Outdoor Leadership and Skills Awards

Wide Horizons offer a range of Walking and Climbing Leader qualifications; from basic skills l courses in lowland areas to leading hill-walking groups on mountainous routes.  All of our courses are administered by Mountain Training UK (MTUK) and follow their syllabus; qualifying you to confidently lead groups in the outdoors.

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Walking Awards

  • Lowland Leader Award (LLA)
  • Hill and Moorland Leader Award (HML)
  • Mountain Leader Award (ML)- Summer


Climbing Awards

  • Climbing Wall Award (CWA)
  • Single Pitch Award (SPA)


Land Based 

  • An Introduction to Rock Climbing


Water Based 

  • Foundation Canoe and Kayak skills Course
  • British Canoe Union Star 2 Canoe and Kayak Training Course
  • British Canoe Union 3 Star White Water Kayak
  • Canoe and Kayak Foundation Safety & Rescue Training Course


Weekend Skills Courses

  • Welsh Beginners Rock Climbing Weekend
  • Welsh Mountain Biking Weekend (British Cycling Accredited)
  • An Introduction to Welsh Mountain Walking, Expeditions and Camping
  • Mawddach Canoe and Camping Weekend