Wednesday, 30 November 2011

We're well ready for Christmas here at River Deep Mountain High Training Base in Lowick!!!


Friday, 18 November 2011

Outdoor Instructor Traiining course 2011/2012 - 1st Expedition

We went on an epic adventure where the students didn't know where they were going, just that it was for 3 days and they didn't need a tent! The walk started from Lowick Old School - Our River Deep base and we went all the way to Scafell over the 3 days around 35 miles. Dinner was eaten on the hillside cooking whilst watching the sun set on both eveninngs and the first night was the biggest shocker we slept in a....



Outdoor Instructor Training Course 2011-2012 - Paddlesport 2 and 3 star training

The course so far has had some wonderful paddling days. With some amazing weather this Autumn, following the rain and winds that shrugged the leaves off the trees and filled the lakes and rivers up we have been enjoying a very mild and pleasant late October and Autumn so far.




Paddling on Coniston Water in both Open Canoes and Kayaks, the Students this year have now gained their BCU 2 star qualification, and can look forward to some river paddling.

The first day on a river, a bit splashy judging by the expression, everyone fell in at some point too.

 It was nice to be back on the Lake and the right way up.

Tuesday, 8 November 2011

Autumn often has some amazing days with really crisp views and beautiful colours.

Read more in this article about us in the Guardian...

http://www.guardian.co.uk/travel/2011/nov/04/lake-district-autumn-activity-hotels