Courses & Assessments
Learn mountain skills or lowland leadership with our expert leaders and instructors, we run public and group courses. If you are looking to become self sufficient on the hills, Mountain Skills 1 is considered the starting point if you wish to improve on this and take your skill set into nighttime navigation then Mountain Skills 2 is for you. If you are looking to lead groups on day walks in lowland countryside, coastal areas and woodlands the Lowland Leader is recommended.
Hiking Tours & Expeditions
All our holidays and expeditions are planned to suit you. Hiking.ie provide adventurous guided alpine hiking tours. With the classics Tour du Mont Blanc and the GR20 on the agenda an adventurous journey is a must. Our Chamonix Valley week mixes luxury accommodation with fantastic alpine day hikes. If you are looking for an Irish adventure then the Wicklow Way or the Sheeps Head Way would be a good place to start. All our tours & expeditions are fully guided by an International Mountain Leader, no other Irish company offers this. Also our tours & expeditions are preceded with an information and orientation hike day.
Hiking is one of the best forms of exercise for mind and body, here are some reasons why you should take to the hills.
You will experience the environment & scenery that makes up our world. In general it is an all weather activity. It’s a great way to make new friends. It works wonders on the body, great for exercise. Proven benefits on mental health. You get the chance to see the world……….
Apart from being a great day out, the benefits to you organisation include: Great for mental health and well being, stress relieving, educational and being close to nature. We recently asked some of our corporate clients how their company benefited from a hiking day, the responses included: getting to know our work colleagues, inter-department networking, team building, spending time with management and getting promoted! We have day hikes near Dublin which finish in some of the finest mountain hostelries, contact us for more information.
The process of learning through experience or more specifically as learning through reflection on doing. It is somewhat new in the education system however students of all ages, are greatly rewarded by partaking in such projects. We work with small groups to provide support for such events. Perfectly suited to students studying literature, poetry, travel writing, blogging, vlogging, art, photography and so much more. The journey can be in Ireland or abroad, talk to us for more details