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SofA Hathersage Courses for 2018

By Hati Whiteley
12, Jan, 2018

Back to school everybody! No, not that kind of school... Learn something new, meet like-minded folk, and GNPDGT with the School of Adventure at Alpkit Hathersage


The School of Adventure is back on popular demand for 2018, helping you Go Nice Places, Do Good Things, and try something new!

We seem to be plodding through January, with its damp, dark evenings, post-Christmas lethargy and looming New Year’s Resolutions… it’s time to pull our socks up, get out there, and try something new! We’ve got the will, now all we need is the way…

Fortunately, your favourite school of outdoor courses in the Peak District is back with a programme complete with ample opportunities for you to learn and build on skills, meet liked-minded people, and (most importantly) get out into the hills.

SofA Hathersage is brought to you by Thornbridge Outdoors and the Alpkit Foundation to give more people the skills and the means to Go Nice Places and Do Good Things. All courses are led by qualified instructors from Peak District based Thornbridge Outdoors. Places on these courses are made affordable and accessible thanks to the Alpkit Foundation, who subsidise every single ticket.

Want to know what you’re signing up for? Course participant and reluctant caver, Peter, wrote us a Daring Deed about his experience.

Otherwise, scroll down for the programme. For more information about SofA, drop Alpkit Hathersage a line on 01433 730930.

What’s on the menu…


27th January Outdoor First Aid with UltraMedix
18th February MTB Coaching Ride
11th March Navigation Skills
18th March MTB Advanced Ride99
25th Match Caving Wet and Wild
1st April Bouldering Skills Builder
8th April Climbing Skills Builder
15th April MTB Skills Day
22nd April Navigation Skills
29th April Bouldering Skills Builder
6th May Paddling Todbrook/Combs Reservoir
13th May Navigation Skills
20th May MTB Coaching Ride
26th May 11 - 14s MTB ride
27th May Climbing Skills Builder
3rd June Paddling Family Journey, Bugsworth
10th June MTB Advanced Ride
17th June Navigation Skills
24th June Climbing Skills Builder
1st July Paddling Todbrook/Combs Reservoir
8th July MTB Skills Day
14th July Navigation Skills
15th July Bouldering Skills Builder
21st July Caving Wet and Wild
22nd July Weaselling
29th July Climbing Skills Builder
5th August MTB Coaching ride
12th August Caving Deeper Underground
19th August Navigation Skills
26th August Paddling Derwent River
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