Mountain Workplace or Playground?

In the last decade we have seen a driving force of adventures being documented on social media, blogs and vlogs – clear to see that people are feeling more confident and more at home in the outdoors. With inspirational, now-well-known adventurers and outdoor instructors such as Megan Hine, Anna McNuff (and her adventure queens) and…

Life as an ML

My first paid work as a fully qualified Mountain Leader (ML) – we’re ready to set off, the 40-strong group in front of me ready to take on Snowdon. The other MLs completing their radio checks and i’m there, staring at the radio in my hand not knowing how to turn the thing on. Panic….

Mountain Leader Low-Down

Becoming a mountain leader will open doors, it will teach you life lessons and skills. It will give you amazing experiences and possibly start a new, exhilarating career. However, it is no easy task and to embark on the journey should not be taken lightly. Becoming a mountain leader has been one of the best…