Outdoor Events

Lake District

Outdoor Activities and Events in the Lake District 2019

There are loads of fun ways to get out and experience what the Lake District has to offer. Path to Adventure events are a great way of meeting new people and sharing memorable adventures. During the Summer holidays and October half term we're offering and open activity sessions that anyone can join. We re also offering brand new for this year 'Skills for the Hills' (coming soon) and 'Flat water to White Water Canoeing'.

Variuos dates throughout the school holidays 2019

Ghyll Scrambling - Stickle Ghyll, Landgale

Ghyll Scrambling - Church Beck, Coniston,

Canoeing - Coniston Water

Bushcraft near Grizebeck.

 

A great and cost effective way to get out with family or friends and have a fabulous adventure with other like minded people. 

Whats Included: All safety equipment and instruction from a friendly local guide.

Price: From £35 pp

For: From age 6 years

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7th & 8th Dec 2019

Join us for an exhilarating weekend of canoeing. Meet like-minded people, learn new skills and experience the adrenaline of paddling on white water rivers in the beautiful Lake District National Park.

The two days give essential skills, confidence and boat control which are needed for a moving water environment and help lay the foundations to start you off white water paddling.

The first day is spent on beautiful Coniston Water. Here you will learn the fundamentals of paddling an open canoe. You will develop you paddling techniques and learn the importance of trim and edging. We will also focus on controlling and turning your boat so that you have all the skills needed for traveling down a river.

As well as skills coaching, there will be plenty of time to explore the stunning bays and islands on Coniston Water. We will brew up using a Ghillie Kettle and if conditions allow, make an improvised canoe raft to sail downwind.

You will then progress on the second day to paddling a graded white water river or estuary. Here you will be safely lead down the river by your guide, negotiating white water rapids and waves. You will be able to apply and build on all of the skills acquired the previous day, whilst learning new skills and how to read the river. 

This day could be held on a variety of rivers around Cumbria depending on the groups confidence, ability and of course water levels. 

We will provide you with all the technical equipment needed for the weekend. This will include:-

  • A well outfitted open canoe and white water paddle.

  • A winter thickness wetsuits - clean dry and correctly fitted, dry cag                    and snug neoprene socks 

  • A buoyancy aid and helmet.

  • A dry bag for your lunch and personal kit.

  • 2 days of activities and instruction.

We only work in small groups of up to 4 participants to 1 instructor

Whats included: All equipment, 2 days of activities and instruction. Small group numbers.  

Price: £180

For: Age 16+ - Moderate fitness 

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Keepers Cottage, 

Ashlack 

Grizebeck

Kirkby in Furness

LA17 7XN

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