This weekend saw 9 students with 3 of our instructors complete their MS 1 weekend. The weather was suitably kind/unkind on Sunday with the 30m visibility allowing the students to fully practice their new found navigation skills.
Spent the weekend in the Mournes running a MI MS2 with the guys from Colaiste Dhulaigh. We started the day looking a pacing’s and compass work and did lots of short navigation legs to improve the skills. Then back to … Continued
Had a very enjoyable night last night training a group for BOS Mountain Skills Assessment. We headed to Wicklow to do some Hill Walking and night navagation. The weather was pretty grim with visability down to less than 10 meters, … Continued
We are now in the process of filling up our calendar for the year, so make sure you check back regularly for any courses that take your fancy. Hillwalking, climbing, scrambling, camping……..they will all be appearing soon. Alternatively feel free … Continued
Just back from our Scotland trip where we had a brilliant time. The weather kept us on our toes and had us spending time in Lochaber, Glencoe and the Cairngorms. Over the 18 days we were found covering the whole … Continued
Happy New Year to all the people who have supported VO over the past 12 months. It’s been an “Interesting Year”, however the improved weather over the summer at least helped the climbing.. 2010 has seen us climbing at…Donegal, Connemara, … Continued
Well the recent weather has made getting out on the rock difficult. However all is not lost. The current conditions are perfect for getting out into the hills, practice your navigation and enjoy a night in the tent with the … Continued