Category Archives: Hill Walking

Mountain Leader Assessment

Earlier in the week, I was working for Paul Poole Mountaineering on a Mountain Leader Assessment course. The theme for the day was efficient movement in the mountains, security on steep ground with and without the rope and a mighty … Continue reading

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Instructing For Arthog Outreach in July

Wow, this term seems to have flown by working for Arthog Outreach and in his final sessions for this academic year he has been involved in caving, climbing, canoe and hill walking sessions. They have all been a blast working … Continue reading

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CHMAS – Bronze DofE Practice Expeditions

In July, CHMAS had 6 teams out in Llangollen undertaking their DofE Bronze practice expeditions and despite the hot weather all teams did extremely well. The evening meals were varied but all of a high standard with many adapted from … Continue reading

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CHMAS – Bronze Qualifying Expedition

For Chris and the team, they are always brimming with pride when they work on our qualifying expeditions and get to see the teams smashing the expedition by using all the skills they learnt from the training and practice expedition … Continue reading

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Hill & Moorland Leader Training Course – Observation

Chris is looking to become a Hill & Moorland Leader Provider and is currently building up the necessary portfolio to submit the application in August. As part of this process, he was privileged to work alongside Alan Ward of Bigfoot … Continue reading

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Instructing For Arthog Outreach in June

With the hot weather its been an absolute blast working for Arthog Outreach with canoeing, caving and climbing and woodland walks all taking place in the beautiful Shropshire Countryside. Canoe Sessions With the exceptionally warm weather, its been nice to … Continue reading

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Lowland Leader Training With CHMAS

CHMAS is very proud to be a Lowland Leader Provider and we had 6 very enthusiastic candidates on our last course run here in the majestic Shropshire countryside. Day 1 – Sheinton This day was all about looking at the … Continue reading

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CHMAS – DofE Training

As an Approved Activity Provider (AAP) for the DofE Expedition Section, CHMAS was once again providing a full expedition package for a local school in Shrewsbury. We had two glorious weekends in May where the different groups got stuck in … Continue reading

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Instructing For Arthog Outreach In May

Instructing for Arthog Outreach is always fun and this month was no exception! The sessions were very varied and it was great fun to be working with such enthusiastic and inquiring young people. Climbing at Grinshill Working with a variety … Continue reading

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Course Directing a Mountain Leader Training Course

As a recently approved Course Director for the Mountain Leader Award Scheme,  I was delighted to be asked to Direct a Mountain Leader training course for Yr Hafod. There was a real mix of weather over the three weekends from … Continue reading

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