Hill & Mountain Skills Hill Skills

14/03/2020 - 15/03/2020

The Peak Climbing School

Non-residential starting from £129.00

Scheme Details

Awarding Body
Mountain Training
Scheme
Hill & Mountain Skills
Course
Hill Skills
Type
Training

Award Description

The Hill & Mountain Skills scheme is a great way to develop your personal skills and confidence in all elements of hill and mountain walking. From planning a coastal walk to navigating in complex terrain, these courses are an ideal opportunity to learn the basics and enjoy the countryside. THIS IS NOT THE HILL AND MOORLAND LEADER SCHEME.

About

Welcome to The Peak Climbing School's

'Hill Skills courses'

"Bags packed. Compass and maps ready. This was going to be an epic adventure "

Summary:

If you're looking explore the countries hills and would like to learn how to use or further your map and compass skills, our Hill skills course will help hone your skills and develop you as an effective navigator and walker. This course will looked at advanced navigation skills, route planning, weather awareness and much more. ​

Who's it for?

For those who want to learn and develop their navigation skills. No previous experience needed. 

What you will learn:

  • Map scales, grid systems and feature

  • Use of 1:50 & 1:25 maps

  • Compass skills

  • Route planning

  • Weather awareness

  • Pacing and timings

  • Equipment selection

Kit needed:

A kit list will be provided prior to starting the course.

Itinerary:

Our start time and meeting point is 9:30am at The Peak Climbing School.

Here we will brief you on the days activity whilst having a free brew and biscuit. From here we will set off into the hills for an exciting days learning. We sometimes we use areas further away from our centre so you can get the most out of your course, therefore some transport is advantageous.  However if you are struggling for transport please let us know so we can arrange some for you.  

Where And When

Start
14/03/2020 09:30
End
15/03/2020 17:00
Total Days
2
Maximum Bookings
6
Venue
The Peak Climbing School
Town
Leek
County
Staffordshire
Postcode
ST138TY
Country
United Kingdom
Latitude
53.14633
Longitude
-1.98627

Provider

Name
The Peak Climbing School
Phone
01538 300174
Website
Email

Booking

  • Non Residential

    £129.00
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