Just a 5 minute drive from the centre of Keswick on Derwentwater in the heart of the Lake District National Park, Keswick Climbing Wall and Outdoor Activity Centre is situated next to the historic Castlerigg Stone Circle and offers magnificent views over to the Helvellyn Range.
With free all day parking, refreshments available, indoor and outdoor activities for all ages, experienced and qualified staff, and AALA license, no matter what the weather, Keswick Climbing Wall and Outdoor Activity Centre has something for everyone.
NEW SESSION FOR 2020: INTRODUCTION TO NAVIGATION
ARE YOU PREPARED FOR THE MOUNTAINS AND FELLS!?!
The mountains and fells of the of the United Kingdom are becoming more and more popular every year and as such Mountain Rescue call outs are at an all-time high.
Every year thousands of people end up calling for help because they are lost and/or tired. A lot of these call outs would have been completely avoidable if they were adequately prepared for the mountains and fells.
This basic course will cover basic map and compass work and how to keep yourself safe on the mountains. So, if you need to brush up on your navigation, would like to learn the basics or just need that bit of knowledge to be confident in the hills, give us a call to book.
Breakdown of session:
- Meet and greet, short brief.
- Kit check, weather check – what to carry and why.
- Drive High Rigg – 10 mins away
- Introduction to OS 1-25000 maps, basic map and compass explanation.
- Group navigation activity.
- Individual navigation activity.
- Practice, practice, practice.
- What to do in an emergency.
3 hour session – £50.00 per person – 2 min / 4 max per session.
For full details or to book call 017687 72000