Go further, be safer with Via Outdoors

Affordable guided hill walking adventures in Snowdonia

Available on every one of our trips to Snowdonia, these courses are delivered by one of our fully qualified instructors and are designed to give you the skills and confidence to take to the crags independently.

Intro to Hill Walking

Learn to be safe and independent on your adventures

Introducing you to the basics of hill walking - an essential foundation for all mountain adventures:

  • Route selection and planning

  • Personal equipment and clothing

  • Weather and conditions

  • Introduction to navigation with map and compass

  • Group management

  • Emergency procedures

  • Movement skills coaching

  • 2 day course, run during any Via Outdoors trip. Simply select this course when you book​ to confirm your place

  • Led by one of our expert instructors (1:6 ratio)

  • No previous experience needed

  • All equipment is included, but feel free to bring your own if you have any​​

  • WAS £180pp, NOW £150pp introductory offer for Via Outdoors customers!

 

 

More info: contact us, FAQs or T&Cs

 

Advanced Navigation

Navigation is the foundation of adventure!​

Brush up on your navigation skills and learn new, advanced techniques to avoid being "navigationally embarrassed" again!

  • A recap of the Intro to Hill Walking skills

  • Bearings and magnetic deviation

  • Distance measurement with pace and time

  • Micro-navigation

  • Low visibility / night navigation

  • Feature-only navigation

  • 2 day course, run during any Via Outdoors trip. Simply select this course when you book​ to confirm your place

  • Led by one of our expert instructors (1:2 ratio)

  • Previous hill walking experience required, for example our Intro to Hill Walking

  • All equipment is included, but feel free to bring your own if you have any​​

  • WAS £180pp, NOW £150pp introductory offer for Via Outdoors customers!

 

 

More info: contact us, FAQs or T&Cs

 

Private Guiding

A bespoke adventure, whatever your hill walking goals

Our expert instructors will ​tailor your time with us to help you ensure you achieve your goals. 

Whether there are skills you want to learn and refresh, or you're looking to explore new peaks, Via Outdoors is here to help.

  • Select this option when you book​ to confirm your place, and one of our instructors will be in touch to arrange your time with us

  • Led by one of our expert instructors 

  • All equipment is included, but feel free to bring your own if you have any​​ 

  • £150pp per day

 

 

More info: contact us, FAQs or T&Cs