Complete Scrambler (4 day)

The ultimate scrambling workshop, covering skills to help you explore from grades 1 – 3.

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COMPLETE SCRAMBLER COURSE – SNOWDONIA

  • Duration: 4x 6 – 8 hours
  • Difficulty: Hard
  • Participants – Minimum 1 person. Maximum 2 people
  • Includes food? – Optional

A combination of our 2 day Beginners Scrambling course and our 2 day Advanced Scrambling course. This course is designed for competent hill walkers looking to progress into steeper mountain terrain. Over 4 days, you will experience the full spectrum of scrambling from grade 1 – 3 and learn the skills necessary to safely explore the more technical mountain environment.

This course can be tailored to groups of most ages and abilities. Minimum age – 8 years old.

Participants should have some basic hill walking experience and be comfortable in steep mountain terrain. A good head for heights is essential.

If you have been on one of our Guided Scrambling days previously, this course is the next logical step towards becoming an autonomous scrambler.

A basic understanding of map and compass Navigation will be useful, but not essential.

Day 1

10:00am – Meet your instructor 

6 – 7 hours of training, covering the basics required to explore grade 1 terrain, including techniques such as route selection, navigation on steeper terrain and tips for safeguarding others

16:00 pm – Depart

Day 2

10:00am – Meet your instructor and distribute kit (Harnesses, helmets, safety kit)

6-7 hours of training, recapping on day 1 before taking a look at some basic rope work techniques, self rescue procedures as well as some more complex route finding techniques.

16:00 pm – Depart

Day 3

10:00am – Meet your instructor and distribute kit (Harnesses, helmets, safety kit)

6 – 7 hours of training, covering the basics required to explore grade 2+ terrain, including techniques such as complex terrain navigation, basic rope work, protecting a second and route finding

16:00 pm – Depart

Day 4

10:00am – Meet your instructor and distribute kit (Harnesses, helmets, safety kit)

6-7 hours of training, recapping on day 1 before increasing the difficulty of the terrain to grade 3/3+. Here we will look at more advanced rope work techniques, rescue procedures and advanced route finding for more complex terrain

16:00 pm – Depart

  • A private instructor for the duration of the course
  • All safety equipment eg. Harness, helmets and all safety kit (Feel free to bring your own helmet and harness if you would prefer)
  • Optional packed lunch

Although lunch is not included as standard, there are 2 packed lunch options available at an extra cost.

Information about both the Standard and Deluxe packed lunch options can be found here (see details)

  • Comfortable and sturdy outdoor shoes or boots
  • Warm clothing (Plenty of layers)
  • Waterproof jacket
  • Waterproof trousers
  • Plenty of water (2ltrs recommended)
  • A 35-50ltr rucksack with waist belt
  • Snacks
  • Lunch (If not included)
  • Personal climbing gear (Harness and helmet) (Optional)