MCofS GPS training for Chicks£25, added Nov/2009, see all MCofS news & reviews
announcement by MCofS
Women Only GPS Training Courses 2010
One day courses at Glenmore Lodge, Aviemore - Only £25
The focus of the course is to familiarise participants with the various functions of the GPS unit so they feel confident to navigate safely on the hill.
The one day course will begin with a short (approx 1 hour) introduction session indoors for participants to familiarise themselves with the GPS units. This will be followed by practical sessions in the woods around Glenmore and later out on the hill.
The courses are based at Glenmore Lodge, Aviemore. Pre-booking is essential.
The course costs £25 per person and the dates are as follows:-
- May 2010 Saturday 15th
- May 2010 Sunday 16th
Price uncludes use of GPS units*, batteries, instruction, coffee and tea and cakes at the end of the course.
If you have your own GPS, please bring it along with you and advise Heather of the make and model at least one week prior to the start of the course. It is recommended that if you do not have your own GPS and are considering purchasing one, then to wait until after the course.
The course will be run by the MCofS Mountain Safety Advisor, Heather Morning (MIC) and Rosie Goolden (MIC) from Chicks Unleashed. If you have any further questions, please contact Heather direct on 0778 886 1431.
To confirm availability please phone the MCofS office on 01738 493942. If you wish to pay by card over the phone you may do so, or alternatively send a cheque for £25 payable to The Mountaineering Council of Scotland (or MCofS) to:-
MOUNTAINEERING COUNCIL OF SCOTLAND
THE OLD GRANARY
WEST MILL STREET
PERTH PH1 5QP
(Tel: 01738 493942)
Please include your address, telephone number and choice of date.
Payment of the full amount will secure your place unless the course is already fully booked in which case we will return your cheque asap. In the event of cancellation by you, we cannot refund the fee unless we find someone else to take your place.
Founded in 1970 by the Association of Scottish Climbing Clubs, The Mountaineering Council of Scotland (MCofS) is the only recognised representative organisation for mountain walkers and climbers who live in Scotland or who enjoy Scotland's mountains. We are also the national governing body for sport climbing and represent climbers who use indoor walls as their venue. MCofS is a membership organisation with 10,500 members representing hill walkers, climbers and mountaineers, funded through a combination of membership subscriptions, grants, and investment from sportscotland, which supports public initiatives and services in mountain safety, mountain weather information services, mountain leader training and the development and promotion of mountaineering activities. MCofS is a not for profit company limited by guarantee and incorporated in Scotland. Company number SC322717.
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