Hello I'm
Stuart Lade 116685

Membership Mountain Training Association

Membership Type Course Director Member

Membership Number 116685

Renewal Date 01/04/2025

Membership AMI

Membership Type Full Member

Membership Number 1806

Renewal Date 01/07/2024

I'm a keen climber and mountaineer out living the dream; whether it's off somewhere exciting on my own personal adventures or sharing my passion whilst working with clients. I really enjoy working with psyched people who want to progress their skills so they can have their own adventures and achieve their outdoor goals whatever they may be. Learning to Ice Axe arrest for the first time sliding down a snowy slope in the Cairngorms on a Winter Skills course, tying into a rope for their first trad lead on a Rock Climbing course or the moment when suddenly navigation finally starts to make sense and the compass isn't some alien tool anymore. These are the moments when a whole world of adventure is opened up and why I get a real kick out of instructing.
Happy adventures!
Rock Climbing Instructor Assessment 20/04/2024 Details
Camping Leader Assessment 20/04/2024 Details
Lowland Leader Training 20/04/2024 Details
Rock Skills Learn to Lead Trad 27/04/2024 Details
Rock Skills Learn to Lead Sport 27/04/2024 Details
"Access and wild camping issues in Eryri" meeting for local ML providers and course directors 13/12/2023 0.50
Chris Walker Memorial Trust - Avalanche Awareness Training Webinar 13/10/2023 1.00
How to create an Inclusive, Welcoming Environment for all Learners 27/04/2023 0.25
9. Understanding Work at Height and rigging for non-climbing loads. (0423) 22/04/2023 1.00
Making your Courses Inclusive and Accessible 01/03/2023 0.25
Nature of Snowdonia Workshop/Mountain Environment for Providers and Course Directors with Mike Raine and Jim Langley 13/12/2022 1.00
Mountain Training England/ Mountain Training Cymru National Provider Conference 2022 05/05/2022 1.00
Geology - mountain building 27/04/2022 0.25
Geology - Mountain landscapes & rock types 27/04/2022 0.25
Mountain Destruction 27/04/2022 0.25
Mountain weather 03/09/2021 0.50
Diversity, barriers to access and how Mountaineering Instructors can influence change 18/01/2021 0.50
MTE/MTC Course Directors & Staff update and CPD 23/11/2020 1.00
Course Directors ONLY: More than an Outdoor Experience - Ian Davidson, The Outward Bound Trust 05/08/2020 0.25
Course Directors ONLY: Writing great blogs - Oli Reed, Trail Magazine Editor 28/07/2020 0.25
Course Directors ONLY: A Mixed Examination of Teaching Traditional Lead Climbing in the UK - Loel Collins and Dave Evans, Plas y Brenin 22/07/2020 0.25
MTE/C Provider CPD: Listening Skills 22/06/2020 0.25
MTE/C Provider CPD: Listening Skills 22/06/2020 0.25
Outdoor Mental Health: Top Tips for talking about Mental Heath with customers & Why the outdoors is good for you (the evidence) 17/06/2020 0.25
MTE/C Provider CPD: Questioning Skills 15/06/2020 0.25
MTE/C Provider CPD: Questioning Skills 15/06/2020 0.25
Gamifying training for kids - Jamie Vardy, NICAS/NIBAS Course Director 10/06/2020 0.25
MTE/C Provider CPD: Goal Setting 08/06/2020 0.25
MTE/C Provider CPD: Goal Setting 08/06/2020 0.25
MTE/C Provider CPD: Giving Feedback 01/06/2020 0.25
Accident prevention and risk management in our brave new world 20/05/2020 0.25
Rock Skills provider and course tutor induction - MTC and MTE - ALL Rock Skills providers and tutors 21/11/2018 1.00
Rock Skills provider and course tutor induction - MTC and MTE - Rock Skills 3 tutors (Learning to Lead Sports Climbs and Learning to Lead Trad Climbs) only 21/11/2018 1.00
Rope Matters -Daniel Gebel 05/12/2017 1.00
Hill & Moorland Leader and Mountain Leader provider and course director induction - MTE and MTC 16/11/2017 1.00
SAIS Avalanche Workshop 12/02/2016 1.00
MIC Trainee Update/Refresher/Pre-assessment shake down..! 16/01/2016 1.00
MIC(T) Refresher 11/01/2015 1.00
Winter Short Roping Trainee 10/01/2015 1.00
BMC Fundamentals of climbing 2 09/11/2014 1.00
Fundamentals of climbing 1 08/11/2014 1.00
Avalanche Training 14/02/2014 1.00
New Tutor Induction for Hill & Mountain Skills Scheme 14/01/2014 1.00
Physical Training for Climbing Workshop 12/01/2014 1.00
Foundation Coach Training 03/11/2013 2.00
MIC Training 01/03/2013 2.00
Course Director and Staff of ML(S) and WGL award schemes 28/09/2012 1.00
MIA Assessment 07/09/2012 2.00
MIA Training Plas Y Brenin 19/09/2010 2.00
MLW Assessment 02/04/2010 2.00
WML Training 19/03/2009 2.00

I have known Stuart for a number of years and have trained and assessed him for his Winter ML. He has also worked for me on NGB awards on a number of occasions, the feedback has always been very positive. He is a very capable instructor and enthusiastic about the outdoors. Stuart is well organised, efficient, friendly and approachable. Phill George IFMGA / MIC


  • Hill walking
  • Indoor climbing
  • Rock climbing
  • Winter walking
  • Winter climbing


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  • Trainer / assessor