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Recent Articles #1

Countryfile opening credits

Filed in Summer by on March 21, 2017 0 Comments • views: 9341

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 […]


Recent Articles #2

Dates for our 1 day Intro to Navigation courses in April

Dates for our 1 day Intro to Navigation courses in April

Filed in Summer by on March 13, 2017 0 Comments • views: 1819

  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!!

Filed in Summer by on March 6, 2017 0 Comments • views: 1225

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 […]



Filed in Summer by on December 20, 2016 0 Comments • views: 1496

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 […]


Keep upto date with us on Facebook!! views: 2157

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!

National 3 Peaks Challenge 2019 views: 1442

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 […]

1 Day Introduction to Map and Compass skills course – FEB 2018 views: 1920

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 […]

Winter is nearly here….. views: 1543

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