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Winter Mountaineering - (Adult Beginner)

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This is a five day course developing winter walking and mountaineering skills.

Working in a small group of up to 4 with your instructor, the first day of the course will involve meeting other participants and discussing everyones's aims and objectives. Your instructor will then tailor the week to ensure you get the most out of the course.

Topics normally covered:

winter clothing and equipment
winter walking skills
development of movement skills on steeper ground - snow/ice and scrambling type terrain
use of a rope, slings and karabiners
construction and use of snow anchors
selection and use of rock anchors
abseiling in a winter environment
winter skills - navigation, route selection and preparation
avalanche knowledge

Course Duration: 5 days

Course Dates:
Tuesday, 6 February, 2018 - 08:30 to 17:00
Wednesday, 7 February, 2018 - 08:30 to 17:00
Thursday, 8 February, 2018 - 08:30 to 17:00
Friday, 9 February, 2018 - 08:30 to 17:00
Saturday, 10 February, 2018 - 08:30 to 17:00

Course Additional Info:
The course venue will be selected to best suit the objectives and the weather/snow conditions, but will often visit the stunning mountains of the southern and northern Cairngorms and Ben Lawes.

Information published by Leisure and Culture Dundee.

Booking Required
Promoted By: Ancrum Outdoor Centre
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01382 435911
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