Where is the course? Who is it suitable for? What do I need?
We use a variety of the quite location in north Wales, but initially we meet in Capel Curig in the North of the Snowdonia National Park.
Google meeting point map Capel Curig
Who is this course suitable for?
This courses are suitable for all abilities but it does help if you already have some hill or mountain hiking experience.
What kit do I need?
You will need clothing and footwear suitable for the weather that can be encountered in hills and mountains at the time of your course.
You should also have a packed lunch and drinks in addition to your normal hill kit.
During the course we use map number OL 17 Snowdonia in 1:25,000 scale, you should also have a working compass and we highly recommend the Siva Type 4/54 as the industry standard compass.
A pen, pencil and note book may be useful.
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Maximum ratio’s during the course are 6 clients to 1 instructor