Mountain Leader Accelerator
  • Plas y Brenin
  • 26 Days
  • 6 People to 1 instructor

Mountain Leader Accelerator

  • Hike
  • Mountaineering
  • All Skill Levels


This is a 4 week intensive Summer Mountain Leader development program. It is aimed at students with some mountain days and will help you develop personal skills in a variety of mountain settings helping you towards your Mountain Leader Assessment. We provide opportunity to be mentored both during the course and also after, using available 5 day's credits. You will be among like-minded people to accumulate your quality mountain days, in the perfect setting and following a intensive training program. This is all geared to provide great support towards your ML assessment.

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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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The Objectives

  • To complete the Mountain Leader Summer Training course
  • To accelerate people towards their Mountain Leader assessment, with some intensive training and mentoring.
  • To complete the Mountain Leader Summer Assessment within a 12 month period following the training (included in the course price).
  • To develop your DLog of quality mountain days


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

You can expect to cover

5 days mountain skills

6 days Mountain Leader Training

4 days consolidation without instruction

5 days further mountain skill and consolidation towards ML

5 days credits for a Mountain Leader Assessment to be used within 12 months

Mentoring and action planning, chance to Observe ML working, reviewing and selfreflection of individual learning

Experience Required

15/20 days hill walking in the mountains. You must have this in order to register for the award with Mountain Training. You can register with Mountain Training once you arrive here at Plas y Brenin for the start of the course.

Immerse yourself in your Mountain Leader Summer Training

Helen Teasdale, Course Director

Single room accommodation, full board 7 days a week for the duration of the course. Instruction days, transport, kit hire, Mountain Leader summer Training. Your accommodation begins the evening before the course start date and your final night is the evening of the last day of the course. The price includes your assessment fee, to be completed within 12 months of the training.

What do I need to bring?
Equipment List
How should I prepare?
Preparation guide
Course Schedule

Start your training

26 Days
Start Date
4th November, 2019
Spaces left
This course will help you become

A Summer Mountain Leader

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