Welcome to Leading Edge
For Sam Leary and Cath Wilson of Leading Edge, being in the mountains is all about having a great time, in a wonderful place and sharing that with others. If you have a passion for the outdoors on any level and are wanting to develop your skills and/or confidence Leading Edge can definitely help.Covid Guidelines Click here
2021 Courses are now live.
Check out the website for our Scottish winter program, Mountain Training qualifications and much more for next year.
Sam is co-hosting the virtual BMC Make Winter Count lecture on 3rd December 2020. More info and tickets available on the BMC website.
The Welsh lockdown finishes on 9th Nov 2020, we are running courses again from that date. Covid restrictions do apply, We have spaces on:
Rock Climbing Instructor Training: 13-14 Nov 2020
Climbing Wall Instructor Assessment: 5 Dec 2020
Summer Mountain Leader Training 7-12 Dec 2020
Summer Mountain Leader Assessment 7-11 Dec 2020
Contact us if you would like a bespoke course before winter sets in, climbing, scrambling, walking and much more, just ask.
Please click on our Covid guidelines box above for more information about how we will be endeavouring to maintain safe working practises.
In recognition of the highly changeable situation we will offer postponement or a full refund if anyone is unable to attend a booked course due to a virus related issue.
Courses, awards and qualifications
Leading Edge offers courses, awards and qualifications in hill walking, mountaineering and rock climbing. The majority take place in Snowdonia, North Wales, with the exception of winter specific ones which are held in Scotland.
Leading Edge would love to help you get the most from your days in the mountains, all you need is the desire and motivation to learn, let Sam Leary and Cath Wilson do the rest.
Leading Edge also run professional development workshops for:
Mountain Training Association
Association of Mountaineering Instructors
Would you like to experience any of the following?
Guided Rock Climbing
Introduction to Multi Pitch Climbing
Introduction to Lead Climbing
Lead Climb Coaching
Sea Cliff Climbing
Problem Solving for Climbers
Introduction to Scrambling
Parent and Child