Mountain Awareness Skills Course: Voucher

55.00 Inc VAT

Understanding the mountain environment is one of the most important aspects of being safe in the mountains. During the day, we will look at how you can best prepare yourself for a safe time on the hills.

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Wicklow or Comeragh Mountains

Understanding the mountain environment is one of the most important aspects of being safe in the mountains. During the day, we will look at how you can best prepare yourself for a safe time on the hills.

Here are some of the topics we will be covering over the course of the day.

  • Introduction to map reading.
  • Understanding contour lines.
  • Introduction to compass work.
  • Access and environmental issues.
  • Mountain safety.
  • Weather and planning.
  • & much more.

Duration:  6.5 hrs

Mountain Skills: This is also a fantastic course for those looking to do the Mountain Skills training but want to see what’s involved before committing to the Mountaineering Ireland course. Those who attend this day course will get 20% off their Mountain Skills training.

What To Bring?

Here is a list of some of the items to bring on the day. If you have climbing shoes, chalk etc. then you can bring your own, if not then we can supply the gear.

Clothing

  • Rain jacket
  • Fleece
  • Hat
  • (check the weather before hand)

Food

Depending on the experience, you may be doing alot in the day. Some climbs require long hikes in and out and spending up to 2 hours en route.

Due to this we reccomend you bring plenty of food on the day.

  • Water (2l)
  • Lunch
  • Nuts/chocolate

 

Important Details

Ratios will depend on the climbing experience. Sea Cliff Climbing can be done on a 1:3 while multi-pitch experiences are on a 1:2 basis.

Refund

Refunds are given up until two weeks before the agreed date.

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