North Yorkshire, along with the rest of the UK, has some of the most spectacular scenery in the world, all easily accessible on foot.
Would you like to learn how to read a map and look after yourself in the great outdoors, or be shown around our countryside to learn about its history and take home some great photographs?
If you do, River Mountain Experience can provide the expertise for you to enjoy your outdoor experience. Summer or winter, let us know what you would like to do and we will organize it!
Fri, 18 Oct 2019
The Hill and Moorland Leader award is designed for people who want to lead groups in the hill and moorland areas of the UK and Ireland. Areas include the Peak District, North Yorkshire Moors and Dales, Dartmoor and similar countryside. This award is a wonderful opportunity to learn the leadership skills required to feel confident about taking people out walking. As you may have guessed from the descriptive title of this award, it focuses on non-mountainous terrain.
Sat, 20 Jul 2019
Just starting out in the outdoors and want to know what to do with the map or got a bit of experience and would like to improve your knowledge with a personal performance award? We have a course that will give you the skills and knowledge wish to gain. Either a one day introduction or a two day nationally set award.
Thu, 12 Jul 2018
Explore the Yorkshire Dales with an experienced mountain leader. Be guided around some of the most beautiful areas of the Yorkshire Dales. Learn the history of the area and the skills to move safely in the hills.
Fri, 02 Feb 2018
We are now delivering the Sports Leaders UK Level 3 Lowland Expedition Leadership Award (LEL) and Lowland Walk Leadership (LWL) Award. These replace the Basic Expedition Leader Award (BELA) and Day Walk Leader from the 1st September 17.
Fri, 21 Jun 2013
Dates for D of E expeditions
Wed, 20 Feb 2013
Learn the skills to take yourself around the hills and mountains of the UK. Based in comfortable accommodation in Portinscale, Keswick, we will use the surounding fells of the Northern Lake District to practice and refine the skills and knowledge needed for save mountain travel.
Sat, 22 May 2010
Guided hill walks Not sure where to go or do not have the confidence to be able to find the right route, let us do the hard work for you. Guided by an experienced Mountain Leader, enjoy a day or weekend in the hills exploring their natural beauty and history.
Sun, 05 Feb 2012
We are an accredited assessment centre for Sports Leaders UK able to deliver the Level 2 Assisting Basic Expedition Leadership Award.
Sat, 24 Nov 2012
Geocaching is an high tech treasure hunt using hand held GPS units (Global Positioning System). A fun activity for all the family. You use the GPS to find caches which can be hidden anywhere on the planet!
If you are venturing out in the winter months in the UK or planning a trip in the mountains aboard; we can help with your preperation with avalanche training and back country travel techniques.