Category Archives: Climbing

Arthog Outreach – Easter Holiday Activity Club

During the second week of the Easter Holiday, I was assisting with the Arthog Outreach – Activity Club. It was a challenging week but an eye opener to see the young people develop over the week. There were bushcraft, climbing, … Continue reading

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Scout Association – Rock Climbing Permit Training

Chris’ early involvement in the outdoors came from the Scout Association. To give something back he is a Scout Association Rock Climbing & Hill Walking Assessor. In April, he was training and assessing two candidates for a rock climbing permit. … Continue reading

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Instructing For Arthog Outreach

It’s always fun to work with Arthog Outreach. This week was no exception with two fab groups having an adventure. The first group everyone one reached new heights climbing at Grinshill. While the second group mastered canoeing at Simpsons Pool. … Continue reading

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Instructing For Arthog Outreach

This week at Arthog Outreach, was a continuation of Team Building Sessions to Years 3 and Year 4. Two different groups and a whole set of new challenges. This all helps to keep everything fresh and ensures everyone has a … Continue reading

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Team Building Sessions for Arthog Outreach

This week at Arthog Outreach, was a continuation of Team Building Sessions to Years 3 and Year 4. Two different groups and a whole set of new challenges. This all helps to keep everything fresh and ensures everyone has a … Continue reading

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CPD – Climbing Workshop

Towards the end of January, I attended a Smart Climbing Workshop – Winter Training – Maximising Your Performance. The workshop was excellent and delivered by two well respected climbing coaches – Dr Rebecca Williams and John Kettle. I worked with … Continue reading

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Another Week at Arthog Outreach

This week at Arthog Outreach, I have been delivering Team Building Sessions to Years 3 and Year 4. Its been great to see them work using their new skills to work together and achieve their tasks. Judging by the smiley … Continue reading

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Mountain Training Assocition – Coaching Workshop

Chris is a member of the Mountain Training Association (MTA) and they provide great CPD opportunities. This resulted in him attending a coaching workshop at the Hollowford Centre in the Peak District.¬† There were several workshops on offer and he … Continue reading

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Instructing For Arthog Wales

It was great to be back at Arthog Wales for a week of activity and a mighty fine week it was too.¬† Their resilience and perseverance¬† shone through as they took on the following activities. Team Building Exercises Climbing Gorge … Continue reading

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Working For Arthog Wales

A change is as good as a rest so it was with great enthusiasm that I headed off to Arthog Wales for a weekend of gorge walking, canoeing and climbing with some trainee teachers from Telford. A fabulous opportunity to … Continue reading

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