Course Details

Advanced Mountain Bike Leader

Riding up the long meadow towards the mountains of Slovenia
Equip yourself to lead rides on more challenging off-road terrain.

Extending your knowledge and skills from your CTC Mountain Bike Leader course, the Advanced Mountain Bike Leader course enables you to guide riders into technical and demanding terrain.

This course is widely recognised as one of the benchmarks of competence with the outdoor education and activity industries - including holiday guides, teachers, youth workers and multi-activity instructors in the UK and abroad.


2.5 - 3 days
Technical off-road terrain, inc. rocks, roots and bumps
Competent off-road

Course outcomes

This is technical terrain

CTC's Advanced Mountain Bike Leader course covers:

  • riding on technical ground
  • managing your group in technical ground: developing skills and identifying hazards
  • navigating accurately and in detail
  • dealing with mechanical incidents with a wide variety of trailside repairs and fixes
  • motivating, engaging and educating your group members
  • delivering skills development sessions for your participants as part of rides



Please contact the Courses & Training Helpline to find out if this course is available for booking: 01483 238 337

Available courses

Date Course Venue Link
19 Feb 2016 Dalby Forest Details...
26 Feb 2016 Belfast Activity Centre Details...
7 Oct 2016 Dalby Forest Details...

What you need

  • CTC Mountain Bike Leader course
  • Valid First Aid Certificate
  • min age 18 
  • A logbook of led rides in trail terrain (minimum of 6, but evidence of 20 or more leader experiences) and 12 personal rides (covering at least three geologically different areas) in technical terrain





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