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General Information for Candidates and Leaders

  • Leaders' Reference Book, Chapter One — the current rules governing the granting of ratings pdf
  • LTC Policy updates:
    • Revised Evaluator Experience Policy, 30 March 2009. In the past, evaluators have been required to have two years of experience at or above the level of the provisional that they are evaluating.
      The revised policy is: "Provisional leader evaluators shall have been rated at or above the level of the trip for two years or have a requisite body of experience as determined by the LTC and Safety Committee."
    • Revised LTC Safety Policy, 23 March 2009, doc, pdf
    • NEW M-Rock and M-Snow Ratings doc, pdf
    • M, M-Rock, and M-Snow FAQ doc, pdf
    • I Rating FAQ doc, pdf
    • Publication Policy: The Leadership Training Committee voted to drop the I/M/E requirement that one provisional lead be published in the Chapter Schedule of Activities. The LTC continues to encourage candidates to seek a diverse group of participants by publishing in the Schedule, the Southern Sierran, or by co-listing their outings with several Angeles Chapter entities.
    • Check-off Policy: If a candidate fails a checkout, that person should be assigned to a different examiner at the next checkout that person attends if at all possible.
  • Planning a Provisional Outing by Ron Campbell, LTC Vice-Chair doc, pdf
  • Candidates' Common Mistakes — And How to Avoid Them by Ron Campbell, LTC Vice-Chair doc, pdf
  • The M/E Provisional Lead Committee Information by Dan Richter and Tina Bowman pdf
  • A Model M/E Climbing Resume by Ron Campbell, LTC Vice-Chair doc, pdf
  • When A Trip Member Is Injured: Bedside Manner And The Outing Leader by John Edington, Chairman of the Sierra Club's Insurance Committee pdf
  • A Web Guide for Angeles Chapter Leaders by Ron Campbell, LTC Vice-Chair doc, pdf

Safety Committee Information

  • Angeles Chapter Safety Policy doc, pdf
  • Safety Committee Report 2004-07 pdf

OLT-101 Leader Training Refresher

The National Leader Standards require leaders to refresh their training at least every four years. This means reviewing (1) National policies and also (2) Angeles Chapter policies.

  1. You can refresh on National policies by doing any one of the following:
  2. You can refresh on Angeles Chapter policies by reading the Angeles Chapter OLT-101 Supplement

Be sure to inform your Outings Chair(s) after you've completed refreshing your training!

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