Leading Edge | Mountain Skills Course


Summer Mountain Leader Scheme

Leading edge offer a relaxed, open and friendly course, progressivally taking you through the key group management, navigation and environmental elements. We will help you develop, hone and polish your personal skills, all the time imparting teaching and coaching techniques you can use when working with others. You will leave inspired, motivated and with a personal action plan of what you need to do before coming forward for assessment. 

Assessments are run in an atmosphere which ensures we get the best performance from you we can. Again it is relaxed and open, encouraging discussion and debate around many subjects. It will invariably provide us with the chance to deliver extra learning and coaching for you but all the while allowing you the maximum amount of opportunities to shine. A super positive experience.


What does the Summer Mountain Leader Scheme cover?

Group management
Navigation
Access and the environment
Hazards (including steep ground and rivers) and emergency procedures
Equipment
Expedition skills
Weather
Background knowledge 

Detailed information on each of the above topics can be found in the Summer Mountain Leader Handbook.

Summer Mountain Leader Handbook