Hill Skills - 5 Day
  • Plas y Brenin
  • 5 Days
  • 8 People to 1 instructor

Hill Skills - 5 Day

  • Hike
  • Beginner
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start your hillwalking career on a sound footing

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Can I book privately?

Yes. If you would like to book a private course then give us a call to discuss your needs.

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The Objectives

• You will have gained the skills and techniques to be confident and comfortable planning, and undertaking, your own hill walks. |• Your group will have loads of time outside on practical learning days. |• You will leave the course inspired to take on your own hill walks and explore more.


* Please note: Itinerary is subject to weather and availability.

Over the five days you will cover;

Planning - how to successfully plan a hill walk in the UK or Ireland

Walking skills - what things should you consider while out walking and what can make life easier (pace, nutrition, movement skills etc.)

Clothing and equipment - being suitably dressed and equipped can make the difference between a great day out and a complete disaster

Weather - how it affects the hills and your day out

Navigation in the hills - everything from selecting a compass to navigation strategies and an intro to GPS. Environmental knowledge - how to minimise your impact on the hill and information on good practice and useful organisations

Hazards and emergency procedures in the hills - how to respond to any hazards you encounter and what to do in an emergency.

Experience Required

No experience is required; this is a course suitable for beginners.

Why Choose Plas y Brenin?

We want to help you focus on achieving your goals so if you're staying with us, comfortable accommodation (with WIFI included) and good food are part of the deal, you don't need to think about sorting this out for yourself. Support is on hand from our friendly, and exceptionally well qualified staff, to help develop your understanding and personal skills. They also help you to formulate an appropriate action plan for your further development.

What do I need to bring?
Equipment List
How should I prepare?
Preparation guide

Available Course Dates

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Sorry, we don’t have any spaces available right now.

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