1 DAY MOUNTAIN SKILLSfrom
If you’re new to mountain walking, then you simply must take our 1-day mountain skills course. The great outdoors and the stunning mountains of the Lake District are truly breathtaking experiences, and it’s even better when you have the confidence and knowledge to navigate and stay safe.
At Lake District Adventuring, we understand the importance of a personal approach to learning, which is why we don’t run set dates for our courses. Adventurings’ one-day mountain skills course is tailored to your learning objectives and pace, giving you the flexibility to book at a time that suits you best. And at just £130 for the day, you’ll be hard-pressed to find a better value mountain walking course in the Lake District.
During the course, you’ll spend most of your day on the mountains, with a small amount of classroom work that we’ll likely complete in a local coffee shop. By the end of the day, you’ll feel confident and ready to take on the mountains on your own.
If you are looking for a deeper understanding of how to stay safe in the mountains, we recommend checking out our 2 day hill and mountain skills course, which is endorsed by Mountain Training. And for those who want to experience the thrill of night navigation, our Night Navigation course is a must-do! and makes for a great addition to the course for an extra £70
So, if you’re ready to discover a new world of mountain walking, book your place on our 1 day mountain skills course today!
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Vacation Style Holiday TypeDiscovery, Guided, Learning, Short Breaks, Trekking
Activity Level Leisurely
Group Size Small Group
1 day Mountain Skills Courses – If you’re new to mountain walking then this is an absolute must do course for you. Being in the great outdoors and the surrounding mountains is an amazing experience. Especially when you have planned your day and have the confidence to be able read your map and stay safe.
The 1 day Mountain Skills Courses can really open up a whole new world for you and and it’s much easier than you might think. This course will enable you to walk away feeling independent, confident and happier than ever about being in the mountains.
DURING THE COURSE YOU’LL COVER:
- Map orientation and contour interpretation.
- 4 and 6 figure grid references.
- Types of maps and map scales.
- Learn how to use a compass effectively.
- Pacing, timings and taking a bearing.
We don’t run set dates on this course meaning that when you book on you’ll be sure to receive a personal service that is fitted around your learning objectives and pace. The course cost is £115 for the day and will be held in the Lake District. Most of this the day will be in the mountains with a small amount of classroom learning, most likely completed somewhere that serves good coffee!
If you’re keen to gain more in depth knowledge about keeping safe in the mountains it might be worth checking out our 2 day hill and mountain skill course which we offer on behalf of Mountain training. The whole day will be around around 9 hours starting at about 9am if you have booked on to a Night navigation course you will get a short break before we head back out on to the mountains.
The cost includes:
- An instructor for the day.
- Any maps and compasses you may need.
The cost does not include:
- Travel to the venue.
- Food and drink.
Not really no but for you to make the most of this course some understanding is helpful.
Yes absolutely we can do. But it is recommend that you buy your own for the future.
When you book on we will send you out a full packing list of everything you need.