Category: Courses and Lessons

Learn Map Reading, Navigation Techniques & Compass Skills For Self Sufficient Hill Walking

Mountain Skills will give you the techniques and experience to navigate safely in the mountains and deal with most eventualities, such as thick mist, night navigation, emergencies or exposed ground. Mountain Skills Courses are recognized by Mountaineering Ireland and delivered by qualified Outdoors Ireland instructors. Our Mountain Skills Courses run in Kerry, Galway and Wicklow. Mountain Skills 1 is a two day course. Over the two days you will cover map reading, contour features, Read more [...]

Mountain Skills Courses in Wicklow & Galway

Outdoors Ireland have two wo more Mountain Skills 1 Courses planned between now and the end of 2012. The courses are in Wicklow on 24th & 25th Nov followed by Galway/Burren on 15th & 16th Dec. Develop & Improve Your Map Reading & Compass Skills Learn Navigation Techniques For All Conditions Excellent Mountain Skills Instructor : Become Self Sufficient In The Mountains Map & Compass Can Be Provided Beginners Welcome Contact Outdoors Ireland On: Email: Phone: Read more [...]

Learn To Map Read & Use A Compass On The Outdoors Ireland Mountain Skills Promotion

Learn To Map Read & Use A Compass On the Outdoors Ireland Mountain Skills Promotion, In Both Kerry & Wicklow If you have always wanted to get off the beaten track and explore the mountains properly, but lack the right skills; or if a map has always seemed like a random collection of squiggles, then the Outdoors Ireland Mountain Skills Promotion is for you! The one day workshop will take place outdoors, in the Wicklow Mountains near Glendalough, and in the Gap of Dunloe near Killarney. All abilities Read more [...]

Walkers Association of Ireland Landscape Photography Workshop

The Walkers Association of Ireland will hold a Landscape Photography Workshop on Saturday, April 10th from 10:00 to 5:00. The workshop will take place in Laragh, County Wicklow and will provide you with the opportunity to improve your photographic skills.  Experienced photographers will give hints and tips in the landscape photography workshop. The workshop will cater for both beginners and improvers and include indoor classes and field work. There is a charge of 15 euro to members of the WAI Read more [...]

Upcoming Hill Walking Courses

Walkabout Wicklow have organised beginner and intermediate hill walking courses, the beginner courses running in Feb and the Intermediate course in April. The courses will include 2 detailed theory lessons and 4 amazing practical fully guided hill walks. Read more [...]