Snow and Ice Skills Course

Pat Falvey Online Adventure Store

Learn how to be self-sufficient traveling on snow and ice…..(simulated training)

The aim of this course is to provide you with the basic skills you will need to summit in winter conditions in Scotland, The Alps, The Himalaya, Russia and other mountains that require snow/ice/ mountaineering skills.We train you to be proficient in the use of crampons, ice axes, ski poles and other climbing equipment. You will also learn certain techniques used in glacier travel, crevasse rescue, fixed rope techniques and abseiling. We include a practical lesson on climbing equipment and other gear required such as your climbing harness.This course is recommended for people who wish to climb in areas such as the Alps, the Andes, the Himalayas and all the great mountain ranges of the world.


Skills taught:

Ice axe and crampon techniques, harness and rope techniques: fixed rope techniques: crevasse rescue and glacier travel all taught in the comfort of a controlled environment in the confines of Pat's Mountain Lodge. It's facilitated by Pat Falvey himself or one of his Adventure Consultants.  

This can be a 1 or 2 day course. Accommodation is not included but can be arranged in the Mountain Lodge itself or nearby hotels or B&Bs

Pat Falvey Irish and World wide Adventures Ltd are Ireland's leading Adventure Company's with over 29 years of experience in high altitude mountaineering. 


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