Mountain Skills - 2 Days

21/07/2022 - 22/07/2022

New Dungeon Ghyll Hotel

Bookings start from £110.00

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 courses is nationally accredited course from Mountain Training, the National Governing body for mountain activities, like rock climbing, walking and mountaineering.  It is a 2 day course covering the skills below, and includes certification.

We cover a whole range of skills that will be beneficial to you as a hill walker:

  • Route Planning – selecting appropriate maps
  • Walking skills – developing technique walking over steep terrain, use of poles in ascent and descent
  • Clothing and equipment – discussing items that differ to what you might have in you hill bag
  • Weather – how this affects your planning, route and your equipment choices
  • Navigation – maps, compasses and when and how to use them
  • Environment – maintaining a low impact whilst adventuring, recognising flora and fauna
  • Emergencies and hazards – avoidance, but also how to deal with these unfortunate occurrences

Previous experience

Summer hill walking experience is essential. A reasonable level of fitness will help you to get the most from the day.

Where And When

Start
21/07/2022 09:00
End
22/07/2022 17:00
Total Days
2
Maximum Bookings
8
Venue
New Dungeon Ghyll Hotel
Town
Ambleside
County
Cumbria
Postcode
LA22 9JX
Country
United Kingdom
Latitude
54.44793
Longitude
-3.09003

Provider

Name
My Expedition Rocks
Phone
07944 551630
Website
Booking/Details
Email

Booking

  • Non Residential

    £110.00
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Other Dates

08/10/2022 £110.00 Details

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