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Friendly, Passionate, and Outdoor-savvy people to lead Adventure Travel Trips across the world!


Great Adventure Travel Leaders

  • Enjoy learning about and sharing cultures and landscapes
  • Have a sense of adventure
  • Are willing to help facilitate meaningful trips for others
  • Like to plan and think through trip logistics


Responsibilities Of The Adventure Travel Trip Leader

  • Dream, plan, and organize AT Trips under oversight of the AT Committiee
  • Lead amazing adventures in places that you love
  • Share your passion with trip participants
  • Communicate with participants leading up to the trip
  • Provide pictures and trip description for promotional materials 
  • Develop and manage the trip budget
  • Arrange trip logistics including any permits and guide or support services
  • Submit post-trip reports


Rewards For The Adventure Travel Trip Leader

  • Designing a trip that reflects your personal interests and passions
  • Spending time traveling in the outdoors with like-minded people
  • The satisfaction of providing a trip that helps others connect with natural wonders, cultures, and adventure
  • Most of your trip and travels costs are covered by the CMC


Adventure Travel Trip Leader Requirements

  • Current Colorado Mountain Club membership
  • At least 18 years old
  • Documented trip planning and leadership skills
  • Current Wilderness First Aid certification (or higher) at the time of the trip
  • Complete Application Form
  • Two completed references
  • Interview with AT Program Manager or ATC Member
  • Approval of the Adventure Travel Committee


Training & Experience Options Include

  • A CMC Group Trip Leader School
  • CMC Adventure Travel Leadership Workshop
  • Documented leadership of similar travel types
  • Co-leading CMC Adventure Travel Trips


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Adventure Travel Trip Leader



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