in Scotland

Winter Skills Courses in Scotland: 2 and 5 Day

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

Perfect for novice winter walkers and those wishing to transfer their summer mountain adventures into a Scottish 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


All of our courses are run by qualified and experienced instructors who hold either the Winter Mountain Leader (WML) award or the Winter Mountaineering & Climbing Instructor (WMCI).

Our two day Scotland Winter Skills courses are run in the Cairngorms National Park or an area close by depending on conditions.

Our five day Scotland Winter Skills courses are run in the Cairngorms National Park with two days at another location (conditions dependant). Our five day courses include a classic hill day (venue and conditions dependant) and allow time to consolidate and deepen your knowledge and understanding of the Scottish Winter Mountains.

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.


2 Day Winter Skills Course in Scotland- £149 p/person
5 Day Winter Skills Course in Scotland- £369 p/person

or contact us to find out more.

upcoming course dates:

Winter Skills

January 25th-29th 2021 Mon-Fri 2021 (5 days)

January 30th/31st 2021 Sat/Sun (2 days)

February 13/14th 2021 Sat/Sun (2 days)

March 1st-5th 2021 Mon-Fri (5 days)

March 6th/7th 2021 Sat/Sun (2 days)

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