Royal Marines Mountain Leader Pass Rates (2008-2014)

In 2015, the Royal Marines had three Mountain Leader (ML) courses on offer: Mountain Leader Class 3 (ML3). Mountain Leader Class 2 (ML2). Mountain Leader Officer (MLO). All ranks (both officers and Marines) attend the same selection course, with the average pass rate across all three courses being 67% between 2008 and 2014. The average… Read More

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Nutrition & Performance at Altitude

Research Paper Title Optimizing Nutrition for Performance at Altitude: A Literature Review. Abstract Human beings are unique for their capacity to maximise their physical potential through various means. High altitude mountaineering is one such way that people challenge generally accepted notions about what is biologically and volutionarily possible. While a 20,000+ft summit may be uninhabitable… Read More