19 Apr

Action Outdoors

Alpine Mountaineering Course Levels

We have created this page for anyone looking to take part in one of our Alpine Mountaineering courses. If you have any queries regarding your level or course content please feel free to contact us at or give our office a call on 0203 328 5443

ExperienceNone1-2 Weeks2-4 Weeks4-6 WeeksMore than 6 Weeks
Skills/TechniquesSee Level 1 TechniquesSee Level 2 TechniquesSee Level 3 TechniquesSee Level 4 TechniquesSee Level 5 Techniques
Alpine GradeF to PDPD to ADAD to DDD to TD-

Level 1 Techniques

  • Put on a harness
  • Tie in with a figure of 8 knot
  • Prepare the rope for climbing
  • Belay a lead climber
  • Protected abseil
  • Safety on belays
  • Clipping into protection
  • Walking with an ice axe
  • Basic crampon use on…

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Posted by on April 19, 2012 in Travel


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