Winter Skills in Snowdonia – Preparation for the Alps

Cwm Idwal Ogwen Valley Snowdonia

Oren and Dylan (from Dorking) had a great time on a Mountaineering Joe Winter Skills course at the weekend.

They are preparing for their trip to the Alps this summer.

We met on Friday evening to discuss:

  • Oren and Dylans aspirations and levels of experience
  • Review of crampons, axes and helmets
  • Fitting and testing of crampons
  • Fitting helmets
  • Learning how to pack your ruck-sack
  • Locations for the week-ends Winter Skills activities.

They were then ready for the week-end ahead with 8am pick-up times

Upcoming 2 day Introduction to Winter Skills course dates:

Course Title: Intro to Winter Skills Mid-week or week-end
Dates: Thurs/Fri 4/5 April – Sat/Sun 6/7 April or Mon/Tues 8/9 April.
Duration: Each course lasts for 2 days – instruction only
Cost: £160 per person **Special Offer £120.00 per person**
Location: Snowdonia, North Wales.
Group size: up to 4 clients with 1 instructor

For further details see the Winter Skills pages.

To make a booking please complete the booking enquiry form.

We are happy to arrange private guiding or instruction to suit requirements. So, if you don’t find a course on our website that suits you, please contact us to make a booking enquiry.