• Price:

    £354.00 Per person (*Inc Vat)

  • Location:


  • Duration:

    6 Day Course

  • Ratio:



The Silver Classic program offers DofE participants of all levels of experience, whether progressing from bronze or direct entry, the greatest opportunity for a successful and positive experience on their qualifying expedition. The program length enables our experienced and passionate instructional team time to support and develop participants throughout the training, which allows them to partake in qualifying with as much knowledge and confidence as possible. 

We are great believers in facilitating success and having opportunities for all participants to discuss and hopefully overcome any challenges they may face prior and during the qualifying expedition.

What will we cover:
  • Navigational training
  • Route planning
  • Emergency scenarios
  • Basic first aid training
  • Kit and equipment
  • Usage of stoves & cooking
  • Tent usage and campcraft
  • And much more...
  • Training: 1 day in school training - 2 days outdoors practice exped
  • Assessment: 3 days with 2 night camping

We have a range of locations depending on your needs and our experienced team has knowledge of many areas across the UK   


Our Silver Classic is run on a 1:7 ratio for training days and 1:14 ratio for the assessment expedition.

Overnight duties:

Overnight pastoral cover can be arranged on request at an additional cost. 

Equipment included:
  • Maps and compasses
  • Group first aid kit
  • Tents
  • Stoves and fuel
  • A tracker per team on assessment
  • Hi-vis jackets for road safety 


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Instructors and insurance

All our staff are qualified and assessed by the Mountain Training Association and have years of coaching and instructing experience and all participants are covered for all activities via our public liability insurance.

Gift cards / Course bundles

Our Gift Vouchers make perfect presents to celebrate a birthday, Christmas and any other special occasion!

We also offer course bundles which allows you to Gift card more than one course to your loved one.

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How to Find Us

Based within the Staffordshire Moorlands part of Peak District National Park, just below the iconic Roaches; we have some of the best rock climbing and hiking venues the UK has to offer within walking distance of our centre. Situated 5 minutes up the road in Upper Hulme from the local town of Leek, getting to us couldn't be easier. With parking, toilets, free hot drinks and wifi our climbing school couldn't be a better place to start your journey.

01538 300174


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Upper Hulme Mill, Upper Hulme, Leek, Staffordshire, ST13 8TY