Winter Skills

SCOTTISH HIGHLANDS

LAKE DISTRICT

SORRY, BUT ALL WINTER COURSES ARE POSTPONED/CANCELLED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE DUE TO CORONAVIRUS. 

I offer a large range of winter courses, from beginners group courses to advanced 1:1 tuition, there is something for everyone.

 

Courses can be looked at and booked below.

 

If you can't find what you're looking for then get in touch because I love creating bespoke courses!

GROUP COURSES

  • Apr 04, 9:30 AM
    Llanberis, Llanberis, Caernarfon LL55, UK
    The Women's Ready to Rock courses are designed to help women indoor climbers to make their first moves onto rock by having a fun day out as well as covering the use of some key skills and equipment.
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  • Mon, Apr 05
    Snowdonia National Park
    Apr 05, 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM
    Snowdonia National Park, LL48 6LF, UK
    A days Navigation Course based in the Snowdonia hills. Beginner friendly. £50 per person. Covering all basic navigation and map reading skills, as well as compass bearings.
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  • Apr 17, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    Llanberis, Llanberis, Caernarfon LL55, UK
    Women's Climbing Weekend, North Wales. Saturday, 17th April 2021. Beginner friendly day, but no need to be a beginner!
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  • Apr 18, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    Llanberis, Llanberis, Caernarfon LL55, UK
    Women's Climbing Weekend, North Wales. Sunday 18th April 2021. For the more experienced climber - multi pitch climbing and lead trad climbing!
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  • Sat, Apr 24
    Snowdonia National Park
    Apr 24, 9:00 AM – Apr 25, 5:00 PM
    Snowdonia National Park, Penrhyndeudraeth, Gwynedd LL48 6LF, UK
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  • May 02, 9:30 AM
    Llanberis, Llanberis, Caernarfon LL55, UK
    The Women's Ready to Rock courses are designed to help women indoor climbers to make their first moves onto rock by having a fun day out as well as covering the use of some key skills and equipment.
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  • Mon, May 03
    Snowdonia National Park
    May 03, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    Snowdonia National Park, LL48 6LF, UK
    A days Navigation Course based in the Snowdonia hills. Beginner friendly. £50 per person. Covering all basic navigation and map reading skills, as well as compass bearings.
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  • Tue, May 04
    Llanberis
    May 04, 9:00 AM – May 05, 5:00 PM
    Llanberis, Llanberis, Caernarfon LL55, UK
    Run the Ridges is part of a series of 2 day running events throughout the UK, run by Alice Kerr Mountaineering. The aim is simple - head out and run across the best ridges that we can get our feet on!
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  • May 08, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    Llanberis, Llanberis, Caernarfon LL55, UK
    Women's Climbing Weekend, North Wales. Saturday 8th May - Introduction to leading traditional rock climbing.
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  • May 09, 9:00 AM
    Llanberis, Llanberis, Caernarfon LL55, UK
    A day of looking at descending skills on steep, uneven terrain
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  • Sat, May 29
    Patterdale
    May 29, 9:00 AM
    Patterdale, Patterdale, Penrith CA11 0NL, UK
    A days guided walk and scramble along both of Helvellyn's Edges - Striding Edge and Swirral Edge!
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  • Jun 05, 9:00 AM – Jun 06, 5:00 PM
    Kendal, Kendal LA9, UK
    Come out and learn all the key skills to get yourself Navigating around the hills confidently and competently. No prior experience necessary.
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  • Jun 12, 8:30 AM – Jun 13, 5:00 PM
    Kendal, Kendal LA9, UK
    Come out and learn all the key skills to get yourself Navigating around the hills confidently and competently. No prior experience necessary.
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  • Jun 14, 9:00 AM GMT+1 – Jun 15, 5:00 PM GMT+1
    Staveley, Staveley, Kendal LA8, UK
    Run the Ridges is part of a series of 2 day running events throughout the UK, run by Alice Kerr Mountaineering. The aim is simple - head out and run across the best ridges that we can get our feet on!
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  • Jun 19, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    Llanberis, Llanberis, Caernarfon LL55, UK
    Women's Climbing Weekend, North Wales. Saturday, 19th June 2021. Beginner friendly day, but no need to be a beginner!
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  • Jun 20, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    Llanberis, Llanberis, Caernarfon LL55, UK
    Women's Climbing Weekend, North Wales. Sunday 20th June 2021. For the more experienced climber - multi pitch climbing and lead trad climbing!
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  • Jun 21, 9:00 AM – Jun 22, 5:00 PM
    North Wales, North Wales, UK
    Come out and learn all the key skills to get yourself Navigating around the hills confidently and competently. No prior experience necessary.
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  • Jun 24, 9:00 AM GMT+1 – Jun 25, 5:00 PM GMT+1
    Snowdonia National Park, Penrhyndeudraeth, Gwynedd LL48 6LF, UK
    A two day Scrambling Workshop for Hillwalkers in the South East Lakes. Come along and learn how to move confidently and competently on steep, rocky terrain and graded Scrambles in the hills!
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  • Sat, Jun 26
    Llanberis
    Jun 26, 9:00 AM – Jun 27, 6:00 PM
    Llanberis, Llanberis, Caernarfon LL55, UK
    Run the Ridges is part of a series of 2 day running events throughout the UK, run by Alice Kerr Mountaineering. The aim is simple - head out and run across the best ridges that we can get our feet on!
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  • Jul 03, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM GMT+1
    Llanberis, Llanberis, Caernarfon LL55, UK
    Women's Climbing Weekend, North Wales. Saturday, 17th April 2021. Beginner friendly day, but no need to be a beginner!
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  • Jul 04, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    Llanberis, Llanberis, Caernarfon LL55, UK
    Women's Climbing Weekend, North Wales. Sunday 4th July 2021. An introduction to all the skills you need to lead traditional rock climbing.
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  • Sat, Jul 17
    Snowdonia National Park
    Jul 17, 9:00 AM – Jul 18, 5:00 PM
    Snowdonia National Park, Penrhyndeudraeth, Gwynedd LL48 6LF, UK
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  • Jul 19, 9:00 AM – Jul 20, 5:00 PM
    North Wales, North Wales, UK
    Come out and learn all the key skills to get yourself Navigating around the hills confidently and competently. No prior experience necessary.
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  • Aug 02, 9:00 AM – Aug 03, 5:00 PM
    Kendal, Kendal LA9, UK
    Come out and learn all the key skills to get yourself Navigating around the hills confidently and competently. No prior experience necessary.
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  • Aug 14, 9:00 AM – Aug 15, 5:00 PM
    Skye, Skye, United Kingdom
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  • Sat, Aug 21
    Glencoe
    Aug 21, 9:00 AM – Aug 22, 5:00 PM
    Glencoe, Glencoe, Ballachulish PH49, UK
    Run the Ridges is part of a series of 2 day running events throughout the UK, run by Alice Kerr Mountaineering. The aim is simple - head out and run across the best ridges that we can get our feet on!
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  • Aug 28, 9:00 AM – Aug 29, 5:00 PM
    Skye, Skye, United Kingdom
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  • Sep 25, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    Llanberis, Llanberis, Caernarfon LL55, UK
    Women's Climbing Weekend, North Wales. Saturday, 25th September 2021. Beginner friendly day, but no need to be a beginner!
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  • Sep 26, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    Llanberis, Llanberis, Caernarfon LL55, UK
    Women's Climbing Weekend, North Wales. Sunday 26th September 2021. For the more experienced climber - multi pitch climbing and lead trad climbing!
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  • Oct 02, 9:30 AM
    Llanberis, Llanberis, Caernarfon LL55, UK
    The Women's Ready to Rock courses are designed to help women indoor climbers to make their first moves onto rock by having a fun day out as well as covering the use of some key skills and equipment.
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pRIVATE COURSES AND TUITION

Introduction to Winter skills

This course is designed to introduce summer hill and mountain walkers to the new skills required for winter. Giving you the skills to confidently approach winter and learn about the equipment required, as well as how to use it and when to use it, this course will cover all the basics. 

Covering subjects like:

-Winter Clothing and Shoes

-Planning a Winter Day

-Basic winter Navigation

- Crampons and Axes - What do you need, when?

- Movement in Crampons and Axes

- Basic emergency shelters

As well as anything else you would like to cover. This is a comprehensive introduction to Scottish Winter!

Courses can be run for 1 - 4 people and are 1 and 5 days long. 

£200.00 per day 

foundation Winter Navigation

Being able to navigate confidently is vital to having a fun and safe time in the hills during winter. Intro to Winter Navigation will help you to begin to transfer summer navigation skills inot the more refinded ones required for winter. 

Covering subjects like:

- Planning a winter day

- Route selection when on the hill

- Terrain and contour recognition

- Compass bearings

- Pacing and Distances

- Poor visibilty techniques

This course is perfect for anyone looking to take their navigation skills and improve them for the trickier conditions that winter throws at you!

Courses can be run for 1 - 4 people and are 1 and 5 days long. 

£200.00 per day 

Advanced Winter Navigation

Looking to take your winter navigation skills to the next level?

This course is perfect for you! Challenging and changing conditions in winter make confident navigation a must-have skill for the seasoned winter walker. 

Covering subjects like:

- Zero visibility navigation

- Complex terrain and contour recognition

- Navigating around dangerous features

- Accurate distance measurements

- Challenging navigation 'tests'

Come for just one day - or stay for a week - to challenge and improve your navigation to bring it up to a level that leaves you feeling confident in even the worst weather!

Courses can be run for 1 - 4 people and are 1 and 5 days long. 

£200.00 per day 

Introduction to Winter MOuntaineering

Take your winter skills to the next level with a course in the basics of Scottish Winter Mountaineering. Moving from walking terrain to Graded routes is a big step in your winter journey, so come along on a course to help you get a solid foundation in the skills required. 

Covering topics such as:

- Route Selection

- Getting to and from a route

- Movement on steep ground

- Risk and judgement

- Correct use of winter equipment (axes, crampons, poles)

Intro to Winter Mountaineering will give you the skills necessary to plan and execute days in Scottish Winter that include Grade 1 gullies and ridges, as well as the techniques required to continue your journey towards winter climbing. 

(n.b. This course does not include the use of a rope and harness)

Courses can be run for 1 - 4 people and are 1 and 5 days long. 

£200.00 per day 

Contact

Alice Kerr

 

(+44)07808 263591

 

alicecharlottekerr@gmail.com

 

Please email or call at any time and I will endeavour to reply within 24 hours. 

 

 

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