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Mountain Skills Refresher Day (Hard)

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Refresher day course

Our one day Mountain Skills refresher course is designed to meet the individual needs of clients who might be preparing for their Mountain Skills Assessment or just want to refresh the skills learned on a previous MS course. They are predominantly run in the Wicklow mountains.

About Mountain Skills refresher day

This is not a Mountaineering Ireland accredited course, it has been devised by Mountaintrails to address particular areas of need of the Mountain Skills candidate.

Our instructors are fully qualified Mountain Leaders with REC first aid certificates.

The topics covered on this course are chosen in consultation with the client(s), and can cover any aspect of the Mountain Skills 1 and Mountain Skills 2 syllabus.

We work on a maximum ratio of 1 instructor to 4 clients. Discounts may be available for group bookings of 4 persons or more – please Get in touch

LOCATION Wicklow mountains (but can be other locations in Ireland on request)
PRE-REQUISITES Must have attended an MS level 1 and/or 2 course previously (through Mountaintrails or another provider)
WHAT TO BRING  Good hiking boots and waterproof clothing are essential; hiking trousers are advised, (no jeans please); head-torch (essential); spare warm layer; hat and gloves; lunch and/or snacks; water or juice drink, (1.5 litres); small rucksack to carry it all in.
Maps and compasses provided if required.
Professional mountain leader with first aid certification and full insurance.
Specialist hiking clothing.
Food and drink.

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Why do a Mountain Skills course?


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Mountain Skills refresher day
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