13th to 17th March 2017 Highland Winter Expedition week
Day 5 - Mamores. Several options are open to us, with a variety of Munros available. You will choose the route and use your new experience to get us round safely...Don't worry, you will be well looked after.
Day 1 - Basic Winter Skills. We will cover all the essential personal safety skills in the winter environment.
Our new Highland Winter Expedition Week is a 5 day programme open to summer hillwalkers that would like to experience or learn the delightful art of winter walking.
We have developed this itinerary as a gentle but productive start to a whole new world.
Day 2 - Winter Navigation. With the personal skills done, we can concentrate on winter specific navigation.
Day 3 - Munro day. Buachaille Etive Beag. lead by yourself, there is an option of one or two Munros.
Day 4 - Ben Nevis. A big hill, but a good exercise in map and compass work across the plateau, often in cloudy weather.
The programme will have flexibility in the order to make the best of the conditions. There may also be an opportunity to try wild winter camping.
£550 per person.
Overnight wild camp can be added for £100 (Hire of winter tent, sleeping bag and mat included)
Winter Walking Kit (Axe,Crampons can be hired from us at £5 per day
Our article "Gearing up for Winter" is worth reading for some added advice.