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New! RockRiver Expeditions Gift Vouchers
The perfect gift for the person who has everything
Give the give of Adventure.
Available in £10, £20 or £50 vouchers they can be redeemed in full or part payment for any of our workshops, courses or events. Perfect for the friend or relative who has been dreaming of having an Adventure but doesn’t know where to start.
Purchase vouchers using the Buy Now button and email us at info@RockRiver.co.uk with the name and address of the recipient. We will then send the vouchers out by recorded delivery within three working days.
To redeem vouchers email info@RockRiver.co.uk stating which event, course or workshop you would like to book, along with the voucher amount and voucher number (found on the front). If there is a balance to pay we will send you banking details and then send a booking confirmation email.
No change can be given.
RockRiver Expeditions vouchers cannot be used in conjunction with any other promotional offer.
The usual RockRiver Expeditions terms and conditions apply.
Winter Skills Weekends
10th & 11th March 2018
17th & 18th March 2018
24th & 25th March 2018
Our Winter Skills Weekends will build on your summer hill walking skills and knowledge ready to take on the UK mountains in winter.
During the weekend we will cover:
How to fit and use crampons
Ice axe use
Equipment choice for the hills in winter
Emergency snow shelters
Choosing your route
Basic weather forecasting
A mountain journey to consolidate your learning
£180 per person
For full details click here
Yorkshire Three Peaks
21st April 2018
19th May 2018
8th September 2018
27th October 2018
£55 per person
Pen-y-Ghent (691m) – Whernside (728m) – Ingleborough (723m)
Take on the three highest peaks in the Yorkshire Dales in this one day challenge which showcases some of the most rugged and spectacular countryside in Yorkshire. With 1586m of steep climbs and descents, this exhilarating 25mile trek will challenge you physically and give you a real sense of achievement. Many try to complete this challenge in less than 12 hours – if this is your target we will support you on every step of the way!
We will make an early start in order to make the most of the daylight hours, which means meeting in Horton-in-Ribblesdale at 6am for introductions, a full briefing and kit check, before setting off around 6:45am.
For full information and to book click here
Basic Navigation Day
13th April 2018
This course is for you if you want to learn how to use a map and compass, and it will give you a base of knowledge to put into practice on your next walk.
This one day course will take place near to Hathersage in the Peak District.
This is a walking day so you will learn on your feet. You will be introduced to different types of map, map scales, grid references and map features. Practical exercises will include measuring distance, compass use, orientating the map using both ground features and the compass, and simple navigation strategies such as hand railing and overshoot features.
We will provide;
- A fully qualified Summer Mountain Leader as a minimum
- Full day itinerary based on the groups experience, fitness and objectives
- Kit list
£40 per person with a minimum of 4 people for the course to run.
Please note that prices are for instruction and guiding only and do not include accommodation, transport and meal costs. We can provide recommendations for accommodation if required.