Leader Resources
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Avalanche Safety

Climbing 
November 11, 2018

Hiking  & Backpacking
January 12, 2019

Navigation
November 17, 2018

Safety

Sailing

Scrambling
November 3, 2018

Sea Kayaking 
February 2, 2019

Backcountry Skiing

Nordic Skiing

Snowshoeing

For more information, or for help with scheduling an Activity Summit, please contact Sara Ramsay (Sea Kayaking, Hiking & Backpacking, Nordic Skiing, Navigation, Sailing, Naturalists) or Steve Smith (Climbing, Scrambling, Avalanche Safety, Backcountry Skiing, Snowshoeing, Safety, Photography).

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Leader Resources

This page is intended to provide answers to 95% of the questions that a Mountaineers volunteer might have about supporting the organization. It contains "how-to" guides for common website questions, links to forms, and information about policies and procedures - as well as other helpful information for activity and course leaders, committees, and branches.

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Courses, Activities, and EVENTs

For a basic overview of our activity, course, clinic, seminar, event, and lodge stay structure, please visit our Schedule & Manage page.

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FINANCIAL POLICIES, PROCEDURES, AND FORMS

The Financial Policies, Procedures, and Forms folder contains financial and policy-related forms for our volunteers, leaders, and contractors.

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BRANCH and COMMITTEE Resources

For basic information to manage your branch or committee, please visit the Branch & Committees How To page. For additional resources, please visit the Branch and Committee Administration page. 

  • How do I find my Committee Chair? Visit your My Profile page and select the applicable committee. Your Committee Chair will be listed on the right-hand side of the committee page. Select his/her name to visit their profile page.
  • How do I find my Branch Chair? Visit your My Profile page and select the link to your branch (listed beneath your name). Select "About Us", on the right-hand side of the branch home page. Your Branch Chair will be listed on the right-hand side of the committee page. Select his/her name to visit their profile page.

Shared activity RESOURCES

Our Shared Activity Resources folder is place where our leaders can share materials (and view resources shared by others) relevant to specific activities or programs.

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posting and managing WEBSITE CONTENT 

Please follow The Mountaineers publications style guide when posting or managing any content on the website.

SAFETy guidance

Please visit the Safety Committee page for complete information about our safety programs and procedures. 

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YOUTH programs, POLICIES, AND FORMS

Learn about getting involved with our Youth Programs

    BOARD POLICIES

    Like all organizations, we have rules that guide our collective efforts. Please visit the Board Policies page for detailed information about our guiding principles.

    LAND USE MANAGER RESOURCES

    Please visit the Permits, Passes, and Fees page for help planning your activities and courses on local, state, and federal lands. Information about applicable permitting is also available in individual Routes & Places listings.

    Leader Lines

    Leader Lines is a monthly newsletter specifically curated for The Mountaineers' leaders!

    Quick Links:

    • Not receiving Leader Lines? Visit your My Profile page and select "My Preferences" to opt into the Leader Lines newsletter.
    • Browse past issues of Leader Lines in the Leader Lines Archive.
    • Have an article, blog post, or leadership opportunity for an upcoming edition of Leader Lines? Email Sara Ramsay, Education Manager, to share your idea!

    eLearning

    As a part of the Progressive Climbing Education initiative, The Mountaineers is investing in eLearning to complement our existing courses. Our goal is to work with all of our branches to create meaningful, engaging, and high quality eLearning lessons that will benefit current and future Mountaineers for years to come! Read more on our blog.

    It is our sincere hope that you will join us as an eLearning volunteer and be a part of these efforts. We need your help, expertise, and ideas! By completing the following forms, you can submit your ideas for new courses or sign up for our volunteer roster.

    Become a leader!

    Are you interested in becoming a leader for The Mountaineers?Please visit the following pages for additional information or get in touch with Member Services!

    NEED MORE HELP?

    Can't find what you're looking for or need some additional assistance? Contact our Member Services Team at  or 206-521-6001.

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    Tell us about it! Log on to feedback.mountaineers.org, our feedback and help desk system powered by UserVoice. It's for everyone – all of our volunteers, leaders, members and guests – to add, review, comment on, and vote for ideas. This helps us prioritize future projects with your ideas in mind!