WINTER HILL SKILLS
2 DAYS  £155

Learn all the essential skills required for winter walking in the Scottish mountains.  Our friendly and professional instructors will share years of experience in a safe and enjoyable manner.  You will leave feeling confident and inspired to take to the hills with friends.

Aviemore, Cairngorm & Monadhliath Mountains
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Learn the essentials for winter walking

 
Course Content
  • Planning a day out in winter

  • What equipment to take 

  • Planning safe and enjoyable routes

  • Avalanche avoidance 

  • Safe movement skills on snow and ice

  • Using an ice axe and crampons 

  • Ice axe arrest

  • Winter navigation

  • Emergency procedures

Over the two day course, we cover the following skills and more in a learner-focussed, engaging and supportive environment, so that you can be a confident winter walker.

COURSE DESCRIPTION

Learn all the essential skills required for winter walking in the Scottish mountains.  Our friendly and professional instructors will share years of experience in a safe and enjoyable manner.  You will leave feeling confident and inspired to take to the hills with friends.

WHO IS IT FOR?

People with at least 10 days summer hill walking experience.

IN BRIEF

  • 2 day weekend

  • Learn essential winter hill walking skills

  • Friendly and experienced instructors

  • Small group sizes

  • Great value

WINTER HILL SKILLS
2 DAYS  £155

Learn all the essential skills required for winter walking in the Scottish mountains.  Our friendly and professional instructors will share years of experience in a safe and enjoyable manner.  You will leave feeling confident and inspired to take to the hills with friends.

Aviemore, Cairngorm & Monadhliath Mountains
Course Content
Course Dates
Inclusions
Reviews

"Jonny's coaching was always very encouraging and he was always looking at ways to adapt sessions so whilst practising and learning, I was enjoying it as well." 

Emma Dewer

LOCATION

The course is based in Aviemore giving us opportunity to explore the Cairngorm and Monadhliath mountains.

COURSE CONTENT

​This course is all about making you independent winter walkers.  We aim to cover the following and much more;

  • Planning a day out in winter

  • What equipment to take 

  • Planning safe and enjoyable routes

  • Avalanche avoidance 

  • Safe movement skills on snow and ice

  • Using an ice axe and crampons 

  • Ice axe arrest

  • Winter navigation

  • Emergency procedures

WHAT IS NOT INCLUDED?

WHAT IS INCLUDED?

  • Experienced and friendly instructors

  • Ice axe

  • Crampons

  • Helmet

  • Maps

  • Instructor safety kit

  • Course photo package

  • Course notes and further reading resources

COVID Guarantee - If you are unable to attend your course for Covid reasons we will issue a full refund.