Let’s Get Outside
I offer a range of guided activities and short courses in essential outdoor skills. Based in the Cairngorms National Park, we’ll be able to enjoy some of the finest scenery in the Highlands while we explore and learn.
Outdoor Skills are skills for life.
Knowing where you are is crucial for safety, and crucial for your confidence outdoors. This course is perfect for anyone who wants to learn or brush up on their map and compass skills.
Skills for Wild Camping
Wild Camping is a great way to enjoy Scotland’s outdoors. This course looks at the essential skills to make your camping experience safe, comfortable and sustainable.
|Outdoor Navigation (1 Day)||£150|
|Outdoor Navigation (2 Day)||£250|
|Skills for Wild Camping (1 Day)||£150|
|Skills for Wild Camping + Overnight Camp||£200|
|Camping Equipment Rental (per person)||£25|
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My key traits as a guide:
- Passion and Knowledge
- Safety Conscious
- Broad Experience
- Warmhearted and Welcoming
- Scottish plants and lichens
- History and Folklore
- Geology and Geography
- Photography and Creativity
- Mountain Leader Award (Summer)
- Outdoor First Aid Qualified
- Leave No Trace certified trainer
Courses take place in the Aviemore area of the Cairngorms National Park. This area gives us a huge variety of landscapes and habitat to utilise in our learning.
I work on a private basis so it will be only you or your group on the course. Small groups with 2/3, max 4 people work best to ensure personal attention to your learning. Please contact me to discuss if you have a larger group in mind.
Top Adventurer Feedback
“There can be no better guide than David Russell. Hope he is well. Great future ahead for him.“
Richard Gaston – Tailor Made Adventure, guiding for Wilderness Scotland