Courses for Hillwalkers and Ramblers

Posted on September 5th, 2013 · Posted in Latest News, UFRC Courses

Date : Saturday, 5th October 2013

Time : 09.00 to 17.00hrs

Venue : Tollymore National Outdoor Centre, Bryansford, Newcastle BT33 0PT

Cost : only £40.00

The UFRC has worked closely with Tollymore NOC to arrange a number of practical courses for people who enjoy walking and rambling.

Four courses are available

  1. Introduction to navigation
  2. Advanced navigation
  3. Route choice and movement on steep ground
  4. Mountain First Aid

The courses are geared for walkers and are always worthwhile and enjoyable.

To take part in this course, fill out out the booking form (click here) an the Adult Declaration Form (click here)

Cheques should be made payable to “The Ulster Federation of Rambling Clubs” and Post the completed application form and cheque to George Acheson, 26 Ballymena Road, Doagh, BT39 0QR

On the day bring the following:

Hillwalking boots, waterproof jacket, warm outdoor wear e.g. fleece, gloves/mitts, compass eg Silva type 4 or similar, day rucksack, small first aid kit, vacuum flask, notebook, pen, gaiters, waterproof trousers, warm hat, 1:25,000 map of the Mournes, torch, water bottle, personal medication, perhaps a snack or two. A change of clothes is a good idea.

Click on on the link below for the application form.