This is the ideal course to do if you already scramble and are interested in developing your skills to the next level. With a tailored approach to every individual and course, we start by establishing what you already know and then build up the necessary skills, judgement and all-round abilities so that you can lead scrambles with confidence.
We only offer this course privately as from experience we have found this to be the best way of ensuring you get the right course for you. Our private course option gives you the ability to choose the course dates, location and whether you’d like to attend on your own or with a friend.
Location: Lake District National Park or Snowdonia National Park.
These locations boast some of the best scrambling in the country. With amazing mountain views and varied scrambling, these venues allow us endless options for improving your scrambling skills, and giving you great mountain journeys.
Dates: Year round.
We are happy to take you scrambling at anytime of the year, come rain or shine. We are confident we can deliver an informative and enjoyable experience regardless of the weather. If however, you know that you would like to stack the odds of warmer drier weather in your favour then you might prefer to book a course between March and November.
Maximum Client to Instructor Ratio: 2:1
We run this course with a maximum of two clients to one instructor. Our low ratios ensure you receive personalised coaching, allowing you to maximise your learning and enjoyment during your course.
1 person £400
2 people £220 per person
Who is this course for?
This course is great for anyone with hill walking experience, and a reasonable level of hill fitness, who wants to start tackling harder grade scrambles where the use of a rope and basic climbing equipment is required.
To develop the skills to be able to independently tackle scrambles using a rope and basic climbing equipment.
On the first morning of your course your instructor will chat to you about your previous experience and aspirations which will enable them to tailor the course to your needs. As such it’s hard to provide a definitive list of topics, therefore a sample of some of the topics that are likely to be covered are provided below:
- Interpreting mountain weather forecasts, route selection & planning
- How to use guidebooks and route finding skills
- Ropework for scrambling
- Anchor selection & belaying
- Basic gear placement- using slings and basic rock gear
- Movement skills- coaching to enhance your movement or higher grade scrambles
We don’t provide accommodation on our courses as some of our clients would like to stay in luxury accommodation, some in B&B’s, some in bunkhouses and some like to camp. Therefore, we feel our clients benefit from being able choose the accommodation they personally prefer in relation to their budget.
We will provide all of the necessary safety equipment for your course. All you need to do is bring along any of your own personal kit that you would like to use.
Upon completion of your booking you will receive the course joining information where you will find more details about your course including: the course meeting point and timings, a suggested kit list and local accommodation options.
If you have any questions then please don’t hesitate to contact us.
We only run this course privately as this enables us to tailor it to your personal goals and to ensure it’s pitched at the right level for you. We strongly believe that personalised courses run by great instructors and low instructor to student ratios are key to ensuring you develop your skills safely and swiftly.
Simply select your preferred course dates and we’ll look after tailoring it to you (or you and your friend/s).
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