‘Walks’ Archive

National Navigation Award Silver Course 29-30/03/19

A 2 day fully practical non-residential course on Dartmoor following the NNAS Silver syllabus and assessment criteria. Ideally you will have completed the NNAS bronze course already or be capable of completing tasks in the bronze syllabus (see www.nnas.org.uk). Please bring full waterproofs including gaiters, a packed lunch, and dress warmly. If you own a […]

Navigation Workshop at Venford 19/03/19 10am-4pm

A Navigation Workshop suitable for all skill levels. There is no syllabus, we just gauge your current skill level and aim to move you on a bit. You will need to dress warmly and bring waterproofs, stout footwear, a good packed lunch. If you own them a Silva (type 4) compass and OS sheet OL28 […]

Bronze National Navigation Award course 25-26/03/19

A chance to complete the introductory course of the National Navigation Award scheme, laying a firm foundation for your navigation learning. A great way to get started. The course concentrates on map orientation, judging distance and following linear features. To find out more email adrian@hillwise.co.uk or text to 07740983334

Courses in March 2017

We have an NNAS Bronze course running on the 13th and 14th of March (non-residential) at a cost of £60 per person. The 1st day will run from  Haytor lower car park and the second from Trendlebeare down car park (just past the cattle grid). Both days will be 9-5 with a little “Homework” overnight. […]

Upcoming courses

Our 2016 courses have been very busy so far, but there are a few vacancies left: Currently there are 2 places on our Navigation workshop on 29/02/16, a space on out Night Navigation workshop at Haytor on 11/03/16,  and 6 places on the Navigation Workshop at Cold East Cross on 11/04/16. Book now to avoid […]

Last Navigation Workshop of the Spring

Our last Navigation Workshop of the spring is on 11/05/15 at Venford Reservoir west car park. Cost as usual is £20 per person and it runs from 10am until 4pm. Telephone or email to book, it is already half full. Our Navigation workshops will then resume in early September for those who can’t make May! […]

Hill Skills course 16/03/15

We are running a  2 day introduction to the skills required for hillwalking: Clothing choice, route planning, navigation, safety, environment issues, we will cover them all. The course is accredited by Mountain Training England. The first day will involve a half day inside at Bellever YHA looking at the theory before getting out for a […]

Further Navigation Workshops

Due to popular demand we are running a further Navigation Workshop on Saturday 22nd of February 2014 at Venford Reservoir (Dartmoor), starting at 10 am for 6 hours and costing £20. These are being run in conjunction with Moorland Guides and full details are listed under “Courses” on their website www.moorlandguides.co.uk We still have places […]

Navigation Workshops………

I have had a lot of interest in my Navigation Workshops and expect to run several in January and through until May or June. If you are interested in doing a navigation course early next year E-mail me soon and I will start collating names for  some courses of up to 6 persons. There are […]

Just back from this Winters Scottish Mountaineering trip!

We’re just back from our annual winter mountaineering trip and looking forward to another season of guided walks, navigation courses, canoe adventures and the like. This year we will be working with Moorland Guides, Large Outdoors, Canoe Adventures (South Devon) and World Challenge. Watch out for our NNAS courses run for Large Outdoors this spring […]