Trek Leader Course is a bootcamp style comprehensive outdoor leadership course. You will learn the skills required to become a confident trek leader.


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What is Trek Leader Course?

Trek Leader Course comprises of everything in the MOTHER course (Master of the Hills & ER). Additionally it trains you in team dynamics, decision making, four kinds of leadership including active followership, rescue, self rescue, contingency planning and organizing.

During the MOTHER Course, that is the initial 9 days of the course, you would’ve mastered route finding, map reading, navigation, rappelling, advanced rappelling, anchoring, belaying, Basic Life Support (BLS), Emergency Response (ER), trekking, backpacking, primitive camping, and basic astronomy.

Choose to stay 5 extra days and then you will have the option to graduate as a Trek Leader.  Stay, food and local transportation will be provided.

For a list of Frequently asked questions on the MOTHER Course, please visit this FAQs page on Trek Leader Course.

For more queries on Bootcamp courses, you may join this WhatsApp Group: Bootcamp Interested

What is Included in Trek Leader Course?

  1. Full Canyoning Course (Level 1, 2, 3)
  2. Full Advanced Canyoning Course (Level 1, 2, 3)
  3. Basic Canyon Rescue
  4. Intro to Caving – 2 caving trips
  5. One Canyon trip
  6. One Backpacking trip
  7. Three Hiking trips
  8. Meteor Shower Watching (seasonal)
  9. Basic Astronomy
  10. Stay for 15 days
  11. Food for 15 days
  12. Local transportation
  13. All gear required – Helmets, Harness, Ropes, Descenders


Day Subjects / Contents / Syllabus
Day 1 Orientation
Course Expectation Setting
10 Essentials to be an Explorer ( 2 hrs)
Day 2 Simple hike – H1
Simple Caving – C1
Route Recording
Injury Prevention for outdoor sports
Day 3 Rappelling, Belaying, Advanced Rappelling
Intro to Knots
Day 4 Theory Day ( Rest day after 2 hikes )
Theory T2 – Navigation, Map Reading
Intro to adventure gear
Day 5 Trek – H2
Intermediate Caving – C1
Theory T1 – How to prepare for a trek ( 2 hrs )
Route finding for Explorations
Day 6 Anchor building
Day 7 Wilderness First Aid – Basic Life Support
2 Days backpacking – Day 1
Basic Astronomy
Basic Celestial Navigation – using Stars & Constellations
Day 8 2 Days backpacking – Day 2
Mastering the vertical world
Tall rappels or an actual technical canyon
Day 9 Evaluation – MOTHER Course
Graduation ceremony – MOTHER Course
Day 10 Expectation setting for Leader Course
Advanced knots, hitches
Day 11 Self Rescue
Rigging for rescue
Ascending ( Jumaring)
Day 12 Leadership skills
Planning, Situation Reaction & Active Followership
Day 13 Various Belay techniques
Tyrolean Traverse
Day 14 Evaluation – Trip Leader Course
Graduation ceremony – Trip Leader Course

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    For more queries on Bootcamp courses, you may join this WhatsApp Group: Bootcamp Interested

    Related pages

    Please visit the following pages

    1. What are Bootcamps
    2. Trek Leader Course
    3. Wilderness Trekking Course
    4. Canyoning Trainings by BASCOOL
    5. Caving Trainings by BASCOOL

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