Hill Skills for Women - 2 Day
  • Plas y Brenin
  • 2 Days
  • 8 People to 1 instructor

Hill Skills for Women - 2 Day

  • Hike
  • Mountain Training Award
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This two-day course is a perfect introduction to hillwalking for women. You'll cover where to walk, what to wear, how to plan and follow routes, useful information about the upland environment and weather, and what to do if things don't go to plan. You'll be learning from our highly qualified instructors and developing your new skills as you explore the peaks of Snowdonia.

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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. You will have loads of time outside on practical learning days. You’ll be inspired to take on your own hill walks after the course.


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

What to Expect During the two days you'll cover all the essentials; Walking Skills - what things you should consider while out walking and what can make life easier (pace, nutrition, movement skills) Navigation Skills - including using basic features and symbols, using a compass, navigation strategies and electronic devices Weather - how it affects the hills and your day out Clothing and Equipment - how being suitably dressed and equipped can make the difference between a good day out and a bad day out Environment - how to minimise your impact on the hill and good practice Hazards and Emergency Procedures - how to deal with any hazards you encounter and what to do in an emergency

Experience Required

You must be at least 18 years old to join this course at Plas y Brenin (or 14 if accompanied by a parent)
What do I need to bring?
Equipment List
How should I prepare?
Preparation guide

Available Course Dates

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Course Start Date
Course Start Date
12th May, 2025
2 Days

*If your course is based at Plas Y Brenin, Capel Curig, residential prices include catering from the morning of your course start date and cover the duration of your course, accommodation starts on the night before your course commences to the morning of the last day of your booking.

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