Category Archives: General Interest

Activity Days At The Adventure Ropes Course

Last week, I had a lovely two days working at the Adventure Ropes Course as part of a local school’s activity week. Over the two days, the teams got stuck into the following activities: Abseiling; Adventure Tunnels; Archery; Climbing; Crate … Continue reading

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Another Week At Arthog Outreach

Another good week working for Arthog Outreach where I was leading environmental, canoeing and team building sessions. Environmental Sessions As a continuation of the ‘Theatre Theme, we ventured outdoors to look at fire lighting, which proved to be a very popular … Continue reading

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CPD – Inspiring Environmental Learning

On Saturday, I attended a Mountain Training Association (MTA) workshop led Jim Langley of Nature’s Work on Inspiring Environmental Learning in Cannock Chase. To be honest, I knew Jim provided a good course and this did not disappoint. His knowledge is outstanding … Continue reading

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Another Week At Arthog Outreach

Last week at Arthog Outreach, I was involved in environmental sessions, hill walking and team building sessions and it was another lovely one too. Environmental Sessions This week were back to building model mud hats and despite getting very muddy … Continue reading

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Heartstart Course for Bratton Scouts

Last weekend, Heartstart CHMAS was  running a Heartstart Course for Boreatton Scout Troop and a lovely course it turned out to be too. I’m also really pleased to say that everyone got stuck in to the practical activities and were  all … Continue reading

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Assessor Workshop at PYB

It’s always nice to be involved in some CPD and I was recently at Plas Y Brenin for a Mountain Leaders Assessor Workshop and a mighty fine two days it was too. The first day was spent mainly learning about the … Continue reading

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BMC Fundamemtals 1 & 2 Workshops

As part of my ongoing Professional Development, I found myself at the Beacon Climbing Wall in North Wales for a BMC Fundamentals Workshop 1 & 2 being led by Ian Dunn. The Fundamentals of Climbing 1 focuses on the importance of agility, balance … Continue reading

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Work Weekend at Yr Hafod

As many of you know, I am a volunteer at the Scouts Cymru mountain training centre Yr Hafod in the Ogwen Valley and every January a few of the team members get together to spruce up the hostel before the … Continue reading

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CHMAS – Round Up Of 2016

Wow, just where did 2016 go! Chris Hughes Multi Activity Services (CHMAS) has had an exceptional year providing lots of fun and adventures through our freelance work with other organisations, DofE Programmes and instructor training courses. The feedback received, has … Continue reading

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REC Level 4 Expedition First Aid

On the weekend, I attended a REC L4 Expedition First Aid Course run by Alan Ward of Bigfoot Services Limited and a mighty fine course it was too. Over the two days, we looked at the following topics: Recap of … Continue reading

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