Where is the course? Who is it suitable for? What do I need?
The course takes place in the Ogwen Valley area of the Snowdonia National Park in North Wales.
Who is the course for?
Ideally you will already have good map and compass experience, or attended one of our intermediate to advanced level summer navigation courses, so we can develop your foundation core skills to a higher level.
Maximum ratio’s during the course are 6 clients to 1 instructor
What kit do I need?
As the course will be based in the mountains, hopefully in winter conditions, it is essential that you have winter clothing, crampon compatible winter boots, crampons and walking axe.
You will also need packed lunch and hot drinks for both days of the course as well as a map and working compass. We will be using map number OL17 1:25000 scale and 1:50k scale plus we will take a look at the Harveys 1:40k scale maps
You can hire Crampons and Axes from us for £10.00 per set for the duration of the course – early booking essential.