Why do your Mountain Leader training with Climb365?
We base our courses in the heart of the Lake District fells and aim to spend as much time as possible in the mountains rather than in a classroom.
Our courses are very practically based with an emphasis on learning through experience and consolidating skills acquired.
We do a 3-day, 2-night expedition. A lot of providers only do one-night wild camp. We have found that investing our time in your course and doing two nights camping expedition enables you to learn vastly more. The feedback from candidates is always how beneficial this has been for them.
To enable as much time as possible in the mountains we offer all our courses non-residentially. This means we get out quicker and spend more time consolidating and practising the skills learned.
All courses are based in and around the village of Ambleside and we would encourage candidates to find accommodation in or near to Ambleside. We find most will meet up for a meal and drink in the evening to share ideas, lessons learned from the day.
All our staff are highly qualified (Winter Mountaineering and Climbing Instructors or Mountaineering and Climbing Instructors ) and have many years’ experience of running Mountain Leader courses as well as working with a wide variety of groups, clients and young people in the outdoors.
The course will cover the Mountain Leader training course syllabus of the Mountain Training scheme and is a Mountain Training recognized and approved.
We run our Mountain Leader training course with a 3-day 2-night expedition to include 2-night navigation exercises. We believe this gives more scope for learning and consolidation than a shorter expedition would allow.
There will be practical, discussion-based or lecture sessions on the first two evenings.
The courses will start at 9.00 a.m on the first day and finish at tea time (around 4 pm) on the last day.
We do have a friendly dog on our courses called “fly”, if you do not like dog’s please let us know and we won’t bring him along.