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Mountain lifelong learning

Mountain Sentinels is THE resource for age-appropriate courses, activities, learning tools and curriculum that meets learning standards for mountain learners of all ages — from preschoolers to high schoolers, undergrads to retirees. Explore complex mountain issues, from geology and biodiversity to environmental and social issues.

Mountain Sentinels Storymaps

Discover the world’s mountains through an interactive storytelling experience, including maps, personal viewpoints and multi-media resources.
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Mountain presentations

Reading list

See the latest from scientists, practitioners and advocates around the world.
Explore mountain research


Go deep into studying mountain environments, from biophysical measurements to SES modeling, manuals to games.
Dig into mountain resources


Listen to thoughtful discussions around mountain sustainability issues.
Enjoy a mountain coffee talk


Art, literature, film and new media elevating the conversation around mountains.
Hear the Mountain Sentinel Voices


Check out the inspiring work of the Mountain Sentinels Fellows, striving to make mountains more sustainable.
Meet the Fellows