Want to venture into the winter mountains but feel that you do not have enough experience of winter conditions and ice axe and crampon use? Let us teach you how to walk in crampons, use ice axes both for stopping a slide and for cutting steps in the snow.
Our basic two day course will cover:
- Weather forecasting/ interpretation
- Avalanche avoidance
- Walking in crampons
- Using ice axes to stop a slide and cutting steps.
- Winter equipment
- Emergency shelters
A third day can be added looking specifically at Navigating in Winter Conditions