Category Archives: Get Qualified

Mountain Leader Assessment

Earlier in the week, I was working for Paul Poole Mountaineering on a Mountain Leader Assessment course. The theme for the day was efficient movement in the mountains, security on steep ground with and without the rope and a mighty … Continue reading

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Hill & Moorland Leader Training Course – Observation

Chris is looking to become a Hill & Moorland Leader Provider and is currently building up the necessary portfolio to submit the application in August. As part of this process, he was privileged to work alongside Alan Ward of Bigfoot … Continue reading

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Lowland Leader Training With CHMAS

CHMAS is very proud to be a Lowland Leader Provider and we had 6 very enthusiastic candidates on our last course run here in the majestic Shropshire countryside. Day 1 – Sheinton This day was all about looking at the … Continue reading

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Course Directing a Mountain Leader Training Course

As a recently approved Course Director for the Mountain Leader Award Scheme,  I was delighted to be asked to Direct a Mountain Leader training course for Yr Hafod. There was a real mix of weather over the three weekends from … Continue reading

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Hill & Moorland Leader Training – Observation

I was very fortunate to be observing a Hill & Moorland (HML) Training course being run by Alan Ward of Bigfoot Services and an excellent course it was too. We had a real mixed bag of weather, lots of laughter … Continue reading

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CHMAS – Lowland Leader Training

Last week, CHMAS was running their first Lowland Leader Training Course and despite the initial scare with the snowy weather it turned out to be a very enjoyable course indeed. Day 1 – Getting the Fundamentals Right The day started … Continue reading

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Lowland Leader Observation

Earlier in the year, Chris was granted approval by Mountain Training to Provide and Direct the Lowland Leader Award and to make sure our course programme ticked all the boxes Alan Pinnington of Mountain Water Expeditions kindly offered to let … Continue reading

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