Hill & Mountain Skills Mountain Skills

30/10/2021 - 31/10/2021

Felin Fach, Brecon

Bookings start from £130.00

Scheme Details

Awarding Body
Mountain Training
Scheme
Hill & Mountain Skills
Course
Mountain Skills
Type
Training

Award Description

The Hill & Mountain Skills scheme is a great way to develop your personal skills and confidence in all elements of hill and mountain walking. From planning a coastal walk to navigating in complex terrain, these courses are an ideal opportunity to learn the basics and enjoy the countryside. THIS IS NOT THE HILL AND MOORLAND LEADER SCHEME.

About

The Mountain Skills course is an ideal choice for walkers interested in transferring their walking skills to steep, remote or more mountainous terrain. Ideally, participants will have some basic hill walking experience and have a reasonable level of fitness. 

Mountain Skills Courses are nationally accredited and developed by Mountain Training, they are aimed to equip you with the required knowledge, expertise and skills to enjoy the mountains safely.

What does the Mountain Skills Course Cover?

The Mountain Skills syllabus covers the following aspects:

  1. Planning
  2. Walking Skills
  3. Clothing and Equipment
  4. Weather
  5. Navigation in the Mountains
  6. Environmental Knowledge
  7. Hazards and Emergency Procedures in the Mountains

Prior Experience and Fitness

You would have experience of hill or mountain walking and be of a reasonable level of fitness. You can expect to be out walking each day for around 5-6 hours generally away from paths onto steeper rougher ground. Much of the journey during the course will involve learning opportunities and the pace of the day is modest with plenty of breaks. An optional evening session can be catered for either a walk into darkness or an additional teaching session on another element of the syllabus.

Any health issues should be talked through with your Tutor prior to the start of the course.

What is included?

All instruction and learning resources, certificate upon completion, all group safety equipment, use of maps and compasses.

What is not included?

Transport, accommodation and meals.

Minimum Booking

This course will be guaranteed to run with a single booking.

Where And When

Start
30/10/2021
End
31/10/2021
Total Days
2
Maximum Bookings
6
Bookings
2
Venue
Felin Fach, Brecon
Town
Brecon
County
Powys
Postcode
LD3 0UE
Country
United Kingdom
Latitude
51.98000
Longitude
-3.32000

Provider

Name
Trigpoint Adventures
Phone
07769584650
Website
Booking/Details
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Booking

  • Standard Price

    £130.00
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Other Dates

20/11/2021 £130.00 Details

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