Bush

    Bush Leader

    This qualification is for people who lead walks of less than one-day duration, on clearly formed and marked tracks with bridged river crossings. Two-day assessment.

    Bush Walking Leader Scope & Syllabus

    Bush 1

    The holder of this qualification can organise, instruct and lead multi-day tramping  trips in easy and moderate bush terrain. Trips can extend above the bushline in easy and moderate terrain and in summer conditions (without snow and no snow forecast). Patches of old snow may exist and can be crossed where no sliding potential exists. Three-day assessment.

    Bush 1 Syllabus

    Bush 1 Assessment Guide

    Bush 2

    The holder of this qualification can organise, instruct and lead multi-day tramping trips in moderate and hard bush terrain. Trips can extend above the bushline in summer conditions (without snow and no snow forecast). Patches of old snow may exist and can be crossed where no sliding potential exists. Trips above and below the bushline can be in remote, untracked terrain. The assistance of a rope may be required. It is also for people instructing other bush and outdoor instructors and leaders. Three-day assessment.

    Bush 2 Syllabus

    Bush 2 Assessment Guide

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