October 2016

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October 28th – Posted from Jakarta, Indonesia Potential or confirmed activities for 2017 include: Delivery of a RGS OSSM course for 9 university students in March — Corporate winter skills training (5 days) for a major UK company in either Scotland or Iceland in April — Expedition Project Management in Ladakh (4 weeks) — ISO implementaion in Indonesia in January (3 weeks) — ISO implementation in Indonesia in September (3 weeks) — Stok Kangri(6,153m) in February – utilising BS8848:2014 for expedition delivery — Kilimanjaro (5,895m) – utilising BS8848:2014 for expedition delivery — Open courses for REC L2 and L4 Outdoor First Aid and RGS OSSM coursesRead More →


OCTOBER 15TH – effective from tomorrow, the email address for Bigfoot Services Limited will be bigfootserviceslimited@gmail.com and for Alan Ward it will be alanmward@gmail.com  After October 16th we will no longer be using info@bigfootservices.co.uk www.bigfootservices.co.uk has a CONTACT FORM which is easy to use.Read More →

October 1st/2nd – Candidate Feedback included:  The weekend was a great learning experience – I’m confident that all would agree that it was an extremely mind stimulating and enjoyable course which you ran Alan – informs and guides with a strong but gentle hand Instruction and practical application was excellent Delivered by a very experienced instructor in a clear and coherent manner Taught by experience Scenarios and teaching method but would like even more scenarios Equipment very good Its practical nature and the way of remembering things. Cakes on the first day (made by 5yr old granddaughter for a bake off at school at the Macmillan coffeeRead More →

September 20th/21st –  feedback received from the successful candidates: LLA course feedback from Adrian and Megan: We have just completed the Lowland Leader Award assessment with Alan Ward of Bigfoot Services Limited. It was a great two days walking across varied terrain in the Brecon Beacons. We were quite anxious about the assessment but needn’t have worried as Alan quickly put us at ease and his style helped make the two days more enjoyable. Alan has a vast amount of experience and knowledge which means he would always have an example or scenario to explain aspects of navigation, first aid and group leading. We haveRead More →