You want staff with solid experience...expedition, military and business
Your organisation has specific goals or requirements which we can help you meet.
Our mission is to have fun, to boost people's confidence and performance ...
whether its you, a group of friends, a charity or professional engagement.
Duncan Clark and the staff at NRA are all trained professionals who excel in their field. Many of our instructors also have training in alternative learning strategies.
Our instruction and teaching method is based on innovative and results-oriented techniques that help people reach new heights...sometimes literally!
Individual or Groups
Some people learn best on their own and want 1 to 1 coaching; others may have a family or professional requirement in mind. Whatever it is you get the same level of service.
Tailored around you
From a couple of hours lesson to a full weekend or an expedition of a couple of weeks, we work with you and the time you have available.
Operating primarily in the Brecon Beacons and Peak District plus Snowdonia, the Lakes, West Highlands and further afield, we love the variety of environment and hope you will too.
Over the past 10 years we have delighted many customers and established excellent working relationships with a number of other organisations.
We are extremely proud to have become a Nationally Accredited Learning Centre under the Awarding Body NCFE, and created the first and best civilian Award for those wishing to teach Survival Skills. The Level 4 Survival Instructor Award (SIA).brings a much needed Quality Standard to the industry and has the recognition of major insurers.
We have consistently achieved the highest accolades for the quality of delivery of our courses (NCFE audits 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016) and our customer feedback speaks for itself.
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We excel at bringing out the best in people, using nature as our classroom. Meticulous planning and preparation support our open and friendly approach - meaning your time with us will always be great fun, occasionally challenging and ultimately rewarding!
We teach navigation skills at all levels, all year, day and night. From our guaranteed 'Right Way in a Day' map reading course to Night Navigation and Natural Navigation using the sun and stars.
We offer professional accreditation for future instructors, bespoke courses according to client needs, and a range of preparatory courses for gap year or work travel.
We facilitate tangible improvements in performance and motivation. With extensive experience including corporate coaching and mentoring to therapeutic work with NLP and other techniques, we will have a positive impact.
A huge thank you for our weekend in Snowdonia. Bec and I had a fantastic time. You taught us map reading in a clear, concise and non condescending way...really grateful for your time and input
There are courses and courses, but the one which excels is run by Duncan Clark of North Ridge Adventure. He caters for all levels so learn from a master"
John 'Lofty' Wiseman
ex 22 SAS
"A special thank you for the weekend event. It was, as ever, better than I could have hoped, and right on the money! (The instructors) were wonderful.”