Category Archives: Hill Walking

Hill & Moorland Leader Training – Observation

I was very fortunate to be observing a Hill & Moorland (HML) Training course being run by Alan Ward of Bigfoot Services and an excellent course it was too. We had a real mixed bag of weather, lots of laughter … Continue reading

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Adventure With Arthog Outreach

The last couple of weeks at Arthog Outreach has been very enjoyable where I have been leading hill walking, caving, canoeing and bushcraft sessions with a mix of year groups. Each group has its own challenges, special moments and it … Continue reading

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Instructing For Arthog Outreach

Its been a busy few weeks at Arthog Outreach which has seen me having a smashing time breaking up the ice for canoeing, battling against the wind for a hill walking and team building activities for Years 3 to Year … Continue reading

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CHMAS – Lowland Leader Training

Last week, CHMAS was running their first Lowland Leader Training Course and despite the initial scare with the snowy weather it turned out to be a very enjoyable course indeed. Day 1 – Getting the Fundamentals Right The day started … Continue reading

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Instructing For Arthog Outreach

Work is slowly starting to pick up and it was good to be working back with Arthog Outreach this week, which saw me providing team building, climbing and a hill walk with an historical theme. Year 3 Team Building A … Continue reading

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Lowland Leader Observation

Earlier in the year, Chris was granted approval by Mountain Training to Provide and Direct the Lowland Leader Award and to make sure our course programme ticked all the boxes Alan Pinnington of Mountain Water Expeditions kindly offered to let … Continue reading

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Mountain Leader – Navigation Refresher

Last Saturday, I was working for Paul Poole Mountaineering providing an ML Navigation Refresher, which judging by the feedback received was very well received by the participants. We met at Siabod Café around midday to make plans before heading off to … Continue reading

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Mountain Training – Lowland Leader Induction

      Last week, I attended a Mountain Training Lowland Leader Induction expertly delivered by Bryn Williams, Guy Jarvis, Nicola Jasieniecka and Kate Worthington. The course was a mix of indoor and outdoor sessions and proved to be a really … Continue reading

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Lowland Leader Assessment

Last weekend, I was in South Wales working / observing on a Lowland Leader Assessment for Caerphilly Adventures and a mighty fine course it was too. The majority of the candidates were well prepared and breezed through the assessment and … Continue reading

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Instructing For Arthog Outreach

Working for Arthog Outreach is always fun and this my first real week back was an absolute pleasure! I took a group of Year 3’s canoeing and a Group of Year 5’s on a habitat walk and there was much laughter all … Continue reading

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