Hiking Essentials Sessions: Spring clean your skills

Posted by Becky McGovern on 10/03/2022

Brush up on your skills with our hiking zoom sessions, hosted by TV presenter and BMC Ambassador Mary-Ann Ochota and delivered by our experts.

Are you a hiker or hill walker wanting to know more about how to leave no trace in the wild places we love?  Would you like to brush up on your emergency and navigation skills? Or are you planning a multi-day hiking adventure?  Then these live zoom sessions are for you! Useful for all levels of experience.

And what's more, with Montane sponsoring these sessions there'll be some great Montane goodies up for grabs.

 

 

Emergency skills with Rachael Crewesmith

Wednesday 27 April @ 8pm-9pm on zoom

This session focuses on what to do when things don’t go quite to plan.  From getting lost to minor mishaps, Rachael will share top tips on what to do. Rachael will also cover how and when to call Mountain Rescue.

Tickets: £10 / £5 BMC member / £5 Student, unemployed & universal credit

Navigation with Steve Trenier

Wednesday 4 May @ 1pm-2pm on zoom

This session focuses on the art of navigation. Steve will guide you through using maps and understanding their scales, and cover fundamental navigation tips so that you can stride out into the hills with confidence.   

Tickets: £10 / £5 BMC member / £5 Student, unemployed & universal credit

Caring for the environment with Cath Flitcroft & Rob Dyer

Wednesday 11 May @ 1pm-2pm on zoom

This session focuses on how to respect and care for the wild places we love.  Cath and Rob will cover wild camping, how to poo like a pro, the countryside code, footpaths, dogs and more.

Thanks to the support of our partner Montane this session is free, please book

Multi-day hiking with Sharon Kennedy

Thursday 19 May @ 8pm on zoom

This session focuses on what you need to know to enjoy multi-day hiking adventures. Sharon will cover planning, top tips for travelling light, first time multi-day hikes and what to pack.

Tickets: £10 / £5 BMC member / £5 Student, unemployed & universal credit

Recording & PDF 

As well as the live event, your ticket gives you free on-demand access to the recording and a follow-up resource PDF.

 

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