The aim of the trip was to give those leaders looking to undertake mountain leader or hill and moorland training, some valuable quality mountain days, learning and practicing key skills. It also provided them with the opportunity to experience a self-sufficient expedition so that they can better understand what it feels like for a young person taking part in their DofE expedition.
The expedition started in the Coire Cas car park and, across three days, took in the Fiacall Riadge, a grade 1 scramble, Ben Madui (twice), Glen Derry, the Laraig Ghru and the beautiful surrounds of the Corrour Bothy.
They wild camped on both nights and were rewarded with beautiful views and lovely sunny weather.
PC Paula Cooper from the Central Youth team said, "This was a fantastic couple of days where our leaders gained valuable experience in leading groups, party management, micro navigation and the kit necessary for a self-sufficient expedition in mountainous terrain; all of which they can take back to their units to help with the delivery of the expedition section of the Duke of Edinburgh Award."