Wainwright Weekend

Alan

Explore the high Fells of the Lake District, walk along high mountain plateau and cross ridges as part of a small group guided walking weekend to some of England’s most famous summits. Is it for me? This weekend aims to tick off as many Wainwright’s as we can over 2 days.  Good fitness will be required to ensure you and …

Helvellyn Explorer

Alan

A fascinating circular walk taking in Helvellyn and her neighbouring peaks.  Helvellyn is a true Lake District classic and high on the list of every hillwalker.  This guided walk offers exceptional mountain views and easy walking along broad grassy ridges and summit plateau. For those who are looking to tick off the famous Wainwright’s this route will provide up to …

Bushcraft & Wilderness Living Skills – COMING SOON

Alan

What is the course about? **COMING SOON** Course Outcome: Build confidence and understand the fundamental skills of Bushcraft and survival. What do we cover: The safe use of cutting tools Fire lighting techniques (modern and friction techniques) Shelter Building Tree and Plant Identification including their uses Legal considerations What is included? Instruction Use of all equipment for the course What …

Expedition & Multi-day Trip Skills

Alan

What is the Course about? In recent years the popularity of wild camping in the UK has seen many people want to further their interest by undertaking longer and more remote trips.  We are often asked by client’s what equipment do we recommend, what type of stove, what tent etc. This 2-day course is designed to introduce you to the …

Mountain Navigation Skills

Alan

This is a 1 day introduction to navigation skills and is aimed at people who are apprehensive about navigating or would like to learn the basics before attending a more intensive multi-day course. It is an ideal introduction for those with little or no navigation experience.

SUNSET & SUNRISE EXPERIENCE

Alan

Explore the high Fells of the Lake District, walk along high mountain plateau and cross ridges as part of a small group guided sunset or sunrise walk to some of England’s most famous summits. Experience the stillness and the inspiring views from high in the mountains as the sun goes down or comes up, experience the thrill of being out …

Navigation Skills – The Short Sessions (up to 3 hours)

Alan

No theory, no talking just straight to it.  The aim of the short sessions is to go on a walk and learn on the move by encountering the common challenges and dealing with them as they arise. These sessions are guided by the aims of the group, the weather and can cover both basic and advanced techniques. A typical session …

Family Mountain Adventure & Skills

Alan

Available on any date between April and October for private bookings……Contact us to arrange your event. So you have thought about taking up hillwalking but not sure where to start or maybe you want to learn some essential hill skills to keep you are your family safe or maybe you have questions to ask about equipment or suitable routes?  If …

Fairfield Horseshoe

Alan

A fascinating circular walk from Ambleside taking in all of the high Fells that make up the skyline around Rydal Beck.  The Fairfield Horseshoe is a true Lake District classic and high on the list of every serious hillwalker.  The route offers exceptional mountain views and easy walking along broad grassy ridges and summit plateau. For those who are looking …

Poor Visibility and Night Navigation

Alan

So you can navigate confidently in good weather, you have some skills to deal with low cloud but are you confident enough to trust your skills in the poorest of weather and low visibility conditions?  If you have to think about the answer why not join us on this intermediate/advanced 1 day navigation course. WHAT IS THE COURSE ABOUT? This …