3 DAY WINTER MOUNTAINEERING COURSE IN THE LAKE DISTRICT
This is the Ultimate winter skills course and another really popular course for a good reason. Over the course you will tackle mountaineering routes such as the iconic Sharps edge and St Sundays crag. We will teach you the skills to be able to head out and look a these types of routes and be confident that you can do them . The 3 days will cover all the fundamentals of winter mountaineering such as navigation, rope work, Crampon skills and of course avalanche awareness as well as much much more.
Location: Lake District
Cost: £300 pp (Single Adult) | £200 (2 + Adults)
Duration: 3 Days
Over duration of the 3 day on the Winter Mountaineer course your be taken on some of the best and most iconic winter routes in the Lake District. As well as looking at the key skills to mountaineering in the winter .
WHAT DO I NEED?
- Enough clothes to keep warm and dry in all weathers
- Climbing axe
- B rated boots ….. Winter boots and summer boots are very different
- Plenty of food and drink
- Head torch
- Hat and gloves
- Harness & helmet
Dates for winter 2019 / 2020
- December 28th -30th 2019
- January 11th -13th 2020
- January 25th -17th 2020
Booking couldn’t be easier simply select the dates you want using the calendar below, select the total amount of participants and then follow the instructions – As easy as that!
DURING THE COURSE YOU COVER
- Moving correctly on steep ground and using an ice axe correctly
- Planning your winter walking trip
- Avalanche awareness
- Winter navigation
- Emergency Procedures
- Winter climbing up to Grade 3 ( conditions dependent )
The course fee includes full instruction from a qualified and experienced Mountaineering instructor certificate holder. 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 ITS SUITABLE FOR?
This course is aimed at people who have done some mountaineering in the summer and are looking to take it to the winter. You should have scrambled up to grade 2/3 in the summer before.
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.