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Mountain Ski Leader Training & Assessment

Qualification Level - 5 days | Prices from £625.00

This award is aimed at those who wish to lead mountain ski touring parties in the British Hills.

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Dates & Prices

18/02/19
Cost (with accommodation): £750.00
Cost (no accommodation): £625.00
25/02/19
Cost (with accommodation): £750.00
Cost (no accommodation): £625.00
 

Course Pre-Requisites

Minimum entry to the scheme is:

  • Hold the Winter Mountain Leader Award
  • Hold a snowsports award selected from the following A Snowsports Scotland Leader Award, available in Alpine, Snowboarding and Nordic disciplines BASI Level 2 or higher in Alpine, Snowboard, Telemark or Nordic
  • Be 21 years of age or more
  • Have logged a minimum of 10 quality tours in Scotland (eg, 3 Star tours from the SMT book “Ski Mountaineering in Scotland”
  • Be a member of the Snowsport Scotland Coaching Scheme
  • Hold a valid first aid certificate
  • Be fit and capable of ski touring for 8 hours

What’s included on your course

  • Instruction
  • Use of kit
  • Shuttle bus to Glenmore Lodge (departs Aviemore station 5:20pm on Friday and Sundays)
  • Packed lunch and afternoon tea each day
  • In-course transport

What’s included if you choose the residential option – As above PLUS

  • Bed in shared en-suite room – available from 3pm on day before your course starts *

(Single rooms may be available for a supplementary charge, please ask at reception when you arrive)

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner for each course day (except one day and back-to-back courses)
  • Use of the facilities at Glenmore Lodge
  • Linen is provided along with a towel, you may wish to bring an extra towel if you would like to use the facilities or are on a paddlesport course

Arriving at Glenmore Lodge

  • For more information on travel to the Lodge click here
  • Your first inclusive meal is breakfast (7:45 -8:30am) An evening meal is not provided on your arrival night, but bar meals are available in our Lochain bar 5pm to 9pm (5-7pm on Mondays and Tuesdays)
  • Packed lunches are collected at breakfast
  • On Mondays and Saturdays only there will be a 10 minute welcome talk at 8.15am, on other days you will meet your instructor at 9am. The daily programme of your course will be discussed with your instructor when you first meet, taking into account aspirations and prevailing weather conditions

On your last day

  • Check out time is 10am on the final day of your booking, we have changing areas, showers and left luggage facilities on site
  • All courses will finish by 5pm
  • On Fridays and Sundays we offer a drop off to Aviemore station, leaving Glenmore Lodge at 5pm, please contact us at least 24 hours in advance if you would like to book this service

*some exceptions – see detailed course notes

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