Mountain Training

MOUNTAIN TRAINING

Mountain training workshops are a highly important tool in continuing professional development and are an excellent way of learning new skills / refreshing skills.

As well as providing a great pathway to gaining qualifications, they’re the best way to keep updated with current and best practice and further increase your knowledge and skills-base while gaining a deeper and more thorough understanding!

Being both practical and theory based, these mountain training workshops are a fantastic way to learn all the technical information regarding equipment that’s sometimes overlooked on courses.

Steve has vast expertise and over 10 years of experience in delivering mountain training workshops for a whole range of skills.

The wide range of workshops to choose from (and/or request) run throughout Ireland and Spain and include: rescues/self rescues, problem solving, navigation/night navigation, scrambling, rock climbing, lead climbing, winter skills, climbing movement and much more!

With beautiful locations, dedicated expertise and a fun, safe environment to learn in; these 1-day mountain training workshops are first-rate and invaluable!

Our mission statement is to deliver a high standard of coaching, focusing on devising a progressive learning environment for all clients.

Mountain Training Workshop

Rock Climbing-Refresher

Mountain training workshops provide us with the opportunity to learn new skills, refresh ones previously taught and meet like minded people who are passionate about mountain training.

Our rock climbing refresher courses are an opportunity to build on the fundamental skills previously taught.

During this course we will cover the following:

Belaying techniques, building belays, movement skills, and personal abseiling.

Previous experience required:

Some climbing experience either indoor or outdoor.

Rock Climbing-Refresher

Location:  North Coast

Course dates 2020:  13 June, 4 July, 15 Aug

Price:  £65pp

Whats included:  All specialist equipment and instruction.

If the dates listed don’t suit or you require any further information then please contact us.

Detailed course joining instructions will be sent out upon booking.

Mountain Training Workshop

Rock Climbing Instructor-Refresher

Mountain training workshops are a really important way of continuing professional development.  This workshop is fully bespoke and is driven by the clients needs/desires.  It provides clients with a great opportunity to check in all aspects of the syllabus (group abseiling, problem solving etc)

During this course we will cover the following:

Course is fully bespoke and client driven.

Previous experience required:

Have attended rock climbing instructor training.

Rock Climbing Instructor-Refresher

Location:  Donegal & North Coast

Course dates 2020:  11 July, 1 Aug

Price:  £75pp

Whats included:  All specialist equipment and instruction.

If the dates listed don’t suit or you require any further information then please contact us.

Detailed course joining instructions will be sent out upon booking.

Mountain Training workshop

Night Navigation-Training

Things can go wrong on the mountain from time to time, resulting in us having to walk off in the dark.  Having the necessary tools to be able to navigate in reduced visibility and of a night time is a vital skill to learn and practice as hill walkers.

Our Mountain training workshops are an excellent way to practice and learn new skills and meet like minded people who are passionate about walking in the mountains.

These workshops are tailored to meet the requirements of all clients.

During this course we will cover the following:

Pacing, use of time, taking and walking on a bearing, map orientation, observation skills.

Previous experience required:

Have some hill walking experience.

Night Navigation-Training

Location:  Mourne Mountains

Course dates 2020:  9 Oct, 6 Nov, 11 Dec

Price:  £55pp

Whats included:  All specialist equipment and instruction.

If the dates listed don’t suit or you require any further information then please contact us.

Detailed course joining instructions will be sent out upon booking.

Mountain Training workshop

Self Rescues for Climbers

Our Mountain training workshops provide an opportunity for clients to learn new skills, therefore maintaining current best practice.

Being able to self rescue and solve simple problems, by keeping it simple and using only what you carry on your harness is a fundamental skill to learn as a rock climber.

These workshops are tailored to meet the requirements of all clients, ensuring that there is something for everyone.

During this course we will cover the following:

Avoidance, rope management, tying off the belay, use of prusiks, unassisted and assisted hoists,  lowering,  ascending a rope, and personal abseiling.

Previous experience required:

Be lead climbing with good belaying technique.

Self Rescue 1 for Climbers

Location:  North Coast

Course dates 2020:  18 July, 8 Aug

Price:  £75pp

Whats included:  All specialist equipment and instruction.

If the dates listed don’t suit or you require any further information then please contact us.

Detailed course joining instructions will be sent out upon booking.