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What kit should I pack for hillwalking and mountaineering?

In our last post we talked about the technical kit (i.e., the climbing kit) that we’d need to take with us when we head out onto more tricky technical scrambling and mountaineering routes. See¬†https://www.lakelandascents.co.uk/2021/11/scrambling-rack/ We covered off the rope, the … Continue reading

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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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2-day navigation course & abseiling session

We originally booked for the navigation course, which was excellent. I have tried to teach the basics to my boyfriend but found it very frustrating as he can be a difficult customer, but Si was patient with him and took … Continue reading

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1-day navigation course

A very good day, Si was an excellent guide and tutor. Even at my age [60s] Si showed various methods that were new to me about navigation. Before the day I was very reliant on a GPS now it maps … Continue reading

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ML(S) Refresher

This was an excellent course, with high-quality, professional training. This was one of the best and most professionally-run courses I have ever participated in. I learnt a great deal, all of which was reinforced throughout the weekend. In addition to … Continue reading

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