All Award Badges

A complete list of all the award, patch, peak pin, and paddle pin badges you can earn as a member and volunteer of The Mountaineers.

2014 "10+ Trips" Key Leader

2014 "10+ Trips" Key Leader

The holder of this badge posted and led 10 or more trips for The Mountaineers in 2014!

2014 Super Volunteer

2014 Super Volunteer

The holder of this badge volunteered their time in 15 or more different ways in 2014!

2015 "10+ Trips" Key Leader

2015 "10+ Trips" Key Leader

The holder of this badge posted and led 10 or more trips for The Mountaineers in 2015!

2015 Super Volunteer

2015 Super Volunteer

The holder of this badge volunteered their time in 15 or more different ways in 2015!

2016 "10+ Trips"  Key Leader

2016 "10+ Trips" Key Leader

The badge recipient posted and led ten or more trips for The Mountaineers in 2016!

2016 Super Volunteer

2016 Super Volunteer

The holder of this badge volunteered their time in 15 or more different ways in 2016!

2017 "10+ Trips" Key Leader

2017 "10+ Trips" Key Leader

The recipient of this badge led ten or more trips for The Mountaineers in 2017!

2017 Super Volunteer

2017 Super Volunteer

The recipient of this badge volunteered their time in 15 or more different instances during 2017!

Bellingham Branch Baker's Dozen

Bellingham Branch Baker's Dozen

An award for climbing peaks all near the dominant landmark of Mount Baker. It's called the "Baker's Dozen" because to earn it you must climb any 13 peaks on the list. Outside of Mount Baker itself and the famously scenic Mount Shuksan, these summits are all relatively obscure.

Bellingham Branch Service Award

Bellingham Branch Service Award

Service Awards are given to a volunteer at each branch every year to honor those who have gone "above and beyond" with their efforts and contributions to The Mountaineers organization.

Everett Branch 20 Lookout Peaks

Everett Branch 20 Lookout Peaks

A peak pin and badge for hiking to peaks with fire lookouts maintained by our Everett Branch.

Everett Branch Bronze Peak Award

Everett Branch Bronze Peak Award

This badge is awarded by the Everett Climbing Committee for summiting 6 of 7 peaks in one of the Darrington, Index, or Monte Cristo groups.

Everett Branch Classic Eight

Everett Branch Classic Eight

A fabric patch and profile badge for climbing eight classic and very challenging peaks in the North Cascades.

Everett Branch Gold Peak Award

Everett Branch Gold Peak Award

This badge is awarded by the Everett Climbing Committee for summiting 6 of 7 peaks in all three of the Darrington, Index, and Monte Cristo groups.

Everett Branch Ken Nelson Climbing Award

Everett Branch Ken Nelson Climbing Award

The Ken Nelson Memorial Climbing Award honors a member of the Everett Mountaineers for outstanding climb leadership and service to Everett Branch climbing program. It symbolizes the heritage of inspiration, instruction, and leadership, which is so vital to the Mountaineers.

Everett Branch Larry Ingalls Distinguished Service Award

Everett Branch Larry Ingalls Distinguished Service Award

The Distinguished Service Award recognizes Everett Mountaineers who have served prodigiously in volunteer and leadership roles that are so vital to the Branch legacy.

Everett Branch Nordic Ski Program Service Award

Everett Branch Nordic Ski Program Service Award

The Nordic Ski Program Service Award, established in 2004, is an honor for distinguished service to the Nordic Ski program.

Everett Branch Silver Peak Award

Everett Branch Silver Peak Award

This badge is awarded by the Everett Climbing Committee for summiting 6 of 7 peaks in any two of the Darrington, Index, or Monte Cristo groups.

Foothills Branch Pacific Crest Trail 50 Miles

Foothills Branch Pacific Crest Trail 50 Miles

A digital profile badge earned by hiking, backpacking or snowshoeing 50 or more one-way miles on the Pacific Crest Trail in Washington State.

Foothills Branch Pacific Crest Trail 100 Miles

Foothills Branch Pacific Crest Trail 100 Miles

A digital profile badge earned by hiking, backpacking or snowshoeing 100 or more one-way miles on the Pacific Crest Trail in Washington State.

Foothills Branch Pacific Crest Trail 250 Miles

Foothills Branch Pacific Crest Trail 250 Miles

A digital profile badge earned by hiking, backpacking or snowshoeing 250 or more one-way miles on the Pacific Crest Trail in Washington State.

Foothills Branch Pacific Crest Trail 500 Miles

Foothills Branch Pacific Crest Trail 500 Miles

A digital profile badge earned by hiking, backpacking or snowshoeing 500 or more one-way miles on the Pacific Crest Trail in Washington State.

Foothills Branch Service Award

Foothills Branch Service Award

Service Awards are given to a volunteer at each branch every year to honor those who have gone "above and beyond" with their efforts and contributions to The Mountaineers organization.

Honorary Member

Honorary Member

Honorary membership may be granted to individuals whose philosophy and deeds uphold the spirit, ideals, and purposes of The Mountaineers in an outstanding manner and who are likely to continue to uphold these principles.

Kitsap Branch Service Award

Kitsap Branch Service Award

Service Awards are given to a volunteer at each branch every year to honor those who have gone "above and beyond" with their efforts and contributions to The Mountaineers organization.

Leadership in Youth Education Award

Leadership in Youth Education Award

Established in 2015, the Martinique Grigg Leadership in Youth Education Award recognizes a volunteer who has contributed to our youth programs in a way that supports our efforts to ensure that youth have access to the outdoor experience and the many opportunities it provides.

Olympia Branch Alpine Lakes

Olympia Branch Alpine Lakes

A pin and badge earned by hiking to 12 lakes in the Alpine Lakes Wilderness.

Olympia Branch Lookout Patch

Olympia Branch Lookout Patch

A patch and badge for hiking, climbing, or scrambling to the summit of peaks that are or were Forest Fire Lookouts sites.

Olympia Branch Lookout Rocker

Olympia Branch Lookout Rocker

A rocker and badge to go with your patch and badge for hiking, climbing, or scrambling to the summit of peaks that are or were Forest Fire Lookouts sites.

Olympia Branch North Cascades Lakes

Olympia Branch North Cascades Lakes

A pin and badge earned for hiking to 12 alpine lakes in the North Cascades.

Olympia Branch Olympic Lakes

Olympia Branch Olympic Lakes

A pin and badge earned for hiking to 12 alpine lakes in the Olympics.

Olympia Branch Olympic Peaks

Olympia Branch Olympic Peaks

A peak pin and badge earned by climbing some of the highest and remote peaks on the Olympic Peninsula. Climb any ten and at least one in each area.

Olympia Branch Olympic Trails 100 Miles

Olympia Branch Olympic Trails 100 Miles

A patch badge earned by hiking 100 or more one way miles on trails in the Olympic National Park and Olympic National Forest.

Olympia Branch Scramble Peaks Copper

Olympia Branch Scramble Peaks Copper

A peak pin and badge awarded for ascents of scramble peaks in the Olympic Mountains. This is the first in a set of three peak pin badges.

Olympia Branch Scramble Peaks Gold

Olympia Branch Scramble Peaks Gold

A peak pin and badge awarded for ascents of scramble peaks in the Olympic Mountains. This is the third and final in a set of three peak pin badges.

Olympia Branch Scramble Peaks Silver

Olympia Branch Scramble Peaks Silver

A peak pin and badge awarded for ascents of scramble peaks in the Olympic Mountains. This is the second in a set of three peak pin badges.

Olympia Branch Sea Kayaking Riptides and Rapids

Olympia Branch Sea Kayaking Riptides and Rapids

A pin and badge for specific challenging sea kayak adventures.

Olympia Branch Sea Kayaking South Sound Inlets

Olympia Branch Sea Kayaking South Sound Inlets

A sea kayaking pin and badge for paddling along the shoreline of inlets in South Puget Sound.

Olympia Branch Sea Kayking South Sound Islands

Olympia Branch Sea Kayking South Sound Islands

A pin and badge for circumnavigating islands in the South Puget Sound by sea kayak.

Olympia Branch Service Award

Olympia Branch Service Award

For service above and beyond the call of duty to our Olympia Branch.

Olympia Branch South Cascades Lakes

Olympia Branch South Cascades Lakes

A pin and badge earned for hiking to 12 alpine lakes in the South Cascades.

Outdoor Centers Service Award

Outdoor Centers Service Award

Service Awards are given to a volunteer at each branch or division every year to honor those who have gone "above and beyond" with their efforts and contributions to The Mountaineers organization.

Seattle Branch 15 Hiking Peaks in Mount Rainier National Park

Seattle Branch 15 Hiking Peaks in Mount Rainier National Park

A badge and a challenge coin for hiking to the summit of 15 peaks in Mount Rainier National Park.

Seattle Branch 25 Peaks in Mount Rainier National Park

Seattle Branch 25 Peaks in Mount Rainier National Park

A profile badge and challenge coin for climbing 25 peaks in Mount Rainier National Park.

Seattle Branch 50 Peaks in Mount Rainier National Park

Seattle Branch 50 Peaks in Mount Rainier National Park

A badge on your profile and a challenge coin for climbing 50 peaks in Mount Rainier National Park.

Seattle Branch 100 Alpine Scrambles Award

Seattle Branch 100 Alpine Scrambles Award

A paperweight and badge for scrambling any 100 peaks listed as scrambles on our website.

Seattle Branch 100 Peaks in Mount Rainier National Park

Seattle Branch 100 Peaks in Mount Rainier National Park

A peak pink and badge for climbing 100 peaks in Mount Rainier National Park.

Seattle Branch Cascade Classics

Seattle Branch Cascade Classics

A peak pin and badge earned by climbing some of the most remote and challenging peaks in the Pacific Northwest. These peaks are all within or near North Cascades National Park.

Seattle Branch Five Majors

Seattle Branch Five Majors

A peak pin and badge for climbing the five major Cascade volcanoes in Washington.

Seattle Branch Mountaineers Clubhouse

Seattle Branch Mountaineers Clubhouse

A peak pin and badge for scrambling the ten peaks in the Olympics that were visible from our former clubhouse in downtown Seattle.

Seattle Branch Service Award

Seattle Branch Service Award

Service Awards are given to a volunteer at each branch every year to honor those who have gone "above and beyond" with their efforts and contributions to The Mountaineers organization.

Seattle Branch Six Majors

Seattle Branch Six Majors

A peak pin and badge for climbing the six major Cascade volcanoes in Washington. You can only earn this one if you climbed Mount St. Helens before her eruption in 1980!

Seattle Branch Snoqualmie First Ten

Seattle Branch Snoqualmie First Ten

A peak pin and badge for climbing ten peaks in the Snoqualmie Pass area.

Seattle Branch Snoqualmie Second Ten

Seattle Branch Snoqualmie Second Ten

A peak pin and badge for climbing 20 peaks in the Snoqualmie Pass area.

Seattle Branch Teanaway Ten

Seattle Branch Teanaway Ten

A peak pin and badge for scrambling ten peaks in the Teanaway River area.

Seattle Branch Teanaway Twenty

Seattle Branch Teanaway Twenty

A peak pin and badge for scrambling a second ten peaks in the Teanaway River area.

Tacoma Branch Cascade Volcanoes

Tacoma Branch Cascade Volcanoes

A peak pin and badge for climbing the 20 major volcanoes in the Cascade Range, stretching from Canada to California.

Tacoma Branch Central Sound Paddling Experience

Tacoma Branch Central Sound Paddling Experience

A paddle pin and badge for sea kayaking to destinations in Central Puget Sound.

Tacoma Branch Irish Cabin First Twelve

Tacoma Branch Irish Cabin First Twelve

A peak pin and badge for scrambling a collection of peaks near our Irish Cabin property and the Carbon River entrance to Mount Rainier National Park.

Tacoma Branch Irish Cabin Second Twelve

Tacoma Branch Irish Cabin Second Twelve

A peak pin and badge for scrambling a collection of peaks near our Irish Cabin property and the Carbon River entrance to Mount Rainier National Park.

Tacoma Branch Service Award

Tacoma Branch Service Award

Service Awards are given to a volunteer at each branch every year to honor those who have gone "above and beyond" with their efforts and contributions to The Mountaineers organization.

Tacoma Branch Tahoma First Peak Award

Tacoma Branch Tahoma First Peak Award

A peak pin and badge for scrambling part of a collection of 32 peaks on the southern slopes and foothills of Mount Rainier.

Tacoma Branch Tahoma Second Peak Award

Tacoma Branch Tahoma Second Peak Award

A peak pin and badge for scrambling part of a collection of 32 peaks on the southern slopes and foothills of Mount Rainier.

The Mountaineers Leader of the Year

The Mountaineers Leader of the Year

This is the award given to the one volunteer in the entire organization who has contributed to the mission of The Mountaineers in a way that exceeds all expectations of our many exceptional volunteers. This is an organization-wide award strives to identify the Mountaineers Leader whose trips have received the best feedback, maintained the safety and enjoyment of his or her groups, and gotten large numbers of people outside!

The Mountaineers Service Award

The Mountaineers Service Award

This is the award given to the one volunteer in the entire organization who has contributed to the mission of The Mountaineers in a way that exceeds all expectations of our many exceptional volunteers. This is an organization-wide Service Award, as distinguished from the ones given within each distinct branch.