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Walks are available throughout the year, contact us with your requirements...

Hill Skills - 1 Day Course

Our Hill Skills Course is designed to give you an insight into what you need to know and do, in order to have a safe and enjoyable day in the mountains. The Hills Skills courses are run from a variety of locations in the Lake District, Snowdonia and the Peak District.


Subjects covered:

  • Weather Forecasts and mountain weather
  • Equipment - what to take
  • Food for the hills
  • How to avoid getting lost, but what to do if you find yourself 'navigationally challenged'
  • Route finding and route choice
  • Moving on steeper ground
  • Dealing with emergencies - Your role in staying safe and getting help if you need it in an emergency
  • Water crossings
  • Enjoying and preserving the mountain environment
  • GPS and how it can help/hinder you on a day in the hills


What's involved?

  • Approximately 6 hours walking on rough ground including some walking away from marked paths
  • Some walking on steep slopes
  • These walks are often subject to inclement weather
  • A reasonable level of ftness is required


Who's it for?

  • Suitable for anyone wanting to learn basic navigation skills.  No prior experience is required.
  • We do not recommend this navigation course for children under 14.
  • Under 18’s must be accompanied by a responsible adult.

Use the links below to check our prices then contact us and we'll do our best to run this event just for you on a date that suits (subject to a minimum group size of course!)

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