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An Evening of ropes

Need to practise your 3-1 mechancial advantage? Multi -anchor set up's? knots?  Or are you a complete novice? Then come join us for an evening rope workshop at our centre in Llangollen! Run by a qualified Rescue 3 Instructor and self-confessed rope geek, you'll have time to learn, practise and ask questions until your heart's content. We have plenty of equipment available but feel free to bring your own along…


International Rafting Federation Conversion Workshop

Llangollen Outdoors is hosting an International Rafting Federation (IRF) conversion workshop for Raft Guides and Trip Leaders with existing home nation or equivalent qualifications. The workshop will be based in North Wales and will include the river Dee and Tryweryn as a minimum. The emphasis of the course is to convert Raft Guides and Trip Leaders into the IRF Scheme. The IRF is recognised worldwide and is considered the international…


What is a Whitewater Rescue Technician (WRT) course?

I am often asked what’s involved in a Whitewater Rescue Technician (WRT) Course and how it differs from other rescue training courses.  Hopefully this blog can answer some of those questions! The WRT course is internationally recognised and accredited by Rescue 3 Europe an organisation that certifies and manages all European Rescue 3 Training Providers, Instructors and students. The WRT course was designed for recreational paddlers and outdoor professionals including…