Winter Autonomy

A two day course to introduce the summer hill walker to the skills and techniques needed to operate in the UK winter mountain environment.

Based in the Cairngorm National park (or Lakes & Snowdon if conditions allow) you will undertake two days of mountain journeys in which the skills and techniques will be delivered, culminating in an ascent of a major Munro or Mountain.

Course Content:

  • Winter Equipment & Kit
  • Weather and Avalanche Forecasts
  • Route Planning & the group
  • Movement Skills
  • Ice Axe and Crampon skills
  • Self Arrest techniques
  • Nutrition and Hydration
  • Emergency Procedures and Techniques
£150 per client, minimum 2 clients for course to run

Winter Autonomy is a non residential course.  Contact the ClimbAxe office via email or Call for dates and availability.  Course details and kit list will be sent upon booking.  ClimbAxe Mountaineering provides all Crampons, Mountaineering Axes, Helmets and maps for the duration of the course.

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