Scrambling for Hillwalkers

  • Location Scotland
  • Duration 2 days
  • Price £160.00 per person
  • Hiking
  • Rock Climbing
  • Learn new skills
  • Microadventure

Adventure 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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Adventure Details

Day 1

Start time 09:00

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.

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

Inclusions

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

Cancellations

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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Location

Starting point:

Highland, UK

Adventure leader

Scottish Rock & Water

Scottish Rock & Water