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A one-day workshop looking at the skills required to navigate effectively in winter conditions. From ideas on how to organise your navigation equipment, using winter strategies and adapting navigation techniques for the winter environment, e.g. with contours, strategies for relocation, and avoiding cornices and avalanche terrain.
An essential on-day to equip you with the knowledge and skills to plan and execute a winter hillwalk in reasonable weather and snow conditions
Some summer navigation experience. You should also be comfortable walking in winter conditions with crampons and ice axe.
The main topics to be covered are:
Map types, mapping software, and suitability for winter needs
Navigation equipment, tools, and organisation for winter
Route planning and resources
Fundamentals of map use
Following linear features
Measuring distance on the map
Using time to measure distance travelled
Identifying land features and relating to the map in a winter context
|Date20/01/24||Cost (with accommodation)Call Us – Prices from £60pn||Cost (no accommodation)£90.00||PlacesFULL||Contact Us|
|Date21/01/24||Cost (with accommodation)Call Us – Prices from £60pn||Cost (no accommodation)£90.00||PlacesFULL||Contact Us|
|Need a different date? Call 01479 861 256 to arrange your own date, or email [email protected]|
Use of Kit
Packed lunch and afternoon tea
Accommodation in an en-suite bedroom
Breakfast on each course day
Dinner on each course day (except the final day, and on back-to-back courses)
Use of the facilities at Glenmore Lodge
Linen is provided along with a towel, you may wish to bring an extra towel if you would like to use the facilities
YOU WILL NEED (Glenmore Lodge can provide if required)
EQUIPMENT YOU NEED TO BRING WHICH WE DO NOT HAVE IN STORES
Listed here are the essentials, this is not an exhaustive list
Glenmore Lodge will provide any technical equipment required on a skills course e.g. climbing ropes and racks.
Can't find exactly what you are looking for? We are happy to create it for you. You can hire one of our instructors or guides from as little as £280 a day, including any equipment. If you’re a group, all of our courses are available on a date that suits you or if you would prefer we can tailor a course to your requirements. Simply get in touch to discuss your requirements.