/ Female Instructor Ratio
I'm doing a bit research, and trying to find a percentage for how many female climbing and/or ML instructors there are in the UK in comparison to male instructors... are there any numbers? Had a bit of a search around but haven't found much.
If anyone can point me in the direction of such information, or rattle it off in this thread, it'd be greatly appreciated.
Thanks in advance!
The number of active instructors (and level of activity) may be better determined this way (than relying on the number registered).
If your doing this it would be interesting to know numbers for CW staff and route setters.
Please report back here what you find!
> I'm doing a bit research, and trying to find a percentage for how many female climbing and/or ML instructors there are in the UK in comparison to male instructors... are there any numbers? Had a bit of a search around but haven't found much.
Do you mind if I ask why you are asking that question?
I've sent a few emails around but have had no responses yet. My partner recently returned from ML training in Wales and Plas y Brenin reckon they have an estimated 40/60 ratio for females to males attending ML training, but this does not look at how many actually complete assessment.
I'm trying to find figures to back up a business plan. I'm starting a small photography business but I want to focus towards outdoor/alpine and travel-based photography. A few guides and instructors manage to simultaneously utilise their skills instructing/guiding and taking photos, and I wanted to find out if their were many women doing this.
I'm happy to share any findings in this forum if anyone is interested.
There are such numbers. They are held on the Mountain Training database; where else?
78.4% of all candidate registrations are by males: 21.6% by females (1964 - present).
Proportions vary depending on award, with CWA having the highest % of females and ML the lowest of the entry awards.
Registration for MIA is about 90/10
Thank you so much for your help Andy! :D That's spot on!
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