It’s suitable for beginners keen to experience snow and ice conditions for the first time and regular alpine trampers wanting to refresh their skills for walking and mountaineering.
Two days of instruction and training and one evening session. The course will cover:
This course also operates on demand from June to September. Please contact us to discuss options. Alternatively, we offer privately guided instruction for a truly tailored experience. Please contact us with your aspirations and we can discuss your best option with you.
We will use the skills learnt on the previous day to embark on an alpine journey, practicing self arrest and crampon technique along the way where appropriate. We will also talk about avalanche awareness, snow conditions, mountain weather and route planning.
For those that want to take the course to the next level, we offer an optional extra day taking in an ascent of Single Cone, The Remarkables highest peak. This involves more advanced mountaineering and climbing techniques and as such has a smaller ratio size of 1:2