Gain a solid base of navigation whilst moving on the mountains. Learn what it takes to explore off paths. Carving your own routes on the mountain on your quest to be independent.
Course highlights include:
Features and Way-marks
Planning routes away from paths
Navigation Strategies for complex ground
Basics of Contours
Basic compass skills
Maps, scales and grid references
Our courses run on a bespoke basis and run all throughout the year at whatever time and date suits you. You will be with an instructor or guide for this course which is mountain-based, reaching summits as we go.
Those Exploring The Higher Fells
2 Day - Lake District
Suitable for Beginners & upwards
Price £160pp 1:6 Ratio
See FAQ For Prices & More Info
Frequently asked questions
How much does it cost & ratios?
Our standard courses are priced per person, there is a minimum of two people needed for a course to run, but don't worry all our courses can be run 1:1 for a cost simply contact us.
What kit will I need?
All PPE personal protective equipment will be supplied by Open Ascents. For climbing and mountaineering this include, Helmet, Harness, Ropes and protection. You will need to bring your own climbing or mountaineering footwear. Please see FAQ section for kit list on bottom header of website.
Why book with us.
- Experianced and qualified expert Guide
What if there is bad weather?
It might not be sunny all the time but we have enough local knowledge to seek out the best venues and will advise when booking the most ideal alternatives for on the day. If the weather and conditions are truly unworkable then we can reschedule for a better time at no extra cost.
What is our start & end location?
Once you book we will send you all the information about where to meet us, timings and content of the day. We can even advise on the best locations to look for accomidation.