Browsing Archive: October, 2013

Guiding on Gower

Posted by Matthew Woodfield on Thursday, October 24, 2013, In : Adventure report 
Another lovely day climbing on Gower in October sunshine, its been a busy month with all sorts of courses, training and adventures happening all across Wales. Heres a shot from yesterdays guiding on Great Top, this could be you...
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Night Navigation Practice

Posted by Matthew Woodfield on Tuesday, October 22, 2013, In : Top Tips 
For those of you who have been on a navigation training course with me or are working towards an NGB like the Mountain Leader there are a selection of suggested routes on which to practice your skills to be found on our "Resources" page. 



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Self Rescue Success

Posted by Matthew Woodfield on Tuesday, October 1, 2013, In : Updates 
This weekend saw us working with Swansea University Mountaineering Club, teaching them the skills and techniques needed to avoid and manage common climbing problems.
They looked at tying off a belay plate, lowering safely, assisted and unassisted hoists, prusiking and simple tricks to save using these skills in the first place.
Its was a standard sunny day on Gower and the team had a great time, let hope if they ever need it, it'll come in useful.

If you or your club could benefit from some ski...
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