Mountain Skills

This course like all BOLD courses is delivered by well qualified and experienced Leaders who deliver well thought out and scripted micro teaches : theory complimented periodically with practical to embed and then further develop the associated skills.

The Mountain Skills Course will further develop the Participant for their future exposures in the hills, mountains or on the rock face. This course will cover:

  • Mountain Safety rules
  • Bouldering and basic climbing techniques
  • Group leadership and dynamics
  • Security on Steep Ground & associated Ropework
  • Belaying
  • Mountain Hazards and identification of risk
  • River-crossing techniques
  • Outdoor and remote scenarios to empower and prepare you for the unexpected.
  • There are chances to lead and be in control of the group.
  • The group will also cover relocation techniques and route selection factors.

As well as this we carry out some small scale social impact projects from which the community benefits and where you as a Participant gain a John Muir Discovery Award.

The course cost of £250.00 includes all Food, Accommodation, Instruction, Equipment, Transport, Mentoring and Certification.