About Us

Navigation for Women is managed and operated by Clare Kelly (pictured).

Clare is a qualified Mountain Leader who has worked in the outdoors industry for 17 years. She began her career working as a guide for Exodus, an adventure travel company. While with Exodus Clare led guided walks in Italy, as well as Nepal, Morocco, Mexico, Belize and Guatemala, Austria, and Spain.

Since 2007, she has worked as a guide for WalkingWomen Ltd, a company offering women-only guided walking holidays throughout the world. She has guided holidays in Italy, the Peak District, the Lake District, the Yorkshire Dales, and the Cairngorms. In 2012, Clare became WalkingWomen’s office manager and combines this role with her guiding.

Clare is a keen walker and loves teaching navigation. She enjoys helping women to develop new skills, gain confidence in their map and compass reading and put these skills into practice in the hills of the UK and beyond.

To learn more, take a look at the following article which appeared in the Sheffield Telegraph in March2017:

 http://www.sheffieldtelegraph.co.uk/news/environment/feature-how-women-of-the-hills-navigate-the-peaks-1-8424513