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Mountain Skills Training, Wicklow Mountains. Mountaineering Ireland BOS Approved.
The Mountain Skills training scheme is for hillwalkers. The course provides all the basic skills required to walk safely and competently in Ireland, when accompanied by people of similar ability.
The Mountain Skills course does not include leadership skills /techniques. It is suitable for near beginners to those with considerable experience.
Topics covered include route planning, equipment, map-reading, navigation techniques, map and compass, movement on steep ground and coping with emergencies, mountain rescue.
Typically the training is divided into two blocks Mountain Skills 1 and Mountain Skills 2, each run over a two day period, but can also be run in a four day block. The Adventure Agency is an approved provider of Mountain Skills training my Mountaineering Ireland/BOS www.mountaineering.ie
We run a number of open courses in the Wicklow Mountains which anyone can sign up for, see below for next course. We also run Mountain Skills courses exclusively for clubs, schools, collages etc. These can be run at locations and times which are convenient to you, plus we can usually offer you generous discounts.
|Mountain Skills I Wicklow:||25th & 26th June.||26th & 27th Nov.||€150pp|
|Mountain Skills II Wicklow:||New dates coming soon||€150pp|