YMCA Lakeside Mountain Leader and Rock Climbing Instructor Courses 2019

The Mountain Leader Award trains and assesses candidates in the skills required to lead hillwalking groups in summer conditions on mountainous routes not

requiring the planned use of a rope. If you love the outdoors and want to take your passion one step further to enable you to share your enthusiasm with others, then this is the course for you!

Director of Training and Assessment Mike Margeson

ML Assessment – Mon 28th Oct to 2nd Nov 2019 -£450

RCI Instructor Training (Formally SPA)- 3Rd 4th 5th Sep 2019 -£150

RC Instructor Assessment (Formally SPA) 27th 28th Aug 28th 29th Sep 19th 20th Oct -£125 Non—Res


ML – £450.00 per person non-residential
(Residential options are available for £530.00 – limited space available so please contact us asap to book your place or to find out more info)

All prices include some meals.

You must have completed the training course or have gained exemption from MTE

  • Hold a valid Adult 16 hour course first aid certificate. Please bring the original with you to the course.
  • Minimum age of 18 years.
  • Be registered with Mountain Training for the Mountain Leader Scheme
  • You must have completed a minimum of 40 quality mountain days in a minimum of 3 different areas in the UK recorded in your DLOG on the MT CMS system

For any MT Mountain Training enquiries, please contact MT direct at the details below:
Email: info@mountain-training.org
Telephone: 01690 720 272
Website: www.mountain-training.org

You will be expected to be appropriately equipped as a group leader at all times, however, safety ropes and group shelters can be provided by the centre. Please remember to bring your first aid certificate original with you. Please arrange to have the following maps during the course.

1:50,000 OS map, sheet 90, Penrith & Keswick, and

1: 40,000 English Lakes Harvey’, and
1:25,000 OS Explorer (formerly outdoor leisure OL6), Sheet 6, The English Lakes – SW area

If you have any questions or would like to receive a booking form, please contact us. Email lakesidehso@fyldecoastymca.org or call us on 015395 39000