Category Archives: Hill Walking

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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Assessor Workshop at PYB

It’s always nice to be involved in some CPD and I was recently at Plas Y Brenin for a Mountain Leaders Assessor Workshop and a mighty fine two days it was too. The first day was spent mainly learning about 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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Scout Terrain 2 – Permit Assessment

On the weekend, I was working for Scouts Cymru at their activity centre in North Wales assessing a few leaders for their Terrain 2 – Hill Walking Permit and a very productive weekend it was too. I’m pleased to say … Continue reading

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Instructing For Arthog Outreach

Last week, I was leading sessions for Arthog Outreach in outdoor education, bushcraft and hillwalking and a lovely week it was too. Environmental Education Working with a Year 3 group on the school grounds we went outside to collect as many … Continue reading

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What A Week at Arthog Outreach

This week at Arthog Outreach I have mostly been leading Hill Walking & Caving sessions and both days were really entertaining. Caving at Ogof Llanymynech This particularly group of Year 5’s were particular keen to go caving despite being a … Continue reading

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Assessing A Bronze DofE Expedition

Last weekend, I was assessing a Bronze DofE Expedition for a local school and despite the cold weather, I was really impressed by how well the young people coped and simply got on with the job in hand. The expedition … Continue reading

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