Rescue teams may have to go out in very difficult conditions. Being dropped off on a snow-covered hillside is a very different proposition to planning a day out.
Our training will help you make informed decisions about avalanche conditions, use of winter equipment and winter navigation, including safe route choices.
Personal movement skills, including kicking steps, use of ice axe and self-arrest
Use of crampons
Avalanche awareness and safe route choice
Introduction to snow anchors
Dealing with steep edges