Category Archives: Hill Walking

Instructing For Arthog Wales

Always fun to work at Arthog Wales and this was no exception! Working with a Year 5 group, who undertook team building activities, gorge walking, mountain walking and canoeing. The team building was pretty special moment with everyone doing the … Continue reading

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Scout Association – T1 Permit Assessment

As part of our Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), Chris is a Hill Walking and Climbing Assessor for the Scout Association. As such, in February, he was in the Brecon Beacons providing training for a Terrain 1 – Permit Assessment. All … Continue reading

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Working for Arthog Outreach

Its always good working for Arthog Outreach and this week was no exception! The Wrekin is a prominent land mark in Shropshire and I visit the summit fairly regularly with groups. Sometimes, just for fun and other times for educational … Continue reading

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CPD Weekend for Scout Adventures – Yr Hafod

I owe so much to the Scout Association! To say thank you, I help with the Scout Adventures – Yr Hafod team. Being a member of the team has certain responsibilities like undertaking regular CPD. This weekend, was a an … Continue reading

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Instructing For Arthog Outreach

Following in the footsteps of Scott of the Antarctic – a themed walk in the Shropshire Countryside. 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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CHMAS – Lowland Leader Assessment

The Shropshire Countryside has bucket loads of suitable terrain for the Lowland Leader scheme. As a result our courses are very popular and we love running them. It’s pretty special being part of someone’s first step into outdoor leadership.¬† If … Continue reading

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Observing an Expeditions Skills Module with Bigfoot Services

CHMAS is an approved Provider for the Mountain Training Expedition Skills Module. We intend to run these courses in 2019 so when we had a chance to observe one of Bigfoot Services courses we couldn’t resist. It would provide excellent … Continue reading

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HML Observation With Bigfoot Services

Chris was working alongside his good friend and mentor Alan Ward of Bigfoot Services observing a Hill and Moorland Leader Assessment in the Brecon Beacons. This would be the final course observation before attending the orientation day in November. Which … Continue reading

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Another Week Instructing For Arthog Outreach

This week at Arthog Outreach, I have been leading a walk on the Wrekin and a caving session at Ogof Llanymynech and we all had an absolute blast. Wrekin Walk Working with a Year 1 group and using the theme … Continue reading

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