Lowland Leader Training Day

This weekend I visited the Peak District with 11 friends for a walking weekend. One of the group, Neil is working towards attaining the Lowland Leader qualification – http://www.mountain-training.org/walking/skills-and-awards/lowland-leader. The weekend gave Neil the opportunity to gain invaluable experience in learning to lead a group walking. Our route started in a small village south ofContinue reading “Lowland Leader Training Day”

BEL Assessment – Cotswolds

This weekend I have been working on a Basic Expedition Leader Assessment down in the Cotswolds. During the Assessment the 10 candidates were tested on their knowledge and practical application of navigation,group leadership,campcraft and cooking. Well done to all the groups who successfully gained their Level 3 Basic Expedition Leader Award.

Duke of Edinburgh Season

Over the past 3 weeks I have been very busy working on several D of E expeditions at Bronze,Silver and Gold Levels. The work has taken me to the Surrey Hills, Chilterns, Wokingham and Cannock Chase. During the period I have worked with pupils from London Oratory School, Queen Elizabeth Girls School – Barnet, AbbeyContinue reading “Duke of Edinburgh Season”