learn new skills
3 - 12 people
Walking in the hills can be an exciting and sometimes daunting prospect if you have never done it before.
To stay safe and enjoy your time on the hill you will benefit from some basic skills and expertise to guide you on your way.
This 2 Day Hill Walking Course is designed to teach you that.
The aim is to equip you with the basic knowledge and safety skills required to participate in hill walking in your own time.
People hill walk for many reasons, but a significant motivating factor is the sense of freedom that you gain from exploring the great
During a Hill Walking course, you can expect to start each day at about 9am.
The first part of the course is spent indoors, getting to know the other people on the course and gaining an understanding of basic hill walking planning. The Tutor will outline the plans for the course before you head out into the hills.
The end of the day will usually involve a short indoor session to review the day and plan the following day’s outing.
You can expect to be out walking each day for around 5-6 hours and generally this will be on footpaths or trails that are rough underfoot. Much of the journey during the course will involve learning opportunities and as such, the pace of the day is friendly and will include plenty of breaks.