Snow & Ice Climber


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Snow & Ice Climber 2016   

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The course is designed for people with some experience in steep ground, whether on rock or on ice. That means you might have some background in winter mountains, but would like to gain some knowledge & experience of climbing on snow & ice in winter.

The aim is to produce a safe & competent approach to climbing in winter. with a ratio of only two clients to one Guide, a good level of individual instruction & care can be achieved.

Thin climbing on March Hare's gully (IV), Beinn BhanWe cover techniques for climbing snow, ice & mixed terrain; choice of equipment; belaying; rope management; snow analysis for avalanche assessment; also, climbing some gullies & buttresses in some magnificent settings - Coire Mhic Fhearchair (Triple Buttress Coire) on Beinn Eighe, one of the most impressive venues in Scotland; the northern Corries of Liathach; the Cold Hole of Fuar Tholl, as well as the six corries of Beinn Bhan.

Our 'Kitlist' page for suggestions of what to wear & carry for a Winter course

Winter gear.

Snow & Ice Climber 2016- Details
Ratio 2 : 1 Maximum.
Cost 600
With Accomm 850
Duration 5 mountain days.
Arrival Saturday evening meeting/gear check.
Departure Friday morning.
Course included All transport.
Crampons, Ice-axe, helmet & harness.

Belayed to the propellor of the Lancaster bomber, on Beinn Eighe, Torridon.

Snow & Ice Climber 2016 - Dates
Snow & Ice Climber will run throughout January, February & March.
Call us for details. We can offer weekend courses at short notice, so if conditions look  good for the weekend give us a 'ring!