Winter Climbing Courses
Our climbing courses take the next step up from Winter Mountaineering Courses and look closely at the specifics of winter climbing techniques such as using two ice axes and double rope systems.
It is essential you have winter mountaineering experience and some basic rock climbing knowledge to attend these courses.
Courses can be two or five days long and the skills tuition maybe be given on steep or graded ground up to Grade III.
- Rope work systems.
- Using twin ice tools.
- Placing running belays, change overs and leading through.
- Belaying on snow, ice and rock.
- Descent and escape methods.
- Route choice.
Five day courses give you the time to develop and climb some classic routes, ridges and gullies.
Max Ratio 1:2