MEA is committed to building a safe and inclusive outdoor community rooted in collaboration, continuing education, and volunteer leadership. Our partner organizations help people become self-sufficient mountain travelers while building a supportive community based on a shared passion for the outdoors.
For more information about Mountain LEAD and opportunities in your area, please contact one of our member organizations.
Together we can achieve remarkable results. We build respectful, trusting, collaborative relationships with each other and with the greater community.
We are focused on increasing the quality of recreational mountain sports. We find thoughtful and creative solutions to problems. Improvement and growth are core to our mission.
Consistent and reliable training results in well informed educators who teach common best practices. We focus on delivering a consistent experience for all of our members.
Our partner organizations are deeply rooted in volunteerism and giving back to their communities. Our most important work happens from the efforts of dedicated volunteers.
If you are a volunteer who would like to get involved in MEA programming, you can view our upcoming programs below and contact one of our partner organizations directly.