Minimum Activity Standards



Minimum Standards - Alpine Scrambling

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

PDF document icon Min_Std_Alpine_Scrambling_BLC approved 1-18-2017.pdf — PDF document, 25 KB

Minimum Standards - Climbing

This standard applies to organization-sponsored climbing activities.

PDF document icon Min Std_Climbing.pdf — PDF document, 183 KB

UPDATED! Minimum Standards - Hiking & Backpacking

This standard applies to organization-sponsored mountain trips on established hiking routes longer than 2 miles round trip.

PDF document icon Min Std_Hiking 3-16-2016.pdf — PDF document, 119 KB

Minimum Standards - Recreational Properties

This standard applies to the use of organization recreational properties and operation of lodges, including, but not limited to Baker Lodge, Kitsap Cabin, Meany Lodge, Snoqualmie Campus, and Stevens Lodge.

PDF document icon Min Std_Rec Properties.pdf — PDF document, 88 KB

UPDATED Minimum Standards - Sea Kayaking

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

PDF document icon Min Std_SeaKayaking 4-20-2016.pdf — PDF document, 83 KB

Minimum Standards - 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.

PDF document icon Min Std_Snowshoeing.pdf — PDF document, 71 KB

Minimum Standards - Skiing

This standard applies to organization-sponsored ski activities and trips.

PDF document icon Min Std_Skiing.pdf — PDF document, 70 KB