Wildheather; a passion for teaching the skills to hike, use maps, plan routes, and navigate with confidence. Your learning can be extended with compass use, map knowledge, contours and land features. Advise will be given on kit required; for day walks or camping trips, including wild camping
I am an approved provider of the Mountain Training NGB Lowland Leader award and Expedition Module https://www.mountain-training.org/help/resources/infographics. I am also a approved provider for the National Navigation Award Scheme (NNAS) as a course director and NNAS tutor award. I can also provide individual and group navigation training. All accessible from London by train and open access is strived for all https://www.mountain-training.org/england/reasonable-adjustments
Wildheather is committed to enabling clients to improve their outdoor skill set in an nurturing, safe and fun environment. Teaching methods follow the Countryside Code and Leave No Trace (LNT) ethos
We are a zero waste business and work with ReWorked using their plastic recycling scheme for difficult to recyclable items. Wildheather is a supporter of Surfers against Sewage as a Plastic Free Champion
I am a qualified Mountain Leader and teacher (QTS in Chemistry) based in East Berkshire, an outdoor instructor and freelance Mountain Leader.
Please note that social distancing measures will be followed during any training and being as flexible as possible to reassure you.