Accessing the mountainous & climbing areas of the UK offers a sense of freedom that you gain from exploring them.
Good foundation skills are essential for discovering and exploring.
SO WHAT'S IT ALL ABOUT?
The Hill Skills course is your key to getting started in countryside walking. There is no experience of hill walking required to attend a Hill Skills course because the content of the course is aimed at beginners. If you do have some experience of hill walking but aren’t confident about planning walks, navigating and understanding the equipment required, then the Hill Skills course is an ideal way to learn the different here...
The Mountain Skills course is an ideal choice for walkers interested in transferring their walking skills to more mountainous terrain. The mountains of the UK can at times be seen to be fairly wild and intimidating places to even consider going for walk, however with a basic knowledge of the planning factors and then the ability to apply your navigation skills appropriately will undoubtably lead to many memorable days out on the mountains. Ideally, participants would have some basic hill walking experience and have a reasonable level of fitness.
Rock Skills courses are designed to provide structured training opportunities for people who want to learn more and become independent climbers. There are three different levels so that complete beginners and those with more experience can choose the most appropriate starting point.
These courses are designed to provide you with the skills necessary to feel confident in these different environments, there is no assessment element to these courses.