Mountain Skills

Mountain Skills
Do you want to gain the mountain skills necessary to enjoy all the mountains have to offer in Summer conditions? Then our summer mountain and hill skills course are ideal.  

This five day Mountain Skills course aims to introduce you to a wide range of skills for venturing into the UK mountains in summer conditions. To achieve this we spend the week out in the hills exploring the best Snowdonia has to offer for hillwalking and basic scrambling. In doing so we get to introduce and utilise those mountain skills in real-life situations. The week breaks down like this.

  • Day 1 – A day of basic navigation.
  • Day 2 – Putting the navigation into practice over a complete mountain route.
  • Day 3 – A basic scrambling day with some night navigation.
  • Day 4 – An introduction to emergency rope work.
  • Day 5 – Putting it all together on a more demanding Mountain Day.

Our aim is to take you from potentially having never taken yourself into the mountains under your own steam to being able to take yourself out into mountainous terrain anywhere in the UK during summer with confidence. In essensce we are going to get you to apply those mountain skills we teach you on the types of terrain you can expoect to find in the mountaisn of the UK and beyond.

 
 
Prior Experience: Some walking experience recommended
Duration: 5 Day
Cost: £600
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Course Start Dates:
April 2, 2018
  • NB: We can arrange course dates to meet your requirements.

  • To book, find out more or to arrange an alternative date email us here.
    …or call us on 07872565225

    Photos from Previous Courses

    Looking out at Old Harry Rock one of the forthcoming UKHillwalking routes I have worked on.

    Looking out at Old Harry Rock one of the forthcoming UKHillwalking routes I have worked on.

    The Classic Grade III scramble of Sentries Ridge, Mynnyd Mawr

    The Classic Grade III scramble of Sentries Ridge, Mynnyd Mawr

    A client leaping from Adam to Eve to gain the freedom of the mountains. Don't worry it is not compulsory!

    A client leaping from Adam to Eve to gain the freedom of the mountains. Don't worry it is not compulsory!

    Traversing Crib Coch in full winter conditions on a rare still and sunny day.

    Traversing Crib Coch in full winter conditions on a rare still and sunny day.

    Learning about ice axe and crampoins on Winter Skills course

    Learning about ice axe and crampoins on Winter Skills course

    Photo shoot for Mammut on Crib Moch.

    Photo shoot for Mammut on Crib Moch.

    Sir Chris Bennington holds the Olympic Torch high on the Summit of Snowdon.

    Sir Chris Bennington holds the Olympic Torch high on the Summit of Snowdon.

    Snowdon looking amazing in Winter Conditions back in 2010.

    Snowdon looking amazing in Winter Conditions back in 2010.


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