Mountain Training conference, Tollymore

An inspiring conference was held recently in Tollymore in relation to all mountain training in Ireland. Photo shows Dawson Stelfox (1st Irishman to summit Everest), who gave a¬†workshop on ‘keeping adventure in mountain training’. The workshop dealt with scrambling situations, when to use a rope, when not to use one, and how to use a […]

Navigation Practical in Blackstairs

Weather conditions were perfect to test new compass skills of the navigation group on the slopes of Mt Leinster on Sun. Dec. 15th. Poor visibility and high winds created some challenges but the group ‘dug deep’ and coped really well. Let’s hope there’ll be lots of practice on the hills over the next few months. […]