SHOWS, TALKS & WORKSHOPS…
A collection of inspirational audio-visual presentations…
I am pleased to offer a series of highly visual shows, talks and workshops, suitable for a wide variety of venues (e.g. theatres, walking & mountaineering clubs, walking festivals, schools, etc.), and for a wide range of functions (e.g. inspirational talks, after-dinner speaking, training events, etc.).
The presentations include…
The Everest Base Camp Trek & Island Peak
A lavishly illustrated presentation of trekking in the Khumbu (Everest) region of Nepal, including a successful summit attempt on Island Peak (6189m). Approx 2 hours.
A Walk in the Park
Where walking meets landscape & legend head-on… the stunning scenery of the Brecon Beacons National Park as you have never seen it before! Flexible timing from 1 to 2 hours.
This show describes and illustrates a selection of circular walks exploring the fascinating forgotten history and heritage of Wales. Flexible timing from 1 to 2 hours.
Designed as an after-dinner talk, this is an inspirational and sometimes irreverent look at making a living from working in the mountains. Flexible timing.
The following indoor workshops are very popular with Walking Festivals and Clubs…
This workshop introduces the art of map interpretation, which enables you to get an incredibly detailed picture of the ground using simple techniques. Approx 2 hours.
Poor Visibility Techniques
This workshop introduces the skills needed to navigate accurately in misty conditions, including compass work and estimating time and distance. Approx 2 hours.
Safety on the Hills
An informal workshop session exploring the basic considerations for keeping safe in the hills, including footwear, clothing & equipment, walking skills, navigation, weather factors, and what to do in case of emergency. Approx 2 hours.