This two-day Advanced Scrambling course is your key to learning the skills you need to scramble in the mountains using a rope on grade 2 and 3 scrambles. The course we be delivered by a qualified Mountaineering and Climbing Instructor (MCI) who will guide you through all the skills you need to scramble on steep terrain.
To attend this course, you will need experience of grade 1 climbs like Tryfan, Striding Edge or Crib Goch and will be looking to advance onto more serious terrain where a rope is required. Climbing experience will be beneficial but not compulsory to attend this course.
Over the two days we will cover –
- Planning a mountain day (Weather and how it affects our decision making).
- What equipment do you need and why (Ropes, climbing protection, clothing).
- Scrambling Guidebooks, maps and the grading system.
- Moving over rock (Movement technique).
- Route finding and risk assessment.
- Using the rope for ascent and descent.
- How to use climbing protection and build belays.
- Navigating in the mountains.
- Emergency procedures (What to do in an emergency).
To book onto this course simply choose a date from the drop-down box and follow the on screen instructions. Once your booking has been received you will be sent confirmation and asked a few questions about your previous experience. Please ensure you only book onto this course if you have previous grade 1 experience or have attended one of our introduction to scrambling courses!
All technical equipment (Helmet, harness and climbing equipment) is included in this course for free. If you have your own equipment please bring it along, our instructors will inspect all of your equipment before use and can only be used if it is safe!
This course will be delivered by a qualified and experienced Mountaineering Instructor. All of our Mountaineering Instructors are members of the Association of Mountaineering Instructors (AMI) which ensures they work at the highest level of professionalism and quality. Our instructors are also experts in delivering fun and engaging courses which ensures your time with us with be both informative and enjoyable.
You can pay your deposit by selecting the date you wish to book from the drop down box below and clicking Pay Now. I will contact you with course details and a kit list once your deposit is received. Full payment must be made prior to the course or on the day.
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