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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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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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Yr Hafod – Terrain 2 Permit Assesssment

Last weekend, I was at Yr Hafod running a Scout Association Terrain 2 Permit Assessment and a mighty fine weekend it was too. I had two candidates who were extremely well prepared and it was an absolute blast working with them. … 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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