Leader Applications

Applications people can use to request leader status in an activity that will be forwarded on to the appropriate branch representative by Member Services.


Submitted Leader Applications

The blue buttons are links to submitted leader applications forms and data files—these resources may be accessed by those who are admins on any committee. The yellow buttons are links to the application forms—these may be shared with prospective leaders.

Bikepack Leader Application

If you are interested in volunteering as a bikepack trip leader, fill out this form and we will forward it to the nearest volunteer committee so they can review it and help you begin the process of familiarizing you with our guidelines, policies, and standards for these activities.

Canyon Leader Application

Canyon Leader Application

Climb Leader Application

If you are interested in volunteering as a climbing trip leader, read about climbing leadership with our branch and fill out this form and we will forward it to the volunteer committee closest to you. They will review it and help you begin the process of familiarizing you with our guidelines, policies, and minimum standards for climbing with the Mountaineers.

Global Adventure Leader Application

Our Global Adventures program thrives by maintaining an exciting array of trips on offer, with a diverse range of destinations and activity types. New leaders can be an important part of that ongoing diversity. We're delighted to help experienced Mountaineers activity leaders who love to plan and lead multi-day adventure trips to check out the process to become a Global Adventures leader.

Hike, Backpack & Urban Walk Leader Application

If you are interested in volunteering as a hike, backpack, or urban walk trip leader, fill out this form and we will forward it to the nearest volunteer committee so they can review it and help you begin the process of familiarizing you with our guidelines, policies, and standards for these activities. Generally, all prospective hike, backpack, and urban walk leaders should attend a new leader seminar and do a mentored trip in addition to filling out this application.

Sea Kayak Leader Application

If you are interested in volunteering as a sea kayaking trip leader, fill out this form and we will forward it to the volunteer committee closest to you. They will review your application and help you begin the process of familiarizing you with our guidelines, policies, and minimum standards for sea kayaking with The Mountaineers.

Snowshoe Leader Application

If you are interested in volunteering as a snowshoe trip leader, look up the leaders of the snowshoe committees at the branch you affiliate with. You can also fill out this form, however, and we will pass on your information to the volunteer committee closest to you so they can review it and help you begin the process of familiarizing you with our guidelines, policies, and minimum standards for these activities.

Trail Run Leader Application

If you are interested in volunteering as a trail run trip leader, fill out this form and we will forward it to the trail running committee so they can review it and help you begin the process of familiarizing you with our guidelines, policies, and minimum standards for these activities.