Winter Mountaineering Course (3 Day)

Price: £329.00 Per Person (inc VAT)

Location: Aviemore

Duration: 3 Days

Ratio: 1:3


Availability: There are places remaining on this course

Highlights:

Summary:

Our Winter Mountaineering Course bridges the gap between walking and climbing and therefore the difference between our Winter Skills Courses and Winter Climbing Courses. It is aimed at people who have winter hill walking experience and want to be moving on steeper and more challenging terrain.

 

The course teaches you the skills required for moving safely on steeper terrain during winter such as gullies and rocky ridges using ropes and mountaineering techniques. 

 



Pre-Requisites:

You must have either attended one of our Winter Skills Courses or have a good amount of Winter Hillwalking experience.

Equipment Required:

As we migrate from summer to winter it is worth thinking about what additional equipment you will need. Along with the usual summer hill-walking equipment, you will require stiff soled mountaineering boots (at least B2 rated) these can be hired locally but most people choose to buy a pair.

 

You will need 2 x Ice Axes and Crampons for this course, crampons must fit your boot well. Helmets and Harnesses will necessary and will be provided.

 

If you need to hire any equipment, please let us know. This course is currently under a promotion offering complimentary hire of Ice Axe and Crampons.

 

Download a Winter Skills Course Kit List here:

 

Winter Skills Kit List v2

Peak District Course Information:
Minimum Age

With a few exceptions, participants aged 15+ can attend our scheduled courses independently. We offer family days out for kids age 6+, private courses to kids groups from age 9+ and scheduled courses just for ages 12-17. All participants under the age of 18 must bring a completed 'Parental Consent Form' that can be downloaded here.

Frequently Asked Questions

As our instructors and staff are often out on the hill or underground delivering courses, we have put together a detailed FAQ to help you with your queries. Click here to go to the FAQ.

London Train Connection

If necessary it is possible to travel up to the course on a weekend by getting an early train on Saturday morning - more info on our FAQ.

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