Hill Skills - 5 Day
  • Plas y Brenin
  • 5 Days
  • 8 People to 1 instructor

Hill Skills - 5 Day

  • Hike
  • Beginner
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start your hillwalking career on a sound footing

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The Objectives

• You will have gained the skills and techniques to be confident and comfortable planning, and undertaking, your own hill walks. |• Your group will have loads of time outside on practical learning days. |• You will leave the course inspired to take on your own hill walks and explore more.


* Please note: Itinerary is subject to weather and availability.

Over the five days you will cover;

Planning - how to successfully plan a hill walk in the UK or Ireland

Walking skills - what things should you consider while out walking and what can make life easier (pace, nutrition, movement skills etc.)

Clothing and equipment - being suitably dressed and equipped can make the difference between a great day out and a complete disaster

Weather - how it affects the hills and your day out

Navigation in the hills - everything from selecting a compass to navigation strategies and an intro to GPS. Environmental knowledge - how to minimise your impact on the hill and information on good practice and useful organisations

Hazards and emergency procedures in the hills - how to respond to any hazards you encounter and what to do in an emergency.

Experience Required

No experience is required; this is a course suitable for beginners.
What do I need to bring?
Equipment List
How should I prepare?
Preparation guide

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