Welcome!
Welcome to Mt. Adams Country
Outdoor Adventures
Outdoor Adventures for School Groups
VetsWork: Environment
A career development internship program for military veterans
Wilderness Stewardship
Volunteer on a Wilderness Stewardship Project
Meet our Staff
We’re fun, exciting and motivated

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

Meet Nathan Crane: 2014 Public Lands Steward

Hi everyone, my name is Nathan Crain. Along with my partner Olivia, I’ll be bucking trees that have fallen across trails in the Badger Creek wilderness near Mt. Hood. For the uninitiated (as I was a few weeks ago), bucking translates more or less as “cutting a fallen tree
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Meet Cassie Hidalgo: 2014 Public Lands Steward

Hello there! I am Cassie Hidalgo from Phoenix Arizona. I am serving as the Wilderness Volunteer Coordinator for the Gifford Pinchot National Forest, Mt. Adams Ranger District. There is not much to my up-bringing that inspired me to be outside and be passionate about helping people and
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