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Recent Articles #1

Keep upto date with us on Facebook!!

Filed in Summer by on January 14, 2019 0 Comments • views: 738

Keep track of what we get up to on Facebook, search for Highpoint mountain guides and give us a like, we will be running competitions and giveaways this year as well as reviewing outdoor kit, its also a good way to keep in touch with Dave the collie!

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Recent Articles #2

National 3 Peaks Challenge 2019

National 3 Peaks Challenge 2019

Filed in Summer by on January 14, 2019 0 Comments • views: 807

Bookings are already rolling in for 2019, if you are looking to complete the National 3 Peaks challenge this year, drop us an email!! we successfully guided 28 teams on the N3P during 2018, and this year is shaping up to be just as busy!! Highpoint Mountain Guides donate a percentage of every booking to […]

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1 Day Introduction to Map and Compass skills course – FEB 2018
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1 Day Introduction to Map and Compass skills course – FEB 2018

Filed in Summer by on January 15, 2018 0 Comments • views: 1018

We get lots of messages and emails from people wanting to learn the valuable skills of how to navigate with a map and compass, but feel our 2 day course may be a bit advanced or a bit much to take in all at once, well, how about a 1 day introduction to coax you […]

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Winter is nearly here…..
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Winter is nearly here…..

Filed in Summer by on November 27, 2017 0 Comments • views: 915

Winter is nearly upon us again…..here are a few photos to whet the appetite!! 2018 winter dates have now been published,  click here to take a look  

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Countryfile opening credits views: 7453

For some reason, even after 3 years, we are getting lots of emails asking about the BBCs opening credits for the popular outdoor programme Countryfile, so thought I would give a brief post on the locations we used. A few years ago the BBC contacted us at really short notice, asking if we could provide locations […]

Dates for our 1 day Intro to Navigation courses in April views: 1122

  We are now running a 1 day Intro to Navigation course on Sat 22nd and Sat the 29th of April 2017 in and around the stunning Langdale valley in the Lake District. If you would like to learn the valuable basics of map and compass navigation, this is the course for you, no experience is necessary […]

3 Peaks challenge season is nearly upon us again!! views: 875

We can provide qualified experienced mountain leaders to guide you on any of the UKs best challenge style events, below are a few examples, but feel free to contact us with your own ideas!!….we also offer important training days for challenge events in the Lake District. The National 3 Peaks Challenge The Yorkshire 3 Peaks […]

HAVE YOU EVER BEEN “GEOGRAPHICALLY CHALLENGED??” views: 1131

MAP AND COMPASS NAVIGATION COURSES LAKE DISTRICT. Hands up!… have you ever used one of these statements?, “Yeah I know where we are going, we don’t need a map!” “Ill use this new phone app to deal with the navigation!” “Ive got one of these new GPS thingys, so we wont get lost!” Safety in […]