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

Course Beginner Improver
Level 1 2 3 4 5
Experience None 1-2 Weeks 2-4 Weeks 4-6 Weeks More than 6 Weeks
Skills/Techniques See Level 1 Techniques See Level 2 Techniques See Level 3 Techniques See Level 4 Techniques See Level 5 Techniques
Alpine Grade F to PD PD to AD AD to D D D 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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