Winter hill walking in Scotland can provide some of the most memorable outings you will have in the hills from blue sky days to some of the most challenging conditions you will find in the UK. This Winter Skills course will give you the core skills that will enable you to travel in any winter mountain environment confidently and safely. All courses are based in and around Cairngorm Mountain which gives quick and high access to a winter playground. Availability below.
This is a 2 day course.
Pre Requisites - Summer hill walking
Core Skills Covered
Kit and pre course guidance
Route planning, Weather and Avalanche awareness (BeAvalancheAware)
Kicking, Cutting, Slipping and Sliding
Movement skills including steep ground
Winter Navigation, Map, Compass & GPS
Appropriate use of kit, where and when
Journeying and decision making
£90 p/p for 2 days
Max ratio 1:6
Included in the cost
Qualified, Professional instruction and service
Possible use of some kit, ice axe, crampons etc
Bookings for 2020/21 now available, get in touch!
Not included in the cost