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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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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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Hill & Moorland Leader Training Course – Observation

Chris is looking to become a Hill & Moorland Leader Provider and is currently building up the necessary portfolio to submit the application in August. As part of this process, he was privileged to work alongside Alan Ward of Bigfoot … 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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Lowland Leader Training With CHMAS

CHMAS is very proud to be a Lowland Leader Provider and we had 6 very enthusiastic candidates on our last course run here in the majestic Shropshire countryside. Day 1 – Sheinton This day was all about looking at the … Continue reading

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CHMAS – DofE Training

As an Approved Activity Provider (AAP) for the DofE Expedition Section, CHMAS was once again providing a full expedition package for a local school in Shrewsbury. We had two glorious weekends in May where the different groups got stuck in … Continue reading

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Course Directing a Mountain Leader Training Course

As a recently approved Course Director for the Mountain Leader Award Scheme,  I was delighted to be asked to Direct a Mountain Leader training course for Yr Hafod. There was a real mix of weather over the three weekends from … Continue reading

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Hill & Moorland Leader Training – Observation

I was very fortunate to be observing a Hill & Moorland (HML) Training course being run by Alan Ward of Bigfoot Services and an excellent course it was too. We had a real mixed bag of weather, lots of laughter … Continue reading

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