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Sat, 16 Sept


Ogwen Cottage

Mountain Training Mountain Skills Course

Mountain Skills is the ideal choice for walkers interested in transferring their skills to more mountainous terraIn.

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Mountain Training Mountain Skills Course
Mountain Training Mountain Skills Course

Session Time & Location

16 Sept 2023, 09:00 – 17 Sept 2023, 17:00

Ogwen Cottage, Nant Ffrancon, Bethesda, Bangor

About the event

This course is ideal for participants with basic hill walking experience wanting to transfer their skills to more mountainous terrain.

Course Content

  • Planning,
  • Walking skills,
  • Clothing and equipment,
  • Weather,
  • Navigation in the mountains,
  • Environmental knowledge,
  • Hazards and emergency proceedures in the mountains.

Outcomes of The Course

  • To be able to independently plan and carry out a safe, efficient and effective walk in the mountains in the UK.
  • To have an understanding of compass skills and basic poor visibility navigation.
  • To have an understanding of the environment, weather and potential hazards.
  • To know how to respond to any hazards you may encounter and what to do in an emergency.
  • Most importantly, to be confident to enjoy getting out in the mountains

Experience Required

Basic hill and moorland walking experience required.

Minimum age is 10 years old and there is no maximum.

A general level of fitness is required for a days walking in higher mountainous areas.

For more information plesse see our MT Hill & Mountain Skills Courses page.

Bespoke courses can also be arranged with your own instructor on dates to suit.


This course will be run by a qualified Mountaineering & Climbing Instructor.

Meeting Location

Here is a precise what3words address and a Google Maps link to where your instructor will meet you on each day.

Day 1


Ogwen Cottage Car Park

Day 2

Will be confirmed on Day 1

This event has a group. You’re welcome to join the group once you register for the event.


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