Mount St. Helens Institute offers guided adventures year-round. Winter trips include snowshoe excursions to icy waterfalls or other winter wonderland locations. Summer brings trips to the summit, Crater Glacier, and even into the crater. In the fall we head out to the woods to teach mushroom identification. See below to learn about these events and more. If you don't see what you want listed, you can join our mailing list to be notified when next year's registration opens.
Educational guided trips for families with youth participants.
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Come explore the magical kingdom of fungi! Learn how to identify common characteristics of wild edible and inedible mushrooms.
Join our mountain guides on an unforgettable adventure up to the crater rim of Mount St. Helens. Also offering Summit Climbs with a Geologist!
A staff favorite! Trek across the Pumice Plain to Loowit Falls, then up to a viewpoint at the base of the crater overlooking the spectacular Crater Glacier!
During this bucket list adventure limited to less than 80 people per year, you'll hike into the crater with a geologist on a journey like no other.