General Feedback

This forum is for you to share ideas and exchange feedback with Mountaineers members, guests, volunteers, and leadership. You may vote for or comment on any forum idea and will be notified of status changes to that idea. Your feedback helps us prioritize projects and improvements for our organization. We receive lots of great ideas, so please search the forum first before adding a new one. If your idea is not yet in our forum, please post it with a simple title and an explanation of your idea and how it benefits The Mountaineers. If you want to learn more about what has already been developed and what is up next, please visit our Technology Blog. Thank you for your participation!

Please note that all our courses, events, trips and course-related activities have feedback forms so that you give feedback for every activity in which you participate. You’ll get an email reminder to do so just after the activity. If your feedback is of urgent nature it may be best to contact the chair of the committee that sponsors that program directly. Not sure who the chair is? Contact our Member Services Team at info@mountaineers.org.

If there was a safety incident or near miss, you will have the opportunity for submitting an Incident Report after submitting activity feedback. You may also use the Incident Report button on the activity detail page (from your My Activities page) or contact our Safety Committee directly at safety@mountaineers.org.

If you reached this site wanting to report problem behavior by another member or harassment. Please submit a Behavioral Complaint Form.

  • Hot ideas
  • Top ideas
  • New ideas
  • My feedback
  1. Upgrade to latest 4.3.x version of Plone GH2850

    To make sure we have the latest bugfixes, can more easily contribute any fixes of our own back to Plone, and are in the best position to upgrade to Plone 5.

    0 votes
    Sign in Sign in with The Mountaineers
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    0 comments  ·  Infrastructure  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. Create more robust Offered expiration date/time

    We'd like to be able to send multiple reminders of offered status and can't report or make emails that do that without a hard date/time added to the course participant and activity participant record in Salesforce

    0 votes
    Sign in Sign in with The Mountaineers
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    0 comments  ·  Infrastructure  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. Rosters: Registration Date/Time Sort Order GH1183

    When sorting by registration date/time, date sort order is correct but not time within a date.

    0 votes
    Sign in Sign in with The Mountaineers
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    Completed  ·  0 comments  ·  Rosters  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  4. Deceased member information ~SFOnly

    What needs to happen to membership accounts when a member passing- including but not limited to unsubscribe from emails, change contact for communication on membership etc.

    Website:
    ○ If part of a family membership, adjust as needed for the survivor(s)
    ○ Set membership expiration to the date when marked as deceased
    ○ Unsubscribe from all email newsletters
    ○ Unsubscribe from magazine mailing if not part of a family membership
    ○ Remove from all committees

    Salesforce:
    ○ Set Email Opt Out to True

    0 votes
    Sign in Sign in with The Mountaineers
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    1 comment  ·  Members  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  5. Show Guests in Event RSVP Portlet : GH2474

    Right now you can't see your guests in the event register portlet which means its hard to know how to cancel/add until you open.

    0 votes
    Sign in Sign in with The Mountaineers
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    0 comments  ·  Events  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  6. Add ability to adjust map zoom level on location tab GH2513

    Map zoom level is not saved during the editing process for an activity/course/etc. The displayed map defaults to a specific zoom level that centered on the location pin.

    It would be helpful to be able to set the level of zoom without making the user use the +/- button.

    0 votes
    Sign in Sign in with The Mountaineers
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    1 comment  ·  Activities  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  7. Improve Roster Functionality: Course Template Rosters

    Add pagination and search/filter features to allow for better handling of these large rosters so they can be a more useful instructor recruitment tool. Being able to filter by curren tmembers, roles, graduation dates before download.

    0 votes
    Sign in Sign in with The Mountaineers
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    Completed  ·  0 comments  ·  Courses, Clinics & Seminars  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  8. Fix the mobile My Courses View GH2094

    Right now when you open My Courses & Programs and then open courses that have activities in the future and past it looks a little messy, it'd be better to have them open in a separate modal dialogue

    0 votes
    Sign in Sign in with The Mountaineers
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    Completed  ·  0 comments  ·  Members  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  9. Improve quantity +/- buttons on shopping cart page GH2124

    Hard to change quantities, buttons too small

    0 votes
    Sign in Sign in with The Mountaineers
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    Completed  ·  0 comments  ·  Members  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  10. 0 votes
    Sign in Sign in with The Mountaineers
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    0 comments  ·  Members  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  11. 0 votes
    Sign in Sign in with The Mountaineers
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    Completed  ·  0 comments  ·  Members  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  12. Update "send us updates and images" link on routes/places GH2322

    Have the link go to a online form to collect information and updates for the route/place including resources (attachments)

    0 votes
    Sign in Sign in with The Mountaineers
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    0 comments  ·  Activities  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  13. Add Alternate Title to Text Search for routes/places GH2208

    Routes/places have good alternate titles but they are not always coming up when you search in routes/places unless added to the summary or main content field.

    0 votes
    Sign in Sign in with The Mountaineers
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    0 comments  ·  Search  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  14. Merge and Retire Routes & Places SD510 & GH2615

    Despite our efforts to merge duplicates before the new website migration and with our new added flexibility for “combo routes,” we need the ability to merge and retire Routes & Places. And be able to do it in a way that does not adversely affect the activities and trip reports to which they are connected and so that our Routes & Places better serve their two primary functions--preventing us from sending two groups to the same place at the same time and being an online guidebook for our members and guests

    0 votes
    Sign in Sign in with The Mountaineers
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    0 comments  ·  Activities  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    We added retiring Routes & Places, a much smaller improvement development-wise, and no longer need to merge Routes & Places. We need only add some notes to a retired route/place about which one use in its place or if it was retired because we may no longer go there (e.g. trail/road washed out with no plans to repair or rebuild).

  15. Skill Badges as Activity Prerequisites SD313/414

    Some benefits to using skill badges as prerequisites for activities include:
    --Lessening bureaucracy and improving course administration. For example, Basic Climbing Admins would be able to track student progress online, rather than manually in booklets, and it can ensure that Basic Climbing students cannot register for glacier climbs until they've successfully completed glacier skills training.
    --Allowing course leaders to specify leader prerequisites for skills conditioners, allowing people to grow into leadership, broadening the leadership funnel.
    --Encouraging leaders who are reluctant to take students they don’t know on climbs to open them up, because they will be able to see more…

    0 votes
    Sign in Sign in with The Mountaineers
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    Completed  ·  1 comment  ·  Courses, Clinics & Seminars  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  16. Upgrade our Salesforce Nonprofit Stater Pack

    The main reasons to upgrade include (1) NPSP2 is no longer supported, (2) the Eventbrite Sync does not work with NPSP2 without manual intervention, and (3) we have a few improvements we’d like that NPSP3 or come natively in NPSP3 and eliminate the need for development to get them.

    0 votes
    Sign in Sign in with The Mountaineers
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    Completed  ·  0 comments  ·  Fundraising  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  17. Video/Phone Conference System

    Provide video conference equipment for use at our Seattle and Tacoma Program Centers. Choose and set up a video conference provider for our volunteers to use.

    0 votes
    Sign in Sign in with The Mountaineers
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    0 comments  ·  Volunteers  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  18. Migrate Email to “The Cloud” ~IT

    Email, shared and personal calendars, active directory for access to local resources (e.g. printers).

    0 votes
    Sign in Sign in with The Mountaineers
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    0 comments  ·  Infrastructure  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  19. Hold Space in Registration Process

    To prevent member and guests from losing a space after they begin the registration process, we need to hold that space for long enough for them to pay for the course or activity. This will also fix the issue where items have registration end date but remaining in the shopping cart indefinitely.

    0 votes
    Sign in Sign in with The Mountaineers
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    0 comments  ·  Members  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  20. Improve Skill Badge Assignment for Successful Activity Completion

    Allowing leaders to choose which skill badge(s) to assign when closing an activity better support activities where multiple skills are learned and our modularization efforts. Currently it's an "all or none" assignment.

    0 votes
    Sign in Sign in with The Mountaineers
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    Completed  ·  0 comments  ·  Courses, Clinics & Seminars  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  • Don't see your idea?

Feedback and Knowledge Base