Category Archives: Hill Walking

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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Working 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 hillwalking and there was much laughter all around. … Continue reading

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CHMAS – Bronze Qualifying Expedition

Back for the second run of a DofE Qualifying Expedition in Llangollen and I still feel very privileged to be part of their expedition. All three teams totally smashed it on the expedition and apart from the obligatory once a day health … Continue reading

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CHMAS Bronze Qualifying Expedition

Working on any DofE Qualifying Expedition is for me, such a privilege! Watching the teams you have trained putting it all together and successfully completing their qualifying expedition is pretty special. The teams completed a two day expedition in Llangollen … 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 hillwalking and there was much laughter all around. … Continue reading

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CHMAS – Navigation Training

A cracking day teaching fundamental navigation skills to a DofE group, who needed a little top up after their practice expedition. The day was based on the 5D’s navigational strategy and by the end of the day all the group … Continue reading

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