Category Archives: Hill Walking

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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DofE Silver Expedition Practice

In April, Chris was Course Leading a DofE Silver Training Expedition for Rich Adventure in the Berwyns. The young people were super enthusiastic and took everything in their stride Day 1This has to be one of the wettest days I … Continue reading

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Scout Association – T1 Hill Walking Permit Assessment

A few months back, I was working with three lads from Caerphilly District on a Terrain 1 Permit Training Course. We had a fantastic day but the during the night navigation, the weather turned foul and we needed to tight … Continue reading

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Bronze DofE Assessing

In April, Chris was assessing two bronze teams for Rich Adventure in the Peak District. It was a fab weekend working with two great teams. All teams successfully completed their expedition in good style and I wish them every success … Continue reading

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Instructing For Arthog Wales

Variety is the spice of life so Chris always looks forward to working at Arthog Wales. The weekend’s activity consisted of onsite team building tasks and visit to the beach to settle the team in. Then on the second day … Continue reading

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CHMAS – Lowland Leader Training

As an approved Course Provider for the Lowland Leader Scheme, Chris was out and about delivering a training course in March. There were 4 exceptional candidates on the course who took everything in their stride. Day 1 – Personal SkillsThis … Continue reading

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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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