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 £150 for the day based on one adult or £180 for 2 adults, 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, 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 Type
    Discovery, Guided, Learning, Short Breaks, Trekking
  • Activity Level Leisurely
  • Group Size Small Group
All about the 1 DAY MOUNTAIN SKILLS.

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.


  •  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 £150 for a single adult or £180 - 2 adults for the day  the course 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 . 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 onto the mountains.

The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance
What is included in this tour?Items that are included in the cost of tour price.

The course cost includes:

  • An expert instructor for the day
  • Any maps and compasses you may need.
What is not included in this tour?Items that are not included in the cost of tour price.

The cost does not include:

  • Travel
  • Food and drink.
  • Any other equipment you might need for the course.

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.

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