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New expedition module for walking leaders

19th April 2014 | 0 comments

Mountain Training UK have added a new nationally recognised Expedition Skills module to their Lowland Leader and Hill and Moorland Leader outdoor courses. The optional two-day module, targeted at walking leaders who want to extend their training to involve multi-day expeditions, will include  wild and valley camping, remote supervision, teaching navigation and overnight expeditions. Combining training and assessment the course …

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Arc'teryx Alpine Academy 2014

7th March 2014 | 0 comments

The Arc’teryx Alpine Arc’ademy will return to the French Alps this summer, giving novice and experienced alpinists alike the chance to learn new skills in and around home of alpine sports. Based at the Aiguille du Midi in Chamonix, the three day event will run from 13 – 15 June, with multiple outdoor workshops and seminars on offer for all …

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ViewRanger app voted ‘Best of 2013’

12th December 2013 | 0 comments

Outdoor GPS and mapping application ViewRanger has been selected by Google as one of the Best Apps of 2013. Designed for outdoor exploration, the offline mapping and navigation software features a guided trail service, GPS mapped location without the need for mobile signal, track recording, sports computer stats, real time location sharing and can be used with a web account …