Updates

Thursday, August 29, 2013 - 1:40pm
  On Friday August 23, The Mountain Institute held a Solar Day at its Spruce Knob Mountain Center to celebrate the solar panels that were installed at the Center in June.   The day began...
Wednesday, August 21, 2013 - 9:03am
The Mountain Institute mourns the passing of Jane Pratt -- a staunch advocate for mountain communities and environments around the world.   Jane Pratt passed away on Monday, August 12, 2013,...
Friday, August 16, 2013 - 8:58am
  Dr. Alton Byers, The Mountain Institute's Director of Science and Exploration, came away from this summer's Glacial Flooding and Disaster Risk Management Knowledge Exchange and Field...
Wednesday, August 14, 2013 - 1:47pm
by Braja Smith, Resident InstructorAt last month's Spruce Knob Mountain Center staff alumni reunion, we were treated to slideshows of pictures of the Spruce Knob Mountain Center from years past....
Wednesday, August 14, 2013 - 1:47pm
by Braja Smith, Resident Instructor At last month's Spruce Knob Mountain Center staff alumni reunion, we were treated to slideshows of pictures of the Spruce Knob Mountain Center from years past....
Sunday, August 4, 2013 - 4:44pm
This week wrapped up our last week of Mountain Trail Monitors, and students from Winfield, Petersburg, Morgantown and Canaan Valley joined us in clearing Horton and Spring Ridge trails, and...
Sunday, August 4, 2013 - 4:44pm
Hard at work in the Seneca Creek Back Country. This week wrapped up our last week of Mountain Trail Monitors, and students from Winfield, Petersburg, Morgantown and Canaan Valley joined us in...
Saturday, August 3, 2013 - 12:21pm
 It is turning out to be a busy weekend at the Spruce Knob Mountain Center, with participants from the Hero's Journey Foundation and the Northern Virginia Astronomy Club sharing High Camp with...
Saturday, August 3, 2013 - 12:21pm
 It is turning out to be a busy weekend at the Spruce Knob Mountain Center, with participants from the Hero's Journey Foundation and the Northern Virginia Astronomy Club sharing High Camp with...
Thursday, July 18, 2013 - 10:19am
Scientists from around the world are currently meeting in Huaraz, Peru to exchange knowledge about the critical importance of high mountain glacial watersheds and receive education and training on...
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