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Jack Oliver 149988
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Membership Mountain Training Association

Membership Type Qualified Member

Membership Number 149988

Renewal Date 01/04/2024

Night Nav Ninja 28/02/2024 0.50
AMI CPD - Working the Cioch and Sron na Ciche 29/04/2023 1.00
AMI CPD - Short roping workshop 12/06/2022 1.00
Teaching Scrambling Workshop 11/05/2022 1.00
Mountaineering and Climbing Instructor 18/10/2021 3.00
Problem Solving and Improvised Rescue 14/09/2021 1.00
Taking People (guided) Climbing 13/09/2021 1.00
Intro to Night Nav 06/12/2019 0.50
Hill & Mountain Skills and Rock Skills provider and course tutor induction - MTC and MTE 29/11/2019 1.00
FREE intro to mountain running 26/10/2019 0.50
Problem Solving and Improvised Rescue 07/09/2018 1.00
MIA Trainee 2 Day Open Workshop 28/07/2018 2.00
Mountaineering Day 05/06/2018 1.00
Personal Scrambling Skills 12/03/2016 1.00
Single Pitch Award refresher 03/02/2016 1.00
SPA refresher 25/07/2015 1.00
Peak District Regional Day 31/01/2015 1.00
Mountain Rescue - Team training event (half day) 19/07/2014 0.50
Mountain Rescue - Team training event (full day) 12/07/2014 1.00
Mountain Rescue - Team training event (full day) 14/06/2014 1.00
Any outdoor industry employer - Employer's in-house training event (2 days or more) 02/02/2014 2.00

I grew up in care and through social services in an environment where the outdoors was not something that I think any of us knew about however I always had a passion for being outdoors and as soon as I could I left the care system and joined the Army. Since spending some time in the forces and leaving in 2012 I have always had a real love for the mountains. After spending some time away working overseas I took a job in Jaguar Landrover which lasted 8 hours after realising very quickly that I did not want to be stuck in an office environment where the culture, passion and ethics just did not fit in with me.
It was 2 days before I left that job that I had booked on to a Hill and Mountain skills course and I guess really for me where it all kicked off after doing the course at the end I asked John cousins who were moderating the course " How do I do what you lads are doing " From that point forward I have been on an amazing journey 3 days after the course i moved to central Scotland where worked at Cotswolds outdoors spending 3 days in the shop and 3 days out on the mountains gaining my QMDS 12 months later I sat and passed my ML assessment.
During that consolidation, i started to climb and meet some amazing people who were just as up for some big days as I was. As soon as I had done my ML assessment I booked the MCI training. The course provided me with some great feedback made me look at being in the mountains differently and enhanced my pschye for being in the mountains.
Since then I have been lucky to climb, walk and run all over the country and the alp. I hope that in 2021 I will be able to sit my assessment and pass the MCI award

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