Borrowdale Round blog

  The challenge is to climb the highest mountains around the Borrowdale valley Some of which are the highest mountains in England, this is a tough walk, covering 13 miles and 6,200 feet of ascent, the aim is to complete the challenge in under 12 hours. The walk starts from Seathwaite, taking a route up Sourmilk Gill, on to our first … Read More

Yorkshire 3 Peaks challenge

Guided Yorkshire 3 Peaks Challenge Our Guided Yorkshire 3 Peaks Challenge includes the 3 peaks of the Yorkshire Dales: The walk is guided by a Mountain Leader Pen-y-Ghent (694m) Whernside (736m) Inglebrough (723m) Yorkshire 3 Peaks in 12 hours The challenge is to walk all three of these mountains in 12 hours! The total distance is 24 miles with an … Read More

Fancy a Challenge

Fancy a Challenge? We all like a challenge of some sort! The sense of achievement that can only comes from overcoming obstacles and reaching your goals, can really make you feel alive. Why not give yourself the added drive and incentive to achieve your goals by raising money for a good cause. We all have challenges in our lives, friends … Read More

Cross Fell

Cross Fell is the highest point outside the Lake District at 893 metres high if it was in the Lakes it would be the 8th highest #mountain, Cross Fell is also the highest point in the Pennines and the highest point of the #pennineway the #nationaltrail #longdistancepath , Cross Fell has the largest  single area of land over 800 meters, … Read More

Uncertainty with holidays aboard

Covid 19 cases are rising in Europe with a third wave, so where does that leave the uk with holidays?  the road map is on the 17th May is people may able to go abroad but that is not set in stone as the government do not want to risk bring new variants into the uk and from later this … Read More

Map reading courses Easter

Do you want to learn how to use a compass, use a map, able to plan a walk, get yourself of the hill in bad weather? then our map  reading courses will teach you to do that, the course  will cover  navigation using linear features, using contours, map symbols, types of map, grid references , and using a compass to … Read More

Walk for a good cause

Raise money for charity by doing a challenge walk, The Yorkshire 3 peak’s is 24 miles climbing Whernside, Ingleborough and Pen y gent with in 12 hours or Walk the Wharfedale 3 peaks climbing Great Whernside, Buckden Pike, Firth Fell that is 18 miles in 10 hours, cost is £60 per person Upcoming dates are 3rd April Yorkshire 3 Peaks … Read More

Rule off six

The rule of six comes into force on the 29th March 2021, this means groups of up to 6 people from different households can meet  up in the great outdoors so this means from 29th  March Northern guiding will have a maximum of 5 places available on walks and course. as the instructor/guide would be included in the group

Easter 2021

Stuck  on ideas on what to do over the Easter period, Well Northern Guiding are running guided walks or learn a new skill or improve on our map reading courses get out into the great outdoors, There will be a maximum  of 5 places available on each event, book before the 31st March then you will get 15% of to … Read More

Watch out for Ticks

With the arrival of spring, now is a good time to brush up on your knowledge of ticks; what they are, where they live, the diseases they can carry, and how to minimise your risk of infection. They are small arachnids, which live off the blood of birds and mammals – including you. They are second only to mosquitoes for carrying … Read More