Thursday, March 3, 2011

Leave No Trace Trainer Course in Scotland!

One of our Guide and Outfitter Partners, Boots N Paddles from Scotland recently wrote us to let us know about a Trainer Course they are offering at the end of the month.

Boots N Paddles will be running a 2-day Leave No Trace Trainers' course in March.

Course Description: Leave No Trace is an international programme designed to assist outdoor enthusiasts with their decisions on how to reduce their impact when they walk, camp, bike, paddle, ski or climb. This Trainers’ Course is designed for teachers, outdoor instructors and countryside rangers who guide people into the outdoors. Successful graduates of this Trainers’ Course are accredited to run Leave No Trace awareness workshops for their colleagues, clients and communities.

What is provided? Trainer, course materials, certificate, venue for indoor sessions, tea & coffee during the first morning.

What do you need to take? Outdoor clothing & footwear, overnight gear for bothy, packed lunches (x2) plus overnight food, notepad & pen.

Dates/times: 09.30 Thurs 24th through to 17.00 on Fri 25th March 2011 (incl overnight).

Venue: Boots N Paddles office, Cabrich, Near Inverness, Scotland (plus overnight bothy expedition in Strathconon).

Cost: £80+VAT (£96 incl VAT)

About Boots N Paddles:

We are a mobile outdoor adventure activity company with bases in Inverness and Aviemore, in the Highlands of Scotland. We're privileged to be in a part of the country with endless opportunities for adventure on our doorstep, and we want you to share them with us.

We can provide skills courses, coaching, holidays and fun days out in outdoor pursuits including archery, sea kayaking, open canoeing, mountain biking, hill walking, summer and winter mountaineering, climbing, abseiling, gorge walking and WoW Balls.

We also cater for stag and hen parties, can support fund-raising or sporting events, can organise mini Scottish Highland Games for you or a wildlife holiday. You can even hire canoes or sea kayaks from us and let us bring them to you.

Join us for an adventure in the breathtaking Highlands of Scotland.

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