Sport Climbing Educator Assessment


Sport Climbing Educator Assessment - Vantage (Frenchman Coulee)

MEA Certification Assessment. Reserved for volunteers who have applied for MEA Educator status. The deadline for enrollment is April 30.

COVID-19: Learn about our most up-to-date guidance for participants and leaders on our COVID-19 Response page. All participants and leaders must agree to the COVID-19 Code of Conduct before participating in this Mountaineers activity.
  • Sat, May 21, 2022
  • UIAA Standards Committee
  • Climbing
  • Adults
  • Crag Rock Climb
  • Challenging

We'll meet at the climbers camping at 8am. You're encouraged to camp with us the night before.

An application is required, however you can register for this assessment before submitting your application. All applications MUST be submitted by April 30, and will be approved or declined by May 5. We encourage you to join the waitlist if the roster is already full.

Please note: Applications will not be reviewed until the week of April 18.


1. Submit your application

  • Be sure to highlight your experience as it relates to the standard(s) in which you are applying for. Fill out all information within the application, plus the following 3 references, each of which needs to come from a different person:

2. Group Management & Leadership Reference Form

  • Email this link to your mentor or a Mountaineers Leader who is qualified to assess your  skills in group management and leadership. 
  • When possible, the person completing this form should have been on a trip with you in the past three years.

3. Teaching & Mentoring Reference Form

  • Email this link to an instructor or Climb/Scramble leader who has observed you instructing or mentoring, and can speak to your teaching competencies. 
  • When possible, the person completing this form should have been co-teaching a course or clinic with you in the past three years.
  • Examples include observations during field trips, lectures, and outings. 

4. Participant Reference Form 

  • Participant references could be leaders, partners, or participants of outings or classes you have been a part of. 

Note:  Applicants must have a minimum of 3 different people providing references and a maximum of 5 people 

Once your application packet is received, the review committee may contact a selection of individuals who have been on outings with you, either from the list provided or from Mountaineers trip rosters. 



Vantage (Frenchman Coulee)

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

Equipment will be discussed in pre-trip communications. 

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