Mountain Skills 1 and 2

Ever wanted to learn the skills you need to become a competent navigator in the mountains of Ireland and beyond by day, by night or bad weather?

Hiking along the Irish mountains can be a thrilling and rewarding experience, offering breathtaking views and a chance to stretch out your legs. However, poor visibility can turn this enjoyable activity into a dangerous one. Poor visibility can arise due to various weather conditions such as fog, heavy rain, snowstorms, or low-lying clouds.

The risks associated with poor visibility include an increased likelihood of getting lost, accidents, and falls due to obscured hazards on the trail. Additionally, hikers may face exposure to changing weather conditions without adequate preparation, leading to potential health issues. Poor visibility and weather conditions can also hinder rescue operations and limit communication options in case of emergencies.

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We provide group hikes, guided hiking tours and school hikes. Our hikes can be one day, weekend or over few days. Hiking safety tips Our hikes are graded as: easy, moderate, or challenging. Our hikes are not only enjoyable, but educational too!

We provide a full range of guided hikes across the island to Kerry, Connemara, Donegal, the Mourne mountains, the Wicklow mountains, and many other locations.

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REC3 First Aid Training

Rescue Emergency Care level 3 or REC3 is ideal for people working or doing any leisure activities in the outdoors included sea activities or in the Irish mountains. REC3 First Aid Training is vital in an emergency and could save someone’s life.

Part of the course is indoor which covers most of the theory and an outdoor session which uses a balance of learning and practical intermixed with scenarios of real situations.

With Mountain Adventures 74 we provide Mountain Skills courses which will teach you the necessary skills to avoid trouble while hiking.

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Mountain Skills 2 in Glenmalure, Lugnaquilla, Co.Wicklow

August 24 @ 2:00 pm - August 25 @ 2:00 am

Mountain Skills 1 in Glenmalure, Co.Wicklow

September 14 @ 9:00 am - September 15 @ 5:00 pm

Mountain Skills 2 in Glenmalure – Lugnaquilla, Co.Wicklow

September 21 @ 1:00 pm - September 22 @ 12:00 am

Mountain Skills 1 in the Blackstairs

October 12 @ 9:00 am - October 13 @ 5:00 pm

Mountain Skills 2 in the Blackstairs

October 26 @ 9:00 am - October 27 @ 5:00 pm

Mountain Skills 1 in Glenmalure, Co.Wicklow

November 9 @ 9:00 am - November 10 @ 4:30 pm

Mountain Skills 2 in Glenmalure, Co.Wicklow IRELAND

November 23 @ 10:00 am - November 24 @ 9:30 pm


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