Price includes lunch, in course transport and instruction from qualified staff.
No previous experience required, just a very basic level of fitness for a gentle day's walking on the hill on tracks and across open / rough countryside.
This course will be based in the Mournes on mountain and hill terrain.
It is hoped to impart a basic level of understanding of:
Access and the environment
This course is for those new to hill walking who want a gentle introduction to the basic skills and equipment to make it safe, comfortable and enjoyable.
Suggested equipment includes; waterproof jacket and trousers, boots, fleece jacket, hat and gloves, flask, water bottle, Mourne map (1:25,000) and spare clothes (it’s best to bring plenty of lighter layers and avoid cotton if possible as it offers little heat and takes ages to dry out if wet or sweaty).
+44 (0) 28 4372 2158
32 Hilltown Road
+44(0)28 4372 2158
Directions from Newcastle: Follow B 180 towards Newry. Tollymore National Outdoor Centre is approx 1.5 miles after Bryansford village on the left.
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