Mountain Skills 2 / MS2
Mountain Skills 2 Dates, prices and course information
Dingle, Killorglin, Killarney, Kerry, Cork, Wicklow, Connemara, Clifden, Leenaun, Galway or other areas on request
MS2: This course builds on MS1. It covers the use of a compass, route-planning and the preparation of route cards, night navigation, scrambling/ steep ground, mountain rescue and emergency procedures.
- non-residential 145 euro
- residential 185 euro (1 night), 225 euro (2 nights) per person sharing
Nov 16 & 17 MS2 Wicklow
Nov 23 & 24 MS2 Kerry
2014 dates coming soon..
To book on any of these courses or check availability please contact us
Mountain skills 2 course content
Day 1 Talk:
Emergency procedures (part 1 of Mountain Hypothermia – talk 30 mins)Talk: Introduction to compass, grid references (1 hour) Talk: Route planning, preparation of route card, route card exercise (1 hour) Walk: Practicing all navigation skills and informal tuition on aspects of course suggested by participants (5 hours)Walk: Night Navigation Exercise (max 2-3 hours)
Emergency procedures (part 2) mountain rescue (1 hour)Walk: Steep ground work and further navigation practice (5 hours) Practical navigation to be conducted using both map and compassDebrief and assessment briefing (30 mins) Book now Button
Mountain Skills 1 / MS1
Mountain Skills Assessment / MSA