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

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

    Snakes and Ladder the scramble round the slate quaries is a classic wet/rest day activity. Or a great alternative day out to scrambling in the mountains.

    Snakes and Ladder the scramble round the slate quaries is a classic wet/rest day activity. Or a great alternative day out to scrambling in the mountains.

    Winter Skills courses

    Winter Skills courses

    Low level Walking around Cwm Idwal

    Low level Walking around Cwm Idwal

    Looking down the crux section of the Dolmen Ridge a classic Grade III scramble, in the ogwen valley.

    Looking down the crux section of the Dolmen Ridge a classic Grade III scramble, in the ogwen valley.

    Simon Lake on the Crib Y Drygsl, heading back down towards Crib Coch. As part of the gobsmacking Cwm Glas Horseshoe. It's always good the grab a day in the hills with the conditions as good as this.

    Simon Lake on the Crib Y Drygsl, heading back down towards Crib Coch. As part of the gobsmacking Cwm Glas Horseshoe. It's always good the grab a day in the hills with the conditions as good as this.

    Snowdon on a fine spring day with a slight inversion far below.

    Snowdon on a fine spring day with a slight inversion far below.

    Summit of Snowdon and the top of the Llanberis Path

    Summit of Snowdon and the top of the Llanberis Path

    Simon Geering enjoying day out on the Cniefion Arete.

    Simon Geering enjoying day out on the Cniefion Arete.