Winter Mountaineering and Winter Skills in Scotland

Introduction to Winter Skills

Our two day Scottish Winter Skills courses are designed to be fun and informative giving you the opportunity to develop the essential hill walking skills required for staying safe during winter.

Perfect for novice winter walkers and those wishing to transfer their summer mountain adventures into a winter environment with the following areas being covered.

• Mountain weather forecasts
• Avalanche forecast and awareness
• Ice axe use and self arrests
• Using crampons and footwork in the snow
• Safe and efficient movement on snow
• Personal equipment and what to carry
• Winter navigation techniques
• What to do in an emergency.

Cost - £149 p/person for 2 days*

*Based on a minimum group size of 4

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All of our courses are run by qualified and experienced instructors who hold either the Winter Mountain Leader (WML) award or the Mountain Instructor Certificate (MIC)

*Our two day courses will run in the Cairngorms National Park or an area close by depending on conditions.

*Course dates are listed below for 2019. Please get in touch if you would like to arrange a course on a different date.

*We also deliver bespoke courses tailored to your individual needs and aspirations so please get in touch to arrange a date and course designed for you.




Winter Climbing

February 4th/5th (Mon/Tue) 2019

February 7th/8th (Thur/Fri) 2019

February 23rd/24th (Sat/Sun) 2019

March 30th/31st (Sat/Sun) 2019

We offer bespoke dates and courses to suit you, please get in touch...




 Intro to Winter Skills

January 24th/25th (Thur/Fri) 2019

February 7th/8th (Thur/Fri) 2019

February 23rd/24th (Sat/Sun) 2019

March 9th/10th (Sat/Sun) 2019

Women Only Courses

February 7th/8th (Thur/Fri) 2019

March 9th/10th (Sat/Sun) 2019