Preparation for the Mountain Leader exam (Savoie)

Duration : 5 days

France, Northern Alps

Level : experienced

from 455 € / p. from 4 to 12 persons

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The objective of this 5-day course taking place in Savoie is to prepare you for the probationary exam of the state diploma of Mountain Leader and to optimize your chances of success.

I propose two sessions, one in the spring and one at the end of the summer, which take place in the Arvan valley in Maurienne.


  • To have a personal practice of the discipline, basic knowledge and a personal and professional project.
  • The trainee must be registered for the exam or in a process of going to the exam in the short term.

The + of the training:

  • An evolution on sectors with different morphologies: alpine reliefs (a priori easier), Nordic reliefs (navigation and map reading more delicate).
  • An alternation of sessions in the field (orienteering course) and theoretical sessions in the classroom (MCQs).
  • Individualized follow-up.
  • Experienced trainers.
  • Permanent orienteering courses with several circuits.


  • Review of the fundamentals of orientation.
  • Practical orientation exercises.
  • Orienteering (permanent courses and timed courses such as the probationary exam).
  • Work on the MCQ.

The price includes

  • Supervision by the experienced mountain leaders.
  • Teaching fees.

The price does not include

  • Transport to and from Saint-Jean-d'Arves, one hour drive from Chambéry or Albertville.
  • Accommodation.
  • Meals.
  • Drinks.
  • Anything not mentioned in "The price includes".


At the free choice of the participants.

Next departures :
  • To be confirmed
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