Mountain Skills 1 course - 24/25 June - Laragh, Wicklow

Mountain Skills 1 course - 24/25 June - Laragh, Wicklow


When?

Start time: Saturday 09:00 (24 June)
End time: Sunday 18:00 (25 June)
Workshop

About

Join our next Mountain Skills 1 course over the weekend of 24/25 June and learn the skills to be a competent and proficient hiker.
Cost €120 per person.
(Discounts may be available for group bookings of 3 persons or more.)
For more information and to book please go to: http://mountaintrails.ie/guided-hikes-and-mountaineering-courses/mountain-skills-course-1/
or call +353 (0)86 4466997.

Give yourself the freedom of the hills!
There are no prerequisites to take a Mountain Skills 1 course, but you should have some previous hillwalking experience.
We work on a maximum ratio of 1 instructor to 6 clients.

The Mountain Skills 1 course covers the following topics:
Map reading
Grid references
Depiction of relief (contours)
Mountain hazards
Basic navigation techniques
Pacing and timing
Introduction to the compass
Personal Equipment
The mountain environment
Route planning