Bassingbourn Rd, Stansted, Essex CM24 1QW, London
On this three day adventurous winter weekend we will cover basic winter skills before tackling a Scottish winter classic, an ascent of Ben Nevis by the Carn Mor Dearg Arete, the Suday gives us plenty of opportunity to choose another mountain before flying back to London.
Instructor ratio: 1:4 for Ben Nevis ascent, 1:6 for Friday and Sunday
This is a winter skills weekend for experienced hikers who used to long days and are well equipped (see kit list) if you have any doubt whether this trip is for you please message me.
if you are thinking of joining us for this trip why not come along to the BMC Winter skills lecture https://www.meetup.com/GO-London/events/234772145/
Kit List: click here
Cost: £60 deposit payable on RSVP £140 balance, Total £200
Balance payable by 27th December to GO Venture LTD account No[masked] sort code[masked]
Your money is protected under the travel and package regulations.
There is pre trip meeting on Thursday 12th of Jan https://www.meetup.com/GO-London/events/234611931/
We start the weekend with an early flight to Glasgow where we pick up a hire car and drive to our destination in Fort William. En route we will stop at the Aonach Mor ski centre where we will take the uplift for an afternoon of introductory winter skills including crampon use and ice axe.
An early start on Saturday we will drive to the North Face car park for our ascent of Ben Nevis via the Carn Mor Dearg Arete the finest winter route to the summit of Ben Nevis. This is is a 10-12 hour day.
Another early start, we have an option of various route we can tackle before returning to the transport and driving back to the airport.
Included: Return transport from Glasgow to Fort William, two nights dormitory accommodation, two breakfasts, ice axe loan, guided hikes and instruction.
Not Included: Lunches, evening meals, flights from London.
London (Stansted) to Glasgow T2 Fri 27 Jan 2017 • 08:40 - 10:00 • FR 7492
Glasgow T2 to London (Stansted )Sun 29 Jan 2017 • 20:50 - 22:15 • FR 7493
As with all outdoor events the itinerary is weather dependant, if the weather does not allow an ascent of Ben Nevis we will find an alternative hiking itinerary.
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