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Buried axe belay

29th May 2017 | 0 comments

Glenmore Lodge instructor Mark Chaddwick runs through the winter mountaineering skill of digging and constructing a buried axe back up for a bucket seat belay, further increasing your safety when ascending steeper slopes.

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T&M Winter Weekender 2014 – last few places!

11th February 2014 | 0 comments

Tickets are selling fast for the first Trek & Mountain Winter Weekender, in association with DMM and Sprayway, taking place on March 1-3 2014 at the epicentre of British winter mountaineering – Ben Nevis and Glen Coe. So, what’s it all about then? Well the weekend (Sat/Sun/Mon) is a chance to improve your winter mountaineering skills, whatever level you’re at, …

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Trek & Mountain Winter Skills courses – sign up now

18th November 2012 | 0 comments

With a cold snap seeing temperatures plunging to as low as minus 8C (18F), it seems a mere sprinkling of snow has been sending parts of the UK into meltdown – but for mountaineers and those wanting to enjoy the hills in winter-time, the prospect of a cold winter is positively mouthwatering. This winter, for the first time, we are …