Russell Zenthon tel: 07833 462 707 email: info@kushiadventures.co.uk

Kushi Adventures

What's On

Hello 2014


Keen Summer Walker, But Not Confident
In Winter Conditions? Why not have some tuition?!

Winter Skills
An introduction to essential winter safe travel skills
• The boot, an important piece of winter equipment, not just cover for feet
• Crampons – know when to put them on and techniques for ascent and descent
• Ice axe techniques such as step cutting
• Self-arrest, preventing a slide and stopping one if it happens
• Safe travel tips, interpreting avalanche and mountain weather forecast
• Winter equipment, what to carry including safety equipment
• Advice on winter route planning

 

Winter Navigation
Upgrade your summer navigation skills.
• Essential map reading skills
• Navigation equipment - including tips on the use of GPS technology
• Using your compass in poor visibility
• Identifying and relocating your position using slope aspect technique
• Planning a winter mountain day, top tips and handy hints
• Avalanche knowledge – know how to select the terrain and route and avoid known danger zones
• Learn how to deal with poor conditions and get out of bad weather situations.

Introduction to Snowshoeing
A fun day looking at winter travel.
• Snowshoe equipment - how it works and how to use it
• Terrain management safe and efficient travel
• What to take to stay safe and to have an enjoyable day
• Avalanche basics
• Basics of navigation using maps, altimeters, compass and GPS
• Route choice, how to get the perfect trip
• Mountain weather
• The winter environment including tracks in the snow

 

For All Courses, Ratio: 1-6 Cost: £60.00 per person, 10% discount if 4 or more book a course.
Book two people, £50 each. Book three £45 each. Book four people £40 each
All instructors are qualified and experienced mountain leaders. All these courses are great for winter beginners.


Kushi Adventures

Contact Russell
info@kushiadventures.co.uk

07833 462707

And book your course

We will help you to get out safely when the snow comes.

 

Snow shoes and GPS are supplied when needed.

You will need suitable footwear. A kit list will be provided.
Clients are expected to have own axes and crampons. Hire of these can be arranged at a small charge if needed.
Advice can be given if you need to purchase equipment.

Discount will be available at Craigdon Mountain Sports.

 

Please contact us if you are interested in any of the following or the dates dont suit.

This listwill be added to.

Event

Description

Mountain Navigation

This course is suitable for those with little navigation and experience. We aim to include mountain days on the trip so a spirit of adventure and good general level of fitness are the main prerequisites.

 

NNAS Bronze Navigation Course

On completion of the course, you will be able to plan and follow simple walks in the countryside mainly on paths and tracks.

 

NNAS Silver Navigation Course

On completion of this award participants will be able to plan and follow walks in the countryside away from paths and tracks, using accurate compass work to navigate across pathless terrain.

 

Hill Skills & Mountain Days

Four days of mountain skills including navigation and an overnight expedition.

 

 

 

Bushcraft, Expedition, and Woodland Skills

During the two days you will be introduced to;

Shelters including, Tarps, Tipis and Hammocks. Cooking options including Kelly Kettles, and wood stoves. Also knots, tools, water treatment, toilets, leave no trace and access.

 

 

 

Intro to Canoeing

Introduction to Open Canoeing is aimed at those with a little or no canoeing experience. During the 2 day course, you will have opportunity to learn the basic canoe skills

 

Intro to Kayaking

Introduction to Open Canoeing is aimed at those with a little or no canoeing experience. During the 2 day course, you will have opportunity to learn the basic canoe skills

 

Introduction to Canoeing

Introduction to Open Canoeing and Kayaking is aimed at those with a little or no canoeing experience. During the 2 day course, you will have opportunity to learn the basic canoe and kayak skills

 

 

 

Assynt Canoe Adventure - Lochs and Mountains

5 days of canoeing In the N.W. highlands. You will learn expedition and canoe skills and there will be opportunities to climb a hill perhaps Suilven or Cul Mor.

 

Great Glen Canoe Trip

Canoeing the Great Glen. You will learn expedition and canoe skills along the way.

This expedition is suitable for those with little canoeing experience as well as experienced paddlers. We will be paddling 5-7 hours per day so a good general level of fitness is the main prerequisites.

 

River Spey Canoe Trip

Canoeing the River Spey. Along the way you will learn expedition & canoe skills. The itinerary of the trip it will depend on weather & water conditions.

This expedition is suitable for those with little canoeing experience as well as experienced paddlers. We will be paddling 5-7 hours per day so a good general level of fitness is the main prerequisites.

 

 

 

If you don't see what you want below, ring or email

.................. maybe you can join an adventure day ............or we can make one especially for you!

Why Not Chose Something From the Table Below
  Half Day Full Day Evening Courses certificates Expeditions
Canoeing Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Kayaking Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Sea Kayaking Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Hill Walking Yes Yes Yes Yes   Yes
Gorge Walking Yes Yes Yes      
Abseiling Yes   Yes Yes    
Weaseling Yes   Yes      
Rock Climbing Yes Yes Yes Yes    
Navigation Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Problem Solving            
Expedition Skills Yes Yes Yes Yes   Yes

Woodland Awareness

including Bushcraft

Yes Yes Yes Yes   Yes

 

Canoeing

Courses and assessments.


If your out and about why not have a look at the Mountain Weather Information Service website. This provides detailed weather forecasts for 8 areas of the United Kingdom.

Interested in the Environment, then have a look at the John Muir Award website. The John Muir Award is an environmental award scheme focused on wild places. It encourages discovery and conservation in a spirit of fun, adventure and exploration. Why not get a group together and give it a go.

Valid XHTML 1.0 Transitional Valid CSS!