CPD day

One of those days where continued professional development was a definite pleasure and not a repetitive chore. An Association of Mountaineering Instructors short roping day in Langdale, covering many aspects of looking after people on steep ground, but primarily focusing on walking properly… Yep you heard right, walking! It was just that this was walking on steep 100 foot cliffs with …

A varied week

A week is said to be a long time in politics, however this was certainly not the case this week with 1st year students from Leeds Met University. High paced and requiring the facilitation of experiential learning during activities such as team challenges, abseiling and gorge scrambling. Overall a great and varied week!

Today’s Office: Lincolnshire

Today’s office: Another of Earthly Edge’s leadership and teamworking multi-activity days for Queen Elizabeth Grammar School, Lincolnshire. 111 eager and active Year 7 clients and 24 enthusiastic Sixth Form volunteers. 20 tasks were provided, aimed at encouraging team working and sharing ideas for the Year 7’s, whilst also enabling the Sixth Formers to stretch themselves …

Wednesday’s office!

Wednesday’s office : A beautiful Wasdale day working with HSBC Graduates at O.B.E. No photos of the gorge trips due to not having a waterproof camera with me, so another scenic shot!

Today’s office

Today’s office: Netherbeck gorge. What do we take into gorges. Well obviously this could be a long list and is very dependent on the gorge itself, however as the photo shows; floating pieces of rope (either as a throw line of 15 metres or a loose 5 metre coil), safety sac with shelter, warm drink, first aid …

Today’s office

A wonderful day working for CGO. Eleven ladies who challenged themselves individually, either during canoeing or improvised rafting on Windermere. Thank you for the banoffee pie!