Leader Resources
Calender Icon Activity Summits

Avalanche Safety

Climbing 
March 24, 2018

Hiking  & Backpacking
January 12, 2019

Navigation
February 25, 2018

Safety
February 24, 2018

Sailing

Scrambling

Sea Kayaking 
February 2, 2019

Backcountry Skiing

Nordic Skiing
April 11, 2018

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).

Comments Icon Have an Idea? *tell us about it!*

feedback.mountaineers.org

Our feedback and help desk system 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!

People Icon Need Help? *contact us!*

Can't find what you're looking for or need more help?

Contact our Member Services Team at
or 206-521-6001.

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.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

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.

How to:

FINANCIAL POLICIES, PROCEDURES, AND FORMS

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

Quick Links:

    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.

    Quick Links:

    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. 

    Quick Links:

    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!

      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.

      HAVE AN IDEA?

      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!