This course aims to provide an all round mountain experience and developing the skills to head into technical terrain 

Max Ratio 1:4

1 Day Course

1:1 £140

1:2 £85pp (£170)

1:3 £70pp (£210)

1:4 £60pp (£240)

Scrambling in Coniston - scrambling development courses



Course Outline

This course is aimed at people with some scrambling experience and want to progress their understanding in order to stay safe on steeper ground and grade 1/2 terrain. 


The topics this course will focus on are:

  • Route planning 

  • Technical equipment for scrambling

  • Guidebook interpretation

  • Safe decision making 

  • Route finding - deciding when to use a rope 

  • Basic knots and hitches 

  • Looking at further climbing hardware- slings and carabiners 

  • Selecting natural rock anchors

  • How to belay - direct, indirect, body belay etc

  • Abseiling with the rope only


We will cover all technical skills in ascent and descent, this will provide an all round understanding of the techniques we teach, their implementation and ultimately their limitations. 


To book this course, visit our BOOK NOW page and complete the enquiry form. 

For further information email us. 

Course Dates

This course can run on any day that is suitable for you.  This is a 1 day course.

Venue & Location

We will choose suitable venues, close to Ambleside or Keswick.  




All technical equipment is provided for this course. 

Use our Kit Lists to know what to bring for your course. 

Scrambling on Steeple Lake District


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