The ESMAT Winter weekend, now approaching its 30th year, cannot be bettered. We stay in indoor accommodation new for 2016 this will be in the Dewentwater Hostel near Keswick in the Lake District.
With superb views and walking right from the doorstep, Breakfast and evening meals are provided, bring your own packed lunches, see our website for lunch ideas. The hostel is heated, duvets and sheet liners are provided, no need foe a sleeping bag. See our Kit List, on our website, outlining what you will need to bring on the weekend.
Who is the weekend for?
Any Member of the Scouts Association over the age of 14, you must have attended an ESMAT Easter event or have some winter walking experience, would also suit those who are experienced summer hill walkers. The course is design for those with little or no winter experience through to the more experienced people who have used ice axes and crampons and want to move up to the next level. ALL equipment will be supplied but if you have any ice axes and crampons etc, please bring them