SUMMER MOUNTAIN LEADER ASSESSMENT
5 DAYS | RATIO 1:4 | FROM £375
The Summer Mountain Leader Scheme is designed for people who would like to lead others through the hills and mountains of the uk and Ireland. The scheme will give you all the knowledge and skills needed to become a confident and professional outdoor Mountain Leader.
Mick is a Course Director for Mountain Training and works very closely with Leading Edge in Snowdonia for who he is a director for and these courses are run through them.
Leading Edge assessment courses are run in a relaxed and friendly manner which allows you to perform at your very best. They strive to make your course as enjoyable as possible and will use the opportunity to help develop you further throughout the week.
IS IT FOR ME?
Are you looking to complete your Summer Mountain Leader course, have fulfilled the requirements for assessment (details can be found in our PRE-REQUITES section below) and looking for an assessment that will allow you to perform at your best then this is the course for you.
PLEASE CONTACT US FOR COURSE DATES.
Before you book onto a Mountain Leader assessment, make sure you have done the following:
You must have attended a Mountain Leader training course (or have been granted exemption)
You must be familiar with the syllabus
You must have logged a minimum of 40 Quality Mountain Days in three different regions of the UK and Ireland
You must have logged at least 8 nights camping, including at least 4 nights wild camping
You must have physically attended and completed (i.e. not online) a first aid course which involved at least two full days or sixteen hours of instruction and included an element of assessment
The Mountain Leader assessment is 5 days long and includes a two night expedition.
Over the five days we would cover all the areas of the scheme syllabus:
Access and the environment
Hazards and emergency procedures (including steep ground and rivers)
WHAT EQUIPMENT DO I NEED?
You will need equipment to allow you to operate in the hills safely and spend two nights out out wild camping.
WE WILL SEND OUT A COMPREHENSIVE KIT LIST UPON BOOKING.