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Top reasons why you should take a mountaineering course

To some, mountaineering seems like a very unappealing idea – no surprise given the dizzying heights and unforgiving terrain that you’ll be faced with. However, to others, it’s those same challenges that make it utterly thrilling. Mountaineering is an activity … Continue reading

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SPA Refresher course: Langdale

  Today Mark was out with Danielle and Nathanael who are two experienced SPA climbing instructors who wanted to refresh their skills and learn some new ones too. Mark lead their SPA Refresher at Lower Scout and Stickle Barn crags … Continue reading

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Mountain Leader (Summer) Refresher: Borrowdale

  Today, Si was out in Borrowdale, running a 1-day Summer Mountain Leader (ML) Refresher for Andy who had come over to the Lakes from Edinburgh. During their 12 hour day on the hill, Si and Andy looked at pretty … Continue reading

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Winter skills course: Stob Coire nan Lochan

  We’re up in Scotland at the moment enjoying the last of winter (although I suspect it’s going to be around for a while longer yet!). Today we were up in the Corries of Stob Coire nan Lochan running a … Continue reading

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Mountain Leader (Summer) Refresher: Yewdale

  Today returning client Rick joined us to brush up on his Summer Mountain Leader skills in preparation for his assessment. In a long day around Yewdale we looked at steep ground management, party management, rope work in ascent and … Continue reading

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