in Scotland

Snow Holing Expedition in Scotland

An adventurous two day expedition journeying through the Scottish Winter mountains, developing your Winter Mountaineering skills, building your own snow hole and sleeping in it. It’s a fantastic way to experience everything that Scottish Winter has to offer as well as the perfect way to immerse yourself in the mountains for a weekend.

This is an ideal course for the adventurous winter walker and those wishing to advance and progress their Winter Mountaineering Skills with the following areas being covered.

• Understanding mountain weather forecasts
• Avalanche forecast and awareness
• Winter navigation techniques
• Safe and efficient movement on snow
• Using crampons and ice axe
• Personal equipment and what to carry
• What to do in an emergency
• How to build a snow hole


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 Snow Holing Expeditions and Scotland Winter Skills courses are run in the Cairngorms National Park or an area close by depending on conditions.

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 Snow Holing Expedition in Scotland- £375 p/person *

*Based on a group size of 2

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Upcoming Course Dates:

Winter Snow Holing

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