Mountain and Hill Skills courses
These courses provide a practical introduction to the skills required to get started in hill walking and mountain walking. The syllabus aims to equip participants with the basic knowledge and essential safety skills required to start pursuing their own participation in hill and mountain walking, as a leisure time activity. Aimed at the beginner, the courses aim to develop a practical understanding of how to plan walks, become familiar with the use of a map, learn about the equipment required and also gain an understanding of the effects of weather, how to deal with emergencies and gain a valuable understanding of the upland environment. Entry requirements – registration with Mountain Training. Minimum age 14.
For further details refer to the Mountain Training website www.mountain-training.org