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MOUNTAIN LEADER TRAINING

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This skills training course is authorised and certified through RAKTDA and is the prerequisite for the Mountain Leader assessment.  The terrain for this award is mountainous areas higher than 600m above sea level. Candidates should have previous hiking experience of areas such as those included in the Lowland Hill and Wadi Leader Award. This course is for those who want to take groups into mountainous terrain for single day, overnight or multi-day trips. The course covers all aspects of map work, compass use, navigational aids, expeditions, camp craft, safety considerations, route planning, risk assessments and emergency procedures.