The Mountain Leader Award is for those who wish to lead others in the mountains, hills, and moorlands of Ireland and the UK, in summer conditions.
Mountain Leader training is usually split into two blocks, Mountain Leader 1 and 2, but can also be completed in one week long block. Contact us to arrange week long courses.
Before booking onto a training course participants must be registered.
To register candidates must:
Be at least 18 years old
Be a current member of one of the three Mountaineering Councils: Mountaineering Ireland, the British Mountaineering Council or Mountaineering Scotland.
Have passed the Mountain Skills Assessment
Mountain Leader 1
This 2 day course introduces candidates to the award and begins to dig into the mountain leader syllabus. Main syllabus areas covered will include: Equipment, mountain weather, navigation, leadership and party management, mountain hazards and risk assessment, access and conservation, flora and fauna, and steep ground management.
Dates: 2nd-3rd October 2021