Association of Mountaineering Instructors AGM and CPD weekend

The AMI AGM is filling up fast, this is a great weekend and opportunity to find out the latest news and developments happening in your Association. Taking place at Glenmore Lodge on Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th January, get your year off to a great start with a chance to, get up to date with your CPD with a great choice of workshops from Winter stance management and short roping to decision making in Winter, through to GPS, social media marketing and big wall basics. Supported by our Brand partners DMM and RAB who are also running workshops on equipment testing and clothing.

Meet the new AMI Development officer, have a beer with the out going one Steve Long as we say a fairwell thankyou for all his hard work, find out what we have been up to in 2016 and get up to date with what's new in AMI for 2017, chat and get to know your regional co-ordinator and network with like minded members. Attend our evening talk on Saturday evening and join us for dinner.

A fully residentail weekend with 2 one day workshops could cost you as little as £125.75 (depending on workshops)

For those wanting a fully resiential package, you need to:

Book your accommodation
Book a Saturday evening meal
Book a Saturday and Sunday workshop of your choice. Follow links below. AGM 2017 1 You can also book a Saturday or Sunday day delegate rate.

This year we are also running a safety seminar which offers members a core CPD point.

AMI Safety Seminar

The AMI Safety Seminar will be an facilitative workshop led by the Chair of the Professional Standards Committee aimed at raising awareness and understanding surrounding current safety trends within the outdoor industry and building on the incident reports received from the membership. Because of the relevance and importance of the workshop content in building the safety awareness of the membership, it will carry a full day’s core CPD point. The workshop is open to all full and trainee members and is strongly recommended for furthering personal development.

One not to miss, free and only available on Sunday, hurry! Book here

You can also choose from any of the following workshops:

Winter Stance Management

A one day workshop for full MIC's to bring members to show and explore the latest information and techniques and for those who have completed MIC training and would like to refresh on this vitally important syllabus followng their training.

Book here Saturday 14th / Sunday 15th Full

Winter Short Roping Update

Refresh your skills on this one day workshop with an update of all the latest thinking and a forum for exchanging ideas and best practice. A full day short roping workshop aimed at Full MIC's looking to revise and update their technique. Learn how to make things smooth and efficient and explore the limits of winter short roping. This workshop is designed to be a peer to peer open forum for sharing ideas.

Book here Saturday 14th / Sunday 15th

Winter Short Roping for trainees

AMI 2017 2 A one day workshop MIC(T)s will know that it's difficult to get quality practice following on from training. Get yourself on the hill with an MIC trainer/assessor for some quality time.

Saturday 14th / Sunday 15th

Teaching Winter Climbing

A one day workshop for both MIC Trainee's and full MICs refreshing and developing the ability to teach winter climbing.

Book here Saturday 14th / Sunday 15th

Mountain Day - Making Decisions

Making good decisions in winter is key, this workshop is a hill day with a wealth of knowledge from a seasoned mountain pro. This will examine route finding choices, decision making and will also look at T.S.P. A one day workshop open to MIA, WML, MIC(T), MIC's.

Book here Saturday 14th


A full day GPS workshop from an expert in the field. If you like pressing buttons on nifty James-Bond style gizmos and seeing how you can apply them to real life instructing situations, this is for you. Pay attention, 007!

Book here Saturday 14th JanuaryAGM 2017 3

RAB Clothing

Take the opportunity to spend a day testing gear, find out the more technical details of the latest clothing on the market, a great opportunity to find out what kit works for you, how to recommend the best choices to your clients and support our brand partners ability to develop kit by giving your feedback, what's not to like about this one day workshop?

Book here Saturday 14th / Sunday 15th

DMM Demo - Equipment Testing

A half day workshop with the usual festival of destruction, with an introduction of some spangly new kit....

Book here Sat 14th AM / Sat 14th PM - Sun 15th AM / Sun 15th PM

Avalanche Update

Following the 'difficult and testing' conditions of last year, you can never have too many updates on the latest snow science research. Get the lowdown on avalanche forecasting, plus tips and techniques for safe route travel, snow examination and heuristic factors. This workshop is available to MIC(T)'s and MIC's, this one day workshop will be ran by David Monteith. Book here Saturday 14th full / Sunday 15th

Social Media Marketing

Learn how to use Social Media to market yourself. Explore the different types of social media and gain an understanding of what to post, when to post, tone, content etc. A half day workshop open to all.

Book here Sat AM / Sat PM

PHTLS Bleeding & Trauma cert (B-CON)

A short course certificated by PHTLS. Dealing with life threatening bleeding is something that we hope we'll never have to do. Is it enough to hope..? Learn to handle the situation with this module usually delivered as part of the Pre-Hospital Trauma Care course. All members can attend this workshop.

Book here Sat AM / Sat PM - Sun AM / Sun PM

Teaching Dry Tooling

Always a popular session. An opportunity to use the kit and learn some top tips. This workshop is open to all. Pete hill will be running this half day workshop.

Book here Sat AM / Sat PM

MIC(T) Updates/Refreshers/ Pre-assessment Shake Down

Your chance for a day on the hill with your very own MIC trainer/assessor. Pump your instructor as hard as you wish (for the latest tips and info that is..!)

Book here Sunday 15th

The event is fully bookable through CMS, view a full list of options for Accomodation, day delegate rates and workshops here
We look forward to seeing you there

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