Introduction to Mountaineering

This course aims to take those with little or no prior experience to being competent, self-sufficient and safe on the mountains over the course of five days at locations around the UK.


Topics covered

The Introduction to Mountaineering course covers the following topics:

  • Preparation and equipment selection
  • Navigation (see Introduction to Navigation course syllabus)
  • Weather forecasting
  • Emergency procedures
  • Security on steep ground
  • Local environment and history
  • Group Management

Cost of the trip

Redpoint Adventure are currently offering this course at a reduced rate of £400.00 (Normally £500) running at various locations throughout 2015. For alternative dates and locations, please contact us.

Introduction to Mountaineering