HILL & MOORLAND
hill & moorland leader assessment course based in north wales
Ideal for anyone who wants to take responsibility for others and share their passion in the hills and moorland areas of the UK.
You would have attended a Hill and Moorland Leader Training Course, spent some time practising your skills in the hills and now this is the last step to becoming a Hill and Moorland Leader.
These are arranged on an individual basis with a minimum of 4 persons attending. Please contact me direct for further information.
£175 per person
(this is a non-residential course)
(Mountain Training Cymru Provider No. 10003)
WHAT WILL MY ASSESSMENT
The Hill and Moorland Leader assessment course runs over 3 days and will assess you on a variety of skills including how you keep people safe, you personal walking skills, how to plan a walk, navigation and route finding skills. As with all assessments they should be an enjoyable experience set in a relaxed atmosphere that allows you to perform at your best and hopefully learn some new skills too!
This is a sample programme and is subject to change based on weather.
On return to base and after a well deserved cuppa there will be an individual feedback session discussing your performance over the past 3 days. An action plan to work towards your Expedition Skills Module can also be discussed.
HOW TO BOOK
Complete the online booking form and pay a deposit
Make sure you check out the terms and conditions
Full payment details are on the booking form
You will receive confirmation of your booking, payment received and final details.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS...
DO I NEED PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE?
To undertake the Hill and Moorland Leader Assessment course you will need to fulfill the following;
You must have attended a Hill and Moorland Leader training course (or have been granted exemption)
You must be familiar with the syllabus
Have completed an absolute minimum of 40 Quality Hillwalking days in 3 upland areas (ideally identified on the Digital Logbook)
Be at least 18 years of age.
You must hold a current first aid certificate, minimum 16 hours and relevant to your work as a Hill & Moorland Leader
WHO WILL RUN MY COURSE?
All courses are run by myself, occasionally if I have to use another Instructor then I will inform you of that. I don’t use instructors unknown to me or who aren’t close friends. The small team that I use are equally as qualified, experienced and keen to share their enthusiasm of the mountains in a relaxed and safe manner.
WHAT EQUIPMENT DO I NEED?
As a potential Hill and Moorland Leader you should ensure you are appropriately equipped to spend the course in hills. I will send you a detailed kit list when you confirm your place.
WHERE DO WE MEET?
We will normally meet you in Capel Curig at 0900, we will confirm the time and place when you reserve your place.
Assessment by an approved Mountain Training provider.
WHAT"S NOT INCLUDED
You will need to complete a booking form and full payment will need to be made at the time of booking.
If you have other questions that you haven’t been able to find the answer to on my website, then just drop me a line at firstname.lastname@example.org
WHERE CAN I STAY?
There is a full range of accommodation options in Snowdonia to suit every budget and taste. The ones suggested below operate independently from Paul Poole Mountaineering.
ST CURIGS CHURCH
GUEST HOUSE / INN
GWESTY PLAS COCH
TYN Y COED