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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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ML Training Course

Last week, I had a thoroughly enjoyable time working alongside Paul Poole on an Mountain Leader (ML) training course. The week broadly speaking was broken down as follows. Day 1 – Introduction to navigation, navigational strategies & micro navigation Day … Continue reading

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CHMAS – Bronze DofE Practice Expedition

Last weekend, CHMAS was running a Bronze DofE expedition in Llangollen for three teams and a mighty fine expedition it turned out to be too. It was great to see all the teams putting their new skills into practice and … Continue reading

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CHMAS Bronze DofE Training

This weekend CHMAS was provide a Bronze DofE Training weekend for a local school and a good time was had by all who attended. The training consisted of a school based day and then a navigation day on the Long … Continue reading

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CHMAS – Bronze DofE Training

This weekend CHMAS was provide a Bronze DofE Training weekend for a local school and a good time was had by all who attended. The training consisted of a school based day and then a navigation day on the Long … Continue reading

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Mountain Leader Training at Yr Hafod (Weekend 3)

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 last weekend,  I was staffing the third and final … Continue reading

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Mountain Leader Training at Yr Hafod (Weekend 2)

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 last weekend,  I was staffing the second weekend of … Continue reading

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ML Assessment For Paul Poole Mountaineering

Last week, I was working / observing on a Mountain Leader Assessment course run by Paul Poole Mountaineering and a cracking week it was too. Initially, I was working alongside Paul for the first two days as the candidates were put … Continue reading

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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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