Go-Mann Adventures is the Approved Provider on the Isle of Man for the Mountain Training’s Hill Skills course aimed at new and improving hill walkers.
The course is a practical introduction to the skills required to get started in hill walking. It aims to equip participants with the basic knowledge and essential safety skills required to start pursuing their own participation in hill walking as a leisure time activity.
The Hill Skills course is aimed at the beginner hill walker and ideal for those interested in developing a practical understanding of how to plan walks, become familiar with the use of a map, learn about the equipment required and also gain an understanding of the effects of weather, how to deal with emergencies and gain a valuable understanding of the upland environment.
The course utilises countryside and moorland areas in the Isle of Man where the skills will be transferable to many popular walking areas of the UK and Ireland.
Course duration: 2 days
Minimum age: 14 years
· Isle of Man countryside, coast and moorland
Maximum ratio of leader to group size 1:8
Minimum course size: 2 participants
Cost of course per person: £100
There is an additional Registration cost of £20 direct with Mountain Training to gain a certificate of attendance and other benefits.
All participants are required to register with Mountain Training. This is a one-off cost of £20 per person (£17 for under 18's) and provides:
Access to the Mountain Training Digital Logbook
A copy of the 'Safety on Mountains' handbook
Certificate of attendance for the Hill Skills course