Navigation for Novices

Navigation for Novices

12 Jul 2020 9:00am - 3:00pm

This navigation skills day is aimed at both walkers and runners who want to get out more and explore the fells and moorlands, who may be relying on other...

Navigation for Novices

Navigation for Novices

18 Jul 2020 9:00am - 3:00pm

This navigation skills day is aimed at both walkers and runners who want to get out more and explore the fells and moorlands, who may be relying on other...

Navigation for Novices

Navigation for Novices

15 Aug 2020 9:00am - 3:00pm

This navigation skills day is aimed at both walkers and runners who want to get out more and explore the fells and moorlands, who may be relying on other...

Off-path Navigation Skills

Off-path Navigation Skills

23 Aug 2020 9:30am - 3:30pm

This walk follows on from the navigation skills acquired on the ‘Navigation for Novices’.   This navigation skills day is aimed at both walkers...

The Geology and Landscapes around Castleton, Peak District (MTA Members only)

The Geology and Landscapes around Castleton, Peak District (MTA Members only)

12 Sep 2020 9:30am - 3:30am

If you’re interested in learning about how the landscape around Castleton was formed, then this walk is ideal for you! No previous geography or geology...

Off-path Navigation Skills

Off-path Navigation Skills

19 Sep 2020 9:30am - 3:30pm

This walk follows on from the navigation skills acquired on the ‘Navigation for Novices’.   This navigation skills day is aimed at both walkers...

Big Moor Deer Walk

Big Moor Deer Walk

3 Oct 2020 8:00am - 12:30pm

A circular walk on paths and rough ground across Big Moor with the aim of finding stags in prime rut with their harem of does. Bring your binoculars and...

Night Navigation Skills

Night Navigation Skills

10 Oct 2020 5:30pm - 9:00pm

This develops the navigation skills acquired on the previous ‘Navigation Skills’. This night navigation walk is aimed at both walkers and off-road...

Big Moor Deer Walk

Big Moor Deer Walk

17 Oct 2020 8:00am - 12:30pm

A circular walk on paths and rough ground across Big Moor with the aim of finding stags in prime rut with their harem of does. Bring your binoculars and...

Kit List Essentials

  • Sturdy walking boots and socks

  • Comfortable clothing (I would not recommend jeans or cotton-based t-shirts)

  • Lunch, snacks and liquids (preferably water)

  • Spare warm layer

  • Waterproof jacket

  • Personal first aid kit including any medication that you require

  • Rucksack (25-35 litre capacity)

  • Cash (for car parking, ice cream, etc.)

  • Good sense of humour!

Kit List Extras (depending on season and weather)

  • Walking poles – especially useful across uneven or boggy ground and streams

  • Waterproof trousers

  • Gaitors

  • Flask

  • Warm hat, gloves, buff/scarf

  • Something to keep things dry in your rucksack if it doesn’t have its own cover.

  • Sun cream with a high SPF

  • Sun hat/sunglasses