• Plas y Brenin
  • 10 People to 1 instructor

  • All Skill Levels
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Can I book privately?

Yes. If you would like to book a private course then give us a call to discuss your needs.

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Itinerary

* Please note: Itinerary is subject to weather and availability.

Business insight


Presentation of the latest insight from Kelly Gordon's recent work with British Cycling.

Trailside fixes refresher


Essential for any leader heading off road.

MTB 1st Aid


‘Hands-on’ focussing on injuries and problems typical of MTB environment.

Navigation


Refresh and develop your navigation skills whilst leading groups.

Preparing for assessment


What to expect and how best to prepare.

L2 to L3 what’s it all about?


All the information you’ll require to help make the next step on the British Cycling Leadership ladder.

Award updates


British Cycling staff will be on hand over the weekend to help answer your questions.

Personal skills coaching


Skills and techniques you would like to develop.

Leadership for technical terrain


Further your skills and confidence in leading on more technical terrain and steep trails.

Working as a commercial guide


How to operate as a commercial guide.

Life as a MTB guide


A light hearted look at life as a MTB leader!

Why Choose Plas y Brenin?

Our instructors are some of the UK’s most experienced. We train other instructors and help to write the national syllabuses for NGB qualifications in mountaineering, paddlesports, cycling and climbing. Our goal is to teach you skills to last a lifetime, and at Plas y Brenin you know you are getting training from the best.

If your course is based at Plas y Brenin, the residential price includes accommodation for the night before, and the duration of your time here. If you’re staying with us, we also provide delicious meals to keep you going as you learn, meaning you can concentrate on enjoying yourself. We may also be able to arrange a transfer from Llandudno Junction train station, subject to availability. We would need a minimum of one week’s notice prior to your course start date – please contact reception to learn more.

When it comes to equipment, at Plas y Brenin we have a wide range of top-quality kit for you to use, all included in your course fee. This means if you’re just starting out, there’s no need to rush out and buy a load of expensive gear, and if you’re already pretty well kitted-out, it’s a great chance to try something new.

WE WANT TO HELP YOU FOCUS ON GETTING THE MOST FROM THE EVENT. SO IF YOU'RE STAYING WITH US, COMFORTABLE ACCOMMODATION (WITH WIFI INCLUDED) AND HOME-COOKED MEALS ARE PART OF THE DEAL, YOU DON'T NEED TO THINK ABOUT SORTING THIS OUT FOR YOURSELF. SUPPORT IS ON HAND FROM OUR FRIENDLY, AND EXCEPTIONALLY WELL QUALIFIED STAFF WHO WILL BE DELIVERING THE WORKSHOPS. YOU'LL ALSO BE ABLE TO USE ANY BIKE TOOLS AND RESOURCES YOU WANT.

What do I need to bring?
Equipment List
Course Schedule

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This course will help you become

A better mountain bike leader with improved business knowledge. This event will provide essential CPD for any MTB bike leader and an opprotunity to gain essential insight tohelp improve your offer to your customers.

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