The School For Mountain Leadership
Personal Recreational Hiking Competence
Courses & Assessment
Software & Data
Our guiding section:
The Mountain Guide
|| Walking, hiking and trekking
|| Target Group
This course is intended for people who want to start hiking and want to be sure they are going to know enough to be safe. It serves as a rapid-entry into hiking and will give you a good head-start on skills and knowledge. It is also a good precursor to a Basic Mountain Walking Leader`s course.
This course lasts 6 days.
No experience is necessary, but a little bit of fitness is required. Participants will need this own clothing, sleeping bags, stoves and backpacks. Tents are available if needed..
Availability And Numbers
This course is available part-time or full-time with a minimum of 6 students and a maximum of 12.
Topics covered in this course are:
1. The mountain environment, hazards and risks
2. Mountain Weather
3. Environmental aspects of hiking
4. Personal equipment
5. Overnight equipment
6. Personal movement skills
5. Overnight skills
|| Part time course
|| R 1,500.00 Per person