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Classic Winter North West Ridges - 3 days

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WINTER MOUNTAINEERING

CLASSIC NORTH WEST RIDGES

Location

North West Highlands

Grade

Moderate - 6

Duration

3 days

Participants

Min: 2 Max: 2

Trip rating

average rating is 3 out of 5

£460

Price

What's Included?

Highly experienced & qualified guide

 Crampons

 Mountaineering axe

 Harness

 Helmet

 Ropes

 Any climbing hardware i.e. slings, carabiners, wires etc

 Shovels

 Group shelter

 First Aid kit

 Photos from your course

What's not Included?

✗  Course Insurance

✗  Winter Boots (we can arrange rental)

✗  Personal Expenses

✗  Accommodation

What do I need to bring?
  • Quality waterproofs i.e. Gore-tex or similar 

  • B2-B3 style boots

  • Hat, waterproof gloves plus spares x 2 minimum

  • Winter walking socks

  • We advise wearing 2-3 thinner layers rather than one thick layer so you can adjust your temperature during the activity

  • 'Belay' type jacket

  • Wicking base layers, top & bottoms

  • Goggles, double clear lens recommended

  • Head torch, plus spare batteries

  • Some form of face covering (Buff/Balaclava)

  • Lunch & warm drink

  • Rucksack 30-40ltr

What else can we provide?
  • Reservation for boot hire (This can be reserved during the payment process)

The North West Classic Ridge course has been put together for people who would like to be guided up and along the classic ridges in the North West Highlands. If conditions allow tackling some of the most famous ridges throughout this three-day course will be an unforgettable experience! The ridges could include Liathach, An Teallach and Forcan Ridge.

Highlights for classic north west ridges

  • 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

  • Recap of core winter skills, such as using the ice axe and crampons for approaching climbs

  • Route finding; interpreting the guide book and while on the route

  • Coaching to develop movement over 'scrambling' type terrain

  • Avalanche awareness/avoidance and its implications for safe route choice

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Need some extra help?

The team here at SRW can tailor a trip to suit your time and budget for as little as £300pd for private tuition/guiding, this includes all technical equipment. If your part of a group we can chat through options & prices. We're here to help you book the trip of a lifetime! Drop us an email or call us

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