2 Day Lake District Winter Skills
Two days winter skills course in the heart of the Lake District.
- Starts 7 Jan 2023Starts 7 Jan 2023
- 180 British pounds£180
- Lake District
Come and enjoy the wonder of the winter environment and discover the Lake District mountains under snow and ice. Learn how to use an Ice axe and crampons whilst ascending a Lake District mountain. Not only will we learn how to use our ice tools we will also have a look at avalanche awareness, planning a winter’s day and key decision points on the hill. All the time under the watchful eye of our expert instructors all who are local to the area. We will also provide you will an Ice Axe and crampons free of charge On day one we will introduce you to your kit, look at some planning and packing options before heading out on the hill. Once out in the winter environment we will have a look at some key decision points on the mountain before looking at some coaching techniques on how to use your ice axe and crampons. On the second day we will head back out on the hill looking at advancing our coaching technique on steep ground. Whilst on the move we will start our avalanche awareness teaching. looking at all the considerations we need to know to be independent in the mountains. Ice axe, crampons and helmet are all available free of charge, locations and timings will be provided in a personalised plan after booking. Join us in one of the finest mountain environments in England.