Welsh Winter Mountaineering
  • Plas y Brenin
  • 5 Days
  • 4 People to 1 instructor

Welsh Winter Mountaineering

  • Hike
  • Mountaineering
  • Intermediate
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Overview

You're a summer hillwalker who wants to extend your skills to four seasons. You'll make the most of the unpredictable weather experienced during the winter months in North Wales on this five day course. Our friendly, highly experienced instructors will guide you in the use and choice of ice axe and crampons. You'll develop your skills in winter navigation, ropework for travel over rock, snow and ice, and cover emergency bivouacking skills.

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Can I book privately?

Yes. If you would like to book a private course then give us a call to discuss your needs.

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The Objectives

You'll be confident extending your walking and scrambling skills into a year round pursuit.

Itinerary

* Please note: Itinerary is subject to weather and availability.

What to Expect


We'll plan the itinerary in line with your needs and aspirations, and depending on where the best conditions are to be found. There will be five good days 'on the hill'. Expect to cover the use of crampons and ice axe in steeper terrain, exposed climbs on ridges, emergency techniques, including snow shelters, some basic use of the rope, avalanche awareness and using weather forecasts to plan your journeys.

Experience Required

You should have done some summer hillwalking.
Extend your walking season…

We want to help you to achieve your goals so comfortable accommodation (with WIFI included) and home-cooked food are part of the deal if you've booked accommodation with us - you don't need to think about sorting this out for yourself. We can also a arrange station pick up & drop off if you're travelling by train.

What do I need to bring?
Equipment List
How should I prepare?
Preparation guide
Course Schedule

Start your training

Length
5 Days
Start Date
3rd December, 2018
Spaces left
4
Cost
£523
Length
5 Days
Start Date
14th January, 2019
Spaces left
3
Cost
£523
Length
5 Days
Start Date
28th January, 2019
Spaces left
4
Cost
£523
Length
5 Days
Start Date
11th February, 2019
Spaces left
4
Cost
£523
Length
5 Days
Start Date
25th February, 2019
Spaces left
4
Cost
£523
Length
5 Days
Start Date
13th January, 2020
Spaces left
4
Cost
£539
Length
5 Days
Start Date
27th January, 2020
Spaces left
4
Cost
£539
Length
5 Days
Start Date
10th February, 2020
Spaces left
4
Cost
£539
Length
5 Days
Start Date
24th February, 2020
Spaces left
4
Cost
£539
This course will help you become

You'll have a better understanding of how to get out in the winter mountains safely.

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