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Scrambling for Hillwalkers

  • Location Scotland
  • Duration 2 days
  • Price from £160.00
  • Walking / Hiking
  • Rock Climbing
  • Learn new skills
  • Microadventure

Highlights

Join our scrambling for hillwalkers course to help you gain the confidence and skills to start exploring new and exciting possibilities in the mountains. This course is aimed at people who either want to try scrambling for the first time and would like to learn core concepts of keeping yourself and your partner safe during your own adventures, giving you have the skills & knowledge to build confidence and competence on Grade 1/2 terrain.
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

Basic techniques on how to safe guard a 'second' with the use of the rope

How & when to construct belays, showing pros and cons of different methods

This adventure is perfect for individuals and small groups, and can be tailored for:

  • Corporates
  • Families
  • Hen / Stag parties

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Details

Day 1

We will cover kit carried, route finding, decision making on the route. How to move on scrambling terrain, how to use the feet appropriately to the features on the rock.
We will also spend some time on some basic rope work, belays how to set them up and organise them.

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.

Effort Level

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

  • Chilled
  • Active
  • Tough

Inclusions

Not-provided Accommodation

Accommodation is not provided as standard but we will be happy to help arrange it for you. Please message us to arrange!

    What's included

  • 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

  • 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

Cancellations

Custom Policy

  • Cancel before 31 days of your adventure and receive a 75% refund (minus payment processing fees).
  • Cancel within 30 days of the adventure with no refund.
  • Alternate dates may be able to be agreed at no additional cost, but this is not guaranteed.

Location

Starting point:

Highland, UK

Provider

Scottish Rock & Water

Scottish Rock & Water

Scottish Rock & Water is the experience provider for Scrambling for Hillwalkers