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|Friday 10th May, 2024
|Saturday 7th Sep, 2024
Prior to attending this course candidates should:
This is for those who soon plan to attend the Hill & Moorland Leader Assessment and want to iron out any rough edges and get a feel for the assessment standard.
This qualification is ideal for walkers who want to learn the skills required for effective group leadership in the hill and moorland areas of the UK and Ireland. It is used extensively by those involved with delivering the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award as well as many walk leaders and outdoor instructors. Hill and Moorland Leaders operate in terrain that is generally more remote than that used by Lowland Leaders and not as steep or rocky as ground covered by Mountain Leaders. ↓
• 11.00am Arrive, register, introductions and course briefing
o Navigation day and night
o Steep Ground
o Group management
o Discuss assessment standards.
o Any other related issues
• 10.00pm Return to Tollymore / finish is the
Bring any of your own personal outdoor clothing and kit such as, waterproof jacket and trousers, boots, fleece jacket, hat and gloves, flask, water bottle, Mourne map (1:25,000) and compass Silva type 4 or similar and spare clothes. It’s best to bring plenty of lighter layers and avoid cotton if possible as it offers little heat and takes ages to dry out if wet or sweaty.
Please ensure you bring along a device which will allow you to ‘stopwatch’ your time.
Tollymore can supply most of the equipment you require for this course but as an aspirant Hill and Moorland Leader it is assumed you will be fairly self-sufficient in terms of kit.
Lunch, equipment, in-course transport, and instruction.