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
upcoming course dates:
February 5th/6th 2022 Sat/Sun (2 days)
February 21st-25th 2022 Mon-Fri (5 days)
February 28th-4th March 2022 Mon-Fri (5 days)
March 5th/6th 2022 Sat/Sun (2 days)
We offer bespoke dates and courses to suit you, please get in touch…