Hill Skills - 2 Day
  • Plas y Brenin
  • 2 Days
  • 8 People to 1 instructor

Hill Skills - 2 Day

  • Hike
  • Hillwalking
  • Mountain Training Award
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Overview

You'd like to try hillwalking and want to learn the essential skills you need. Spending two days on this accredited Mountain Training in Snowdonia's spectacular hills with our highly qualified instructors sharing their expert knowledge with you is a perfect introduction to hillwalking for anyone. You'll cover where to walk, what to wear, how to plan and follow routes, a little about the environment and what to do if things don't go to plan.

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Can I book privately?

Yes. If you would like to book a private course then give us a call to discuss your needs.

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The Objectives

You'll have gained the skills and techniques to be independent in the hills.

Itinerary

* Please note: Itinerary is subject to weather and availability.

What to Expect


During the two days you'll cover all the essentials;

Walking Skills - what things you should consider while out walking and what can make life easier (pace, nutrition, movement skills)

Navigation Skills - including using basic features and symbols, using a compass, navigation strategies and electronic devices

Weather - how it affects the hills and your day out

Clothing and Equipment - how being suitably dressed and equipped can make the difference between a good day out and a bad day out

Environment - how to minimise your impact on the hill and good practice

Hazards and Emergency Procedures - how to deal with any hazards you encounter and what to do in an emergency

Experience Required

You must be at least 18 years old to join this course at Plas y Brenin (or 14 if accompanied by a parent)

a great way to start your hillwalking fun

We want to help you focus on achieving your goals so if you're staying with us, comfortable accommodation (with WIFI included) and good food are part of the deal, you don't need to think about sorting this out for yourself. Support is on hand from our friendly, and exceptionally well qualified staff, to help develop your understanding and personal skills. They also help you to formulate an appropriate action plan for your further development.

What do I need to bring?
Equipment List
How should I prepare?
Preparation guide
Course Schedule

Start your training

Length
2 Days
Start Date
3rd November, 2018
Spaces left
8
Cost
£201
Length
2 Days
Start Date
9th March, 2019
Spaces left
8
Cost
£201
Length
2 Days
Start Date
4th May, 2019
Spaces left
8
Cost
£208
Length
2 Days
Start Date
18th May, 2019
Spaces left
8
Cost
£208
Length
2 Days
Start Date
1st June, 2019
Spaces left
8
Cost
£208
Length
2 Days
Start Date
29th June, 2019
Spaces left
8
Cost
£208
Length
2 Days
Start Date
22nd July, 2019
Spaces left
8
Cost
£208
Length
2 Days
Start Date
10th August, 2019
Spaces left
8
Cost
£208
Length
2 Days
Start Date
31st August, 2019
Spaces left
8
Cost
£208
Length
2 Days
Start Date
3rd September, 2019
Spaces left
8
Cost
£208
Length
2 Days
Start Date
2nd November, 2019
Spaces left
8
Cost
£208
Length
2 Days
Start Date
7th March, 2020
Spaces left
8
Cost
£208
This course will help you become

more competent and confident at the skills of hillwalking and ready to enjoy more

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