Come explore the Mount St. Helens landscape with us! We have field seminars, inspiring hikes, guided climbs, evening lectures, and other events aimed at deepening your understanding of the Pacific Northwest’s volcanic landscapes, natural processes and cultural past. The Mount St. Helens Institute is proud to operate under a special-use permit from the U.S. Forest Service and is an equal opportunity education provider.
2015 Guided Programs
Make your dream come true! Climb to the top of Mount St. Helens or get up close to Crater Glacier with our trained guides and staff.
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Mount Margaret Backcountry Volunteer Vacation
July 25 - August 1, 2015. Join us for a week-long trail work project at Mount St. Helens!
It’s a Blast!
May 16 is the first day you can access Johnston Ridge Observatory! Join us and support MSHI!
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Over 17,000 volunteer hours and hands-on science learning in an explosively dynamic natural laboratory.