Ever feel like you could get more out of your hill day, or fancy bigger and better adventures? Turn yourself into the complete hillwalker by attending one of our 2 or 4 day mountain skills courses.

On a Four Day Mountain Skills Course we will cover some key skills to enhance your adventures, and you get the opportunity to camp wild. These include:

  • Navigation Training - Map & Compass Work, Route Planning, Escape Options

  • Introduction to GPS - Benefits and drawbacks

  • Personal Walking Skills - Movement Skills, Route Finding, Scrambling Skills

  • The Weather - Forecasts, reading the weather

  • Emergency Procedures - What to do when it all goes wrong

  • Environmental Concerns - Learn about the Environment and how to protect it

  • Plan and implement a two day walking route

  • Learn about Wild Camping (Site Selection, Campcraft, Hygiene)

  • Have an additional two days navigation training.

  • Experience some some night navigation


Four Day Summer Mountain Skills Course

  • If you are looking to book your challenge event that occurs within the next 72 hours please email us on lakelandmountainguides@live.co.uk or call us on 07557022362. 

    It is very rare that we are unable to provide a leader for an event, but as I'm sure you can appreciate the winter months can provide some harsh weather conditions and we will only take a booking if we deem it safe to head out.