Clubwide Activity Standards

Clubwide Activity Standard - Alpine Scrambling

This standard applies to organization-sponsored trips with summit destinations and off-trail travel, known as Alpine Scrambles.

application/pdf Alpine Scrambling Standards_011522.pdf — 91.3 KB

Clubwide Activity Standard - Backcountry Skiing

This standard applies to organization-sponsored backcountry skiing activities only. In November 2020, Branch Leadership Committee approved updated, standalone Cross-Country Skiing Standards. Following that update, these standards apply to Backcountry Skiing only. They will be updated to remove Cross-Country Skiing after the next Backcountry Skiing summit.

application/pdf Club Skiing Standards.pdf — 92.1 KB

Clubwide Activity Standards - Backpacking

This standard applies to organization-sponsored backpacking activities.

application/pdf Backpacking Standards 08Jan2022 APPROVED.pdf — 112.8 KB

Clubwide Activity Standard - Bikepacking

This standard applies to organization-led bikepacking trips and courses.

application/pdf Bikepacking Activity Standards_Updated 042022.pdf — 820.2 KB

Clubwide Activity Standard - Canyoning

This standard applies to organization-led canyoning trips and courses.

application/pdf 2021 Canyoning Activity Standards APPROVED.pdf — 85.1 KB

Clubwide Activity Standard - Climbing

This standard applies to organization-sponsored climbing activities.

application/pdf 2020 Climbing Standards.pdf — 204.8 KB

Clubwide Activity Standard - Cross-Country Skiing

This standard applies to organization-sponsored cross-country skiing trips.

application/pdf Mountaineers Cross-Country Skiing Standards - October 2020.pdf — 62.6 KB

Clubwide Activity Standards - Hiking

This standard applies to organization-sponsored hiking activities.

application/pdf Hiking Standards 08Jan2022 APPROVED.pdf — 99.4 KB

Clubwide Activity Standard - Naturalist Activities

This standard applies to organization-sponsored naturalist activities.

application/pdf Naturalist Activity Standards - Approved 5_18_2022.pdf — 107.5 KB

Clubwide Activity Standard - Navigation (Wilderness Navigation)

Clubwide Activity Standards for Navigation, specifically for the Wilderness Navigation course. On-Trail Navigation standards are in a separate document.

application/pdf Navigation Standards 12-18-20.pdf — 149.0 KB

Clubwide Activity Standard - Navigation (On-Trail Navigation)

Clubwide Activity Standards for Navigation, specifically for the On-Trail Navigation course. Wilderness Navigation standards are in a separate document.

application/pdf On-Trail Navigation Standards - 11Jan2022.docx.pdf — 112.8 KB

Clubwide Activity Standard - Packrafting

This standard applies to organization-sponsored packrafting courses and trips.

application/pdf Packraft Standards - Updated 8_18_2022.pdf — 97.8 KB

Clubwide-Activity-Standard - Recreational Properties

This standard applies to the use of organization recreational properties and operation of lodges, including, but not limited to Baker Lodge, Irish Cabin Property, Kitsap Cabin & Forest Theater, Meany Lodge, and Stevens Lodge.

application/pdf Min Std_Rec Properties.pdf — 88.9 KB

Clubwide Activity Standard - Sea Kayaking

This standard applies to organization-sponsored sea kayaking trips in saltwater or freshwater.

application/pdf 2021 Approved Sea Kayak Standards.pdf — 140.9 KB

Clubwide Activity Standard - Snowshoeing

This standard applies to organization-sponsored trips where snowshoes are used except for alpine scrambles and climbs that may use snowshoes for travel in winter conditions.

application/pdf Snowshoeing Clubwide Activity Standards 12-18-20 (1).pdf — 95.6 KB

Clubwide Activity Standard - Urban Walking

This standard applies to organization-sponsored urban walking activities only. In February 2022, Branch Leadership Committee approved updated, standalone Hiking Standards and Backpacking Standards. Following that update, these standards apply to Urban Walking only. They will be updated to remove Hiking & Backpacking once standalone Urban Walking Standards are developed.

application/pdf 2021 Hike and Backpacking Standards - FINAL DRAFT 2-9-21.pdf — 131.2 KB