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Glencoe & Cairngorms
Bespoke Winter Skills Course
Take your first step to enjoying the mountains in winter with our Winter Skills Course based out of Glen Coe.
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Glencoe & Cairngorms
About the event
Winter conditions can feel intimidating and perhaps overwhelming but with the right knowledge, skills and confidence a whole world of exhilarating and unique adventures await.
This course will equip you with all the skills to undertake winter mountain walks and build on your summer hill walking and mountaineering experience.
These course are completly bespoke and tailored to you below is a general idea of what would be coverd over 2 days.
You'll gain confidence in a wide range of winter specific skills:
- How to choose what to wear & what winter kit to pack.
- Basic winter navigation.
- Fitting of crampons.
- Use of crampons such as "Kicking Steps"
- How to use a winter walking axe.
- Ice axe arrest practice.
- Avalanche report interpretation.
- Weather report interpretation.
- Planning a winter walking route.
- Using a smartphone & GPS.
- Be confident in the use of crampons and ice axe.
- Know what to wear and take for a winter walk.
- Understand winter weather & avalanche reports.
- Movement skills for steep ground.
- Emergency procedures.
- Have 2 great days out in the Scottish Mountains.
Experiene of summer hill walking or mountaineering is required.
Please contact us if you are unsure.
For more information plesse see our Winter Mountaineering page.
This course will be run by a qualified Winter Mountain Leader or higher.
Here is a precise what3words address and a Google Maps link to where your instructor will meet you on the Friday evening before the start of the course.
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1 Day Course
The price shown is the total for all Participants.From £250.00 to £275.00
2 Day Course
The price shown is the total for all Participants.From £500.00 to £550.00
3 Day Course
The price shown is the total for all Participants.From £700.00 to £775.00
4 Day Course
The price shown is the total for all Participants.From £900.00 to £950.00
5 Day Course
The price shown is the total for all Participants.From £1,000.00 to £1,100.00