Training and Skills courses for getting out into the outdoors including accredited courses and qualifications, from map reading in fields and forests to rope-work for mountain scrambling.

Navigation: Learn the skills needed to find you way, from rolling hill sides to craggy mountains. Our courses will build you up from footpath follower to mountain adventurer.

Mountain Skills: Learn the skills needed to head out into the mountains on your own. This course covers managing hazards like craggy ground, rivers, and emergency situations. Everything you need to know to go further. Preparation, Navigation, Education. Simple things to help make the most of your time out there.

Lowland Leader Award:  A leadership award from Mountain Training aimed at those leading others in non-mountainous areas of the UK, perfect for DofE, Schools, Charities and Youth Groups. This Lowland Leader Award course is provided by Gary Evans Outdoors.  

Scrambling: Take the path less trodden to the summit, scrambling is the fine line between walking and climbing, its steep, exciting and a great way to see the beauty in the mountains. Join us for a guided day out, or a scrambling skills course to learn how to stay safe up there.

Tidal Validation: Top up your climbing qualification to add in the use of Bottom and Top Access tidal crags in South Wales.

Vertical Positioning: Take your photography into the vertical world with the skills needed to stay safe and stable at heights. 

Equipment Inspection: Get your PPE inspected in line with current regulations, or get your team trained up to carry out their own user checks.