Mountaineering

email: dave@wildspacesuk.com for details

Mountain Skills

Two hikers walking

This one day course, run in the Yorkshire Dales, covers all the basic requirements to operate safely through the mountains of the UK. The course covers navigation, equipment and dealing with simple emergency situations. Ratio 1:4 and the course runs on demand, please email for details.

Technical Mountaineering

BlizzardThis 2 day course runs in The Lake District. It assumes you know the basics and are ready to become a technical mountaineer. We cover: advanced navigation, moving safely over steep ground, technical ropework and higher level scrambling skills. We also cover remote emergency procedures and simple problem solving. This course would give you the skills to move through the mountains with complete confidence and safety. If time allows we will then move onto technical rock climbing to further enhance your skills. Ratio 1:2 and the course runs on demand, please email for details.

 

Poor Weather/Advanced Navigation (Night Nav)

Heading down off the mountain in poor conditions. It was essential we had a plan and stuck together.

You’re not lost – you’re just cartographically challenged!

The number one reason Mountain Rescue Teams are called is because of navigation mistakes, don’t be a casualty! This half day/evening course run in the Yorkshire Dales, starts in the late afternoon and into the evening. Learn how to micro-navigate using a map and compass in complete darkness. This course is ideal for people who have an NGB assessment on the horizon as well as mountaineers wishing to hone up their navigation skills and navigate like a pro! The course also covers aspects of using a GPS device, altimeter and smartphones. Ratio 1:4 and the course runs in December and January, please email for details.

MLS/ HML/ LL preparation/refresher

If it was a while since you trained or have an assessment looming. This one day refresher course located in The Yorkshire Dales covering crucial aspects of the Mountain Leader, Hill and Moorland Leader and Lowland Leader syllabus is for you. Courses run on demand, please contact dave@wildspacesuk.com for details and availability.

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