Full board and accommodation, equipment, in-course transport, and instruction.
Before attending this course you must first have registered with Mountain Leader Training N.I.
You must also ensure you have fulfilled any of the pre-requisites as indicated in the Syllabus. This includes a minimum of 15 personal quality mountain days on the hills and moors of the UK and Ireland.
Students should be reasonably fit and prepared for three days on the hill including an overnight camp and a number of evening sessions.
This course aims to deliver the key elements of the Walking Group Leader Award Syllabus.
There will be a mix of classroom based theory sessions to introduce topics or skills supported by hill based practical sessions.
Who is the course for?
This course is for those who aspire to become independent Walking Group Leaders, allowing them to lead people hillwalking in the lower mountains/uplands of Ireland and the UK in summer conditions.
Those attending should have a commitment to hillwalking and logged experience (as per pre-requisites for training) demonstrating this over a period of no less than 12 months.
Bring any of your own personal rock climbing / outdoor clothing and kit. Such as, waterproof jacket and trousers, boots, fleece jacket, hat and gloves, Harness and rack, flask, water bottle, mourne map (1:25,000), guide book, compass Silva type 4 or similar, camp kit (sleeping bag, stove, cookware, etc) and spare clothes.
Tollymore can supply most of the equipment you require for this course but as an aspirant ML it is assumed you will be fairly self sufficient in terms of kit.
+44(0)28 4372 2158
32 Hilltown Road
+44(0)28 4372 2158
Directions from Newcastle: Follow B 180 towards Newry. Tollymore National Outdoor Centre is approx 1.5 miles after Bryansford village on the left.
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