Scottish Winter Courses


PICK A COURSE BELOW OR CREATE YOUR OWN WITH PRIVATE GUIDING STARTING FROM £200 PER DAY  

 

Location: Scottish Highlands

When: January to March when axes and crampons are required

Instructor: Winter Mountain Leader or Mountaineering Instructor Certificate

Max Group Size: 4 per instructor (depending on activity)

Cost: See course details below or private guiding starting from £200 per day

All safety equipment including shovels, crampons and axes can are provided but you will need B2/B3 boots which can be hired locally

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We offer:

Winter Skills Courses

Winter Mountaineering

Winter Climbing

Bespoke Private Courses

 
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 2 Day Winter Skills Weekend

£170pp Maximum ratio 1:4

2 day course teaching you the skills required to enjoy the Scottish Winter. We will cover Crampon and Axe Skills, Navigation, Avalanche Awareness, Emergency Procedures and more.

1st/2nd FEBRUARY 2020

8th/9th FEBRUARY 2020

15TH/16TH FEBRUARY 2020

22ND/23RD FEBRUARY 2020


Mid Week Dates available if required

All safety equipment including helmets, shovels, crampons and axes are provided but you will need B2/B3 boots which can be hired locally. 

 
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3 day Winter Skills Courses

£245pp Maximum Ratio 1:4

A 3 day course teaching you the skills required to enjoy the Scottish Winter. We will cover Crampon and Axe Skills, Navigation, Avalanche Awareness, Emergency Procedures and more. The additional day gives us a chance to guide you up a Mountain to practice your newly learnt skills and work on Navigation plus more Avalanche Awareness.

1st/3RD FEBRUARY 2020

8th/10th FEBRUARY 2020

15TH/17TH FEBRUARY 2020

22ND/24TH FEBRUARY 2020

Mid Week Dates available if required

All safety equipment including helmets, shovels, crampons and axes are provided but you will need B2/B3 boots which can be hired locally.

 

 2 Day Winter mountaineering Weekend

£220pp Maximum ratio 1:2

Following on from a Winter Skills course we can look at taking on some more complicated ground and enjoy some of the classic Scottish Ridges

Dates TO SUIT YOU - weekend or mid week

Can be extended to 3 or 5 days

You will need to have completed a Winter Skills course or have some winter walking experience

All safety equipment including helmets, harnesses, ropes, crampons and axes are provided but you will need B2/B3 boots which can be hired locally. 

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2 Day Winter climbing Weekend

£250pp Maximum ratio 1:2

A 2 day Winter Climbing course. We may climb gullies, ridges, ice or mixed all depending on the conditions

Dates TO SUIT YOU - weekend or mid week

Can be extended to 3 or 5 days

You will need to have completed a Winter Skills course or have some winter walking experience in addition to some summer rock climbing experience

All safety equipment including helmets, harnesses, ropes, crampons and axes are provided but you will need B3 boots which can be hired locally.