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.


Hike or Backpack Leader Application

If you are interested in volunteering as a hike or backpack trip leader, fill out this form and we will forward it 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.

Climb Leader Application

If you are interested in volunteering as a climbing trip leader, fill out this form and we will forward it 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 climbing 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.

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.

Trail Running Leader Application

If you are interested in volunteering as a trail running 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.