This course is the best place to start if you’re a summer hillwalker who hasn’t done any scrambling before. Over the two days, you’ll learn about scrambling grades and guidebooks, how to move efficiently over technical ground, and you’ll develop you’re ability to route find and make safe mountain decisions. Alongside this, we’ll do our best to take in some of the finest mountain scrambles that the UK has to offer.
Location: Capel Curig, Snowdonia National Park
Snowdonia boasts some of the best scrambling in the country. With amazing mountain views and varied scrambling, it allow us endless options for improving your scrambling skills, and giving you great mountain journeys.
Maximum Client to Instructor Ratio: 4:1
We run this course with a maximum of four clients to one instructor. Our low ratios ensure you receive personalised coaching, allowing you to maximise your learning and enjoyment during your course.
Start and Finish Times
9am – 4.30pm, each day.
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 enjoying the delights of scrambling.
To develop the skills to be able to tackle scrambling terrain confidently.
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:
- How to interpret mountain weather forecasts
- How to use scrambling guidebooks and route selection
- Understanding scrambling grades
- Equipment selection
- Route finding & navigation
- Personal movement skills in technical terrain
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.
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