THE NORDIC WALKING CLUB

Alan

NORDIC WALKING while being a fun and enjoyable way to meet like-minded people or spend time with friends in the outdoors Nordic Walking can also provide the participant with many benefits. The Nordic Walking technique ensures that you train your entire body and not just the cardiovascular system.  The intensity of the movements while being gentle on the body are …

Helvellyn Sunset Experience

Alan

Join us for this unique walk in the Lake District National Park to the summit of Helvellyn, Englands 3rd Highest Mountain at sunset. The walk offers wide expansive views across the fells of the Lake District and allows you to summit upto 5 Lake District mountains in one walk. Dollywagon Pike (858m) Nethermost Pike (891m) Helvellyn (950m) Lower Man (925m) …

Keswick to Ambleside – The Long Walk

Alan

26 miles of beautiful scenery through the heart of the Lake District.  Travel along the scenic parts of the Cumbrian Way, experience the Great Langdale, Langstrath and Borrowdale Valleys, idyllic lake district villages, walk along Derwent Water and walk amongst some of the best Mountain Scenery in England. Who is it for? This is a tough 26-mile route through mountain …

Langdale Summits & High Raise

Alan

Join Mountain Ascents on this classic Lake District circuit of 7 summits in the heart of the Lake District National Park.  Enjoy phenomenal wide-ranging views while walking amongst the rugged and craggy mountain environment high above Langdale.  This walk is definitely one that lives up to its hype. Who is it for? This walk is suitable for all experience levels …

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

Alan

No theory, no talking just straight on to the hill (or other venue) and off we go.  The aim of these 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 events are guided by the aims of the group, the weather and can cover …

Family Mountain Adventure & Skills

Alan

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 so, join Mountain Ascents on one of our Family Mountain Adventure & Skill days. WHAT IS …

Fairfield Horseshoe – Classic Hill Walk

Alan

Join us for this fantastic classic Lake District walking route taking in the summit of Nab Scar, Heron Pike, Great Rigg, Fairfield, Hart Crag, Dove Crag, High Pike and Low Pike. WHO IS THIS WALK FOR: This walk is for anyone wanting to complete one fo the Lake District classic circular walks.  The route will take approximately 6-7 hours so general …

Poor Visibility and Night Navigation

Alan

So you can navigate confidently in good weather conditions, you have some skills to deal with when the cloud rolls in but are you confident enough to trust your skills in the poorest of weather and low visibility conditions?  Why not join us Mountain ascents and our expert navigation instructors on this advanced 1 day navigation course. WHAT IS THE …

Introduction to Mountain Skills

Alan

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 Mountain Ascents on one of our introduction to mountain skill days. This day can also be offered as a family (including children) or private group event …

Helvellyn Summit Camp

Alan

Helvellyn is considered to be Britain’s favourite walk so what better way to experience this unique mountain environment than sleeping on the summit? Join us for this fantastic and sociable small group event to the summit of Helvellyn which is Englands 3rdhighest mountain for a summit sleep over. Join a like-minded group, get active and savour the wide expansive views …