Category Archives: Hill Walking

CHMAS Bronze DofE Training

This weekend CHMAS was provide a Bronze DofE Training weekend for a local school and a good time was had by all who attended. The training consisted of a school based day and then a navigation day on the Long … Continue reading

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CHMAS – Bronze DofE Training

This weekend CHMAS was provide a Bronze DofE Training weekend for a local school and a good time was had by all who attended. The training consisted of a school based day and then a navigation day on the Long … Continue reading

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Mountain Leader Training at Yr Hafod (Weekend 3)

My first introduction to the mountains was through the Scout Association and I’m happy to give a little back by helping at Scouts Wales activity centre Yr Hafod in North Wales and last weekend,  I was staffing the third and final … Continue reading

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Mountain Leader Training at Yr Hafod (Weekend 2)

My first introduction to the mountains was through the Scout Association and I’m happy to give a little back by helping at Scouts Wales activity centre Yr Hafod in North Wales and last weekend,  I was staffing the second weekend of … Continue reading

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Bronze DofE Training

Last week, I was working for a local school providing input to their Bronze DofE Expedition Training. Day 1 – Getting the Basics Right The first day was spent mainly on the school grounds looking at: Expedition kit, Rucksack packing; … Continue reading

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ML Assessment For Paul Poole Mountaineering

Last week, I was working / observing on a Mountain Leader Assessment course run by Paul Poole Mountaineering and a cracking week it was too. Initially, I was working alongside Paul for the first two days as the candidates were put … Continue reading

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CHMAS – Navigation Training

A little while back CHMAS was asked to provide some 1 to 1 navigation training for a student preparing for their DofE expedition. After chatting with the client about their key objectives, CHMAS developed a bespoke programme that included the following: … Continue reading

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CHMAS – Bronze Practice Expedition

The first CHMAS DofE Expedition was at the beginning of April in the form of a Bronze Practice Expedition on the Long Mynd. There were three teams out and they all did exceptionally well and it was lovely to see … Continue reading

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Mountain Leader Training at Yr Hafod (Weekend 1)

My first introduction to the mountains was through the Scout Association and I’m happy to give a little back by helping at Scouts Wales activity centre Yr Hafod in North Wales and a few weekends ago,  I was staffing the … 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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