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Mountain Skills - 5 Days
  • Plas y Brenin
  • 5 Days
  • 6 People to 1 instructor

Mountain Skills - 5 Days

  • Hike
  • Mountaineering
  • Intermediate
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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 five day course, with a two day expedition and remote wild camp, is a great introduction to walking in the British and Irish mountains. This course covers the Mountain Training Mountain Skills syllabus with added extras, such as the expedition, and time for consolidation.If you wish to receive Mountain Training Mountain Skills accreditation you will need to register for this 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

Wild camping skills and night navigation.

Experience Required

You should have done some hillwalking, but probably not in the higher parts and probably not away from paths.

It's good to get away to the high mountains with confidence..

We want to help you to achieve your goals so comfortable accommodation (with WIFI included) and home-cooked food are part of the deal if you've booked accommodation with us - you don't need to think about sorting this out for yourself. We can also a arrange station pick up & drop off if you're travelling by train.

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

Start your training

Length
5 Days
Start Date
25th February, 2019
Spaces left
6
Cost
£607
Length
5 Days
Start Date
25th March, 2019
Spaces left
6
Cost
£607
Length
5 Days
Start Date
27th May, 2019
Spaces left
3
Cost
£626
Length
5 Days
Start Date
22nd July, 2019
Spaces left
6
Cost
£626
Length
5 Days
Start Date
2nd September, 2019
Spaces left
6
Cost
£626
Length
5 Days
Start Date
7th October, 2019
Spaces left
6
Cost
£626
Length
5 Days
Start Date
25th November, 2019
Spaces left
6
Cost
£626
Length
5 Days
Start Date
24th February, 2020
Spaces left
6
Cost
£626
Length
5 Days
Start Date
23rd March, 2020
Spaces left
6
Cost
£626
This course will help you become

This will halp you become a independent mountain walker.

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