Course Badges

A list of our Course Badges with details about the skills you'll learn, how to obtain them, and how obtaining them helps you become a safer, more skilled participant, leader and instructor!

Course Badges

A list of our Course Badges with details about the skills you'll learn, how to obtain them, and how obtaining them helps you become a safer, more skilled participant, leader and instructor!

Advanced Scrambling Course

Advanced Scrambling Course

This badge represents completion of our Advanced Scrambling Course of study.

Advanced Scrambling Course Student

Advanced Scrambling Course Student

This badge represents that someone has enrolled in The Advanced Scrambling Course and is in the process of learning its skills.

Aid & Big Wall Climbing Course

Aid & Big Wall Climbing Course

This badge is for those participating in our Aid & Big Wall Climbing Seminar.

Alpine Scrambling Leadership Course

Alpine Scrambling Leadership Course

This badge represents successful completion of The Alpine Scramble Leadership Course. Alpine Scramble or Basic Climbing course graduates that have continued their climbing education and/or raised their leadership skills have completed this course.

Alpine Scrambling Course Student

Alpine Scrambling Course Student

This badge represents enrollment in our Alpine Scrambling Course which involves travel on and across low or moderately-exposed snow and rock terrain that does not require rope or protection.

Alpine Scrambling Course

Alpine Scrambling Course

This badge represents successful completion of our Alpine Scrambling Course which involves travel on and across low or moderately-exposed snow and rock terrain that does not require rope or protection.

Avalanche Awareness Course

Avalanche Awareness Course

This badge represents successful completion of our Avalanche Awareness Course, an introduction to understanding and avoiding avalanches.

Avalanche Level 1 Course

Avalanche Level 1 Course

This badge represents successful completion of The Mountaineers Avalanche Level 1 Course.

Avalanche Level 2 Course

Avalanche Level 2 Course

This badge represents successful completion of The Mountaineers Avalanche Level 2 Course.

Backcountry Skiing Course

Backcountry Skiing Course

This badge represents successful completion of The Backcountry Skiing Course, which teaches necessary skills to safely travel the backcountry for alpine tourers, telemarkers, and (depending on the class being offered) snowboarders of intermediate level or better.

Intermediate Snowshoeing Course Student

Intermediate Snowshoeing Course Student

The holder of this badge is enrolled in our Intermediate Snowshoeing Course, and is in the process of completing its requirements.

Intermediate Snowshoeing Course

Intermediate Snowshoeing Course

This badge represents successful completion of the Intermediate Snowshoeing Course.

Backpacking Course

Backpacking Course

This badge represents successful completion of our Backpacking Course, which enables you to safely enjoy overnight trips into the backcountry.

Basic Alpine Climbing Course Student

Basic Alpine Climbing Course Student

This badge represents that someone has enrolled in our Basic Alpine Climbing Course and is in the process of learning its skills.

Basic Alpine Climbing Course

Basic Alpine Climbing Course

This badge represents successful completion of our Basic Alpine Climbing Course.

Basic GPS Course

Basic GPS Course

This badge represents adequate completion of The Basic GPS Course, which expands on skills taught in Basic Navigation courses.

Basic Nature Photography Course

Basic Nature Photography Course

This badge represents successful completion of a Basic Photography or other comparable course offered by a Photography Committee.

Basic Navigation Course

Basic Navigation Course

This badge on represents successful completion of the Basic Navigation Course.

Basic Snowshoeing Course Student

Basic Snowshoeing Course Student

This badge represents that someone has enrolled in our Basic Snowshoeing Course, an introductory course that prepares you to travel safely in the winter backcountry on snowshoes.