Summer

Recent Articles #1

Countryfile opening credits

Filed in Summer by on March 21, 2017 0 Comments • views: 1301

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 […]

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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: 291

  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 […]

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3 Peaks challenge season is nearly upon us again!!

Filed in Summer by on March 6, 2017 0 Comments • views: 238

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 […]

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HAVE YOU EVER BEEN “GEOGRAPHICALLY CHALLENGED??”

Filed in Summer by on December 20, 2016 0 Comments • views: 424

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 […]

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ADVENTURE GIFT VOUCHERS views: 356

*XMAS GIFT VOUCHERS CAN STILL BE BOUGHT UNTIL 9PM ON XMAS EVE!!* Gift vouchers for the adventure junkie in your life!…..choose from any of our activities or skills courses, valid for 12 months, suitable for all ages and abilities. CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO

URBAN ABSEIL…..ROCK IS SOOO LAST YEAR! views: 733

HIGHPOINT BRING AN URBAN ABSEIL BACK TO LANCASTER. After our successful Lancaster University Abseil with Sir Chris Bonington, we have been employed by Cancercare.org.uk to supply an awesome urban abseil on the Ashton memorial building within Williamson Park in Lancaster in September, this is a beautiful well known local building which is visible from the M6 […]

Single Pitch Award refresher days. views: 570

SINGLE PITCH AWARD REFRESHER DAYS. Are you thinking of going for your SPA assessment this year?….well we are running Single Pitch Award refresher days to help give you the very best chance of passing first time. We are running these days for anyone who wants to brush up on the syllabus before assessment, the days are also invaluable for anyone who […]

3 Peaks challenge training days in the Lake District views: 637

Are you planning a 24hr 3 Peaks Challenge this year?…..then we have some great training days in the Lake District to help you prepare for this tough challenge, the 3 Peaks is around 11 hours of hard walking on tough terrain in less than favourable weather, with another 13 hours of long driving, so you need […]