Events

Skills workshops in Scrambling, Rock Climbing & Teaching Navigation

Date: 25-26/09/2021
Venue: Wicklow

Time: 9.15-16.00

Cost:€50 per workshop

1 Day Workshops in 3 Disciplines:

Skills training Workshops for individuals, club members, trainers, award trainees and providers .

Each workshop provides Mentoring opportunities for experienced trainers and meets CPD requirements for providers & the relevant award holders.

All workshops will be dictated by weather conditions but we intend to cover the following topics in the different courses:

Teaching Navigation Skills Workshop: 

Teaching skills

• Simplifying our knowledge to teach beginners 
• What makes a good location 
• Choosing a suitable point to navigate to 
• Being concise and focused when teaching beginners 
• Useful exercises to use while teaching

 Skills to learn 

• Self location skills 
• Land reading 
• Some tools for timing and pacing 
• Route choice 
• Features

Scrambling Skills Workshop:

-Un-roped movement on steep ground
-Roped movement on steep ground
-Techniques used in involving others in scrambling activities
-Passing on skills & knowledge to peers or others in your club

Climbing Skills Workshop:

- Rope work for climbing 
- Belaying and lowering 
- Bouldering and movement skills 
- Techniques used in involving others in climbing activities 
- Passing on skills knowledge to peers or others in your club

To book your place, please email laura@mountaineering.ie

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