2 Day Winter Skills Course Details
What is this course?
A two day skills course for hillwalking in winter conditions. Suitable for beginners. This is my most popular course and will give you all the necessary knowledge to gain confidence of getting out in winter under your own steam.
- Choosing equipment and clothing, kit check
- Weather and planning a route
- Movement on snow and boot techniques
- Use of the ice axe
- Fitting crampons
- Walking with crampons
- Axe arresting, stopping a slip
- Movement on steeper terrain
- Avalanche awareness and assessing the snowpack
- Navigation in winter
- A mountain day, gaining a summit and putting the skills into action
Some summer hillwalking
1:1 bespoke: £290