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

Mountain Leader Accelerator

  • Hike
  • Mountaineering
  • All Skill Levels


Mountain Leader Accelerator is an intensive residential skills development course designed to get you ready to take on your Mountain Leader Assessment. The course package includes the official Mountain Leader Training course, additional mountain skills training, one-to-one mentoring, a personal development plan to help you continue to build your skills and confidence and five days' worth of credits to be redeemed against your Mountain Leader Assessment.

All in-course accommodation, meals, transport and equipment hire is included in the course price.

Plus, by training at Plas y Brenin, you will be surrounded by like-minded people looking to support you on your journey, from swapping stories and advice to heading out in your spare time to accumulate some more Quality Mountain Days.

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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 you towards your Mountain Leader Assessment, with 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 Mountain Leader Assessment

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

Mentoring and action planning, the chance to observe Mountain Leader 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 Mountain Leader Award with Mountain Training. You can register with Mountain Training once you arrive here at Plas y Brenin for the start of the course.

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 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.

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
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This course will help you become

A Summer Mountain Leader

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