Mountain Scrambling

You can really enhance your mountain experiences by being able to scramble, it encompasses everything in between walking and graded rock climbing and unlocks some of the best days to be had in the mountains of the UK. Getting off the beaten track and onto exhilarating terrain is what scrambling is all about and with the right guidance any adventurous minded hillwalker can give it a go! With our progressive instruction we can take you from hill walker to intrepid mountaineer, all our courses are small instructor to student ratios and tailored to best suit your needs.

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Introduction to Scrambling

Introduction to Scrambling

Scrambling Development

Scrambling Development

Guided Scrambling

Guided Scrambling

Introduction to Scrambling

Course overview

This weekend of scrambling focusses on your movement and technical skills for scrambling Grade 1 ground such as the classic Snowdon Horseshoe and North Ridge of Tryfan. Two great mountains days where you can learn whilst enjoying some classic scrambles in the mountains of Snowdonia. It's a great way to develop your walking skills and is a solid foundation for progressing to Grade 2 and 3 scrambles.

Duration - 2 days

Instructor Ratio - 1:4 max

Locations - Snowdonia (other locations on request)

Price - £140 per person

BOOKING

For our scheduled courses you can pay in full or make a 30% deposit to secure your booking. Full payment is required 6 weeks from course. For bespoke dates please get in touch.

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Details

Prior Experience and Fitness - Some prior hillwalking experience is required and you should also be fit and healthy enough to manage walking in the mountains for 6-7 hours in a day. If you are unsure whether this Intro to Scrambling is suitable for you then please get in touch.

What is included? - All instruction and learning resources, group safety equipment.

What is not included? - Personal clothing and equipment, accommodation, transport, feeding and guarantees for the weather!

EQUIPMENT

Mountains are hazardous and a certain amount of personal equipment is needed by all, take a look at our recommended kit list for an idea but don't hesitate to get in touch if you have any questions.

The classic Crib Goch (meaning Jagged Red Ridge) with the Snowdon summit in the background

Scrambling Development

COURSE overview

Moving onto Grade 2 and 3 terrain needs an additional set of skills to keep you safe, we coach your movement and use the rope to safeguard you in a variety of ways to suit the type of ground you are on at that time. Experience steeper and more dramatic parts of the mountain and learn new skills along the way, all with a highly experienced instructor to keep you safe whilst developing your scrambling ability.

Duration - 2 days

Instructor Ratio - 1:2 max

Locations - Snowdonia (other locations on request)

Price - £180 per person

BOOKING

For our scheduled courses you can pay in full or make a 30% deposit to secure your booking. Full payment is required 6 weeks from course. For bespoke dates please get in touch.

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Scrambling Bastow Buttress (Grade 2) on Tryfan, Snowdonia.

Details

Prior Experience and Fitness - Some prior hillwalking experience is required and you should also be fit and healthy enough to manage walking in the mountains for 6-7 hours in a day. If you are unsure whether this Scrambling Development course is suitable for you then please get in touch.

What is included? - All instruction and learning resources, group safety equipment.

What is not included? - Personal clothing and equipment, accommodation, transport, feeding and guarantees for the weather!

EQUIPMENT

Mountains are hazardous and a certain amount of personal clothing and equipment is needed by all, take a look at our recommended kit list for an idea but don't hesitate to get in touch if you have any questions. We will provide all safety equipment needed for the day.

Scrambling Development Week

COURSE overview

5 days in the mountains with an expert mountaineering instructor, tick some of the Snowdonia classics and develop from hillwalker to mountaineer with our Scrambling Development Week. We progress from Grade 1 terrain earlier in the week where we develop the fundamental movement skills, to steeper and more sustained Grade 2 and 3 scrambling for the last 2 days in the week where we would utilise a rope to keep you safe. We start at a ratio of 1:4 for the first 3 days and then progress to 1:2 ratio for the last 2 days giving you the best opportunity to learn.

Duration - 5 days

Instructor Ratio - 1:4 and then 1:2 for the final 2 days

Locations - Snowdonia (other locations on request)

Price - £449 per person

BOOKING

For our scheduled courses you can pay in full or make a 30% deposit to secure your booking. Full payment is required 6 weeks from course. For bespoke dates please get in touch.

Please select your course dates and payment option:

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Scrambling Bastow Buttress (Grade 2) on Tryfan, Snowdonia.

Details

Prior Experience and Fitness - Some prior hillwalking experience is required and you should also be fit and healthy enough to manage walking in the mountains for 6-7 hours in a day. If you are unsure whether this Scrambling Development course is suitable for you then please get in touch.

What is included? - All instruction and learning resources, group safety equipment.

What is not included? - Personal clothing and equipment, accommodation, transport, feeding and guarantees for the weather!

EQUIPMENT

Mountains are hazardous and a certain amount of personal clothing and equipment is needed by all, take a look at our recommended kit list for an idea but don't hesitate to get in touch if you have any questions. We will provide all safety equipment needed for the day.

The Aonach Eagach Ridge, Glencoe.

Guided Scrambling

You can experience scrambling with the reassurance that you are being looked after by a highly experienced and qualified instructor. We deliver guided scrambling on Grade 1 terrain for groups of up to 6 per instructor and more advanced scrambling on Grade 2 and 3 terrain at a ratio of 2 per instructor. 

Scrambling on Tryfan, Snowdonia 

Scrambling on Tryfan, Snowdonia 

PRICES

 Introductory (Grade 1) Scrambling - £210 per day for up to 4 people.

Advanced (Grade 2/3) Scrambling - £160 per day for 1:1 or £180 per day for 1:2.

Ratios

Grade 1 Scrambles - Max 1:4

Grade 2/3 Scrambles - Max 1:2

EQUIPMENT

All safety equipment is provided by us, if you wish to use your own harness and helmet which are needed for Grade 2/3 scrambles we will check them for serviceability before we start. Please see our Kit List for what else you will need to bring.

LOCATIONS

We can deliver individual guided scrambling days in Snowdonia or for 2 days or more we can guide you further afield in places such as the Lake District and the Scottish Highlands.

The Aonach Eagach Ridge, Glencoe. Grade 2 scrambling in an amazing setting.

The Aonach Eagach Ridge, Glencoe. Grade 2 scrambling in an amazing setting.