What we're about

This is a group for anyone interested in walking and adventures in the Lake District and Snowdonia. We run professionally organised guided walks as well as skills based courses and workshops. All skill levels are welcome from complete beginners to more experienced walkers.

Upcoming events (5+)

Get Started Hillwalking (Lake District)

Sticklebarn

Get Started Hillwalking is one-day workshop specifically for people who are new to hillwalking and want to learn a broad range of skills to use in the mountains. This is a relaxed, fun and practical one-day workshop, you will be outside in the mountains as part of a small group, learning loads of skills and gaining a lot of confidence and experience. After the workshop you will have the skills to tackle your own mountain walks with ease. You will also be inspired to go further, explore new areas and get outside more. If you are new to hillwalking, not sure how to get started, or want to learn the skills so you can safely explore the mountains then this workshop is for you. You will learn: - How to use a map and compass so you stay on track with ease - Techniques and skills that will make hillwalking easier and more enjoyable - What to do if things go wrong and how to stay safe in the mountains - How to plan for your mountain adventures so you are fully prepared and ready to go ***How to book*** You must book a place on the workshop through the website at: https://www.mountain-walks.co.uk/mountain-skills/get-started-hillwalking/ Please visit the webpage for more information about the workshop and also about us. ***Workshop instructors*** Your instructors are not only fully qualified mountain leaders but also experts in teaching skills, coaching and development. They will be with you for the entire workshop and offer lots of 1-to-1 advice, practical help and expert coaching.

Hillwalking Workshop

Sticklebarn

Getting started is often the hardest thing which is why we have designed this workshop specifically around your needs. Let us help you get started and teach you the fundamentals needed to safely enjoy the mountains. ***Workshop overview*** This 2-day workshop is aimed at people who are new to hillwalking and want to learn the skills so they can safely and competently walk in the mountains. Both days will be theory and practice based and aimed at giving you the core knowledge and skills required to become a confident hillwalker. The workshop is relaxed and ran at a comfortable pace so you won’t be overwhelmed or put under pressure. Avoid the pitfalls and learn valuable skills that will ensure your walks are fun, safe and enjoyable on this practical, skills based workshop. Topics covered on the workshop include: Map reading and mountain navigation Planning and selecting routes Walking skills and strategy Kit, equipment and clothing Reading and understanding mountain weather forecasts Conservation and the environment Dealing with issues and staying safe Hillwalking tools and techniques And of course…lots of fun ***How to book*** You must book a place on the workshop through the website at: https://www.mountain-walks.co.uk/mountain-skills/hillwalking-workshop/ Please visit the webpage for more information about the workshop and also about us. ***Workshop instructors*** Your instructors are not only fully qualified mountain leaders but also experts in teaching skills, coaching and development. They will be with you for the entire workshop and offer lots of 1-to-1 advice, practical help and expert coaching.

Snowdon Moonlight Walk

Llanberis

The Snowdon Moonlight Walk is an evening not to be missed. Climb Snowdon, the highest mountain in Wales, at dusk and enjoy a breathtaking sunset from the summit (if the weather allows). We then turn our head-torches on and walk down in the dark! This is an opportunity to enjoy Snowdon at its quietest and see Snowdonia like never before. The walk will be relaxed and friendly. Your group will reach the summit just before sunset, and if the weather is on our side, witness a truly amazing view as you watch the sunset from the highest summit in Wales. This really is a truly unforgetable experience. ***How to book*** You must book this walk through our website. Please book your places through the Mountain Walks website at: https://www.mountain-walks.co.uk/snowdonia/snowdon-moonlight-guided-walk/ These are small group guided walks and places for each date are limited. Full walk information, timings, training plans kit lists etc, will be emailed to you after booking. ***Organisation*** We run professionally organised mountain walks and courses in the Lake District and Snowdonia. All events are led by experienced and fully qualified mountain leaders employed by Mountain Walks. We are fully insured, fully risk assessed and comply fully with all the rules and regulations. All events are professionally managed and we guarantee you will have a great experience with us.

Snowdon Moonlight Walk

Llanberis

The Snowdon Moonlight Walk is an evening not to be missed. Climb Snowdon, the highest mountain in Wales, at dusk and enjoy a breathtaking sunset from the summit (if the weather allows). We then turn our head-torches on and walk down in the dark! This is an opportunity to enjoy Snowdon at its quietest and see Snowdonia like never before. The walk will be relaxed and friendly. Your group will reach the summit just before sunset, and if the weather is on our side, witness a truly amazing view as you watch the sunset from the highest summit in Wales. This really is a truly unforgetable experience. ***How to book*** You must book this walk through our website. Please book your places through the Mountain Walks website at: https://www.mountain-walks.co.uk/snowdonia/snowdon-moonlight-guided-walk/ These are small group guided walks and places for each date are limited. Full walk information, timings, training plans kit lists etc, will be emailed to you after booking. ***Organisation*** We run professionally organised mountain walks and courses in the Lake District and Snowdonia. All events are led by experienced and fully qualified mountain leaders employed by Mountain Walks. We are fully insured, fully risk assessed and comply fully with all the rules and regulations. All events are professionally managed and we guarantee you will have a great experience with us.

Past events (12)

Langdale Pikes & High Raise

Sticklebarn

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