Category Archives: General Interest

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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Mountain Training – Trainer the Trainer Course

Last week, I attended a Mountain Training – Train the Trainers course at Plas Y Brenin and a mighty fine course it was too. The first day was a mix of theoretical and practical sessions to set the scene for … Continue reading

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SPA Observation

On the weekend, I was observing a Single Pitch Award Training Session run by Paul Poole Mountaineering and a mighty fine course it was too. Day 1 The course started with some very wet weather so it was off to Beacon … Continue reading

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A Day At The Adventure Rope Course

Working for the Adventure Rope Course is always fun and Saturday proved to be quite a unique day. Morning Archery Session This session was the Association of Blind Piano Tuners and it proved to be a really rewarding session for … Continue reading

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CHMAS – Bronze Training Weekend

Last weekend, the CHMAS team were delivering a Bronze DofE Training weekend for a local school and there was much fun and laughter all round. Day 1 was campsite based and the teams got stuck into the following sessions: Tent … Continue reading

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What A Week At Arthog Outreach

No two weeks are the same at Arthog Outreach and this was a bit of a corker! Year 2 Onsite Jamboree The aim of the day was to introduce teamwork for the young people and have a whole lot of … Continue reading

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Out & About With CHMAS at Half Term

Despite it being half term its been quite a hectic week here at CHMAS. We’ve almost caught up on the admin and other routine tasks and by the end of February we should have everything in hand. On the activity … Continue reading

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