2017 Winter Courses- Lake District, Cumbria
Winter Skills for the Hills Courses
WINTER SKILLS FOR THE HILLS - NON RESIDENTIAL - 2 Days - £230.00 per person
Included is two days (weekend) instruction and the hire of ice axes, crampons and helmets.
For adults only, if your hill walking experience has been mainly in summer conditions then this course provides the ideal introduction to winter hill walking. It provides you with the key skills you will need. Hill walking in winter is an enjoyable and rewarding activity but it does require special skills to enjoy the hills in safety. You will learn how to use ice axe and crampons, including self arrest practice on steep ground, navigate in winter conditions and deal with survival situations. Plus you get expert advice on winter gear.The meeting point will depend on conditions but will be in the Ambleside area to give access to Helvellyn where usually the best snow conditions are.
Dates available for Winter Courses
Weekend dates in February/March available to book online. Click here for how to book or book by telephone 00 44 (0)15394 41212
Weekend and Midweek dates available to book throughout the Winter. Please book these dates by telephone 00 44 (0)15394 41212
WINTER PRIVATE GUIDED SESSIONS - One Day Course £190 (Up to three people).
It is possible to have private guided sessions on a daily/two day basis. It includes instruction and use of ice axe and crampons. The sessions would be held anywhere in the Lakes depending on where the best snow conditions are. To discuss your requirements and book a day/days of your choice telephone 00 44 (0)15394 41212 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Recommendations from previous course participants
Winter Skills Courses
We had such a great time Ron. I can't tell you how much I thought about everything you said. I learnt so much from your considered ways, thank you.
Rob from Newcastle
Malcolm from Morecambe
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Tel. 00 44 (0)15394 41212
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