Sad Loss of Bushwalking Pioneer, Peter Kellett

Sadly in March 2019 Bushwalking  Leadership SA lost one of it’s pioneers, Peter Kellett. In honour of Peter, Scott Polley and Gordon Lehmann have written the following tribute. PK as he was always known. PK was the main driver for the establishment of Bushwalking Leadership SA (BLSA) in [...]

Upcoming courses

Upcoming courses  Teachers and Bushwalkers – get qualified this year!  Our 2020 calendar is out now. Our flagship Bushwalking Leadership Program kicks off in April 2020.  The year we are excited to bring back the Basic Skills Bushwalking Course delivered by Outdoor Adventure Skills. This course will allow [...]

Walking SA Award

Congratulations to BLSA’s own Gordon Begg for being recognised in Walking SA’s annual awards. Gordon has spent many years volunteering and contributing to the management and ongoing operations of BLSA including the last 12 as Chairman. Gordon has consistently delivered and evolved [...]

South Australian Tourism Industry Council Forum

Carrying on from the success of their last forum, the South Australian Tourism Industry Council is inviting you to join them for the last in their series of conferences. Join the SATIC group and some impressive speakers at the 2017 SATIC tourism conference on 6th and 7th of June to be involved [...]

Nature-based Tourism Standout Walking Tours Forum

The 6th of April saw the Standout Walking Journeys Forum hosted by the South Australian Tourism Industry Council in conjunction with the Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources. The forum allowed industry members to discuss some key ideas identifying how to make SA a truly [...]

Course News for 2017

It’s a very busy calendar for the BLSA this walking season.  Staffed by experienced and accredited professionals, we continue to service a solid demand for training bush walking leaders across all levels in South Australia.   Our programs have evolved over the years (since 1973!) to now [...]

Upcoming Courses: ABLC and BLAC take 2

Big news from BLSA with the release of the course dates for the upcoming Advanced Leadership Course [ABLC] as well as the second Assistant Course [BLAC]. The ABLC will be running from the 9th to the 14th of July in the Flinders Ranges around Mt Abrupt and Edeowie Gorge. This in the culmination [...]

Technical Skills Weekend theory now Online

With enrollments for the 2017 Technical Skills Weekends now open we’re letting you know that a major update has been made to the course. A big part of the weekend assessment is a theory component to be conducted before the start of the course. This assessment has now been moved online to [...]

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