Category Archives: Hill Walking

CHMAS Lowland Leader Assessment

As an approved Mountain Training Lowland Leader Course Provider, CHMAS was pleased to be running our first assessment for some returning customers. We had quite a mixed bag of weather with rain, mist, wind and sunshine on Brown Clee and … Continue reading

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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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HML Course Observation at PYB

Towards the end of September, I found myself in the very privileged position of observing a Hill & Moorland Leader (HML) assessment course at Plas Y Brenin. HML assessments are run over three days and it was great to see … Continue reading

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Instructing For Arthog Outreach

I really like working for Arthog Outreach as every week is different and this week was no exception with walks on the Wrekin and a spot of caving. Wrekin Walks The walks this week were with Year 1 & Year … Continue reading

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CHMAS – Lowland Leader (Refresher)

As an approved Mountain Training course provider for the Lowland Leader Award, CHMAS is in a very privileged position to train and assess future walk leaders and to be honest we absolutely love running these courses. We have one very … Continue reading

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A New Term – Instructing For Arthog Outreach

The summer now seems like a distant memory and it’s been good to be back working for Arthog Outreach, which has mostly been ascending the Wrekin with various year groups. The Wrekin In The Roman Times – Year 5 An … Continue reading

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CHMAS – Bronze DofE Qualifying Expedition

Early in September, CHMAS had 40 young people out on a Bronze DofE Expedition in Llangollen and I’m pleased to say all the teams successfully completed their expedition is some pretty inclement weather! It always gives us a real buzz … 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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Instructing For Arthog Outreach in July

Wow, this term seems to have flown by working for Arthog Outreach and in his final sessions for this academic year he has been involved in caving, climbing, canoe and hill walking sessions. They have all been a blast working … Continue reading

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CHMAS – Bronze DofE Practice Expeditions

In July, CHMAS had 6 teams out in Llangollen undertaking their DofE Bronze practice expeditions and despite the hot weather all teams did extremely well. The evening meals were varied but all of a high standard with many adapted from … Continue reading

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