Master Educator Courses
Leave No Trace Master Educator Course – Rainier Mountaineering Inc. (RMI)
This unique program couples a Leave No Trace Master Educator course with mountaineering skills instruction and an ascent of a classic North Cascades peak, Mt. Baker. This is an Leave No Trace Master Educator certification course. Successful graduates of the course are able to offer and teach two-day Leave No Trace Trainer course and Awareness Workshops.
The Mt. Baker Leave No Trace Master Educator Course and Climb is the perfect adventure for those new to climbing or those who have previous climbing experience. The Leave No Trace Master Educator course provides participants with extensive training in Leave No Trace skills and ethics, through practical application in a field-based setting. This Master Educator course is designed for people who are actively teaching backcountry skills or providing recreation information to the public.
During a five-day ascent of Mt. Baker, the course will focus on the specifics of running a Leave No Trace Trainer program – planning, logistics, equipment, managing groups in the field, risk management, teaching techniques, and more. With one classroom day and five days spent in the field, the course will cover the Seven Leave No Trace Principles and discuss outdoor ethics in-depth, as well as give the participants the tools and techniques for disseminating low-impact skills to outdoor enthusiasts.
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