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Gear Advice…..walking poles

If you’ve already been on one of our guided walking weekends, then you’ll know that kit regularly becomes a talking point. Whether it’s certain members of […]

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What is a survival bag?

For all mountain walks and the majority of our upland day walks and charity challenges you will be requirred to carry a compulsory survival bag […]

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Walk Challenge Training

Stephen Barker has been a Mountain Leader since 2006 and has led more challenge walks than he can remember, including Yorkshire 3 Peaks, National Three Peaks, English 3000s and Welsh 3000s. Here are his tips on physically preparing for a […]

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Trish Mellor – Snowdon 8th September 2012

Saturday I headed down to Snowdonia working for Large Outdoors helping to lead a group of 38 up Snowdon. The weather was looking very good, sun streaming through the window, until I got within sight of Snowdon. There was a […]

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Challenge Training: Goal Setting

The UK boasts a great number of mountain challenges. Focussing on training, nutrition, kit choice and injury prevention, we think you’ll find some valuable advice […]

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