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May 2017

Mountain Skills Assessment


Mourne Mountains




09:00 to 17:00


£120.00  (Convert)

About the Event

Mountain Skills training courses provides a general introduction to hillwalking and the basics in mountain navigation throughout Ireland. Mountain Skills teaches the necessary skills in mountain safety, navigation techniques, knowledge of hazards and personal equipment.

Mountain Skills Assessment provides the opportunity for clients to test their skills in mountaineering and navigation skills. The assessment is run over 2 days and consists of a written paper and a practical assessment, including night navigation. Instructor ratio is 1:4.

Areas Assessed

Taking and Walking on Bearings

Measuring Distance

Night Navigation

Movement on Steep Ground

Pacing and Time

Mountain Hazards

Mountain Skills Assessment is a Mountaineering Ireland approved training course.

The price for this course includes all instruction. Food and accommodation are not included. Accommodation can be provided on request.

What to Bring

A detailed equipment list will be provided upon booking.

Contact and Booking

Steve: 07773359773


Contact Us
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Xplore Outdoors

15 Glenara Woods Coleraine
07734365321 / 07773359773

Directions from Coleraine: Follow A26 south from Coleraine. After4 miles turn right on to Newbridge Road turn left onto Loughan Road. Follow the road along the river until you reach Ski Supreme

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