Carol has been training and assessing Mountain Leaders in Cumbria and Scotland for over 20 years. Carolclimb run friendly professional training and assessment courses from two bases. Carol and Richard are both highly experienced trainers and tutors and will work with you personally on all our courses
Wastwater YHA, Wasdale. This stunning location on the shores of Wastwater makes a superb base for Mountain Leader Training and Assessments. All our training areas are in walking distance of the Youth Hostel, so we do not spend hours driving around the countryside.
St. John's in the Vale, Nr. Keswick only 25minutes from the M. 6. Penrith. This is an excellent venue in a beautiful setting. The courses are self catering and accomodation is in en-suite bunkrooms (4 person ). Again all training areas are within walking distance of the Centre.
Transfers from local train (Seascale) / bus stations (Whitehaven) can be arranged.
Mountain Leader Training £435.00 self-catering.
M. L. Training Course 4th Feb - 9th Feb Wasdale YHA, Start 09.00am 4th - Finish 4.30pm 9th Feb 2018
M. L. Training Course 4th March - 9th March Wasdale YHA, Start 09.00am 4th - Finish 4.30pm 9th March 2018
M. L. Training Course 17th June - 22ndJune Wasdale YHA, Start 09.00am 17th - Finish 4.30pm 22nd June 2018
M. L. Training Course 15th July - 20th July Wasdale YHA, Start 09.00am 15th - Finish 4.30pm 20th July 2018
M. L. Training Course 19th Aug -24th August Wasdale YHA, Start 09.00am 19th - Finish 4.30pm 24th August 2018
M. L. Training Course 16th Sept - 21st Sept Wasdale YHA, Start 09.00am 16th - Finish 4.30pm 21st Sept 2018
M. L. Training Course 21st Oct- 26th Oct Wasdale YHA, Start 09.00am 21st - Finish 4.30pm 26th Oct 2018
M. L. Training Course 18th Nov -23rd Nov Wasdale YHA, Start 09.00am 18th - Finish 4.30pm 23rd Nov 2018
M.L.Assessment £445.00 self-catering
M. L. Assessment Course 21st - 26th April. Wastwater YHA, Wasdale. Start 7.00 p.m. 21st - Finish 4.30pm 26th 2018
M. L. Assessment Course 30th Sept - 5th Oct. Wastwater YHA, Wasdale. Start 7.00 pm 30th Sept- Finish 4.30pm 5th Oct 2018
Further dates to be arranged
24th -25th March Wastwater YHA, Wasdale. Start 9.00 a.m. 24th - Finish 4.00pm 25th March 2018
3rd - 4th Sept Wastwater YHA, Wasdale. Start 9.00 a.m. 3rd - Finish 4.00pm 4th Sept 2018.
5th - 6th Nov. Wastwater YHA, Wasdale. Start 9.00 a.m. 5th - Finish 4.00pm 6th Nov. 2018
Personal Refresher Course1 to 1 ( or up to 4 persons.). Sessions are available by arrangement. We will do half days / evenings. Give us a ring or E-mail.
Mountain Leader Training Registration
Before you book onto a Mountain Leader training course, make sure you have done the following:
- You must be registered on the scheme
- You must have recorded a minimum of 20 Quality Mountain Days (ideally on DLOG) which can have taken place at any point (pre- or post-registration).
The following key areas will be covered, to a greater or lesser extent, during your six day training course.
- Group management
- Access and the environment
- Hazards (including steep ground and rivers) and emergency procedures
- Expedition skills
- Background knowledge
B.A.S.P. ( British Association of Ski Patrollers ) First Aid Course ( DatesTBA) December 2014,
2 day Emergency First Aid.Suitable for Mountain Leader and most NGB awards.
Wastwater YHA, £95.00 non residential, £133.00 2 nights self catering accomodation.
Fast Track Instructor Programme (Carolclimb 16 Week Course)click here
SPA Single Pitch Award .
£135.00 non residential.
Wastwater YHA, £160.00 2 nights self catering accomodation.
Skills Courses and Adventure Days
Navigation Skills. These courses are designed to cater for all ages and abilities. Very hands on. Take a map for a walk. £80 pp.
Personal 1 to 1 ( or up to 4 ) sessions are available by arrangement. We will do half days / evenings. Give us a ring or E-mail.
NNAS (National Navigation Award Scheme) Bronze, Silver and Gold awards. These are certificated awards and the Gold is a similar standard to Summer Mountain Leader navigation.