1 DAY BASIC WINTER NAVIGATION TRAINING COURSE IN THE LAKE DISTRICT
WINTER SKILLS COURSE
Ever wanted to venture on to the fells when the white stuff is on the ground ? Ever wanted to see if you can make it to the top when the nights are longer than the days? Our 1 day winter skills course is the perfect way to get an idea of what it takes.
Over the 5- 8 hour course you will look at covering basic navigation, Winterising your kit, Avalanche awareness and how to move on steep ground wearing crampons and using the ice axe correctly.
Duration: 1 Day
DURING THE COURSE YOUR COVER:
- Moving correctly on steep ground
- Winter kit – What your need
- Avalanche awareness
- Winter navigation
- Using the ice axe in an emergency
WHAT DO I NEED?
Once you have booked on to this course as part of your pre-course material your receive an information sheet that has everything on it you need to bring with you, we can, of course, hire out equipment.
The course fee includes full instruction from a qualified and experienced Winter Mountain leader. We can also provide maps and compasses if you need one. Alternatively anyone booked on to one of our courses receives 10% off at Cotswolds Outdoors – Grassmere
WHO IS IT SUITABLE FOR?
This course is aimed at people who have are interest in learning the basic skills of winter walking or would like to refresh on some of there skills previously learnt.
BOOK A SKILLS COURSE
Please either select a chosen skills course from those listed below by entering your preferred dates into the date picker or complete the contact form below to begin the booking process for your chosen course. A member of Mountain Adventure team will contact you once received to confirm and complete the booking process with you.