EXPEDITION SKILLS

MODULE

two day expedition skills course based in north wales

Ideal for those involved with the Duke of Edinburgh's Award and/or Ten Tors training (among other things) because the skills covered apply to expeditions using commercial campsites as well as wild camping.

THE DETAILS

 

The Expedition Skills Module is an optional module available to walking leaders. It's an opportunity to increase your skills where you will be trained and assessed to lead groups on multi day camping expeditions. The flexibility of the module makes it useful for Lowland Leaders, Hill and Moorland Leaders and Mountain Leaders in terrain and conditions within the scope of their respective leadership award. 

COURSE DATES

These are arranged on aindividual basis with a minimum of 4 persons attending. Please contact me direct for further information.

COST

£135 per person

(this is a non residential course)

2 days

Ratio:1:6

(Mountain Training Cymru Provider No. 10003)

WHAT DOES THE COURSE COVER?

Cover the two days you will become competent in the following areas

 

This is a sample programme and is subject to change based on weather.

 

The flexibility of the module makes it useful for Lowland Leaders, Hill & moorland Leaders and Mountain Leaders in terrain and conditions within the scope of their respective leadership award. It can be "bolted" on to your Award if you want to increase your scope and include multi day trips.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS...

WHERE DO WE MEET?

We will normally meet you in Capel Curig at 0900, we will confirm the time and place when you reserve your place.

WHAT'S INCLUDED?

All instruction by an approved Mountain Training provider.

 

WHAT"S NOT INCLUDED

Accommodation

Food

Personal Insurance

Personal equipment

 

BOOKING?

You will need to complete a booking form and full payment will need to be made at the time of booking.

OTHER QUESTIONS

If you have other questions that you haven’t been able to find the answer to on my website, then just drop me a line at info@paulpoolemountaineering.co.uk

WHERE CAN I STAY?

There is a full range of accommodation options in Snowdonia to suit every budget and taste. The ones suggested below operate independently from Paul Poole Mountaineering.

HOSTELS

PLAS CURIG

snowdoniahostel.co.uk

01690720225

ST CURIGS CHURCH

stcurigschurch.com

07980 619139

 

GUEST HOUSE / INN

GWESTY PLAS COCH

plascochsnowdonia.co.uk

01286 872122

TYN Y COED 

tyn-y-coed.co.uk

01690 720331

 

CAMPSITES

GWERN GOF ISAF

gwerngofisaf.co.uk

01690 720276

 

GWERN GOF UCHAF

tryfanwales.co.uk

01690 720294

 

BRYN TYRCH FARM

heartofsnowdonia.co.uk

01690 720414 

DOLGAM 

dolgam-snowdonia.co.uk

01690 720228

DO I NEED PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE?

To undertake the Expedition Skills Module course you will need to fulfill the following;

  • You must check that you are registered for the module on the Candidate Management System 

  • You must have passed a walking leader assessment (Lowland, Hill and Moorland or Mountain)

  • You must have logged an absolute minimum of 10 overnight camps, ideally in a variety of contexts

  • You must have assisted with at least two group camps (these can be included in your 10 personal camps)

  • You must have a valid 16 hour first aid certificate, relevant to your work as a walking leader

 

WHO WILL RUN MY COURSE?

All courses are run by myself, occasionally if I have to use another Instructor then I will inform you of that. I don’t use instructors unknown to me or who aren’t close friends. The small team that I use are equally as qualified, experienced and keen to share their enthusiasm of the mountains in a relaxed and safe manner.

 

WHAT EQUIPMENT DO I NEED?

You should ensure you are appropriately equipped to spend a couple of days outdoors including an overnight camp. I will send you a detailed kit list when you confirm your place. 

HOW TO BOOK

It's simple!

Please contact me to discuss and arrange a convenient date.

I'll forward you an online booking form to complete and pay for your course

 

Make sure you check out the terms and conditions

Full payment details are on the booking form

You will receive confirmation of your booking, payment received and final details.

QUESTIONS

Still have a question? Check out the most common FAQ's here or please do CONTACT ME

CONDITIONS OF BOOKING

Ensure you have a read of our Conditions of Booking before you book your place 

WHATS NEW?

Find out what's been happening on the hill this week as well as any last minute availabilty

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