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Mountain Leader

If you love being in the hills and would like to share your enthusiasm and expertise with others by leading walking groups then this course is for you. This six day course is intended for experienced hill walkers who wish to become leaders in the British mountains. The course will address technical skill, judgement and areas of knowledge which will make you a safe leader.

Pre-Requisites and Registration

Mountain Training requires that all students are registered with them prior to commencing the course. Registration and guidance notes are available from the Mountain Training here:



This course covers all aspects of the Mountain Training syllabus. Although the programme may change to take account of weather and other considerations.

The course content will cover the following areas:

  • Group management
  • Navigation
  • Access and the environment
  • Hazards (including steep ground and rivers) and emergency procedures
  • Equipment
  • Expedition skills
  • Weather
  • Background knowledge

Detailed information on each of the above topics can be found in the Mountain Leader Handbook here:


Course - Mountain Leader
Location - Langdale National Trust Campsite ( Map link: https://goo.gl/maps/dptAa83GdMkqtGZAA)
Cost - 380
Full details at:

3 - 8 October 2020

11 - 15 September 2020





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