Base Camp is an exciting opportunity for folks to camp on the north side of Mount St. Helens. Bring your camping gear, set up for the weekend, and participate in all the mountain has to offer. Gaze into the blast zone and enjoy grand views in all directions, go on a self-guided adventure, or join us for a guided hike on the hummocks. You can launch all your adventures from Base Camp Mount St. Helens, located at the Science and Learning Center above Coldwater Lake. In the evenings, enjoy dinner with us, then visit our decadent smores bar, before winding down at the community campfire with your fellow campers.
Join our experienced guides on one of many adventures in the Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument. Get up close and personal with one of the fastest-growing glaciers in the United States on the Glacier Overlook Hike. Join a Summit Climb and head to the crater rim for spectacular views. Learn about the rich history of the area on an Eruption Hike. These adventures and more are open for registration, so what are you waiting for?
Views and Brews May 18th at 6 PM PST. Dr. Alexa Van Eaton answers the question 'what have we learned in 42 years since the iconic eruption of Mount St. Helens?' In this talk, we will cover the geology of the explosive sequence on May 18th that left an indelible impression on the Pacific Northwest and revolutionized the field of volcanology.
Our Family Adventure Camps are designed to inspire curiosity about Mount St. Helens and to build comfort in exploring the outdoors. We will hike and play, create art, and get our hands dirty. Activities are designed for youth and intergenerational teams. Explore the volcanic landscape of Mount St. Helens with the whole family!
Calling all volcano lovers! The Mount St. Helens Institute is recruiting new volunteers for the 2022 season! MSHI volunteers help create safe, fun, educational, and inclusive experiences for all adventurers. New Volunteer Orientations will be held on May 8th, so apply now if you're interested!
North is a proud member of 1% for the Planet and its incredible mission of inspiring businesses and individuals to support environmental solutions.
They have aligned with local non-profits for every region that they have created a glass for. Their commitment is to donate 1% of the sales of each glass to select non-profits that are working to protect the mountains or improve the community surrounding each mountain featured in their glasses. We're is grateful for their support!
Mount St. Helens Institute operates under a special use permit from the US Forest Service and is honored to work on the Traditional Cultural Property, ancestral and present-day lands of the Cowlitz Indian Tribe and the Confederated Tribes and Bands of the Yakama Nation.
Mount St. Helens Institute is an equal opportunity provider.