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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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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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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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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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