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Avalanche Awareness

£120.00

Learn the main principles of planning and travelling in the winter mountain environment.

Max 4 people.

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Product Description

Getting into winter mountain travel is exciting, but can be a little daunting. Learn how to interpret winter weather and avalanche forecasts and then plan and execute safer journeys. Whether you’re a walker, climber, skier or boarder, this one day course, set in the context of a short mountain journey, will give you the basics of snowpack assessment, route planning and decision making in avalanche terrain.

Topics covered include:

  • Snowpack and terrain
  • Interpreting weather forecasts
  • Interpreting the Scottish Avalanche Information Service forecast
  • Route planning
  • Decision making in avalanche terrain
  • Basic snowpack stability tests

Additional Information

Dates

December to April (approx)

Hire (optional)

Probe, Shovel, Transceiver, Winter boots

Duration

Full day (approx 8 hours)

Booking, Hire and Downloads

Download :
Winter Walking kit PDF.

Booking and Hire Form

Walking Grades explained

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