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Winter Skills Day Courses

The winter skills day course, based in the Lake District National Park, are taster day for anyone who wants to learn the basics of how to use an ice axe and crampons for winter walking. A Lake District Fell Top Assessor will guide you through the basic techniques required for safe winter walking in the fells. Courses run from December through to April.  

Helveyllyn winter skills - win an exclusive masterclass for two

Win an exclusive Helvellyn Winter Skills course for two people - plus outdoor kit from Columbia and Petzl!

Imagine having a date in your diary this winter for the ultimate Lake District adventure experience - reaching the iconic Helvellyn summit in potentially snowy conditions, guided by the expertise of a Fell Top Assessor from the Lake District National Park.

We are giving you the chance to win an exclusive private course for two people to complete the very first Helvellyn Winter Skills course of the year on Friday 30 November 2018. Not only that, we’re also giving away some great pieces of kit - a coat each from our lead sponsors Columbia and an ice axe from our supporting sponsors Petzl.

Enter the competition here