Winter Climbing Intro Week | Aviemore, Cairngorms, Scotland | Scottish Rock & Water

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WINTER CLIMBING INTRO WEEK

WINTER CLIMBING

5 days

Aviemore, Cairngorms, Scotland

5

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Our 5 day Intro to winter climbing course is designed to help you take the step to becoming an independent winter climber; with 5 days we will delve into detail of giving you the skills and techniques to become more confident for winter ascents. We focus on route choice, efficient movement & technique, safe and appropriate anchor selection, rope and stance management, avalanche avoidance; while tackling some classics easier climbs along the way. Some previous winter walking experience is essential, with some rock climbing experience being a bonus for this course.

COURSE HIGHLIGHTS

Any technical equipment, crampons, ice axes, harness & helmet is included in the price

Effectively planning your days in the mountains, using weather and avalanche forecasts

Recap of core winter skills, such as efficient use of crampons and ice on approach to climbs

Basic rope-work, belaying leader & second, how to attach to multi-point anchors with the rope

Retreating from multi-pitch climbs demonstrating the use of a variety of anchors

Coaching on technique and movement for Ice/Mixed terrain

Avalanche awareness/avoidance and its implications for safe route choice

Use of technical Ice axes and crampons, inc the importance of care and maintenance

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PRIVATE BOOKING

If you would prefer private guiding or instruction then please select your start date and book using our easy to use bookings system. Or if you have a larger group please enquire here.

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DATES DON'T WORK?

We regularly organise bespoke dates and trips, if the above dates don't work for you, drop us a message and let's see what we can do for you.