Alpine Preparation (Scotland) - 2 Day
  • Scotland
  • 2 Days
  • 4 People to 1 instructor

Alpine Preparation (Scotland) - 2 Day

  • Climb
  • Advanced
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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

This intensive course makes full use of the week, with a mixture of classroom•based and practical outdoor sessions. Our course staff have many years of Alpine experience between them and will guide you through the following topics:| | Alpine areas, travel, guide books and maps| Navigation and route choice| Glacier travel and crevasse rescue| The choice and use of Alpine equipment and rope techniques| Alpine weather| Hazards| Alpine huts| Lightweight bivi skills


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

Given the nature of this course, venues and day-to-day activities are weather and snow-dependent and decisions regarding the exact day's programme will be decided by the course director each morning. The whole group will meet for a morning briefing on both days, allowing you to share the decision-making process with experienced instructors.

Experience Required

To get the most from this course, you will need some experience of mountaineering and/or climbing in the UK in summer and winter, where basic ropework and snowcraft (you should already be able to walk in crampons and use an ice axe) has been learnt.

Why Choose Plas y Brenin?

Your instruction, accommodation, meals, in-course transport and equipment hire are all included in the price. You'll stay at Alltshellach, a fantastic hotel owned and run by HF Holidays in comfy en-suite rooms (normally shared). The hotel has efficient drying rooms so when you come in from a day out you can dry out any kit for the next day and there are also laudry facilities. The hotel has three comfy lounges to relax in, one of which has free WiFi plus a swimming pool to ease aching muscles. There is also a cosy bar to relax in and is always well stocked with Scottish whisky and local beer.

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

Available Course Dates

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