Tree Climbing Activity

February 11, 2018
February 14, 2018
February 17, 2018
March 3, 2018
March 28, 2018
April 6, 2018
April 22, 2018
May 27, 2018

Have a go at this unique and exciting activity!

Activity: Tree Climbing

We provide: Harnesses, helmets, instruction.

Ratio: 1:8 maximum

Location: Horner, near Porlock

AM session: Ages 10 – 18 – £25pp

PM Session: Adults and teenagers. – £35pp

Family of 4 = £100

We’ll teach you the basic skills to get you climbing and belaying on a range of trees, using holds and branches to climb high into the canopy!

A fantastic activity, for all ages and abilities from age 6+

Please get in touch to book your place.

e: info@exmooradventures.co.uk

t: 07976 208279

 

If the advertised dates don’t suit, please get in touch, and we’ll try to sort a date to suit you.

Tree Climbing on Exmoor

Tree Climbing on Exmoor

Tree Climbing on Exmoor

Tree Climbing on Exmoor

Navigation for Mountain Bikers

February 10, 2018

Do you want to explore the moorland bridleways but are not sure where to go or how to plan a route, or simply fed up with following arrows at a trail centre?

This one day Navigation course aims to introduce the basic elements needed to successfully plan and implement an off-road journey, specifically aimed at cyclists.

Course content:

  • Interpretation of OS 1:25,000 maps & symbols
  • Use of cycle computer as a navigational aid
  • Planning a preparing a route card
  • Use of compass, including setting the map and taking a bearing
  • Use of grid references
  • Re-location exercise
  • Implementation of route card on a 10km journey (on bikes!)

Mountain Biking on Exmoor

By the end of this course you should:

  • Be more confident in your ability to read and interpret a map
  • Recognise key map features which will help you plan a route
  • Be able to roughly calculate distance, height gain/descent, journey time
  • Be able to use features on the ground to re-locate yourself
  • Understand and be able to take a grid reference
  • Know where you are, when looking at a map!
  • Enjoy some of Exmoor’s finest mountain bike trails

Perfect for those entering mountain bike orienteering events, as well as those who simply want to learn more about navigation.

Course cost: £65pp

Bike hire available: £15pp

Timings: 09:30 – 16:00

Course location: Porlock, West Somerset 

Mountain Bike Navigation

Mountain Bike Navigation

Mountain Bike Skills – Level 2

February 3, 2018
March 24, 2018
August 18, 2018

MTB LEVEL 2 INTERMEDIATE SKILLS COURSE - £60PP

This course is aimed at those with previous off road cycling experience. You are ideally competent with the Level 1 skills or have attended one of our courses.

Skills such as steep and technical ascending and descending, bunny hops, step ups, cornering, drop off’s and more will be taught by your qualified and experience instructor.

 

  • Bike set up (including front and rear suspension)
  • Basic route planning
  • Spare & emergency equipment to carry
  • Steep ascents/descents
  • Single track techniques
  • Cornering
  • Front & rear wheel lifts
  • drop offs
  • Bunny hops
  • Step ups
  • Attack/neutral body positioning
  • Trail side repairs

Course location: Porlock, Exmoor

Bike hire available: £15

To book: Please e-mail info@exmooradventures.co.uk

Mountain Bike Skills Courses - Exmoor

Mountain Bike Skills Courses – Exmoor