Hill Skills

05/10/2024 - 06/10/2024

Dartmoor

Bookings start from £150.00

Scheme Details

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

Event Director

Locryn Williams - 184008

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Awards Completed

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About

Whether you’re a complete novice or someone with some hill walking experience looking to boost your confidence and knowledge, our Hill Skills and Mountain Skills courses are designed just for you. Here’s what you can expect:

Who Can Join?

  • Beginners: No prior experience required.
  • Intermediate Walkers: If you have some experience but lack confidence in planning, navigating, or understanding equipment, these courses will be perfect for you.

What You Will Learn

  • Course Content

    • Planning: Learn how to successfully plan a hill or mountain walk in the UK or Ireland. This includes route selection, understanding the terrain, and time management.

    • Walking Skills: Gain insights into essential walking techniques, including maintaining a steady pace, proper nutrition, and efficient movement skills to make your trek easier and more enjoyable.

    • Clothing and Equipment: Understand the importance of being properly dressed and equipped. Learn about the essential gear needed to ensure a great day out and avoid potential disasters.

    • Weather: Discover how weather conditions affect the hills and mountains and how to plan and adapt your outings accordingly.

    • Navigation in the Hills: Master navigation skills, from selecting and using a compass to developing navigation strategies. Get an introduction to GPS technology and how it can assist you.

    • Environmental Knowledge: Learn how to minimize your environmental impact, adhere to good practices, and get to know useful organizations dedicated to preserving natural landscapes.

    • Hazards and Emergency Procedures: Understand the common hazards you might encounter in the hills and mountains and learn the appropriate responses and emergency procedures to stay safe.

     

  • Enjoyable and Informative: Our courses are designed to be engaging and educational, ensuring that you learn in a fun and supportive environment.
  • Accessibility: We are committed to making our courses as accessible as possible. We are open to making reasonable adjustments to accommodate different needs and ensure everyone can participate fully.

Start your journey into hill and mountain walking with confidence and the right skills. Join us on a Hill Skills or Mountain Skills course and discover the joys of the great outdoors safely and knowledgeably.

 

Where And When

Start
05/10/2024 09:00
End
06/10/2024 17:00
Total Days
2
Maximum Bookings
8
Venue
Dartmoor
Town
Okehampton
County
Devon
Country
England

Provider

Name
Nomads Adventure and Climbing Group
Phone
07581201063
Website
Booking/Details
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Booking

  • Non Residential

    £150.00
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