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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Blogging Matters

Matthew Woodfield Keep up to date with whats going on with the Outdoor Matters blog. Its the best place to find pictures of your days out, updates on courses and just to see what we've been up to!