OMM ESSENTIAL SKILLS: Thumbing the Map

Charlie Sproson from Mountain Run talks through some essential skills he’ll be using on this years OMM Elite Course. To complete the OMM course requires many different skills to operate safely in the mountains at the end of October.

Thumbing the Map – Keep your thumb on the map at your current position. As you move along your route rotate the map and move your thumb along your route. Progress to thumbing the map on the move. Use your peripheral vision and self awareness to maintain your location  and balance whilst running.

OMM Essential Skills: Moving through checkpoints

OMM ESSENTIAL SKILLS: Moving through checkpoints Charlie Sproson from Mountain Run talks through some essential skills he’ll be using on this years OMM Elite Course. To complete the OMM course requires many different skills to operate safely in the mountains at the...

OMM Essential Skills: Switching Navigation Techniques

OMM ESSENTIAL SKILLS: Switching navigation techniques Charlie Sproson from Mountain Run talks through some essential skills he’ll be using on this years OMM Elite Course. To complete the OMM course requires many different skills to operate safely in the mountains at...

Ultimate Guide to Winter Running

With the first bite of winter on the summits, we thought it was worth taking a look at how to get out safely in the mountains through the coming months. The world can be roughly divided into two kinds of people; those that hang up their fell shoes when the hills...

OMM 2021 Report

Dear competitors, We have been humbled by the concern that has been shown for the future of OMM after the event cancellation this year. WHAT HAPPENED? – The full report by Stuart Hamilton, OMM event Director At this stage I am normally recovered from sleep...
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