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Mountain Leader award courses 2019

split courses

27-29 April and 4-6 May ML training        £325

12-13 and 19-21 October ML assessment   £340

full week format

13-17 May ML assessment                             £340

15 -20 June ML training                                £325

22-27 July ML training                                  £325

2-6 November ML assessment                    £340

The  Mountain Leader  award  provides a Nationally recognised leadership award for those who wish to lead groups into the mountains of the UK in summer conditions or train and supervise more remote Duke of Edinburgh Award Gold expeditions. To attend a summer ML training you should be a committed hill walker with 12 months or twenty Quality Mountain Days  (QMD's) experience.

Check out this link to Mountain Training website and  short vimeo clip explaining the Mountain Leader Award

For ML assessment you need a minimum of 40 QMD's in three areas of the UK ,  8 nights camping, at least 4 of which should be high mountain wild camping and a current 16 hr 1st Aid Certificate.  Check the link for detailed prospectus.







Our courses are Pitlochry based which provides a perfect choice of venues and helps us keep our mileage down during the course. 

You can choose accommodation to suit your budget.

Link to Pitlochry tourist information centre.

Pitlochry has a wide range of accommodation - we recommend the Pitlochry SYHA  or the Backpackers Hostel which have well equipped and comfortable accommodation  within walking distance of coach and  rail routes plus shops and the  very popular   Moulin Inn.


"Hi Steve,  I thought the week was excellent and thank you for your great tutoring, guidance and patience."   Elaine