Hill and Mountain Skills

Our courses are nationally accredited and developed by mountain training

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Hill & Mountain Skills

The Hill and Mountain Skills courses are nationally accredited and developed by Mountain Training. The courses are widely available through our network of course Providers. The courses are delivered by our approved course Tutors, who are all experienced Mountain Training award holders and work on behalf of the course provider.

Hill Skills

The Hill Skills course has been designed for hill walkers with little or no previous experience. The course covers a practical understanding of the countryside and moorland environment, how to plan walks, familiarity with using maps, the equipment required and also an understanding of the effects of weather and how to deal with emergencies.

Prerequisites

No previous hill walking experience necessary

Location

Brecon Beacons

Duration

2 Days

Maximum Group Size

8

Age

14 plus

Cost

£90 (Free camping available)

Dates

23rd and 24th March 2017 – 2 days (plus night navigation) £90
13th and 14th May 2017 – 2 days £90
12th and 13th August 2017 – 2 days £90
28th and 29th October 2017 – 2 days £90
26th and 27th November 2017 2 days (plus night navigation) £90

Private or group bookings can be made at any time of the year, please contact the centre to make a booking

Feedback

“Great course, great instructor personally I will be looking to contnue through the Navigation Awards pathway using Stephen/PBB where possible purley based on the experience” Damian James

“Knowledge of the course leader and his willingness to share this in an efficient but relaxed manor meant this was a very enjoyable course.  I would not hesitate in recommending you as a provider to others” Robert Brown


Mountain skills

The Mountain Skills course is an ideal choice for walkers interested in transferring their walking skills to more mountainous terrain. The course includes skills in map and compass reading, mountain weather forecasting, movement through steep ground, planning and preparation, emergency procedures and the seasonal effects of the mountain environment.

Prerequisites

Hill walking experience or completion of the Hill Skills Course

Location

Brecon Beacons

Duration

2 Days

Maximum Group Size

8

Age

14 plus

Cost

£120 Wild camp included

Dates

10th – 11th June 2017
3rd – 4th August 2017

Private or group bookings can be made at any time of the year, please contact the centre to make a booking

Feedback

“Excellent course, well delivered” Adam Whitewood

“Very well organised and run by Parc Bryn Bach, highly recommned” Williams Taylor

Call 01495 355958 or email adventure@aneurinleisure.org.uk

Contact Us

Parc Bryn Bach - Hill & Mountain Skills Form

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Call 01495 355920

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