The Advanced Mountain Expedition Preparation course is held both in the Pyrenees (French / Spanish border near Andorre). It lasts 5 days.
It builds upon any previous experience that you may have and teaches more advanced techniques as well as those below. We use remoter locations, steeper slopes and harder routes.
We aim to turn you from a client into a mountaineer who is able to make decisions and move over mountain terrain in snow and ice.
The ratio for the instructor to clients for this course is lower and you have more immediate contact and personal mentorship.
The area is a perfect location for courses for expeditions to polar regions or the greater ranges. Led by high altitude mountaineer, Sean James this course is 5 days long with the possibility of a night spent out in the mountains.
A week long course with 5 days practical teaching whilst climbing the high mountains of the Pyrenees such as Pedraforca, Canigou, Carlit, Aneto, Pedrocomosa and many more.
Sean imparts his experiences of guiding over 15 – 8000m expeditions, including 4 times on Everest.
The course runs from December to April depending on the length of the season and conditions.
Whether you are a complete beginner or looking to climb your first 8000m or even 5000m trekking peak and want tips on training and high altitude techniques this course will provide you with ideal preparation for your own future expeditions and adventures.
Personal equipment such as harness, boots, crampons, helmet can be rented.
In the evenings Sean will also be sharing his experiences from trips including Aconcagua, Elbrus, Kilimanjaro, Everest, Damavand, Ama Dablam, Broad Peak, Manaslu, Gasherbrum, Patagonia, New Zealand, the Yukon, Cho Oyu, Baruntse, Ojos del Salado….
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Transfer from and to Barcelona at 350 AED per person in advance
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