March 2018

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November 6th: Join this trek to raise funds for the charity of your choice or simply to enjoy the experience. The trip will be led by a qualified and experienced International Mountain Leader (Alan Ward) and fully comply with BS8848:2014 which is the British Standard for such trips. The trip is led by a qualified and experienced IML with proven experience of this route. Pre-trek weekend will be available which includes High Altitude First Aid training. 20% discount outdoor shopping voucher will be available. The trip is land only giving participants the opportunity to choose their own flights from their favourite airports. The trip isRead More →

Monday 26th March: A large group of quad bikes passed my group on Sarn Helen (Restricted Byway) and in a National Nature Reserve. They were led by one rider on a trail bike who I thought I’d seen on Saturday 23rd March with a large group of trail bikes. A local farmer has told me he thinks there is an off-road business based in Llandovery who are making money offering these tours on Sarn Helen which is a Resricted Byway. I reported these groups to the BBNPA over two years ago but it seems they are still in business.Read More →

March 17th/18th – another REC Level 5 Travel + Expedition First Aid course completed at Parkwood Outdoors Dolygaer. This two day course is available anywhere in the UK for small groups. The next scheduled open course is on December 1st/2nd and is limited to a maximum of 9 candidates. A half day REC certificated High Altitude First Aid course is also available with the next scheduled course on April 15th at Parkwood Outdoors Dolygaer.Read More →

March 9th at Parkwood Outdoors Dolygaer: REC certificated half-day High Altitude First Aid course for six International Mountain Leaders from including full use of Portable Altitude Chambers. Positive feedback from the candidates was positive – thanks guys! This course is available on request for small private groups. May 15th – open course at Parkwood Outdoors Dolygaer – limited to 6 candidates. CPD compliant for Mountain Leaders etc….Read More →

March 17th/18th @ Parkwood Outdoors Dolygaer by Course Tutor Alan Ward – International Mountain Leader A two day course (16 hours). The travel first aid course is designed to introduce a systematic way of advanced first aid for managing casualties. Topic learning and practicals intermixed with scenarios of real situations. The course includes: Development of skills gained at emergency level In-depth review of emergency care topics Advanced techniques • skills • development Review of special interest topics by the candidates The Content First aid training with the REC scheme is easy and fun. The course is progressive by building on each session, introducing new scenariosRead More →