Mountain Skills training course

Signup here for the mountain skills training course on the 13th-15th October. The cost of the course is £53. You will also need to pay a £20 registration fee to be on the Mountain Skills training scheme. This is paid to Mountain Training UK, the training board for mountain-related courses in the UK. Details will be provided for this nearer the time.

The course is a 2-day course for hiking in UK mountains, covering planning, hiking, navigating, choosing clothing and equipment, avoiding hazards and handling emergencies, mountain weather and the environment. See this page for more details or see the course handbook. The course will give you good knowledge and skills for planning your own hikes in the UK mountains. If you’d like to lead trips for OUWC in the mountains — and we certainly need more leaders! — this course is the first step.

 

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