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Mountain Sense MLTE Courses

Mountain Sense runs a range of MLTE qualification courses, read on for more.

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Navigation

The UK mountains can be a hazardous environment, add to this a lack of navigational skills and you have a…

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Winter Skills

The mountains are at their best under winter conditions. Clear blue skies, crisp mountain air and cloud filled valleys below.…

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Rock Climbing

We offer courses to suit all abilities from novice to the more experienced climber. The Lake District offers a fantastic…

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Mountain Biking

Mountain biking is now one of the fastest growing adventure sports in the country. Let us develop your riding skills…

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Canoe and Kayak

Located in the heart of the English Lake District, we are spoiled for choice for exploring stunning lakes and valleys…

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Hill Walking

Our Hill Walking courses can be booked by individuals or groups and will allow less experienced walkers to learn many…

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Scrambling

Scrambling bridges the gap between walking and climbing. It is an excellent and spectacular way to reach a mountain summit…

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Introduction to Winter Walking

Designed for those with experience of summer hill walking, this course introduces winter novices to the techniques and equipment required to venture into the mountains under snow or icy conditions. The course is run as private tuition for individuals or small groups.

Coming to grips with snow and ice, crampons and ice axes can seem a little daunting at first. All our courses ensure you learn at your own pace and enjoy these new and exciting skills. You will be taken through an gentle progression from walking in easy soft snow to ascending slopes with more firm snow. We look at using the boot as a tool before moving onto walking with an ice axe - as a balancing aid, as a step cutter and most importantly as a fall arrester. We will make the learning of these vital skills progressive and logical, making sure you are confident before moving onto more advanced techniques. We would then aim to look at using crampons on a variety of slopes, beginning with gentle snow and moving towards steeper and firmer snow and ice. We would also aim to look at winter navigation techniques and avalanche awareness.

 

 

Previous experience required: Some summer hill walking
Duration: 2 Days
Cost: £360.00
Dates: All courses are bespoke

 

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