This is an opportunity to consolidate on areas of personal performance, showing you some simple ways to understand contours and how to use them in your navigation. This is ideal for those who working towards their Summer Mountain Leader award.
Identify the basic contour shapes on the map and ground
Relate map and the land to each other using contours
Methods of identifying features and position
Navigate using the map alone
Methods of relocation
Route strategy using contours
Contour only maps will be used on this day
How to book:
To reserve your space if you follow this link it details how to pay and my booking form is there http://www.paulpoolemountaineering.co.uk/booking
My enthusiasm for exploring has enabled me to live, work and travel throughout the world and I realised early on that mountains were my true passion and eventually settled in Snowdonia. North Wales offers some of the best quality and most diverse range of rock climbing and mountaineering in the UK
Qualifications are important, I’ve acquired a few over the years and they are backed up with over 25 years experience of working in the outdoors industry.
Over the years these are the qualifications that I’ve gained, I am an Accredited Practitioner of Outdoor Learning (APIOL), I hold the Mountaineering and Climbing Instructor (MCI), Winter Mountain Leader Award (MLW) and I am a qualified Further Education tutor.
I have been an approved Mountain Training Cymru (MTC) Course Provider for over 11 years able to offer the Mountain Leader and Rock Climbing Instructor Awards
I'll send a kit list prior to the course
9am - 5pm