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The Association of Mountaineering Instructors is the representative body for professional instructors who have undergone rigorous training and assessment to qualify under  Mountain Leader Training UK (MLTUK) guidelines
The Union of International Mountain Leaders is the International body representing holders of the IML. This qualification lets the holder lead groups in different mountains all over the world, where the skills of alpinism are not required. IMLs can work with groups on high altitude treks as well as leading groups on snow shoes. IMLís, from every member country, have to maintain International Continuing Professional Development (ICPD) to ensure that members are kept up-to-date with the latest developments in mountain leadership.
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Climb When Youre Ready

'Ready to climb'
'Climb when you're ready'
The sequence of climbing calls
above is more than just a safety
check before climbing. Its an
acknowledgement that the
climber is ready to commit to
the route ahead and that their
partner is ready to look after
I love teaching, coaching and
instructing mountain activities
but I believe that the experience
should be designed for you and
at your pace. Thats why you
wont find any 'off the shelf'
courses on this site. A day out
with me is more about you and
your aspirations. Lets climb when
YOU are ready.
Welcome to 'Climb When You're Ready'; climbing and mountaineering
instruction and guiding from Alan Halewood. I am a passionate climber
and mountaineer with extensive experience working and playing at home
and abroad (see About Me for more information). I love being a
Mountaineering Instructor and working with people of all levels of
abilities. If you have a question drop me a line. Simple advice is free and
if I can't help you myself, I probably know someone who can, so please
contact me to discuss your needs.

Services I can provide:
- Summer Hillwalking and Navigation, Guiding and

- Summer Scrambling and Mountaineering Guiding and

- Summer Rock Climbing Guiding and Instruction

- Winter Hillwalking and Navigation Guiding and

- Winter Scrambling and Mountaineering Guiding

- Winter Climbing Guiding and Instruction

- Indoor Climbing Instruction and Coaching on rock and

- Technical advice and training for Climbing Walls,
Clubs and Outdoor Centres on Climbing, Mountaineering
and Hillwalking related matter

- Guiding and instruction in worldwide mountain
environments where the skills of alpinism are not

- MLTS National Governing body Awards:
1. Climbing Wall Award
2. Climbing Wall Leader Award
3. Single Pitch Award

Please use the menu at the top of the screen to
navigate through the wesite. If you dont see exactly
what you want contact me so we can create the
course YOU want.
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to visit my
2010 GCC Offer
Courses tailored
for Glasgow
Climbing Centre
New for 2010
Sun Rock
Courses in Costa
Blanca Spain.
Trad and Sport