This course aims to equip participants with the basic knowledge and essential safety skills required to start pursuing their own participation in hill walking as a leisure time activity.
The Hill Skills course is aimed at the beginner hill walker and ideal for those interested in developing a practical understanding of how to plan walks, become familiar with the use of a map, learn about the equipment required and also gain an understanding of the effects of weather, how to deal with emergencies and gain a valuable understanding of the upland environment. The course utilises countryside and moorland areas where the skills will be transferable to many popular walking areas of the UK and Ireland.
Course duration: 2 days
Minimum age: 18 years
Terrain areas: UK & Ireland countryside and moorland.