Training Course Details

Course Fee – £140

Our two-day fun and informative training courses are based in Shropshire and are non-residential. The course fee includes course materials and expert tuition from passionate, friendly and professional instructors.

Course Programme

The program will normally follow this format, but changes may be made to make the best use of venues and weather conditions. On day one please ensure you have a day bag packed and ready to go. This should include food and water for the day as we will lunch on the hill.

Day Morning Daytime Evening
1 Start 9am
Equipment & weather
and fundamentals of
Route finding, hazards,
environmental issues,
fitness and walking skills.
Route Planning
Review of day 1.
Finish 6pm.
2 Leadership & group
weather and
navigation practice.
Navigation practice,
emergency procedures
and environmental
Debrief and action plan.
Finish 5pm.

Course Close

We will aim to finish by 5pm on the final day to allow time for people to travel home.

Kit List

You will need the following items as a minimum for the course:

  • Personal hill/mountain clothing sufficient for 2 days
  • A small day rucksack 20-40 litre
  • Watch (with a digital stopwatch) not just a phone
  • A compass (Silva type 4 or similar)
  • 1:25000 map of the area (ideally laminated)

N.B. A full kit list will be provided when you book your course