Entries by reaseheathblog

Skiing and Snowboarding Study Tour 2016

14 students and two staff from the adventure sports and sport department spent an excellent week skiing and snowboarding at the resort of Pila in Italy’s Aosta Valley. Conditions at the start of the week were typically spring like, with warm temperatures, soft pistes and poor visibility providing a challenge. However, as the week progressed, […]

Exploration of Poland continues…

Saturday saw the team sightseeing and visiting some of Poland’s more traditional rivers. The afternoon was spent buying supplies and pouring over final route cards. Sunday morning was an early start to pack and repack their bags. The Gold Duke of Edinburgh teams enjoyed a gentle walk through the forest before tackling the blue lakes which […]

A walk on the wild side for students

A rather damp and thundery day on the Poland expedition meant that our group could not proceed with their original route. A walk through bear country, woods and meadows brought them to their second alpine hut. It was a long walk for the group, the last few kilometres of which was by road. The group enjoyed an overnight stay […]

Study tour to Poland

Nine students from our Adventure Sports and Food Technology courses are heading to Poland to explore the Tatra mountains, with the aim to climb the highest peak Rysy at 2503m. This expedition will enable the students to complete their Gold Duke of Edinburgh award. The group will walk for four days, staying in mountain huts and journeying […]