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Hill Skills

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: 14 years
Terrain areas: UK & Ireland countryside and moorland.

Registration Cost:

All participants are required to register with Mountain Training. This is a one-off cost and allows access to either or both courses.
Cost: £20 per (£17 for under 18's)

Registration cost include:

Access to the Mountain Training Digital Logbook
A copy of Safety on Mountains handbook
Certificate of attendance for both courses
Access to technical advice from Mountain Training

Hill Skills Handbook (pdf)

 Mountain Training Hill Skills Course Dates
27 - 28 October 2018
16 - 17 February 2019
2 - 3 March 2019
20 - 21 April 2019
4 - 5 May 2019
Or by arrangement for 2 or more people

Course dates by arrangement for 4 or more people. Schools and college group rates available.

We are also delivering this course in conjunction with Campcraft of Bolton. Tel 01204 524504 for course dates.

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