Hill and Moorland Walking

Discover the arts of map reading and understanding the local terrain, as you take on the challenges that hill and moorland walking present.

Challenge yourself with Hill and Moorland Walking

This pursuit features terrain that is generally more remote with fewer signposts than Lowland walking but not too steep or rocky as when walking in mountainous regions. Map reading skills are a must for this type of terrain.

Hill and moorland walking develops confidence especially in poor weather conditions through understanding how to navigate using a compass and map and acts a progression towards summer mountaineering training.

group of walkers crossing inclined moorland in hilly valley

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