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

Mountain Skills - 2 Days

  • Hike
  • Mountaineering
  • Mountain Training Award
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Overview

You've got some basic hillwalking experience and now you want to push yourself to be able to walk on steeper, remoter or more mountainous terrain. This two day course, is a great introduction to walking in the British and Irish mountains. This course covers the Mountain Training Mountain Skills syllabus. If you wish to receive Mountain Training Mountain Skills accreditation you will need to register for this with 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 in the mountainous areas of Britain and Ireland.

Itinerary

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

Your highly qualified and experienced instructors will take you through


Planning – how to successfully plan a walk in the mountains 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, steep ground 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 mountains and your day out

Navigation in the mountains – everything from selecting a compass and using a map to navigation in poor visibility and an intro to GPS

Environmental knowledge – how to minimise your impact on the hill, information on good practice and useful organisations

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

Experience Required

You will gain more from this course if you have already done some hillwalking or attended a Hill Skills course.

A sensible way to fast track your mountain skills

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
13th April, 2019
Spaces left
4
Cost
£208
Length
2 Days
Start Date
11th May, 2019
Spaces left
8
Cost
£208
Length
2 Days
Start Date
15th June, 2019
Spaces left
8
Cost
£208
Length
2 Days
Start Date
20th 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
17th August, 2019
Spaces left
7
Cost
£208
Length
2 Days
Start Date
21st September, 2019
Spaces left
8
Cost
£208
Length
2 Days
Start Date
30th September, 2019
Spaces left
8
Cost
£208
Length
2 Days
Start Date
12th October, 2019
Spaces left
8
Cost
£208
Length
2 Days
Start Date
28th October, 2019
Spaces left
8
Cost
£208
Length
2 Days
Start Date
23rd November, 2019
Spaces left
8
Cost
£208
This course will help you become

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