Introduction to Mountain Skills

So you have thought about taking up hillwalking but not sure where to start or maybe you have questions to ask about equipment or suitable routes for yourself and your family?  If so, join us on an introduction to mountain skills day.

This one day course can also be offered as a family (including children) or private group event

WHAT IS THE EVENT ABOUT?

This event is aimed at anyone who would like to get involved in hillwalking and mountain adventure but are unsure where to start.  These 1 day events take you out in to the hills to undertake a short journey were we will look at and discuss hillwalking and the important skills required to keep yourself safe and comfortable.  Over the course of the day we will cover the following:

  • Weather forecasts, where to find the information and what it means for a day in the hills
  • Clothing systems and footwear considerations
  • Basic movement skills for different terrain
  • Basic navigation skills, tips and strategies

WHAT IS INCLUDED:

  • Qualified Mountain Leader
  • Use of maps and compass
  • Maximum group size of 1:5
  • Use of any other technical equipment that may be required for the day

WHAT YOU NEED TO BRING:

  • Waterproofs – Jacket and Trousers
  • Clothing suitable for a full day in the hills
  • Walking Boots
  • Spare warmth layer (jacket/fleece)
  • Hat and gloves
  • Water bottle (minimum 1.5 litre)
  • Food and snacks

DISCOUNT:

participants of this event will be entitled to a 10% discount on any of our courses or mountain day events

LOCATION:

This event is offered in the following locations;

  • The Lake District National Park
  • Yorkshire Dales National Park
  • Forest of Bowland
  • Snowdonia National Park

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Date

23 May 2021
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Location

Lake District National Park
Category

Organizer

Mountain Ascents
Phone
07841911687
Email
booking@mountainascents.co.uk

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