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

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.
Winter Skills Courses Scotland

Scottish Winter Skills 

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

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

Open Winter Skills Dates £170pp

  2-3rd    January   2024

 20-21st January   2024

 3rd-4th February  2024

    2-3rd      March   2024

Instructor to Client Ratio 1:6

Private Winter Skills 2 Day Course:-

2 people                  £420

3 to 4 people           £450

5 to 6 people           £560



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


Winter Kit (Axe,Boots,Crampons)

These can be hired locally.


chilling in a snow shelter
High level winter walking
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