Calendar

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 are limiting attendee participation to two events per year.

    Sep
    23
    Thu
    Walking Event – Ennerdale Valley (with Outdoor Partnership)
    Sep 23 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

    We have recently 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.

    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.

    These low-level walks will be managed by qualified outdoor professionals and supported by Mental Health First Aid trained staff.

    This particular walk will be a circular around the Ennerdale Valley and is expected to take no more than 5 hours at a leisurely pace. No technical or expensive equipment is required, however raincoats and sturdy walking shoes / boots are recommended.

    You can book your space by clicking our Eventbrite Link

    Sep
    24
    Fri
    Monthly Bouldering Session (West Yorkshire)
    Sep 24 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

    Our partners at Freeklime (Huddersfield) will be hosting a bouldering session on the last Friday of the month.  These sessions will cost £8 per person (includes shoe hire and instruction) and are suitable for all ages and levels of climbing experience.

    Please contact us at contact@blackdogoutdoors.co.uk to book your place.

    Sep
    25
    Sat
    John Kelly Memorial Weekend
    Sep 25 @ 8:00 am – Sep 26 @ 3:00 pm

    We were recently contacted by a family that were grieving the loss of a loved one, John Kelly, a keen outdoor adventurer that chose to end his own life in 2020. Despite their grief, John’s family wanted to create a legacy in his memory, and raised funds for us to support others into taking up outdoor activities.

    We have been planning events for a number of months now we’re delighted to announce our second John Kelly Memorial weekend in Snowdonia. The event will comprise a variety of outdoor events across the full weekend, which includes:

    • Paddling / Climbing – Saturday morning
    • Climbing / Paddling – Saturday afternoon
    • Hill Walking – Sunday

    The weekend is strictly limited to 24 places.  You can book your place for the full weekend via our Eventbrite link.

    Oct
    16
    Sat
    Mountain Skills Training – Snowdonia
    Oct 16 @ 9:00 am – Oct 17 @ 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 weekend of 16th and 17th October, 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.

    Oct
    21
    Thu
    Walking Event – Eskdale Green (with Outdoor Partnership)
    Oct 21 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

    We have recently 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.

    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.

    These low-level walks will be managed by qualified outdoor professionals and supported by Mental Health First Aid trained staff.

    This particular walk will be a circular around Eskdale Green and is expected to take no more than 3 hours at a leisurely pace. No technical or expensive equipment is required, however raincoats and sturdy walking shoes / boots are recommended.

    You can book your space by clicking our Eventbrite Link

    Oct
    23
    Sat
    Walking Event – Dartmoor
    Oct 23 all-day

    This organised walking event is being planned in support of Trail Magazine’s ‘Mountains for the Mind’ campaign and will be free to attend.

    Further details, including booking link, will be posted soon.

    Walking Event – Schiehallion
    Oct 23 all-day

    This organised walking event is being planned in support of Trail Magazine’s ‘Mountains for the Mind’ campaign and will be free to attend.

    You can book your place via our Eventbrite Link

    Oct
    29
    Fri
    Monthly Bouldering Session (West Yorkshire)
    Oct 29 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

    Our partners at Freeklime (Huddersfield) will be hosting a bouldering session on the last Friday of the month.  These sessions will cost £8 per person (includes shoe hire and instruction) and are suitable for all ages and levels of climbing experience.

    Please contact us at contact@blackdogoutdoors.co.uk to book your place.

    Oct
    30
    Sat
    Mountain Skills Training – Snowdonia
    Oct 30 @ 9:00 am – Oct 31 @ 7:00 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 weekend of 30th and 31st October, 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.

    Nov
    18
    Thu
    Walking Event – Buttermere (with Outdoor Partnership)
    Nov 18 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

    We have recently 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.

    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.

    These low-level walks will be managed by qualified outdoor professionals and supported by Mental Health First Aid trained staff.

    This particular walk will be in the stunning Buttermere Valley and is expected to take no more than 3 hours at a leisurely pace. No technical or expensive equipment is required, however raincoats and sturdy walking shoes / boots are recommended.

    You can book your space by clicking our Eventbrite Link