Don't get caught out on your hiking adventures. Up-skill, refresh and get ready with our new online event.
Are you planning to get out into the hills and mountains this year? The easing of last year's lockdown saw a rise in Mountain Rescue call-outs. With just a bit of preparation you can help to avoid many dangerous situations, and enjoy your adventures safely.
Llanberis Mountain Rescue Team
Sponsored by Montane, this event is for anyone new to hiking, and for those already on the path, it's a great refresher if you're wishing to address skills fade.
Our experts will share their knowledge so that you can stride into the hills with confidence and enjoy your adventures safely.
Mountain Rescue England & Wales Operations Director Mike Margeson
"We are fully in surport of the BMC initiative on Essential Skills and getting back to the hills safely.“
Topics will include:
• what to wear
• what kit to buy
• planning your day
• navigation basics
• caring for the environment
• emergency skills
No travel, no faff – gain all you need to know from the comfort of your home.
Thursday 22 April 7pm to 9.30pm on Zoom
Hosted live by TV presenter and hiker Mary-Ann Ochota, and expert instructors Rachael Crewesmith and Stephen Trenier, the event will cover everything you need to stay safe and enjoy your adventures.
Can't make the date?
As well as the live event, your ticket gives you free on-demand access to the recording and a follow-up resource PDF.
Tickets on sale now!
• £4.99 BMC member
• £4.99 Unemployed, student or universal credit
• £7.99 non-member
To add to the fun, event sponsor Montane have given us some amazing prizes to giveaway on the night!
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