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

Our Open Winter Skills Dates:-

 3-4th    January   2021

16-17th January   2021

6-7th     February  2021

13-14th February 2021

27-28th February 2021

Cairngorm Skills

13-14th March      2021

27-28th March      2021

3-4th     April         2021

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.

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

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.

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

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


Winter Kit (Axe,Boots,Crampons)

These can be hired locally.


Private Winter Skills 2 Day Course:-

2 people                  £400

3 to 4 people           £430

5 to 6 people           £540



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Kinlochleven Scotland

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Tel :-01855 831755 / 0775 3325649

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