Skills for the Hills 


Our group activities are gradually being restarted from 29th March 2021. The schedule of runs is currently being reviewed and updated with details of runs now scheduled to take place. Participant guidance is available HERE

We organise a variety of courses and workshops to help you improve your skills for getting out in the hills. As well as scheduled sessions for groups, we also provide sessions for individuals or small private groups which we can tailor to meet your needs. 

If you can't see what you are looking for below, please get in touch to discuss your needs. 

16th May 2021

Fell Running Skills

Group coaching session and guided fell run

Want to try fell running but not sure where to start? Scared you’ll end up lost, last, or flat on your face?

Led by our coaching team, who have many years of fell running experience themselves, this practical session is for those new to fell running. It includes a guided run on a classic village fell race route and lots of information, advice and coaching input.

During the session, which lasts around 3 hours, we cover:
• Top tips on the up-hills and downhills
• Chance to practice your footwork skills over lots of fell running terrain
• Demos and explanation of Fell Running Association (FRA) minimum kit and fell shoes
• Explanations of race categories and which are right for your ability level
• Basic navigation skills
• The chance to have a go at a classic village fell race route of approximately 5-miles (8km) in a non-competitive environment with knowledgeable leaders and a friendly group!

Current Covid-19 restrictions apply.


70p of which is donated to the Peak District National Park Foundation charity.

13th to 15th August 2021

Peak District Trail Running Weekender

An action packed full weekend of trail and fell running

A weekend of spectacular trail running in the Peak District National Park. Includes a series of guided runs and a host of other activities.​

Details of how to secure your place coming soon.

2021 Bookings open soon

Next dates to be confirmed

Navigation Skills for Trail and Fell Runners

Full day course to improve your navigational knowledge and skills

A full day of learning navigation skills, including route planning, use of map and compass, technological aids, judging pace and distance, and mitigating risks.

After a short theoretical session, the majority of the day will be spent learning and practicing navigation out on the ground in a variety of terrain.

There will be maximum student to tutor ration of 4:1 to ensure everyone gets a high level of attention and has their own needs addressed.

Price is £50 per person.

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