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Instructor resources

Below are links to a variety of policies, risk assessments and operating policies that apply when working for Lakeland Ascents, Lake District Activities by Lakeland Ascents or Highland Ascents.

Policies & incident/accident reporting

Freelancer agreement – working for Lakeland Ascents as a freelance instructor. Our expectations of you, and what you can expect from us.

Accident and incident reporting policy – the process we need you to follow in the event of an incident or accident.

Accident and incident reporting form – the form you need to complete in the event of an incident or accident.

Risk assessments

Ghyll scrambling & canyoning – all ghylls and canyons.

Rock climbing, scrambling & abseiling – includes single pitch & abseil sessions, all guided rock climbing, scrambling & mountaineering as well as formal rock climbing and scrambling/mountaineering courses.

Guided walks & navigation courses – includes all guided mountain challenges, such as the 24 Peak, 10 Peak and National 3 Peak Challenge.

Site-specific operating procedures

Ghyll scrambling in Church Beck, Coniston

Canyoning in Church Beck, Coniston

Kit lists for adventure activities

Click here for kit lists

Storage unit

An overview of the unit and how to use it

How to use Jenny the Generator





Vouchers can be bought for all of our courses and experiences for your friends & family to redeem at their leisure. Buy a voucher

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Association of Mountaineering Instructors