Mountain Leader Summer Refresher

The Mountain Leader scheme is designed for you if you want to lead groups in the mountains, hills and moorlands of the UK and Ireland. Mountain Leaders operate the length and breadth of the country with all sorts of groups of people.

Plas Y Brenin

6 Days

Instructor Ratio6:1


Plas Y Brenin


6 Days

Instructor Ratio


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We’ll get you ready for your assessment on this two-day Mountain Leader refresher course. You’ll be able to cover anything you want to brush up on. The focus is usually on Navigation, steep ground leadership, environment and ropework but, every course is different! We will chat with you about what you’ve done so far, and what you need to work on, and go from there!

The Objectives 

  • You’ll leave with a clearer idea of what you need to do before assessment.
  • You’ll gain experience under the guidance of our highly experienced instructors, who have years of experience on the Mountain Leader course.
  • You’ll have two practical days of learning, tailored to you.

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What to Expect

You’re in control of the itinerary to ensure we cover the areas you need for assessment, but normally will focus on navigation, steep ground leadership, environment and ropework.

Experience Required

You have completed your Mountain Leader Training and be working through your action plan towards assessment.

How Should I Prepare?

You’ll have completed your Mountain Leader Training and be working through your action plan towards assessment.

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Why Plas y Brenin?

Plas y Brenin is at the forefront of outdoor instruction. Whether you are starting a career in the outdoors, or just want to take an adventure holiday, PYB is the place for you.

We inspire explorers. We train trainers. We’re internationally recognised. We’ve been around since 1798, with our earliest guests including Queen Victoria. Since then, we’ve focussed on providing the best customer experience, working alongside some of the greatest, 007 included.

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Expert Tuition

You’ll receive expert supervision from fully qualified and psyched instructors, creating the perfect environment to learn and enjoy something new!

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Explore Eryri

Your experience will take place in the heart of the extraordinary Eryri National Park. Our National Outdoor Centre features accommodation, a bar, dining, and more. And while you’re here, why not check out some local gems?

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Develop a Passion

Everyone at Plas y Brenin, from staff to visitors, is excited about adventures and inspired to get outside. Our guests return year after year to experience all that North Wales offers.