Winter Courses | Climb GB offers the following winter courses:

Winter Hill Walking Taster Day:
Winter Hill Walking Taster Day:
A chance to give winter hill walking a try in either the Lake District or the Cheviots, covering some of the essential considerations when out in the hills in winter such as navigation, weather, avalanche awareness and route planning. This is a 6 hour session (approximately), costing £144 for up to 2 people.
Cheviot Summit:
Cheviot Summit:
Ever wanted to summit Northumberland’s highest mountain in winter? Then this is the perfect course for you. Ascend to the summit trig point under careful instruction and stand at 815 meters on the summit of The Cheviot in winter. This is a 6 hour session (approximately), costing £144 for up to 2 people.
Scafell Pike Summit:
Scafell Pike Summit:
Ever wanted to summit England’s highest mountain in winter? Then this is the perfect course for you. Ascend to the summit trig point under careful instruction and stand at 978 meters on the summit of Scafell Pike in winter. This is a 6 hour session (approximately), costing £144 for up to 2 people.
Ben Nevis Summit (2 day):
Ben Nevis Summit (2 day):
Ascend to the top of Britain’s highest mountain in winter and stand at 1343 meters on the summit of Ben Nevis. This is run over two days, costing £288 for up to 2 people, allowing us to choose the better weather day for a summit attempt and spend the other day looking at the skills to attempt other mountains in winter.
Winter Navigation (2 day):
Winter Navigation (2 day):
Covers the essentials of winter navigation including: the use of different maps, navigating using large and small scale features, using a compass, navigation in limited visibility and more advanced techniques in either the Lake District or the Cheviots. This is run as two 6 hour sessions, costing £288 for up to 2 people.
Winter Navigation (3 day):
Winter Navigation (3 day):
As per the 2 day course, however being run over 3 days allows different venues to be visited, a greater depth of content to be covered and practice of more complex navigation techniques. This is run as three 6 hour sessions, costing £432 (in total) for up to 2 people in either the Lake District or the Cairngorms.
Winter Walking Skills (2 day):
Winter Walking Skills (2 day):
A two day course covering the essential skills for winter walking including winter navigation, weather, avalanche awareness, route planning and basic crampon and ice axe skills and techniques in either the Cheviots or the Lake District. This is run as two 6 hour sessions, costing £288 (in total) for up to 2 people.
Winter Walking Skills (4 day):
Winter Walking Skills (4 day):
As per the 2 day winter walking course, however being run over 4 days allows the addition of an overnight spent in the mountains between days 3 and 4 (In a mountain bothy). This is run as four 6 hour sessions, costing £576 (in total) for up to 2 people in either the Lake District or the Cairngorms.
Course dates
Course dates
Courses can be run on any date suitable for yourself (assuming the availability of Climb GB). Just let us know if you have a specific date in mind when you get in touch.
Equipment list
Equipment list
You can download an equipment list for the winter courses showing what you will need to bring with you and what Climb GB will provide.
Testimonials
Testimonials
If you would like to see what previous Climb GB customers have thought of their courses here are a selection of reviews and testimonials.
Contact
Contact
If you would like any further information or would like to make a booking please use the contact page or email direct to info@climbgb.com

Map below: venues Climb GB uses for winter courses (Blue markers) and meeting places (Red markers) for venues which are hard to find.

pay for a course Once you have sent a booking request, via either the contact page or email direct to info@climbgb.com, you will receive confirmation of a course booking (with a confirmed date) you may then proceed to the pay for a course page to remit payment.