Pre Expedition Training

We know that travelling overseas trekking or mountaineering can be daunting, especially if it is your first time on an expedition. Therefore we have designed pre expedition training programs that can be tailored to your specific trip. We have courses in Ireland, Scotland, France and Colorado.

Depending on your trip requirements. We have developed training plans for all of our trips so you can gain the necessary basic skills required to be safe and successful. We  wilderness camping in remote mountain conditions, abseiling, rappelling, refresher courses, Mountains skills development to advanced mountaineering techniques. We have designed these course to be similar to those that you will experience on your planned international trip. Contact us for individual training advice. 
This can will be a great opportunity to really get to know some fellow travelers and you will also get to try out the equipment you have bought to take on your trek or expedition, and help break in those boots! This is ideal for those groups with very little experience of outdoor environments. This would also be for groups that may require a little more team bonding. Read some REVIEWS from our trips.

The other major benefit of these courses is to demonstrate the level of fitness that is required, and help you to be much better prepared both mentally and physically. Understand where you need improvement and be safer and better prepared.
These courses will also help to make you even more excited about what you will be doing in the field, and enable you to get the most out of your expedition. The pre expedition training program is flexible according to your group’s aims, ambitions and destination. The following topics will be covered during the training program in order to make life on the trek or expedition that little bit easier!
– Rappelling/ Abseiling using figure of 8
– Managing personal safety on ropes
– Fixed line climbing
– Alpine style climbing
– Trip planning and preparation
– Fitness and diet
– Equipment
– Camp management skills
– Acclimatization – Symptoms and Treatment of Altitude Illness
– Decision making/risk analysis at altitude
– Sanitation
– Team work
– Leave no trace principles
The field days will be run as a safe, fun, outdoor experience. Our educators are qualified Mountain Leaders with relevant insurance and are certified in First Aid. Prices may vary depending on the training requirements and guide to client ratios.
Drop us a EMAIL and find out more about the different options and available dates. We want you to get the most out of your chosen adventure and be fully prepared for traveling to one of our International destinations.