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Hill & Moorland Leader Training Course – Observation

Chris is looking to become a Hill & Moorland Leader Provider and is currently building up the necessary portfolio to submit the application in August. As part of this process, he was privileged to work alongside Alan Ward of Bigfoot … Continue reading

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Lowland Leader Training With CHMAS

CHMAS is very proud to be a Lowland Leader Provider and we had 6 very enthusiastic candidates on our last course run here in the majestic Shropshire countryside. Day 1 – Sheinton This day was all about looking at the … Continue reading

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Course Directing a Mountain Leader Training Course

As a recently approved Course Director for the Mountain Leader Award Scheme,  I was delighted to be asked to Direct a Mountain Leader training course for Yr Hafod. There was a real mix of weather over the three weekends from … 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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MTUK Providor Workshop

Last week, as part of a regular update to work on Mountain Leader (ML) courses, I was at a MTUK Walking Award Provider workshop delivered by Bryn Williams of Mountain Training Cymru (MTC) and a mighty fine course it was … 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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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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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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