Ullswater ‘Free’ Outdoor Festival 2010

Saturday 25th September - Sunday 3rd October 2010 Distant Horizons are once again providing a wide range of outdoor activities all 'free of charge' at this years Ullswater Outdoor Festival. After a very successful event in 2009 Distant Horizons are committed to providing even more activities to allow more people to experience the enjoyment you can have from participating in outdoor activities. This year we are adding some new activities as we now have our brand new purpose built indoor training centre at our headquarters by Watermillock. New for this year we are offering dry tooling (climbing using ice axes minus the ice!), indoor climbing and abseiling, SRT skills (rope skills for potholing/caving) and also archery. The programme of events that Distant Horizons are offering is as follows:

Saturday 25th September
9.30am - 11.30am Kayak Tour - Sea Kayaks (8 places)
12.30pm - 2.30pm Kayak Tour - Tandem Sea Kayaks (10 places)
3.00pm - 5.00pm Kayak Tour - Sea Kayaks (8 places)
6.00pm - 8.00pm Dry Tooling - (8 places)

Sunday 26th September
09.30am - 11.30am Family Canoe Orienteering - 5 family places
12.30pm - 2.30pm Open Canoe Journey (8 places)
3.00pm - 5.00pm Open Canoe Skills (6 places)

Monday 27th September
09.00am - 2.30pm Pinnacle Ridge Scrambling (4 places)
4.30pm - 6.30pm Indoor Climbing & Abseiling (8 places only)

Tuesday 28th September
9.30am - 3.30pm Mountain Navigation Training (8 places)

Wednesday 29th September
09.00am - 2.30pm Striding Edge, Helvellyn & Catstye Cam Walk/Scramble (8 places)
6.30pm - 9.30pm Night navigation Training (8 places)

Thursday 30th September
9.30am - 12.30 SRT Caving Techniques (6 places)
1.30pm - 3.30pm Indoor climbing & abseiling (8 places)

Friday 1st October
9.30am - 11.30am Indoor Archery (8 places)
12.30 - 2.30pm Dry Tooling (8 places)

Saturday 2nd October
9.00am - 2.30pm Striding Edge, Helvellyn and Catstye Cam walk/scramble (8 places)

Sunday 3rd October
9.30am -3.30pm Mountain Navigation Training (8 places)

To book a place on any of the events we are offering please contact the Distant Horizons office on 017684 86465 or email

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