Event Calendar

Black Dog Outdoors

You can find details and booking links below for our confirmed events. Please note that, due to the high demand for places on our events, we would ask that you consider limiting your attendance to two events per year.

    May
    28
    Sat
    Mountain Skills – Snowdonia
    May 28 @ 9:00 am – May 29 @ 5:00 pm

    This Mountain Training accredited course will be delivered in Nant Gwynant by Fliss Turner, our Hill Walking Officer for England & Wales.  The aim of the course is to improve your confidence in mountainous terrain and will cover:

    1. Planning
    2. Walking skills
    3. Clothing and equipment
    4. Weather
    5. Navigation in the mountains
    6. Environmental knowledge
    7. Hazards and emergency procedures in the mountains

    The course will be held over the dates of 28th and 29th May, with a 2 hour online session in advance, and will cost £120 per person (excluding accommodation).  Please contact felicity@blackdogoutdoors.co.uk to book your place.

    Jun
    6
    Mon
    Mountain Skills – Snowdonia
    Jun 6 @ 9:00 am – Jun 7 @ 5:00 pm

    This Mountain Training accredited course will be delivered in Nant Gwynant by Fliss Turner, our Hill Walking Officer for England & Wales.  The aim of the course is to improve your confidence in mountainous terrain and will cover:

    1. Planning
    2. Walking skills
    3. Clothing and equipment
    4. Weather
    5. Navigation in the mountains
    6. Environmental knowledge
    7. Hazards and emergency procedures in the mountains

    The course will be held over the dates of 6th and 7th June, with a 2 hour online session in advance, and will cost £120 per person (excluding accommodation).  Please contact felicity@blackdogoutdoors.co.uk to book your place.

    Jun
    11
    Sat
    Walking Event – Ambleside
    Jun 11 all-day

    We have teamed up with the Armitt Museum to provide a series of walking events in June as part of their “The Pull of the Fells” exhibition, which looks at the history of fell walking, rock climbing, and mountaineering in the Lakes, as well as the physical and mental wellbeing benefits of these activities. This first event will be a family friendly walk starting in Ambleside. On this walk we will pass Stock Ghyll before heading up to the higher fells. From here we will make a loop round Wansfell Pike, stopping to look at the views of Windermere before we head back down to Ambleside and the Armitt Museum to finish.

    There will be a 20% discount to the museum entry fees if you present the eventbrite eticket

    For further details, and to book a place, you can book your place via our Eventbrite page.

    Walking Event – Borrowdale
    Jun 11 all-day

    We have teamed up with the Outdoor Partnership in Cumbria to run a number of free walking events. These events are specifically aimed at introducing residents of Copeland & Allerdale to our incredible green spaces.  This walk will be at Borrowdale and the booking link can be found here on our Eventbrite page.

    These events include minibus transportation to and from local pick-up points, starting at Whitehaven Library at 10.00am. Details of all pick-up points, timings, and what to wear / fetch will be included in an information pack that is sent out after booking confirmation.

    Jun
    18
    Sat
    Climbing Event – Peak District
    Jun 18 all-day

    Further details, including location and booking link, can be found at our Eventbrite page.

    Walking Event – Ambleside
    Jun 18 all-day

    We have teamed up with the Armitt Museum to provide a series of walking events in June as part of their “The Pull of the Fells” exhibition, which looks at the history of fell walking, rock climbing, and mountaineering in the Lakes, as well as the physical and mental wellbeing benefits of these activities. This first event will be a family friendly walk starting in Ambleside. On this walk we will pass Stock Ghyll before heading up to the higher fells. From here we will make a loop round Wansfell Pike, stopping to look at the views of Windermere before we head back down to Ambleside and the Armitt Museum to finish.

    There will be a 20% discount to the museum entry fees if you present the eventbrite eticket

    For further details, and to book a place, you can book your place via our Eventbrite page.

    Walking Event – Cotswolds
    Jun 18 all-day

    Further details on this walk, including the booking link, can be found on our Eventbrite page.

    Walking Event – Nantlle Ridge, Snowdonia
    Jun 18 all-day

    Further details on this walk, including the booking link, can be found on our Eventbrite page.

    Jul
    2
    Sat
    Navigation – NNAS Bronze Award – West Yorkshire
    Jul 2 @ 9:00 am – Jul 3 @ 5:00 pm

    This navigation course, delivered to the NNAS Bronze Award syllabus, is aimed at the skills developed at Bronze Award level. The Bronze National Navigation Award is a practical hands-on award. It is aimed at people with no navigation experience whether you are new to the outdoors or have been relying on others, guidebooks or easy well-defined routes.

    The syllabus of the Bronze National Navigation Award teaches navigation in the countryside using paths tracks and other linear features. Basic map interpretation and compass work is also included.

    We’ll be delivering this course in West Yorkshire (generally in the Huddersfield / Holmfirth area) over the weekend of 2nd and 3rd July 2022.  The course cost is £120 per person with booking via the NNAS Website.

    You will have to register with NNAS to book onto the course, which will involve a further £5 admin fee to NNAS.

    Please contact dan@blackdogoutdoors.co.uk if you need any support in registering for the course.

    Jul
    9
    Sat
    Walking Event – Crummock Water
    Jul 9 all-day

    We have teamed up with the Outdoor Partnership in Cumbria to run a number of free walking events. These events are specifically aimed at introducing residents of Copeland & Allerdale to our incredible green spaces.  This walk will be at Borrowdale and the booking link can be found here on our Eventbrite page.

    These events include minibus transportation to and from local pick-up points, starting at Whitehaven Library at 10.00am. Details of all pick-up points, timings, and what to wear / fetch will be included in an information pack that is sent out after booking confirmation.