Sample Trip: WINTER ASCENT OF SCAFELL PIKE

A weekend away from the crowds in The Lake District National Park
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DESCRIPTION

We will spend the weekend in cosy accommodation in the heart of The Lake District and explore the local mountains in their cosy (or cold) winter jackets...

This trip will include a winter ascent of Scafell Pike - The highest peak in England!

To fully appreciate and enjoy a winter ascent, it is best to be properly prepared for the winter environment - with an early start, good crampon technique and the right equipment all helping to give a truly memorable mountain day. 

This trip is suitable for anyone, regardless of winter hiking experience - A Full day of winter skills tuition will be provided prior to attempting the hike to the summit of England!

 

Cost includes:

- Return train travel from London

- 2-nights accommodation

- 2-days instruction and guidance by a highly experienced and qualified mountain leader

- Use of safety equipment (ice axe, crampons and helmet)

- Breakfasts and Lunches

 

Note:  The weather and ground conditions will not be known until closer to the date and full winter conditions, whilst expected at this time of year, cannot be guaranteed.  The trip will go ahead regardless of conditions (The only exception being if the prevailing weather is too dangerous e.g. Thunderstorms)