Summer Mountain Skills

3 Days

Price from: £225.00

Ref No: Activus 020

Skills Courses
Summer Activity

Tailor made to your needs...

Basic summer mountain skills are something which anyone who has an interest in the great outdoors should have. They will give you confidence when getting involved in outdoor pursuits and our courses are an invaluable learning experience.

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  • Highlights
  • Navigation
  • Equipment
  • First Aid
  • Rope work
  • Scrambling
  • Wild camping
  • Mountain survival
If nothing else, having an understanding of some of the essentials of mountaineering will give you greater enjoyment, and the experience you take from your outdoor activities will be more fulfilling. These skills will also enable you to be more spontaneous about your days in the mountains and will give you the knowledge you need to head off the beaten track and escape from the crowds.

Our courses are tailor-made to your needs and there is a wide scope of topics we can cover. We can help you whatever your reasons for doing the course. Whether you are a beginner or just need some extra training or guidance before taking your Mountain Leader assessment, we will be able to build the course according to your circumstances.

Activity Information

Here is an outline of what we can offer: 
  • Mountain Fitness including Diet & Hydration
  • Access & Conservation
  • 24 hr Navigation Skills & GPS Navigation
  • Equipment & Clothing
  • Mountain Weather
  • Mountain First Aid
  • Security on Steep Ground
  • Ridge Walking & Easy Scrambles
  • Basic & Advanced Rope Work
  • River Crossings
  • Party Leadership
  • Fauna & Flora
  • Mountain Rescue & Emergency Procedures
  • Wild Camping, Campcraft & Expeditions
  • Mountain Survival Courses


Day 1

Arrive in the Lake District and head to your accommodation in Keswick.

Day 2

Meet up with your mountaineering guide and receive a quick health and safety briefing. You will be given a run through of how the course will pan out and be given essential equipment before heading out into the mountains. At the end of the day you will be dropped off back at your accommodation.

Day 3

After breakfast, departure from the Lake District.

Dates and Prices Info

Prices are based on a group size of 4-8 people.

What's Included?

  • Full event planning and client liaison
  • 2 night's guest house accommodation (bed and breakfast basis)
  • Link transport at the start and end of walk
  • Packed lunch on the day of course
  • All necessary skills equipment
  • Course completion certificate
  • Big discount on outdoor clothing and equipment at Cotswold Outdoors and Montane

Not Included

  • Transport to/from the Lake District
  • Evening meals


There are no dates currently scheduled for this activity. For latest availability and prices please contact us.


Ashwin Tirodkar


Thank you so much for a fantastic weekend in Keswick. I learnt a ton of stuff and did some exciting walking/climbing.

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