River Mountain Experience
Enabling people to enjoy the British Countryside; giving them the skills, knowledge and ability to work or socialise in the great outdoors through guided events, training or provision of equipment
Coronavirus Social Restrictions Update
We are open! But only for a limited selection of services.
Currently we can offer you canoe and kayak hire plus 1 to 1 guiding and instruction. This is a changing situation and we hope to be able to expand our delivery when it is safe to do so.
All restrictions on social distancing must be observed and we will only be able to supply a small amount of equipment at a time whilst the remainder is being cleaned.
If you are interested in hire or guiding/instruction, please get in touch.
Looking to improve your map reading skills, leadership abilities, learn first aid or to kayak/canoe?
Or just fancy a family outing by canoe with a picnic?
We enable people to work or socialise in the British Countryside; giving them the skills, knowledge and ability through guided events, training or provision of equipment.
River Mountain Experience provide bespoke, informal and formal training, accredited by various National Bodies and Organisations, in skills for water and land activities, First Aid and Leadership. Our highly trained and experienced staff develop your skills at your pace.
We are based in beautiful North Yorkshire within easy reach of the Dales, Moors and the Lake District
Canoe and kayaks available for hire for you to enjoy and discover on your own; all modern and well maintained.
First Aid & Water Safety
Canoe & Kayak Hire
Latest Past Events
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.
The Foundation Safety and Rescue Training (FSRT) course is for all paddlers irrespective of craft and is ideal for club members and anybody who wishes to increase their paddle spport skill level. It is the first in British Canoeings suite of safety and rescue courses, the objective is to introduce the paddler to basic safety and rescue skills that can be applied in a sheltered water environment.
We will be meeting at Dalegarth House B & B in Portinscale, www.dalegarth-house.co.uk, for 9.30am for a welcome tea or coffee then out into the local Keswick area for a walk of approximately 4 hours.
Today is the United Nations World Environment Day. A day when we should have a good think about what we, the human race, are doing to our planet. During the Corona pandemic and the enforced shut downs around the world, we have seen the natural environment thrive.
We are open for business, but in a limited capacity. Currently we can offer canoe and kayak hire along with 1 to 1 guiding or instruction. We hope that this will change from Monday!
We’re supporting the launch of RLSS UK’s free, online water safety toolkit which teaches families how to enjoy the water, safely. The ‘Lifesaver-Lifechanger’ toolkit gives people the confidence to keep themselves and others safe around the water by providing instruction on safe land-based rescues.
Another training course for The Coal Authority at their main office in Mansfield. Eight candidates went through risk assessing of hazards associated with water and remote working, PPE requirements and use, hydrology and rescue techniques and priorities.
We ran a day long EFAW course for the staff of Hawes Youth Club as part of their training. The EFAW looks at safely and systematically assessing a casualty, dealing with life threatening conditions such as cardiac arrest or choking. Lots of practical sessions to reinforce the learning.
A day out on the Ripon Canal and River Ure from Ripon to Boroughbridge, what better way to celebrate a birthday! That’s what Rosalind’s dad thought and organised this surprise trip for her 21st.