1. ML Training Week: Day 2

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    The morning after snore gate (see Day 1 article), saw a few less than happy faces around the breakfast table. Turns out one person did sleep well though! The rest of us looked forward to a quiet day in the hills. We spent the early part of the morning going...
  2. ML Training Week: Day 1

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    The first day on ML training was really interesting for a number of reasons. Firstly, meeting the other candidates and instructors then sharing backgrounds and experiences was quite revealing as I was meeting people with a lot more or in some cases a lot less experience than me. The experienced candidates generally have a huge...
  3. Cross the UK: Inov-8 X-Talon 212 Review

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    Overall Rating:  5/5 Having worn Inov-8 shoes since I started off road running back in 2010 I’ve been a huge fan.  As my technique has developed over time I’ve required a more responsive shoe and I’ve learned to know what type of footwear best suits my style.  For a competitive...
  4. A Mountain Leaders Adventure

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    ML Preparation Despite feeling like I am confident and experienced when outdoors, I also realise the importance of further training and qualifications where appropriate. I am going to write a series of articles based around my ML (Mountain Leader) training, then building up experience and hopefully the ML assessment. I...
  5. Duke of Edinburgh First Aid Test 18th March

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    First Aid for D of E students can be a daunting possibility. The following post is designed to get you thinking about why we take on first aid, the basics of the accident procedure and then test you on those basics. Watch the video below, reflect on today’s session and...
  6. This Girl Can

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    We know that schools often find it difficult to get staff to help out with the Duke of Edinburgh Award but we have had some amazing help over the past couple of years. Credit where credit is due, they have all been females willing to get involved and get outdoors to...
  7. Liking the Lichen or Mad about Moss

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    One of our aims in recent training sessions has been to show students how wide, varied and interesting their Duke of Edinburgh expedition aims can be. We ran a session in a recent trip to the Lakes District and Borrowdale Youth Hostel, where we gave students an opportunity to use...

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  • Will miss these beautiful views. Until the next time... #langdales…
    1 month ago Will miss these beautiful views. Until the next time... #langdales #greatlangdale #lakes #lakedistrict #mountains #mountainleader #cumbria #landscape #scenery #crosstheuk #advice #training #adventure
  • Heading down to Green Hole to set up camp #crinklecrags…
    1 month ago Heading down to Green Hole to set up camp #crinklecrags #bowfell #greenhole #lakes #lakedistrict #cumbria #hiking #landscape #scenery #nofilterneeded #neverstopexploring #crosstheuk #advice #training #adventure
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    1 month ago The accommodation just kept getting better on our ML training #mountainhardwear #greenhole #crinklecrags #lakes #lakedistrict #cumbria #mountains #mountainleader #trekking #hiking #tents #getoutdoors #neverstopexploring #crosstheuk #advice #training #adventure #landscape #scenery
  • The stresses, strains and fun of night navigation at 1am!…
    1 month ago The stresses, strains and fun of night navigation at 1am! #greenhole #navigation #maps #darkoutside #fun #lakes #lakedistrict #mountains #mountainleader #cumbria #crosstheuk #advice #training #adventure #fewwouldunderstand #hardcore
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    1 month ago Someone else enjoying the view from Crinkle Crags #crinklecrags #greenhole #lakes #lakedistrict #cumbria #trekking #hiking #scenery #landscape #sheep #getoutdoors #neverstopexploring #crosstheuk #advice #training #adventure
  • The view across to Bow Fell late afternoon #bowfell #crinklecrags…
    1 month ago The view across to Bow Fell late afternoon #bowfell #crinklecrags #lakes #lakedistrict #cumbria #mountains #mountainleader #trekking #hiking #explore #expedition #landscape #scenery #neverstopexploring #crosstheuk #advice #training #adventure
  • The long and winding road home. The end of ML…
    1 month ago The long and winding road home. The end of ML training too #langdales #greatlangdale #mountains #mountainleader #lakes #lakedistrict #cumbria #landscape #scenery #getoutdoors #neverstopexploring #hiking #trekking #crosstheuk #advice #training #adventure
  • Early morning, heading home after 6 hard but rewarding days…
    1 month ago Early morning, heading home after 6 hard but rewarding days of ML training #oregap #bowfell #eskpike #lakes #lakedistrict #mountains #mountainleader #cumbria #getoutdoors #neverstopexploring #landscape #scenery #trekking #hiking #crosstheuk #advice #training #adventure
  • Loved every minute in the Lakes but excited about the…
    1 month ago Loved every minute in the Lakes but excited about the next adventures #crinklecrags #lakes #lakedistrict #mountains #mountainleader #landscape #scenery #views #hiking #trekking #crosstheuk #advice #training #adventure
  • The view from the kitchen window. Well that is the…
    1 month ago The view from the kitchen window. Well that is the tap for tonight #bowfell #crinklecrags #lakes #lakedistrict #mountains #mountainleader #cumbria #trekking #hiking #landscape #scenery #getoutdoors #neverstopexploring #crosstheuk #advice #training #adventure
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