ITINERARY

The following itinerary for the five day Mountain Leader assessment is provisional and is
dependent on the weather, access and the assessment requirements of candidates.

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DAY 1 • MOUNTAIN DAY

  • 9:00 – Meet at Sam Sykes Ltd Head Quarters
  • Introductions and coffee
  • Course outline – scope of the scheme, policies and procedures and the plan for
    the course ahead.
  • 11:00 – Navigation skills, leadership, hill environment and leaders pack.
  • 17:00 – Return to HQ for tea and cake
  • 17.30 – 19:00 – Home paper

DAY 2 • MOUNTAIN DAY

  • 9:00 – Meet at HQ
  • Mountain Day – Route choice and selection, looking after people on steep ground, water hazards and emergency procedures.
  • 17:00 – Return to HQ for tea and cake
  • 17.30 – 19:00 – Presentations

DAY 3 • EXPEDITION

  • 9:00 – Meet at HQ
  • Start expedition
  • Over the expedition all topics will be revisited, plus camp craft and environmental
    topics

DAY 4 • EXPEDITION

  • 9:00 – Continue with expedition

DAY 5 • EXPEDITION:

  • 9:00 – Continue with expedition
  • 16:00 – Return to HQ for tea and cake
  • Debrief, results and close of course

COURSE COMPLETE

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