self rescue 2

Join us for a second day and learn more advanced techniques.  We will show you what to do next and perform rescues in more complex terrain.

2 Day Course

1 person: £380 (£190 per day)

2 people: £210pp (£105pp per day)

people: £180pp (£90pp per day)

people: £160pp (£80pp per day)

Abseiling on Pillar Rock


Develop from our Self Rescue 1 course and progress into day 2. 

Day 2 of this course will be a scenarios day, where we are looking to perform rescues by utilising the skills learnt on day 1. 

The working knowledge we have developed will be put into practice - we are looking at what to do next and gain judgement towards selecting the appropriate techniques for the terrain and the situation. 


We will then look into more complex systems and emergency techniques such as: ​

  • Counter balance abseils

  • Abseiling with an injured climber

  • Multi pitch descents with an injured climbers

  • Traverse rescue scenarios when appropriate

The price of this course is inclusive of:

  • A qualified Mountaineering Instructor affiliated with AMI

  • Local & intimate knowledge of the venues

  • Technical equipment 

  • Professional coaching & instruction

  • Small ratios and focussed guiding

Read more about AMI here: About AMI


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Exclusive discount for LDM customers when booking this course

Course Ratios

1:4 Ratio - 4 people per 1 instructor

We will be using single pitch terrain and the instructor will be able to supervise up to 4 people (2 teams)


A party larger than 4 will require multiple instructors - we can supply instructors adhering to our ratios - please enquire.  

Feel free to book as an individual, and we will try to find another climber to run at 1:2 and maximise learning opportunities.  If you want an exclusive booking, then please let us know and will run at 1:1.


Wear and fit a harness correctly

Tie a rethreaded figure of eight knot

We recommend prior climbing experience such as:

Be leading at VDiff/Severe or above - single pitch only leading is fine

We can work from your current skill set 


All technical equipment is provided. 

We will share kit lists with you during the booking stage

Ropes and climbing hardware all provided and inclusive of the price

Harness & Helmet provided but

ideally you will have your own

Your own belay plate and prussic cords would be ideal

You will need to wear suitable outdoor clothing and have your own rock shoes.


Our venues are carefully selected and tailored to get the most out of the programme. 

We regularly use the Langdale & Borrowdale valleys but there are many good areas to choose from - let us know where you're saying and we can tailor the programme

We will use well known climbs, allowing us to teach in contact on real world terrain.

All dates, courses and sessions are displayed on our booking system.  Follow the book now button to view all of our availability and book your course.

Please request a date if our calendar doesn't match your availability

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We look forward to hearing from you and working towards your mountaineering ambitions and helping to achieve your goals. 

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