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no-image 23rd Oct 2013 Using your head......

We loved this.  Climbing Magazines helmet testing video may be completely unscientific.....but the message is still a crucial one.  

no-image 22nd Oct 2013 Top Tips #14 (Keeping Count)

Being able to measure how far you've travelled is an essential navigation skill and the key methods available to navigators are pacing and timing.  It's important to understand how map scales relate to distance on the map and ground and then...

no-image 22nd Oct 2013 Winter kit is, mostly, like other kit!

The majority of questions we get asked about our winter courses concerns equipment.  What do I need? Will this piece of kit that I already have be suitable?  Can you lend me this or that?  It's the thing clients are most unsure about and we...

no-image 18th Oct 2013 A Fresh Perspective

As a mountaineering instructor I have power.  I don't mean power in the bigger tapestry of society.  My power can't bring world peace or eradicate malaria. But I do have some power.  My power is the opportunity to inspire the clients I work...

no-image 17th Oct 2013 Get them while they're hot......

                                                       Our winter courses for 2014 are now live on the website (full details can be viewed here) and to kick off another great season we’ve been running a fantastic...

no-image 17th Oct 2013 Changes to first aid provision.....

First aid provision has changed.  If you are an employer or need a first aid qualification for work it is really important that you understand the changes.  Fortunately, If you choose a Peak Mountaineering ITC course much of the groundwork...

no-image 17th Oct 2013 Celebrate every second........

Most of us have loans, jobs, responsibilities and any number of things that stop us getting out and exploring as much as we might want to.  Most of us have to take the opportunities when we can. We really like the energy in this short film.  It...

no-image 15th Oct 2013 Top Reads #2 (Nature of Snowdonia)

  If you walk in the mountains of Snowdonia, either for leisure or as an instructor, you will undoubtedly have seen the wealth of flora contained within the national park.  From Spring  flowers to abundant grasses and from rare alpines to...

no-image 1st Oct 2013 Top Tips #13 (Winter Warmer)

Staying warm at night when sleeping in huts, bothies, snow shelters or tents gets harder as we head further into the winter.  Having a good quality sleeping bag, eating enough, ensuring you are well insulated from the ground, being as warm as...