Outdoor Courses

Plotting a route
Plotting a route in Borrowdale

All welcome whatever your skill level!

Ever felt that uncomfortable “Not sure where I am” feeling? Want to head out into the hills with confidence? Tired of following your leader?

Why not learn how to read a map, take a bearing with a compass, estimate how long your walk will take and go safely and confidently into the great outdoors? Give yourself and friends a boost by learning a few tricks of the trade.

Days, afternoons or evenings, it’s your course!

Upcoming Courses for Autumn / Winter 2017

Available dates are as follows:

November Midweeks 22nd, 23rd, 24th, 28th, 29th, 30th

December Weekends 2nd, 3rd, 9th, 10th

Download our Booking Sheet: Freetime Outdoors Booking Sheet

Freetime Outdoors Hill Skills one day.

A day in the Lakes. As much information as can be packed into a small space. From technical skills such as map and compass to emergency procedure and looking after your pals. The cost of this is a total of £150.00 a day for one-to-one. For groups £30.00 per person with a minimum of four clients and a maximum group of eight.

Evening Hill Skills.

A mini tour of hill skills. Working on navigation skills but throwing in plenty of other helpful hints and tips. Some of the nearer dates would involve what I call a “walk into dark”. These are always well received and build confidence for cloudy days on the tops. Cost is £15.00 per person for a local evening, £20.00 per person for Lakes. A minimum of four clients and a maximum group of eight.

Contact me for booking on 077 66 916 702

Hill Skills and Navigation

Community Learning and Skills.

These evening courses take place either in Carlisle or Shap and consist of six sessions. Four are classroom based, one is an evening outdoors and one is a long half day on the hill practicing learned skills. Course dates should now be available for 2018. Search for course times and dates here: http://www.cumbria.gov.uk/learningandskills/

Fell Walking for Beginners

Community Learning and Skills.

One day workshops for beginners or rusty walkers. An easy day on mid height fells to get a grasp of the basics. Dates for 2nd, 6th and 10th December. http://www.cumbria.gov.uk/learningandskills/

Mountain Leader Award Training

9/3/2018 – 25/3/2018 Split Weekends.

Newly created course!

Borrowdale, Lake District

£325.00 / £395.00

https://mt.tahdah.me/course/detail/27500

Mountain Leader (summer) and Single Pitch Award Courses run by Adventures of Cockermouth. Professional qualification. Contact us for more information.

Mountain Leader Award Assessment

27/04/2018 – 13/05/2018 Split Weekends.

BOOKINGS NOW OPEN!

North West Lake District – Borrowdale.

£375.00 / £425.00

https://mt.tahdah.me/course/detail/28724

Mountain Leader (summer) and Single Pitch Award Courses run by Adventures of Cockermouth. Professional qualification. Contact us for more information.

More courses being posted soon!

For more of what I do in the hills please go to my blog posts.

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