Walking & Expedition Courses

Essex Outdoors offers a range of training in the expeditionary area. Our courses cater for people looking for careers in leading walkers in the hills and mountains through to those that want to improve their own skills to aid them while out walking for fun.  Check out the below courses for more information.  If what you see doesn't quite meet your needs, contact us using the below details.


Lowland Leader Award - Training

This two day Lowland Leader Award training course develops candidates in the skills required to lead day walks in lowland countryside and woodland environments.

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Lowland Leader Award - Assessment

This two day course assesses candidates on their ability to lead groups on day walks in lowland countryside and woodland environments.

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Mountain Leader (summer) - Training

This course provides the opportunity for potential mountain leaders to gain technical competence in leading walks in the UK hills and mountains in summer conditions.

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Mountain Leader (summer) - Assessment

This element covers the essential assessment process to qualify you as a Mountain Leader (summer) in the UK.

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Expedition Skills Module

This two day training and assessment programme is designed to upskill walking leaders to enable them to run multi day expeditions.

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