Here are a few sites and resources that we hope you will find useful:

The IndependentOutdoor Forum, a private, interactive presence on the web to share pictures, trip ideas and important documents:

Adventure Activities Network is a web community for subscribers, which provides updates and discussion around best practice. Run by the AALS via HSE:

The BMC, a good site with lots of information about mountain activities in the UK and overseas -

UK Climbing is the first stop website of choice for most climbing related news and forums -

MLTA, the definitive site to get hold of information about national governing body awards in the UK-

HMC Professional Development -

VOSA: Vehicle and Operator Services Agency - the place to go for minibus driving advice, within the UK, and in Europe -

OEAP National Guidance site, a one stop repository of best practice documentation - downloads available on just about every topic imaginable -

BBC Weather -

MWIS, known affectionately as 'Miserable Weather in Scotland', the mountain weather information service provides detailed mountain forecasts for all the areas of the UK -

Independent Schools Council -

CTC, Cycle Touring Club – National cyclists' organisation offering advice and services to cyclists since 1878. Offers advice for casual to hard-core cyclists -

Association of Mountaineering Instructors -

The Scottish Avalanche Information Service, indispensible source of information for mountain walking or climbing in Scotland in winter -

British Canoeing, the governing body for the sport and recreation of canoeing and kayaking in the United Kingdom, represents the interests of canoeists at local, national and international levels -

Snow Sport England functions as the national governing body for skiers and boarders - a good site to visit if you're leading a ski trip -