The School For Mountain Leadership

The School For Mountain Leadership

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Our guiding section:
The Mountain Guide
Activity   Walking, hiking and trekking
Description  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.

Duration
This course lasts 6 days.
Prerequisites
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.
Course Content
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
Type   Full time Course
Cost  R 1,500.00 Per person

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