Learn To Walk With New Hill Skills Scheme
Are you a novice mountain walker but want to get out more, safely? Well now you can with the new Hill Skills Scheme!
Why not make your trip to Laythams an educational and recreational one and join this fabulous local scheme.
The Hill Skills course is aimed at the beginner hill walker and ideal for
those interested in developing a practical understanding of how to:
– plan walks
– become familiar with the use of a map
– learn about the equipment required
– gain an understanding of the effects of weather
– how to deal with emergencies
– gain a valuable understanding of the upland environment.
The course utilises countryside and moorland areas where the skills will be
transferable to many popular walking areas of the UK and Ireland.
The course is open to anyone 14+ and lasts two days.
10 – 11 May 2014 During the Burnley Walking Festival.
17 – 18 May 2014 During the Garstang Walking Festival.
17 – 18 June 2014 During the Blackburn with Darwen Walk and Cycle Festival.
6 – 7 August 2014 During the West Lancashire Walking Festival.
16 – 17 August 2014 During then Ribble Valley Walking Week.
13 – 14 September 2014 During the South Pennines Walk and Ride Festival.
Course dates by arrangement for 4 or more people.
All participants are required to register with Mountain Training. This is a
one-off cost and allows access to either or both courses. Registration cost
is £20 per person (£17 for under 18’s)
Registration cost include:- Access to the Mountain Training Digital Logbook
, A copy of the ‘Safety on Mountains’ handbook, Certificate of attendance
for both courses, Access to technical advice from Mountain Training.
The course is delivered by members of the Association of Mountaineering
Instructors AMI and Mountain Training Association MTA.
For further details please contact Stuart Igoe on 01254 704898
To book your stay with us, please call: 01200 446677