Winter Skills (WSA1) - Age 18yrs+
This Advance course builds on the knowledge of a previous Winter Hill Skills course and is also ideal for improving existing winter walking skills.
Working in a small group with your instructor, you will cover topics such as:
- clothing and equipment
- weather and avalanche forecasting
- choosing a route
- walking on snow and ice
- use of an ice axe
- navigation and safe travel in the winter mountains
- fitting crampons and ice axe arrest
- emergency snow shelters
Participants to meet at Ancrum Outdoor Centre at 8.30am. All equipment will be provided, but bring along a packed lunch and plenty water.
To book a place on this course, please click on the link below to register/book online, or call into the centre during normal office opening hours