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Top Tips for Mountain Navigation in Bad Weather

Mountaineering is an enjoyable and thrilling hobby. In clear weather, navigating the terrain can be effortlessly fun and a simple for even a beginner. However, mountain weather is known for being unpredictable meaning significant changes can frequently happen with little … 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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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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