Saturday, 18 February 2012

Winter Skills on Ben Nevis

Had a great day on Ben Nevis today teaching Nik some Winter Skills. This was Nik's first time out in Winter and he did really well learning how to move efficiently on snow and ice. We covered how to use crampons, ice-axe self arrest and self belay and some avalanche risk assessment. Lots of spindrift around and some soft slab building up quickly on the underlying hard snow