A 2 day Winter Skills Course, covering all the basics you would expect for winter hillwalking...

Our Open Winter Skills Dates:-

 3-4th    January   2022

15-16th January   2022

22-23rd January   2022

12-13th February  FULL

19-20th February  FULL

5-6th March           2022

19-20th March      2022

26-27th March      2022

Open Course



If you can't make the whole weekend, why not join us for one day? Just follow the bookings link to enquire.

Self Arrest Training

Scottish Winter Skills 

Have you ever thought you could take on the Scottish Highlands in Winter under your own steam?
 This 2 day Skills Course will teach you the basics you need to know for safe Winter mountain travel, with the option of a 3 day bolt-on, taking in some of the more demanding Scottish Peaks...
                     Don't worry, no rope required.

Guide to Client Ratio 1:6

To book on any of the open courses, please click the button below and follow the instructions...

Our article "Gearing up for Winter" is worth reading  for some added advice.


Winter Kit (Axe,Boots,Crampons)

These can be hired locally.


Day 1

Winter Specific walking equipment / Weather Interpretation / Avalanche awareness / Use of the Ice Axe for personal safety / Different boot and Crampon Techniques / Coping with a variety of Terrain.

Private Winter Skills 2 Day Course:-

2 people                  £400

3 to 4 people           £430

5 to 6 people           £540



Day 2-

 Navigation and Associated Hazards / Avalanche awareness / Weather Interpretation / Emergency Shelters.

Then, to consolidate your new found skills, we could get you to plan and deliver your own aims and objectives in and around Glencoe for the next 3 days, of course, all of it under our safe guidance... Scottish Summits (3 Day) Course