Mountain Skills 1

Wicklow Mountains National Park

This course teaches:

  • Map reading and understanding
  • Navigational techniques, using map and compass
  • How to recognise natural features
  • Mountain hazards and dangers
  • Measuring distance and time of hikes
  • Safety and emergency procedures
  • Personal and safety equipment
 140.00 Select options
Mountain Skills 2
Mountain Skills 2

This course covers:

  • Advanced map reading and understanding
  • Navigational techniques, map and compass
  • Mountain hazards and dangers
  • Indoor and outdoor practical sessions
  • Further use of a compass
  • Route planning
  • Navigation day into night
  • Nighttime navigation
  • Safe travel on uneven and steep ground
  • Emergency procedures
 150.00 Select options
mountain skills assessment
Mountain Skills Assessment

This Assessment involves:

Navigation techniques, day and night
Compass techniques
Route planning
Managing hazards
Emergency equipment and procedures

 180.00 Select options