt. Adams Country
Outdoor Adventures
Outdoor Adventures for School Groups
VetsWork: Environment
A career development internship program for military veterans
Public Lands Stewards
Be an AmeriCorps volunteer on a Wilderness Stewardship Project
Cascade Mountain School
Science Education and Outdoor Adventures for Teens

Welcome to Mt. Adams Institute

At the end of road nestled into a small organic farming valley at the base of a volcano, lies the Mt. Adams Institute. And the start of your next life adventure. Explore our programs. Meet our staff. Plan your visit.




Our Partners

Mt. Adams Institute works with a wide range of partners to increase the impact of our programs while furthering the missions of our supporting organizations. Interested in joining in on our collective efforts?

Learn more about how to become a partner here.



Mountain Talk

VetsWork: Winter Like Spring and Spring Like Summer

   Hello again! I can’t believe how quickly these past 2.5 months have passed by! Time flies when you’re having fun. Weather in Pendleton these past couple months has been superb. Winter has felt like spring and spring has felt like summer, which means it will probably be a very busy
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VetsWork: The Truth of the Forest isn’t Universal.

I have had a long history with forest service roads. Seemingly simple arteries, these roads have carried me towards many expeditions into the heart of Missouri’s wilds. Traveling them evokes many fond memories of time spent with close friends and family. Though, to simply travel the r
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