More congratulations are due to Robert, Sunil and Sandeep who successfully completed their Mountain Training Hill Skills course with us this weekend in the beautiful (and sometimes sunny!) Peak District.
The Hill Skills course is the ideal opportunity for those new to the outdoors to build up confidence and develop essential new skills. Whether you’ve never hiked further than the bus stop or you have some hill walking experience and want to learn more, this is the perfect course for you.
If you’ve thought about developing your personal hill and mountain skills or even going on to lead groups in the mountains, then you’ll need to know about Mountain Training.
Mountain Training is the awarding body network for 16 qualifications for those who want to lead, coach or instruct others as well as six personal skills courses which help individuals become more independent in the outdoors. Mountain Training qualifications have universal recognition by the mountaineering councils and training boards of the UK and Ireland. They’re also recognised by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) and other government organisations. Skills courses focus on developing confidence and skill level but not on how to look after other people.