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Blog - Technical Courses

Cave Leader Level 2 Refresher Day

POSTED: 9th December 2009 BY: Dan
CATEGORIES: Qualifications, Technical Courses

A day in Bull Pot Kingsdale looking at efficient rigging, rope management, and simple rescues with 2 instructors from Outward Bound Ulswater.
This day was through Ingleborough Hall

Check out their website more adventures.

Ill be back at Ingleborough in January.


Advanced Caving for a Secondary School

POSTED: 6th December 2009 BY: Dan
CATEGORIES: Technical Courses, Young People

All of the team have been to caving with Real Adventure before so it was time to step the adventure level up a notch and head to a more commiting cave with a vertical aspect to it.
The day was one of those that as a leader you have to be careful on where you go with regards to the water levels.

Mike took a team of 8 with one of the teachers who is a keen caver to County...


X Mass Paddle – Lune

POSTED: 5th December 2009 BY: Dan
CATEGORIES: Staff @ Play, Technical Courses

Every Year Real adventure runs a Christmas Paddle down the River Lune in Open Canoe.
Mulled Pies, Minced Wine and a spot of Port are the order of the day with a couple of brussel sprouts to launch at each other

This easy section of the river takes about 2 - 4 hours to paddle depending on water levels and pick-nick stops.

If you fancy this as a day out for the family...


Caving Skills Module for Kendal College Day 1

POSTED: 3rd December 2009 BY: Dan
CATEGORIES: Qualifications, Technical Courses

The first day of this 2 day module started off at Kendal College in the class room with a look into water conditions for caving. History of rain fall, present conditions and forecast were looked at. The conditions where looking like high water levels at present that would drop throughout the day.
Off to the Dales with plan A Long Churns.

The team of 8 students learnt the...