Mountain Biking

February 3, 2018
March 18, 2018
May 13, 2018

Enjoy the fantastic mountain biking that Exmoor has to offer!

We’ll take you on one of our classic Exmoor routes, which takes you through ancient wooded valleys, along beautiful rivers, over open moorland and down fun, fast single track.

A good level of fitness is required for this activity.

We provide: Quality mountain bikes, helmets and gloves.

You need: Active clothing, trainers and a back pack for water and snacks.

Only £40pp adults, £30 children.

Family of 4, only £110

Morning and afternoon sessions available.

 

If these advertised dates don’t suit, please get in touch and we’ll try and sort a date that does suit you!

Please e-mail us to book your place!

Mountain Bike activities on Exmoor

Mountain Bike activities on Exmoor

 

Mountain Biking on Exmoor

Mountain Biking on Exmoor

Advanced booking is recommended but not always necessary. Please contact the office for details of how to book!

Rock Climbing Activity

February 10, 2018
March 25, 2018
April 29, 2018
May 20, 2018

Join us for a half day Rock Climbing experience at the beautiful Valley of Rocks.

We provide qualified instruction, as well as all the equipment you need.

We’ll teach you all you need to know including climbing skills and techniques, belaying and knot tying.

Activity: Rock Climbing

We provide: Harnesses, helmets, instruction

Ratio: 1:8 maximum

Location: Valley of Rocks, Lynton, North Devon

 

£35 adults, £25 children.

£35 adults, £25 children.

A family of 4, only £100!

You’ll have the opportunity to test your nerve on a range of different climbs, at the scenic Valley of Rocks.

 

The listed dates don’t suit? Pleas get in touch and we can arrange a date to suit you.

Rock Climbing on Exmoor

Rock Climbing on Exmoor

Please get in touch to book your place.

e: info@exmooradventures.co.uk

t: 07976 208279

If any of these dates do not suit, please get in touch to organise a date that will suit you!

Scouts, climbing at Valley of Rocks, Exmoor

Scouts, climbing at Valley of Rocks, Exmoor

Tree Climbing Activity

February 17, 2018
March 3, 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

Introduction to White Water Kayaking Course

January 13, 2018
February 24, 2018
April 7, 2018

Introduction to White Water Kayaking Course

This is a great 1 day course for those wanting to make the transition from flat water kayaking, to moving water. Using the grade I/II section of the River Barle, you will be taught a range of skills and techniques by a qualified BCU kayak coach.

Course content includes:

  • Equipment, clothing and safety
  • Use of high/low brace support strokes
  • Ferry gliding
  • Breaking in/out of the flow
  • Reading white water
  • Running rapids
  • Use of throw lines
  • How to deal with a swim on moving water

Ratios: 1:4

Location: River Barle, Dulverton.

Course cost: £75pp

Kayak hire: £10

Enquiries: info@exmooradventures.co.uk

Kayaking on Exmoor

Kayaking on Exmoor

 

Mountain Bike Skills – Level 2

February 3, 2018
March 24, 2018
April 21, 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

 

 

Level 1 Mountain Bike Skills

February 17, 2018
April 7, 2018
June 10, 2018
August 19, 2018

This course is designed for riders who have limited off road experience. We go through all the basics from pre ride checks and bike set up, through to correct gear selection, tackling rough and rocky terrain as well as learning wheel lifts, track stands and much more.

Course includes:

  • Pre-ride bike checks
  • Bike set up
  • Route/line Choice
  • Spares & equipment to carry
  • Correct gear selection
  • Ready/attack position
  • Technical ascending/descending
  • Tackling mud, gravel, rocks
  • Track stands
  • Front wheel lifts
  • Cone of movement
  • Basic trail-side repairs
  • Puncture repair

Course Location: Horner, Exmoor

Course cost: £50pp

Mountain Bike hire available for an extra £15.

Please e-mail info@exmooradventures.co.uk to book your place.

Mountain Biking on Exmoor

Mountain Biking on Exmoor

 

“Mountain Biking Skills Course : absolutely brilliant. Perfect for someone like me whom new to Mountain Biking. 5hrs well balanced between actual riding and practising, as well as demonstrations and discussion. Dan (Instructor) very engaging, considerate, and put the small group of 5 at ease very quickly. Good fun, got wet and muddy, now know of some great trails around Dunster, met some nice people, excellent. Strongly recommend this course to anyone thinking about starting mountain biking”. Kevin.