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...Just wanted to say thank you very much for the weekend. It was such a calm and relaxed environment and I really enjoyed it. It has definitely improved my confidence and reassured me...  CC
...The initial classroom tuition was very thorough with excellent visuals and resources. This then translated into practical exercises in the Angus glens. Here navigation techniques were further introduced, refreshed and extended as appropriate. Knowledge was constantly reinforced and the practical assessment allowed opportunities for remediation where required... EC
...I really wanted to say thank you for an absolutely excellent weekend.  I learned a great deal and consolidated some of my skills and thoughts.  Your approach was extremely professional and I enjoyed the 'tips' that added real value to the whole training experience for me... GF

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All three levels of the National Navigation Awards are on the SCQF framework, Bronze at 4, Silver at 5, and Gold at 6.  With 2 points each.


NNAS Abernethy Introduction    Too wet to navigate    Building navigational competence


Hill and Mountain Skills courses

National Navigation Award Scheme  Bronze, Silver and Gold training and assessment

How to use your GPS in an afternoon session

Navigation skill refresher courses

Rock climbing and abseiling


Guided walking activities in the Southern Cairngorms, East Perthshire, Angus, and beyond.

We specialise in linear high level walking on long distance trails  including the Cateran Trail, Jock's Road, Lairig Ghru and more.

One night and multi-day backpacking expeditions.

All activities can be adapted to your own requirements, including Team Building or specialist requirements. 

Gift certificates and group booking discounts are available for all our activities.

Please use the contact page to email us with any queries.

Photograph albums available on


We are the lead consultants for our partner health walking group, Blairgowrie and District Next Steps.  Their website has many photographs of the wide range of outdoor opportunities in the area.  In addition we are the organisers of the annual Blairgowrie and East Perthshire Walking Festival, and also lead walks on the Angus Glens Walking Festival.


We do not hold or process any personal data other than that which is used for client contact purposes.  None of this information is passed to any third party or used for any other purpose.  All photographs on this web site belong to Nick Cole unless stated otherwise, they may not be distributed or reproduced by any means, or in any form, without prior written permission.