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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Grades boosted by school climbing walls

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16/06/2016

Having a climbing wall in a school not only boosts children's climbing grade, there are amazing benefits to health, academic performance, and social skills as well. But not only that, it opens the door to an array of career pathways.
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YOUTH & EQUITY

3 career paths of climbing

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15/06/2016

What work opportunities does climbing have to offer? We interviewed six people who work in the industries to find out more.
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YOUTH & EQUITY

Research study: understanding outdoor practitioners competencies

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18/12/2015

The purpose of this study is to gain an understanding of practitioners' attitudes and understanding and attitudes of working with individuals with disabilities in the outdoors in the UK.
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SKILLS

Plas y Brenin and University of Central Lancashire working together

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11/11/2014

Sports and outdoors students from the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) will benefit from practical lessons with one of the country’s top providers of outdoor adventure activities following a partnership agreement with Play y Brenin, the National Mountain Sports Centre, to help deliver some of its courses.
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SKILLS

Interesting outdoor careers: Sian Sykes interview

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15/01/2014

Sian Sykes swapped a high flying, well paid job in London for a completely different pace of life in North Wales. What inspired her to give it all up and what does she miss most about city living?
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YOUTH & EQUITY

Jobs in the outdoor sector: living the dream

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20/12/2013

What is it like to combine your love of the outdoors with earning a living in the outdoor industry? Sarah Stirling catches up with a mountain leader, a product designer, a filmmaker and an event organiser and asks: is your job as good as it looks, and how do you go about getting a job like yours?
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SKILLS

New edition for Langmuir’s classic training manual

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02/01/2013

The fully revised and updated fourth edition of Eric Langmuir’s classic training handbook Mountaincraft and Leadership has finally been delivered. Years in the making, and over 450 pages long, every aspect of mountaincraft is covered in this evergreen manual first published in 1969.
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SKILLS

Activity licence abolition ‘paused’

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02/07/2012

With Scotland following Wales in opting to keep the Adventure Activity Licensing Authority, the Health and Safety Executive have announced a ‘pause’ in plans to abolish it in England.
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SKILLS

Activity licensing: a new way forward?

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28/06/2012

Government changes to licensing have led to uncertainty in the adventure activity industry over what will replace the current national scheme. As Scotland opts to keep statutory regulation, one solution could be a national register of activity providers holding third-party accreditation. Ed Douglas reports.
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SKILLS

Outdoor Industry Census

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26/01/2009

SkillsActive is undertaking an online census of the outdoor industry to establish a full picutre of the sector's make up.
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