Introduction to Hill Walking

Course Description

During this summer mountaineering course you should expect to be taught all manner of things, for example: the importance of pacing yourself, ways to save energy, how and what to pack in your day sack, emergency procedures and, of course, the all important skills of finding your way around the hills using a map and compass.

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Who's this for?

This course is suitable for anyone with a base level of fitness.

What we will cover

  • Route Planning

  • Walking Skills

  • Nutrition

  • Clothing & Equipment

  • Weather

  • Navigation Techniques

  • Flora & Fauna

  • Hazards & Emergency Procedures

  • Questions


Scotland, Wales or the Lake District

In Brief

  • Single or Multiple Days

  • Your choice of location

  • Hill based Instruction

  • Tailored to suit your needs

  • 1:6 maximum ratio


  • Check our our open courses or get in touch to arrange dates that work for you.

  • If there's no open courses, then we will open one for you.

  • Private bookings can be run at any time.

Daily Price

Join an open group

1 Person: £80 (groups require a minimum of 2 people in order to run)

Book a Private Group

£250 per group of 6

Map Reading
The Cobbler
Night Nav