Crisp & Dry! (navigating like a well oiled machine)

Earlier today (Monday 10th December) I made the relatively short journey to the South of the Yorkshire Dales to look at some navigation skills with Kat & Jess on a beautifully cold, crisp & dry day. With a view to running my own courses teaching hill & mountain navigation skills I had mentioned getting out …

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Loving Mountain Leader Training!

Last week I travelled to the Lake District to observe a Mountain Leader Training Course provided by Graham Uney. With Graham putting a Mountain Leader Training Course on and having some free time I took the opportunity, along with fellow International & Winter Mountain Leader Lucy Wallace, to spend a week observing and also providing …

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Mountain Leader Training – From The Other Side!

Last week (14th to 19th October) I travelled to Snowdonia to observe a Mountain Leader Training 6 day course delivered by Rob Johnson & Huw Gilbert of Expedition Guide. I would be observing and helping out with some aspects of the training as I progress to being eligible to become a Mountain Leader Training/Assessment Course …

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Rum (with water!) ML Assessment.

Last week (24th to 28th September) I was working on the Isle Of Rum for Snowdonia Mountain Skills whilst assessing aspirant Mountain Leaders for their Mountain Leader Award, with Steve Howe as Course Director and along side fellow assessors Helen Howe & Graham Uney. The Mountain Leader Award recognises that candidates passing a successful assessment …

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