Winter learn to lead

This course is for those with pervious Scottish winter climbing experience who want to progress onto leading snow, ice and mixed climbs.

It aims to climb a variety of winter routes, consolidating on previous experience whilst throwing in plenty of top tips and handy hints to improve your climbing and get you a step closer to becoming an independent winter climber.


This course is all about building up time on routes whilst getting you involved in the variety of decisions that we as climbers have to make to ensure a successful day out.

Typical content is likely to include:

  • Avalanche Awareness
  • Route selection
  • Winter climbing tactics
  • Approaching winter climbs
  • Winter rope work
  • Winter belays
  • Movement on steep snow, ice and rock
  • Descending from winter routes
  • Winter navigation


As well as a good level of fitness previous winter climbing experience is essential to make the most of this course.


Contact us directly for 2023 prices and availability.

For more information and booking contact Jonny Parr Climbing.

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