Fire Lookout Crew Leader

Badge

Fire Lookout Crew Leader

The holder of this badge has been approved to lead fire lookout and related trail maintenance activities for The Mountaineers.

Description of Skills

The holder of this badge has participated in Mountaineers (or equivalent) training and demonstrated sound judgment, strong leadership skills, and technical proficiency in the following: 
  • Site safety
  • Expediting/Planning for necessary supplies for group to have necessary tools and materials
  • Managing group safety and dynamics

WHAT DOES THIS BADGE ALLOW ME TO DO?

  • This badge allows you to lead work parties of volunteers to paint and stain, replace roofing shakes and broken windows, and repair structural elements to lookouts originally constructed in the 1930’s and ‘40s. 

HOW DO I GET THIS BADGE?

To get this badge you must get approval from a branch committee sponsoring fire lookout maintenance projects. Contact the relevant committee person through your branch's roster for application information and requirements.