Jess Douglas

What a week I had in Bright!

16 April 2008

On Sunday 5th April, I travelled up to Bright to stay the whole week and do Level 2 MTB tour guide course with Wodonga Tafe(thanks Liz for finding this for me.)  We stayed at The Outdoor Inn http://www.brightbackpackers.com.au/  and life was good. 

It was me and 9 other students ranging from 19 to 22 years of age.  All studying Adventure Eco Toursim and this was just a module for them. 

A typical day consisted of waking up at 6:30am, doing some stretching(only me in my cabin) and then making brekky, ready to start first lecture at 8am.  Chilly mornings of around 5 degrees.  By 10am, we went on our ride for the day taking in various single track and trails around the Bright area.  Ride normally lasting around 3 hours.  Get back to base, lunch for an hour.  Afternoon lecture normally was a bike mechanics session often spent at CyclePath in Bright.  We would then have an afternoon lecture for another hour and then break for dinner, 5-7pm.  Last but not least there would be an evening session from 7-8pm.  A nice hot shower and I was in bed asleep by 10pm.  This was me for 5 days. 

Mt Hotham group warm up

Day 6 was spent riding from Mt Hotham back to Bright where we got to put our guiding skills to practice in a real world environment.  I met some great people and had a wonderful time.  Now I am back in the real world and cant wait to put what I learnt into practice with www.mtbskills.com.au

MT Loch  group at Mt loch

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