It pays to know your way around, especially when the mist comes down or the weather closes in
Starting with map reading and feature recognition, leading on to estimation, timing, use of the compass and ending up with navigation in poor visibility and in the dark. Whether you are just starting out or you feel you need a refresher or an improver we can help.
Courses you might like to attend
We will be running an introductory training weekend – Mountain Skills 1 on January 5th and 6th. Mountain Skills 1 is the foundation training to enable you to make your way reliably in open countryside and on our hills. It includes map reading and navigation techniques as well as personal equipment, and some aspects of the upland environment. For more details and booking click here… Mountain Skills 1
We will be running a Mountain Skills 2 course on February 9th and 10th. Mountain Skills 2 builds on the foundation skills covered on Mountain Skills 1. It covers using a compass along with the map, navigating at night and in poor visibility and moving safely over steep ground. For more details and booking click here… Mountain Skills 2
Courses are usually run at Glendalough, County Wicklow, they are accredited by Mountain Training Board of Ireland (Mountaineering Ireland) and are run by our qualified and experienced team.
Christmas ideas for someone you care about
Why not buy them a voucher for one of our 2019 MS1 or MS2 courses?
Apart from the two listed above we will be running courses throughout the year.
To buy a voucher just click on one of the links below and pay by card, you will receive an email with a Voucher code which can be used when booking any course during 2019… Mountain Skills 1 Mountain Skills 2
To reserve a place please contact us at ei.er1544918704omero1544918704lpxe@1544918704ofni1544918704 or call Milly at +353 (0)86 2475280
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