/ Suggestions for a gift for a friend!
He is quite fearless, and climbs in summer up to around 6b. I know he wants to get more into ice climbing and also winter mountaineering. We did Mont Blanc together 18 months ago, and he learned a little bit of ice climbing techniques in Nepal recently, but for the most part he is not experienced in ice climbing. I was thinking of sending him on a 2-3 day course in Scotland, such as this - http://www.gethigh.co.uk/winter_climbing.html - or alternatively paying for a guide for a couple of days and he can then decide how to use the time....
Any suggestions? He has pretty much of the kit he would need, apart from the specific ice axes and protection (he has B3 boots and G12 crampons etc).
Is 'Garry' the man who runs 'gethigh.co.uk'? So I take it his courses are pretty good then?
Crikey - what is it with this forum!? No, I am not Garry - I am genuinely looking for advice to buy a gift for my climbing partner.... Perhaps you could contribute to the discussion! By all means, suggest a competitor - I have no ice axe to grind! ;)
Thanks Fred - I never knew that site existed. I will have a look. Many thanks!
And Toby - I have now created a profile, so perhaps you can see I am not a troll, or a fisher, or anything else! I come in peace! ;)
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