Mountain Leader Award - Training Course

This practical 6 day course will cover the technical and group management skills required to lead groups in the mountainous areas of the UK in non winter conditions.
A typical training course outline will look like this:

Itinerary

Mountain weather and access & conservation issues will be discussed daily

Day 1

Navigation

  • Morning meet 9.15am.
  • Introductions and outline of the week ahead
  • Introduction to the ML scheme
  • Mountain day with emphasis on navigation skills

Day 2

Leadership

  • Morning meet 9.15am
  • Mountain day with emphasis on leadership skills

Day 3

Security on steep ground

  • Morning meet 9.15am
  • All aspects of security on steep ground

Day 4

Mountain safety & theory

  • Mountain safety & emergency procedures
  • River crossings
  • Expedition preparation

Day 5

Expedition

  • Morning meet 10.30am.
  • Depart for overnight expedition
  • Navigation and leadership
  • Camp craft
  • Night navigation

Day 6

Expedition continued..

  • Navigation and leadership
  • Return from expedition
  • Debriefs
  • End of course approx. 4-6pm

Course Ratio

The ratio of instructors to participants on this course is 1:6.

Course Price

The cost of this course is £400 per person (Non Residential)

Dates:

  • 10th - 15th September 2018
  • 1st - 6th October 2018
  • 12th - 17th November 2018
  • 3rd - 8th December 2018
  • 14th - 19th January 2019
  • 28th January - 2nd February 2019
  • 18th - 23rd February 2019
  • 8th - 13th April 2019
  • 6th - 11th May 2019
  • 10th - 15th June 2019
  • 15th - 20th July 2019
  • 9th - 14th September 2019

Please contact us for more dates & availability

Book / Enquiries

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