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 Intern Kimberly Morris – Alabama to Oregon

Placement: Wallowa-Whitman National Forest Position:      Writer/Analyst   “I encourage other veterans to apply for VetsWork positions with the Mt. Adams Institute for a truly worthwhile & rewarding experience.” Kimberly is an Army veteran from Montgomery, Alabama working as write
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Wilderness: To Trail or not to Trail?

Editor’s note: Public Lands Steward, Kari Nielsen, comments on the idea of trails in wilderness areas. Read on to see what her season as a wilderness ranger on the Okanogan Wenatchee National Forest has led her to believe about their place in wilderness: Tucked amidst the calend
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