Dales Mountain Biking - Trail Leadership Award (Public)

Course Details
Course Dates: 
8 April 2014 - 5:30pm - 10 April 2014 - 5:30pm
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Mountain Bike Leader

Learn the skills to guide group rides on off-road routes.
Group being led through the trees by a CTC Mountain Bike Leader
Key Content: 

Mountain biking is one of the most accessible, enjoyable introductions to group cycling. CTC's Mountain Bike Leader course enables you to lead groups on gentle terrain - less than 600m above sea level and without the need for riders to steer a path around obstacles.  The course includes tuition for your own off-road skills, and assessment of your new-found skills.


Course outcomes: 

This course will equip you to:

  • Lead groups of adults, young people and children on rides
  • Manage groups with a range of riding experience 
  • Prepare for rides, anticipate and minimise safety factors
  • Develop and apply risk assessments, operating procedures and dynamic risk management
  • Provide fun, engaging and developmental sessions for your participants
  • Understand access rights across the UK and beyond
  • Complete and review rides, using self-reflective principles
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Dales Bike Centre

Dales Bike Centre in the sunshine

North Yorkshire
DL11 6AW

Dales Bike Centre is in the unique position of being a centre of natural trails. No manmade surfaced trails here - just absolutely cracking natural riding across the north of the Yorkshire Dales. Ideally located for both Trail and Technical Leader courses as well as riding skills, Go MTB and development courses, access to trails is immediate, and the facilities at Dales are great.




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