Winter Scramble Leader

Badge

Winter Scramble Leader

The holder of this badge has been approved by the leaders of their branch's Alpine Scramble Committee to lead winter scrambles for The Mountaineers. Winter Scrambles are winter trips with off-trail travel and a summit destination.

DESCRIPTION OF SKILLS

The holder of this badge has been approved by the leaders of their branch's Alpine Scramble Committee to lead winter scrambles for The Mountaineers. Winter Scrambles are winter trips with off-trail travel and a summit destination. To get this badge, you must be approved by your branch's Alpine Scramble committee. Winter Scramble Leaders must already be Alpine Scramble Leaders.

Sponsoring committees must be satisfied that leaders of winter scrambles have competence in:

  • Have competence in winter travel using crampons and snowshoes, and 
  • Be graduates of a Level I Avalanche Course 

Leaders must also demonstrate skill maintenance by satisfactorily leading at least one trip every three years for the committee(s) for which they are approved as leaders.

WHAT DOES THIS BADGE ALLOW ME TO DO?

  • Lead Winter Scramble activities and field trips

HOW DO I GET THIS BADGE?

Contact the relevant committee contact through your branch's roster for application information and requirements.