Category Archives: Freelance

Instructing For Arthog Outreach

Its always fun working for Arthog Outreach and towards the end of September, I was leading a caving trip to Ogof Llanymynech and a minibeast hunt on Earls Hill. Caving at Ogof Llanymynech Its a good job that I enjoy … 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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Mountain Leader Assessment

Earlier in the week, I was working for Paul Poole Mountaineering on a Mountain Leader Assessment course. The theme for the day was efficient movement in the mountains, security on steep ground with and without the rope and a mighty … Continue reading

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NCS Course Leading For Condover Hall

Its been a fabulous three weeks facilitating the National Citizen Service (NCS) activity residential at Condover Hall with some 600 young people passing through. The NCS programme is open to all 16 and 17-year-olds in England and it helps to … Continue reading

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Back at Arthog Wales

Working for Arthog Wales is almost becoming a habit and long may it continue.  On this particular weekend, Saturday saw Chris providing an all day climbing session at Barmouth Slabs which was ace and made even more awesome by the … Continue reading

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Another Weekend at Arthog

Great to be back at Arthog in Wales for more fun and adventure! This weekend, there was a mix of gorge walking, raft building, canoeing and climbing sessions full of laughter and smiley faces. The highlight of the weekend for … Continue reading

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Instructing For Arthog Outreach in June

With the hot weather its been an absolute blast working for Arthog Outreach with canoeing, caving and climbing and woodland walks all taking place in the beautiful Shropshire Countryside. Canoe Sessions With the exceptionally warm weather, its been nice to … Continue reading

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A Weekend Instructing at Big Arthog

A change is as good as a rest so it was great to be instructing for Arthog in Wales and working at some great new venues. There was a mix of gorge walking, raft building and canoeing sessions full of … Continue reading

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Another Week At Arthog Outreach

It’s good to be back in the grove for Arthog Outreach and this week, I have been leading canoeing and team building challenges, which despite my cold were very enjoyable with lots of smiling faces and laughter ringing in my … Continue reading

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Instructing For Arthog Outreach

This week’s work for Arthog Outreach has seen me running canoeing and caving sessions and an interesting week it was too. Canoeing at Simpsons Pool A pretty challenging day out in rafted canoes at Simpsons Pool. We played lots of games, raced … Continue reading

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