Browsing Archive: April, 2012

A wintery summer ML

Posted by Matthew Woodfield on Monday, April 16, 2012, In : Courses 
So a long week in the hills for all those attending the Mountain Leader Training course at Trewern OEC last week. 
We battled sun, snow, wind rain and even frozen boots on the mountains of Wales, wild camping by lakes and rivers and learning what it take to lead people in the great outdoors.
If you'd like to brush up on your own hills skills from navigation to campcraft then check out  http://www.outdoor-matters.co.uk/mountaineering.php for more details.

 
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Coasteering

Posted by Matthew Woodfield on Monday, April 9, 2012, In : Adventure report 
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Check out our 1st coasteering session of the year in this short video filmed by Andy of Wales Outdoors.
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Climbing with Countryfile in the Brecon Beacons

Posted by Matthew Woodfield on Monday, April 9, 2012, In : Updates 
So for those with keen eyes you would have seen Outdoor Matters very own Matt Woodfield climbing with Ellie from BBC's Countryfile last night, in the beautiful Brecon Beacons National Park. 
We'll try and put up a video of the clip soon, but if you fancy your own adventure with us in the great outdoors then have a look at  http://www.outdoor-matters.co.uk/adventure-days.php and see what we can do for you.
 
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Spring has sprung

Posted by Matthew Woodfield on Monday, April 2, 2012, In : Adventure report 
Spring is well and truly underway on the Gower Peninsular, this Hairy Dog Violet was seen out above the cliffs near Southgate, where Sam led her first sports climb this week. 
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