Alpine Preparation Course

OVERVIEW

DURATION
2 days

LOCATION
North Wales

PRICES
People On Mountain

This 2-day course will provide you with the tools and strategies to become an efficient Alpinist, teaching you the skills you need to move quickly and safely over Alpine terrain.

On the Alpine Preparation Course, we will cover the following areas:

  • Moving safely as a team
  • Using minimal gear
  • Efficient movement in Alpine-appropriate footwear
  • Natural belays
  • Simplified belays
  • The importance of minimising the weight carried
  • Route-selection

The course is 2 days long, and is run in North Wales. Our client-to-instructor ratio does not exceed 2:1, so that we can give you our fullest attention.

All of our courses are tailored to suit your availability and experience, taking into account any individual needs and fitness levels.

Course Location: North Wales.

Kit: We will discuss any specific kit requirements with you when you make a booking.

Minimum Requirements: To gain the most from the course, you should be lead climbing to a minimum of HS – VS Grade; this is not essential, however, and the course can be adapted to suit your level. If in doubt about whether the course is suitable for you, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

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