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Hill Skills - 5 Day
  • Plas y Brenin
  • 5 Days
  • 8 People to 1 instructor

Hill Skills - 5 Day

  • Hike
  • Hillwalking
  • Beginner
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Overview

This five day course is perfect 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. You'll be learning from our highly qualified instructors and developing your new skills as you explore the peaks of Snowdonia. You can also opt to complete the two day accredited Mountain Training Hills Skills course during the week, by registering with Mountain Training www.mountain-training.org

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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 will have gained the skills and techniques to be confident and comfortable planning, and undertaking, your own hill walks.

 

 

Itinerary

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

Over the five days you will cover;


Planning – how to successfully plan a hill walk in the UK or Ireland

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

Clothing and equipment – being suitably dressed and equipped can make the difference between a great day out and a complete disaster

Weather – how it affects the hills and your day out

Navigation in the hills – everything from selecting a compass to navigation strategies and an intro to GPS. Environmental knowledge – how to minimise your impact on the hill and information on good practice and useful organisations

Hazards and emergency procedures in the hills – how to respond to any hazards you encounter and what to do in an emergency.

Experience Required

No experience is required; this is a course suitable for beginners.

start your hillwalking career on a sound footing

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
5 Days
Start Date
18th March, 2019
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Cost
£517
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20th May, 2019
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4th November, 2019
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8
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16th March, 2020
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8
Cost
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This course will help you become

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

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