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Adventure Ready For Hiking Online Course 2024

Adventure Ready For Hiking Online Course 2024 Course Overview Course structure and outline Welcome to the Adventure Ready for Hiking Online Course. Your journey to becoming fully prepared for your next hiking holiday, or even your very first, begins here. We are thrilled to guide you through this transformative experience, where every step brings you …

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Course structure and outline

Welcome to the Adventure Ready for Hiking Online Course. Your journey to becoming fully prepared for your next hiking holiday, or even your very first, begins here. We are thrilled to guide you through this transformative experience, where every step brings you closer to realising your adventure dreams.

 

Embark on Your Journey: Course Overview

      • Our meticulously crafted course unfolds over 10 comprehensive sessions.
      • Each session is designed to tackle a distinct aspect of hiking readiness, ensuring a well-rounded and thorough preparation.
      • From the moment you join, you become part of our exclusive community in a private Facebook group, where our seasoned Women’s Fitness Adventures Leaders are always available to support, answer questions, and inspire your journey.

Maximise Your Experience: Course Dynamics

      • The course is self-paced, granting you the freedom to immerse as deeply and swiftly as suits you.
      • We encourage you to engage from the outset, integrating the learnings into your hike training plan.
      • Utilise the community in our private Facebook group for rich support, accountability, and ongoing dialogue.

Sustained Engagement: Your Six-Month Journey

      • Your course access extends over six months, providing ample time to absorb, apply, and revisit the material.
      • Accountability check-ins in our private group offer motivation and a platform to share progress, ensuring you stay on track and inspired throughout your adventure preparation journey.

 

Here’s an outline of what we will cover in each session.

 

Session One

TOPIC: Getting Started

  • Course Leader Introduction
  • Turning Adventure Dreams to Reality
    • Overcoming the “oh %H!T” moment.
    • Defining your Adventure Style & Creating Your Adventure Blueprint
    • Identifying your current Hiking Fitness Level
  • Getting Started with Hiking Fitness.
    • How to build a Hiking Fitness Plan that works for you & your adventure.

Session Two

TOPIC: Fitness & Hiking Skills – getting stuck into the plan.

  • Hiking & Your Body
  • The importance of Functional Fitness
  • How to set SMART Goals

Session Three

TOPIC: The Packing List

  • Understanding your packing list
  • Glossary of Terms – gear and packing list
  • What to look for & where to buy.
  • Checklists

Session Four

TOPIC: Hiking techniques

  • How to safely hike downhill
  • Tips for walking up and down stairs
  • How to use hiking poles

Session Five

TOPIC: Clothing

  • Layering
  • Wet Weather Gear
  • Clothing systems

Session Six

TOPIC: All about the backpack

  • How to choose the right pack for you
  • How to pack a Daypack (Masterclass)
  • All about Backpacks (Masterclass)
  • BONUS Water Bladder discussion

Session Seven

TOPIC: Hikers Mindset & Motivation

  • Maintaining motivation (Masterclass)
  • Gap vs Gain
  • Taking advice

Session Eight

TOPIC: Preparation for the Trail

  • Trail gradings, signage
  • Seasonal Packing
  • Personal Safety & Hygiene on the Trail
  • Trail Etiquette
  • Safety on the trail including First Aid suggestions, technology etc.

Session Nine

TOPIC: Going Forward

  • Hiking Fitness Review
  • Administration & Protecting Yourself – Paperwork, Travel Insurance & other stuff you need to know.
  • Your ‘Plug & Go’ Training Plan

Session TEN
TOPIC: Bringing it all together

  • What’s next
  • Staying Hike Fit
  • Maintaining Gear & Equipment