Sunday, August 14, 2016

TREKKING GUIDE : Intro Trekking Guide Course (part 1)

Key:SPORT.RED CROSS FIRST AID.VOLCANOLOGY.MOUNTAIN ENVIRONMENT. GUIDING TECHNIQUE.ORIENTATION
TECHNIQUE. USED OF TREKKING EQUIPMENT.

I was informed by a friend that a tour and travel operator required trekking guide and relevant trekking guide course would be organized soon.A piece of paper containing trekking guide program course information also was forwarded to me.After reading it,I and a trekking partner then decided to register and attend the course.

One condition to attend the course was administrative fee.Therefore, we came to the office (at Ambarukmo) to register,got relevant details info and paid for administrative  fee requirement. The course intensively took place 4 weeks.Participant should attend the class as well as attend regular sport program as part of physical preparation,also climbed some volcanoes on weekly basis.


One condition to attend the course was administrative fee.Therefore, we came to the office (at Ambarukmo) to register,got relevant details info and paid for administrative  fee requirement.The course intensively
took place 4 weeks.Participant should attend the class as well as attend regular sport program as part of physical preparation,also climbed some volcanoes on weekly basis.

On first class, we were informed about subjects, about marking system and kind of last exam to be certified. Subjects covers: Sport, Red Cross First Aid, Volcanology, Mountain Environment, Guiding Technique, Orientation Technique, Used Of Trekking Equipment.

We attended class every days in afternoon approx 13:00 which then followed by practicing sport program such Jogging and some other mode of sports to improve strength, as well as practicing use of equipment specially rope for some useful knots.At finishing point of jogging track,our pulse beat must be checked out and noted be instructor to see fitness level development.Sport program end approx 17:50 pm almost every days.

Each weekend should practice trekking which take 2 days each week, exception trekking in Bali which took longer days to complete the route.All subjects presented in English by trekking consultant who act as
instructor and facilitator of trekking.A costumer advisor also attended during trekking practice (For Merapi) to evaluate trekking and guiding services.

During trekking practice, we have chance to do trekking at Manoreh, Merapi,Sumbing,and checked out some trekking areas of Bali island such volcano Batur.After completely passed the exam, the participant were certified.The certificate indicated a mark for each subject examined.



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