Mountain Skills Courses and Breaks

Hill and Mountain skills training course in the Sierra Nevada mountains from qualified instructors.

These courses are a practical introduction to the skills required to get started in hill walking and mountain walking. The courses aim to equip participants with the basic knowledge and essential safety skills required to enjoy their own hill and mountain walking as a leisure time activity.

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 a walk
  • become familiar with the use of a map
  • learn about the equipment required
  • gain an understanding of the effects of weather
  • how to deal with emergencies
  • gain a valuable understanding of the upland environment.

€260 up to 2 people
€400 3/4 people

Mountain Skills
The Mountain Skills course is an ideal choice for walkers interested in applying their countryside walking skills to the mountain environment. Ideally, participants would have done some basic hill walking previously and have a reasonable level of fitness. Topics to be covered include:

  • skills in using a map and compass
  • mountain weather forecasting
  • movement through steep ground
  • an introduction to scrambling
  • planning and preparation
  • emergency procedures
  • seasonal effects and altitude
  • the mountain environment

€260 up to 2 people
€400 3/4 people

These courses are each 2 days in length, making them ideal for a weekend short break, however can be extended to include further days of walking, scrambling or an overnight at the Refugio Poqueira.

Call or email to discuss details and make a booking.
Tel: 0044 1433 639 368

We also offer hill skills and navigation training in the Derbyshire Peak District