2017 Winter Courses- Lake District, Cumbria

Winter Skills for the Hills Courses


Included is two days (weekend) instruction and the hire of ice axes, crampons and helmets.

WINTER PRIVATE GUIDED SESSIONS -One Day Course £190 (Up to three people).

Course  Director
Ron Rutland is an MIC holder, the highest instruction award available in the UK. He has operated courses of this type for over 30 years, with numerous alpine and Himalayan expeditions completed including Everest, Makalu, Cho-Oyu, Manaslu and Shishapangma you will be guaranteed a first class safe experience.For more information and to book CLICK HERE

Adventure Activities, Outdoor Courses, Activity Breaks and Outdoor Skills Training in the Lake District, Cumbria

Welcome to Summitreks Adventure Activities, where Summitreks has been successfully operating an all year round Adventure Activities business for nearly 30 years.

Here on the Summitreks website you will find information about all year round activity breaks and outdoor

courses. Summitreks programme's include: kayaking, Canadian canoeing, raft building, gorge scrambling,

canyoning, aquaseiling, rock climbing, abseiling and adventure treks. Summitreks Adventure Activities offer the perfect blend of fun and excitement plus the opportunity to learn new skills.


2016 Scrambling in the Hills - Lake District

This Scrambling activity course is suitable for those with some hill walking experience who now wish to try more adventurous and challenging mountain routes. In the Lake District we have some of the finest mountaineering terrain in the UK and on the Helvellyn massif and surrounding ridges we have some of the very best mountain ridges and scrambling routes. This course provides the opportunity to explore these ridges and gain confidence on high ground as you learn the skills to scramble and climb in safety in exposed places. We cover all aspects of scrambling, both roped and unroped, including the ascent of a graded scrambling route.Topics covered will include: scrambling techniques on rock and mixed ground, use of ropes to protect yourself and scrambling partners.

One Day - Cost £180.00 up to 3 people. Adults Only.

Helmet, harness and safety equipment provided.

Enjoy a day's scrambling in the Lakes - learning skills on the way - with Ron Rutland, MIC. For more information and to book click here.


British Hill-walking Leader's Certificate (BHLC) Lake District, Cumbria “Qualify as walking group leader with the BHLC”. READ MORE

Stag and Hen Groups - Looking for a fun and action filled way to celebrate the last taste of real freedom before taking those vows? Have you been given the task of organising the "big do" for your best mate and want to it to be something extra special? Then Summitreks has just what you're looking for. Group discounts are available. READ MORE.

Summitreks is near Coniston Water in the heart of the Lake District National Park, Cumbria. From Summitreks main base in Coniston Summitreks can deliver activity programmes and courses anywhere in the Lake District. All activities take place under qualified and licensed supervision. Many of the activities provided for groups, schools and colleges can be linked to the John Muir Award if required. It's easy to book with Summitreks and Summitreks is open all year.



14 Yewdale Road,Coniston, Cumbria , LA21 8DU

Tel. 00 44 (0)15394 41212
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Cumbria LA21 8DU

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