Intro to Winter Mountaineering | Aviemore, Cairngorms, Scotland | Scottish Rock & Water

FROM £260

WINTER MOUNTAINEERING INTRO

WINTER MOUNTAINEERING

2 days

Aviemore, Cairngorms, Scotland

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Our two-day mountaineering course gives us the opportunity to look at what type of skills & techniques we need for looking after yourself and your climbing partner with the techniques to get you moving with confidence over different types of terrain. We're here give you the skills, knowledge and tools to be able to make safe decisions in the mountains from the forecasts, terrain & how to safely climb your routes with the knowledge gained over the two days.

COURSE HIGHLIGHTS

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

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

Avalanche awareness/avoidance and its implications for safe route choice

Basic rope work, tying in, belaying leader and second

Construction of snow anchors, with uses for ascent and descent, inc abseiling

Safe selection and use of natural rock anchors

Coaching to develop your movement and technique on steep/varied terrain

Revisiting core winter skills, such as efficient use of crampons and ice axe

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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.