Advanced Scrambling Course

  • Location Scotland
  • Duration 2 days
  • Price £200.00 per person
  • Hiking
  • Rock Climbing
  • learn new skills
  • microadventure

Adventure Highlights

Our advanced scrambling course looks at the fundamental skills needed to look after yourself and your partner on typical grade 3 terrain. We will look at rope work techniques inc, stance management, transitions between moving together or pitching and how we recognise when to do so. All the while keeping these areas slick while maintaining flow in our movement, and our rope work. Learn core skills to keep you and your partner safe on scrambling terrain ✓ Coaching with movement to become more confident on scrambling terrain ✓ Route finding skills, through use of the guidebook and while on route ✓ Techniques on how to safe guard each other with the use of the rope ✓ Techniques on how to move together, including the use of a framework to assess the risk, selecting an appropriate technique for the terrain ✓ How & when to construct belays, showing pros and cons of different methods

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Adventure Details

Day 1

Start time 09:00

We will cover how to effectively plan a day in the mountains, guide book interpretation and applying this to the route. The kit we carry and why, route finding en route, decision making on the route about where to go and how to use the rope, inc transitions between rope off, moving together and pitching the crux section on the scramble.

Day 2

On day two we will put into action what we have learned from day one on another scramble with the use of a rope to safeguard each other in different types of terrain and how to abseil should we need to.

End time 17:00

Effort Level

You’ll be working up a sweat. Bring along a touch of enthusiasm and a little determination

  • Chilled
  • Active
  • Tough


What's included

  • Guide Fully guided
  • Transportation On-course transport
  • Equipment
    Equipment supplied by SRW > Harness > Helmet > Ropes > Climbing hardware > Group shelter > First Aid kit
  • Other Highly experienced & qualified guide

What you'll need to bring

  • Warm Clothing
  • Waterproofs
    A pair of stiff comfortable, waterproof walking boots > Quality, breathable waterproof jacket and trousers. Gore-tex or similar
  • Food
  • Drink
  • Other
    Spare insulating layer Walking socks Walking trousers (synthetic materials; jeans or similar are not suitable) Water bottle or flask Rucksack 30-40 ltr Hat & waterproof gloves Lunch, plus a little spare food Sunglasses & sun cream (you just never know!) Waterproof case for phone i.e. zip-lock bag Personal medications


Strict - Cancel up to 31 days before your adventure to recieve a 75% refund

Cancelling less than 30 days before results in no refund.

Refund excludes processing fees. Alternate dates may be able to be agreed at no additional cost, but this is not guaranteed.

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Starting point:

Highland, UK

Scottish Rock & Water

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