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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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Mountain Leader (Summer) Refresher: Coniston

  In the first of two Summer Mountain Leader Refreshers this week, Phil joined us to practice his skills in the foothills of the Old Man of Coniston and Wetherlam. In a long day, which ended well into the dark, … Continue reading

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2-day navigation course: overnight at Seathwaite Tarn

  Over the past couple of days, we’ve been on the hill with returning clients Scott and John who joined us last year to celebrate Scotts Stag Do. This year things were a little more serious as the guys booked … Continue reading

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Winter ML assessment

  Weeks of anxiety and last minute preparation finally came to an end the other week, as I headed up to Scotland to test myself against the infamous and dreaded Winter Mountain Leader assessment. This 5 day assessment is heralded … Continue reading

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Winter skills course: wild on Helvellyn

  Wild conditions for Josh’s 1:1 winter skills course. Gusting 70mph, whiteout, blizzards and loads of deep powder and slab. All good character building winter fun though as we headed out in the wintery Helvellyn range to look at core … Continue reading

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