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INTERNATIONAL

BAIML descends on the alpine paradise of Chamonix

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20/12/2016

Who needs snow to have fun? With sunny and icy conditions in Chamonix, creativity on a range of eclectic workshops proved key at the 2016 British Association of International Mountain Leaders (BAIML) annual general meeting (AGM). Anne Arran, president of the BAIML, tells us how it went.
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SKILLS

Qualifications explained

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09/04/2016

An introduction to the qualifications administered by Mountain Training for walking, climbing and mountaineering leaders, instructors and coaches.
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MEMBERSHIP

Love rocks! The ups and downs of dating a mountaineer

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14/02/2014

Will you be with your other half this Valentine’s Day or out in the mountains without them? Steph Crookston shares the highs and lows of dating a mountaineer and stands up for climber/non-climber relationships.
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SKILLS

Interesting outdoor careers: Sam Williams interview

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17/01/2014

Not your average student; Sam Williams is at university in Sheffield, runs the university competition climbing team, studies Aerospace Engineering, works as a climbing coach and plans to on-sight 8a at Easter. Luckily he found five minutes for a quick chat so we could ask him about his busy life and how he started climbing.
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SKILLS

Climbing Wall Award

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06/01/2014

The Climbing Wall Award (CWA) is for people who want to supervise groups on indoor and outdoor climbing walls and towers.
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SKILLS

New edition for Langmuir’s classic training manual

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02/01/2013

The fully revised and updated fourth edition of Eric Langmuir’s classic training handbook Mountaincraft and Leadership has finally been delivered. Years in the making, and over 450 pages long, every aspect of mountaincraft is covered in this evergreen manual first published in 1969.
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SKILLS

Activity licence abolition ‘paused’

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02/07/2012

With Scotland following Wales in opting to keep the Adventure Activity Licensing Authority, the Health and Safety Executive have announced a ‘pause’ in plans to abolish it in England.
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SKILLS

Calling All Award Holders!

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12/01/2012

If you hold an leadership award or are registered for a scheme then please ensure your contact details are up to date.
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SKILLS

Do I need qualifications?

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11/08/2011

You don't need a qualification to go climbing, hill walking or mountaineering. One of the great freedoms that mountain users cherish is the ability to enjoy themselves without the presence of regulation.
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SKILLS

Coaching Developments Update

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17/06/2011

The two advisory groups supporting Mountain Leader Training in developing a coaching system met earlier this week.
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