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Winter

  • Beginners






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    Beginners winter course

    The beginners course will take you through the fundamental skills needed to move safely in the UK mountains in winter conditions. This includes basis winter skills such as ice axe arrest and how to use an ice axe and crampons. You may well need to ascend gullies and open faces using just your boots, an ice axe and crampons.

    No winter experience is required but a good level of fitness and some experience of summer mountain walking.

    The course covers:
    • Winter equipment and its uses
    • safety on steep groud
    • Crampons and Ice Axes
    • Self Arrest
    • Avalanche awareness
    • Navigation
    • Emergency snow shelters
    • Grade 1& 2 winter routes

    Obviously weather is a defining factor as to which location you choose. If you click on the
    Locations you will see a description of at least 6 areas we cover. Please contact if you wish to discuss anything.
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    Duration:
    1 day
    Experience:Req'd
    No experience but a good level of fitness is required.
    Client/ Instructor ratio:
    From 1:1 to 1:8
    Location:
    This is dependent on the weather but we do like to use the Brecons, North Wales and the Lakes.
    Equipment:
    Climbing equipment can be provided. But you will need your own walking equipment
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    Cost:
    2 day course:
    £150 pp up to 3 people
    £100 pp for 4 or more

    1 day course:
    £200 split between group
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    1. Choose the number of people and click pay now to secure your booking.
    2. Each participant must fill in a booking form.

    If you wish to pay by cheque or Bacs please
    contact us.
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