WINTER 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

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.
 
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Is this course right for me?
This course is for people with at lease 10 days summer hill walking experience. You will learn the essential skills of winter walking.

If you are unsure, get in touch and we'll be happy to help.
Inclusions
Reviews
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Jonny's mix of deep experience and infectious enthusiasm has made him my first choice outdoor instructor for over a decade. I learn so much in each session and always have a lot of fun at the same time.

- Emily Gray

Jonny is a really engaging instructor and works really hard to make sure everyone on the course is safe, learning loads and having a great time.  I highly recommend a course with the Highland Adventure School.

- Thomas Frederick

  • Experienced and friendly instructors

  • Ice Axe

  • Crampons

  • Helmet

  • Maps

  • Instructor safety kit

  • Course photo package

  • Course notes & further reading resources

Not Included:

Insurance

Accomodation

Transport during course

Personal equipment see kit list