12 Loch Na Leoba Road Newtonmore, Northern Highlands & Cairngorms National Park

01254 704898

Navigation courses

Map and Compass Day
This practical course concentrates on micro navigation techniques such as Map types Scale, Timing, Pacing, Distance estimation, Contour interpretation, Re-location, Route planning, Route choice.  An ideal opportunity for you to gain in confidence in the use of the map and compass.

Fee: £60 inc. VAT per person. 
Venue: around the hills of Newtonmore.

Night Navigation
Learn the skills needed to navigate in the dark, or in poor visibility. Navigating your way when the mist comes down, or it is getting dark can be challenging. Planning to walk in the dark is great fun if you have the skills to navigate safely. This evening course is designed for people who have basic map and compass navigation skills, and want to learn more advanced techniques proceeding to Mountain Training Award assessment course.

Fee: £60 inc. VAT per person. 
Venue: around the hills of Newtonmore.

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Monadhliath Mountains

Summer and winter hillwalking days in the Monadhliath Mountains Base out of Newtonmore in the Central Highlands we have a central location to access a variety of Munros. You will have the opportunity to a number of classic Munro tops. The Munros...

Drumochter Munros

Summer and winter hillwalking days in the Drumochter Pass. Operating out of Newtonmore the Drumochter Pass is a short drive down the A9. Either side of the pass there are a variety of summits. They include Beinn Udlamain (1011m),  Sgairneach...

Ben Alder Range

Summer  Ben Alder Bike n Hike 4 day Expedition A pleasant if long trek in and out of a superb remote and wild area, with the first day to mountain bike in from Dalwhinnie to the site of the old Cula bothy. Pitch camp then bag Carn Dearg...

Glen Feshie Hill

Summer and winter hillwalking day The Glen Feshie Hill Thease hills are west of the main Cairngroms and offer some quarantlity from the hills of the main Cairngorms mountains. Sgor Gaoith (1118m) and Mullach Clach a’ Bhlair (1019m). The course...

Cairngorms

Summer and winter hillwalking day Cairn Gorm and Ben Macdui. The Cairngorms are vast plateaux above huge cliffs, dark corries and long passes. To the east of the famed Lairig Ghru pass are two of Scotland's highest mountains - Ben Macdui and Cairn...

Creag Meagaidh range

Summer and winter hillwalking days in the Creag Meagaidh range West from Newtonmore along the A86 is Creag Meagaidh nature reserve within which lies, Creag Meagaidh (1128m), Carn Liath (1006m) and Stob Poilte Coire Ardair (1054m).  Further on...

West of Loch Laggan Munroes

Summer and winter hillwalking days  in the West of Loch  Laggan Munroes range To the West of Loch Laggan and East of Spean Bridge are a number of Munroes.  Sometimes referred to as The Easains.  Stob a Choire Mheadhoin...

National Navigation Award Scheme

The NNAS is designed for people of all ages, abilities and backgrounds from Schools/ Youth Organisations through to committed mountaineers, walkers, ramblers, mountain bikers, etc. The scheme has 3 levels to motivate participants to develop their...

Navigation courses

Map and Compass DayThis practical course concentrates on micro navigation techniques such as Map types Scale, Timing, Pacing, Distance estimation, Contour interpretation, Re-location, Route planning, Route choice.  An ideal opportunity for you...

Rock Climbing and Abseiling

This option is a challenging day for all age groups. There is something for everyone. Operating on real rock climbs up to 26m (85ft) high with all grades of climbs and abseil to suit any age and ability. You are encouraged not only to take up the...

Snowshoeing days

Do you love walking and love the snow? Then snowshoeing is a must for you! Strap on a pair of snowshoes, grab some poles and get walking across blankets of pure white snow. It's a magical way to explore snowy forest tracks, glens and hillsides of...