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Scramble Skills

Scramble Skills 1

Introduction To Scrambling & Mountaineering

Scramble Skills 1 is a two-day scrambling course in the rugged mountains of West Cork.

Over the two days you will be introduced to exposure, techniques, scrambling, knots and basic rope work. You will spend time on rocky steps and ridges. You will cover scouting, spotting and belaying.

No Previous Scrambling Experience Is Needed

Price: €200 Per Person
Complete A Training Course With Us - Repeat The Same Course At Any Stage In The Future, Free Of Charge

930am - 530pm
Beginners Welcome
All Equipment Provided

Scramble Skills 1 Dates:

23rd - 24th Jan 2021
13th - 14th Nov 2021

Scramble Skills 2

Learn The Essential Skills For Scrambling & Mountaineering

Scramble Skills 2 is a two-day scrambling course in the rugged mountains of West Cork, building on Scramble Skills 1.

Over the two days you will be introduced to the skills needed for self sufficient scrambling and mountaineering. You will cover knots, rope work, belaying and emergency abseiling. You will cover choosing and testing anchors, placing runners, leading a rocky step and communication.

At the end of this course you will be able to scramble competently, have an awareness of mountain hazards and communication, and begin to put your rope work and scrambling skills into practice in the mountains.

Price: €200 Per Person
Complete A Training Course With Us - Repeat The Same Course At Any Stage In The Future, Free Of Charge

930am - 530pm
All Equipment Provided

Scramble Skills 2 Dates:

13th - 14th Feb 2021
27th - 28th Nov 2021

Learn To Lead Scramble In Six Days

From Learner To Lead Scrambler In Six Days

Learn To Lead Scramble is a six-day scrambling course in the rugged mountains of West Cork and the spectacular ridges of the MacGillycuddy Reeks.

Over the six days you will focus on moving from beginner to a competent, safe and self sufficient scrambler; able to lead or second a mountaineering route.
You will cover knots, rope work, belaying and emergency abseiling. You will cover choosing and testing anchors, placing runners, leading a rocky step and communication. You will put your skills into real practice, under close supervision, on high ridges.

At the end of this course you will be a competent, safe and self sufficient scrambler; with some real scrambling experience; able to tackle Irish and UK mountaineering routes.

Learning to mountaineer safely; including placing anchors and runners; is a long apprentice style journey, which generally is done under the careful supervision of a more experienced partner. While you will be a lead scrambler/mountaineer at the end of our intensive course, safe mountaineering will be a learning journey that will continue long after your scrambling course.

No Previous Scrambling Experience Is Needed

Price: €600 Per Person
Complete A Training Course With Us - Repeat The Same Course At Any Stage In The Future, Free Of Charge

930am - 530pm
Beginners Welcome
All Equipment Provided

Learn To Lead Scramble Dates:

26th - 31st Oct 2021